Diploma in Graphic Design is suitable for anyone interested in or already working in this field or simply want to learn deeper into creative graphic design.
Are you interested in graphic design, but unsure whether the graphic design is for you or not? The road to becoming a graphic designer generally requires a few essential skills and knowledge of desktop publishing software, Adobe InDesign and a good familiarity of typography and printing.
This Diploma in Graphic Design course explains everything about graphic designing and how can you break into this thrilling industry of graphic design. Learn the fundamental elements of graphic design and the basic techniques in Adobe Photoshop, Illustration and InDesign required to create vector graphics, animation, games, and rich Internet applications. On top of this, learn to design logos, marketing collateral and fliers that companies need to advertise their products.
To make this Graphic Design course more accessible for you, we have designed it for both part-time and full-time students, so you can fit your learning around your life or become accredited in a matter of hours! And if you ever require support, our experienced tutors are always available through email.
What will you learn in this Diploma in Graphic Design
In this module, you will learn all about the Basics of Graphic Design. This lesson starts off with the complete basics of Graphics design; how it is all about visually communicating a thought, idea or a message through symbols, words or images. We also introduce you to the 3 essential software’s required in Graphic Design and that is Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, and Adobe Photoshop.
This module will teach you about the Foundation in Design. This lesson will help you to build a strong foundation in understanding designs and will give you the ability to use colour, shape, lines, spaces, mass, and texture to deliver your message through designs. It will also help to bring order and structure in your designs.
In this module, you will learn all about Adobe Photoshop Basics. Adobe Photoshop was first introduced to the world in the early nineties. It was very well received by the designers and the creative community. Designers for the first time were able to do professional editing at very low costs and the without the need of buying any additional equipment. It was embraced by the industry very quickly and within a short period of time, became the industry standard. The features and the applications of this software are very wide ranging but our focus in these lessons will solely be the basics of Adobe Photoshop.
This module will teach you about Designers go to Software. When it comes to Design Manipulation, Adobe Photoshop is the go-to software for every designer. This lessons will walk you through some of the advanced tools in photoshop in order to bring creative ideas to life. It will also show you some of the shortcuts that will speed up your ability to create and edit designs.
In this module, you will learn all about Adobe Illustrator Introduction and Typography. Typography plays an important role in creating an interest in a brand’s product and it’s the message. This lesson will guide the students to get a firm understanding of the basics of typography and how it plays a vital role in the graphic design world.
This module will teach you about Creating Logos with Illustrator. This lesson will guide us through the best practices of designing a logo from scratch with the help of Adobe Illustrator. It also outlines the importance of incorporating a client’s brand message within the logo and some of the common challenges the designers face when creating the logo.
In this module, you will learn all about Web Page Design Basics. Designing a web page is a different scenario from the application of designs that we have covered so far in the previous lessons. In this lesson, students will understand how users in the website interact and how it is a necessary skill to grasp in order to do good web designs. It will also guide you through creating professional layouts and designs for the website.
This module will teach you about Adobe in Design and Print Work Introduction. A good understanding of how to properly set up the files for printing is as important as creating great designs. This lesson will guide through the topic of print work where students will be shown how to use Adobe InDesign in order to create and set up a document for printing.
Method of Assessment:
Upon completion of the course, you will be required to sit for an online multiple-choice quiz based assessment, which will determine whether you have passed the course (60% pass mark). The test will be marked immediately and results will be published instantly.
After successfully completing the course, you will be able to obtain the certificates. You can claim a PDF certificate by paying a little processing fee of £2. There is an additional fee to obtain a hardcopy certificate which is £9.
Who is this course for?
Diploma in Graphic Design is suitable for anyone who want to gain extensive knowledge, potential experience, and professional skills in the related field.
Our Diploma in Graphic Design is open to all from all academic backgrounds and there are no specific requirements to attend this Graphic Design course. Diploma in Graphic Design is compatible and accessible from any device including Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Tablets, etc.
This Graphic Design course opens a new door for you to enter the relevant job market and also gives you the opportunity to acquire extensive knowledge along with the required skills to become successful. You will be able to add our qualification to your CV/resume which will help you to stand out in the competitive job industry.
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Hello, approximately how long does the course take to complete?
Hi Ant, Thanks for your query. The course duration is 8 hours but after purchased the course you will get one year access to complete. Many thanks.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi, do I need to pay and download Adobe programmes (Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign) separately or do they come with the course?
Hi Nana, Thanks for your query. We do not provide any software with the course. You need to download it for practice purpose. Many thanks.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
what do i need for this online course? ie. Graphic Design, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, and Adobe Photoshop?
Hi Lucy, Thanks for your query. For the practice purpose you will need the Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Many thanks.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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