Diploma in Graphic Design

John Academy presents Diploma in Graphic Design

Diploma in Graphic Design

Course Description

It has been found that visual communication is vastly more effective than other forms of communication. It is a very stimulating form of communication, especially when paired with vivid colours. Graphic designers have a similar job, where they convey many different subtle messages using their creativity and artistic talents. This Diploma in Graphic Design course will help you learn basic techniques in Adobe Photoshop, Illustration and In-design in order to build up your confidence and help you start the journey to become a professional. This course will initially give you a background understanding in what graphic design really is, following which you will learn about the principles and elements of design, which are considered the building blocks of graphic designing. You will also discover the different terms, tips and tools us... Read More »

It has been found that visual communication is vastly more effective than other forms of communication. It is a very stimulating form of communication, especially when paired with vivid colours. Graphic designers have a similar job, where they convey many different subtle messages using their creativity and artistic talents. This Diploma in Graphic Design course will help you learn basic techniques in Adobe Photoshop, Illustration and In-design in order to build up your confidence and help you start the journey to become a professional.

This course will initially give you a background understanding in what graphic design really is, following which you will learn about the principles and elements of design, which are considered the building blocks of graphic designing. You will also discover the different terms, tips and tools used to pick the best colours.

After this is where the whole course starts getting interesting as you start learning to use Photoshop, understand Typography, design logos using illustrator and finally discover more about web designing and printing. This diploma level course by John Academy is the full package and is ideal for anyone pursuing a career in graphics design.

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Course Details:

Target Audience

  • Anyone that has an interest in learning more about the graphic design process.
  • A career in graphic design is open to graduates of any design-related discipline, for example 3D design, communication design, photography, illustration or visual art, but a specific graphic design degree will be the most useful.

Access Timeframe

Unlimited Access

Prerequisites

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.
Certificate Info:

Type of Certification

Accredited Certificate of Achievement / Certificate of Completion

Format of Certification

Digital and Print

Professional Association/Affiliation

The certificate of achievement is accredited by the International Accredited Organisation (IAO) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) qualifications standards.

The certificate of completion is accredited by the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) qualifications standards.

Method of Obtaining Certification

The learner may choose one of three options for this course: No Certificate, Digital Certificate or Printed Certificate. If the learner chooses the no certificate option, they only have course access and do not receive a certificate. The Digital Certificate gives the learner course access and a digital PDF accredited certificate of achievement will be sent to them upon successful exam completion. The Printed Certificate gives the learner course access and a hard copy accredited certificate of achievement that will be mailed to them upon successful exam completion. At the end of the course, they will be required to sit an online multiple-choice exam. The exam will be assessed automatically and immediately so that the learner will instantly know whether they have been successful.

If the learner does not wish to complete the exam, but completes the course successfully, they can obtain a certificate of completion for an additional fee through John Academy.

Course Outline

  • Basics of Graphic Design
  • Foundation in Design
  • Adobe Photoshop Basics
  • Designers go to Software
  • Adobe Illustrator Introduction and Typography
  • Creating Logos with Illustrator
  • Web Design Basics
  • Adobe in Design and Print Work Introduction
  • Final Exam - Diploma in Graphic Design

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