You will spend your time between the Drawing Studio and the Graphics Computer Lab.

In the Computer room you will learn to use Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign as well as other other industry related programs like Acrobat.  You will also learn to use Adobe Dreamweaver and Content Management System software for the development of professional level websites.  Our lab has the latest software on Mac systems.

In the Drawing studio you will learn the principles of good design and colour theory.  You will learn about packaging design, typography, illustration and drawing - everything needed to develop your design skills to make you stand out from the crowd.

All units of study are taken from the Australian Government recognised training packages

CUA50715 - Diploma of Graphic Design and
CUA60315 - Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design.

Semester 1

BSBDES501A Implement design solutions
CUVGRD504A Create and manipulate graphics
BSBDES403A Develop and extend design skills and practice
BSBDES502A Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief
CUVACD501A Refine drawing and other visual representation tools
CUVGRD505A Design and manipulate complex layouts
ICPPP422C Digitise complex images for reproduction
CUVGRD502A Produce graphic designs for 2-D and 3-D applications
CUVGRD503A Produce typographic design solutions
CUVGRD501A Research visual communication history and theory

Semester 2

SITXICT001A Build and launch a website for a small business
CUFDIG502A Design web environments
BSBEBU502A Implement e-business solutions
BSBPMG510A Manage projects
CUVGRD602A Originate graphic designs for complex briefs
BSBDES601A Manage design realisation
CUVGRD506A Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needs
CUVGRD603A Extend typographic design expertise
CUVPRP503A Present a body of own creative work