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Course Number: CUA60315-01V01
Are you looking to take your graphic design skills to the next level? Or are you an experienced graphic designer ready to have your abilities to be recognised by a formal qualification? Our Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design may be the perfect course for you. At an advanced level, you will learn to combine technical, creative and conceptual skills to create designs that meet client requirements and solve a range of visual communication challenges. Areas covered in this course include; originating graphic design for complex briefs, extending typography design expertise, and managing design realisation. You will also be able to select from a wide range of elective units; allowing you to focus your study on areas that are most appealing to you. Undertaking the Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design through North Coast TAFE ensures you will be learning from professionals with vast industry experience and industry networks. Our course facilitators focus on offering training options that enrich and empower your creative and professional development. You will also enjoy learning in our spacious design studios that are fully equipped with current industry standard software and hardware. On completion of this course you will be job-ready, with a well developed portfolio showcasing your capabilities.
To enter this qualification, individuals must provide evidence of their ability to:
- apply visual communication history and theory to own professional practice
- produce professional typography
- produce graphic designs for two-dimensional and three-dimensional applications
- create and manipulate graphics and design complex publication layouts
Skills and knowledge may have been acquired through graphic design work experience or through formal study.
A TAFE NSW Certificate IV or Diploma could give you up 6 to 12 months advanced standing in a university degree and some Advanced Diplomas offer even more credit.
Choosing a TAFE to University Pathway at North Coast TAFE is a great way to get practical ‘job ready’ skills and then gain entry to a university at an advanced stage.
More information can be found on our TAFE 2 uni page on our website.
Why study something again if you already have the skills and knowledge? Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is about helping you get your qualification faster and getting you to where you want to be!
Working with one of our RPL assessors we’ll review your life and work experiences as well as any previous study you may have done to confirm just what we can match up with your current course of study.
Note: Some short, licensing or compliance courses, eg Food Safety for Supervisors or First Aid are not granted RPL as demonstrated competency is required by regulatory authorities.
Find out more about RPL at North Coast TAFE
Thank you for your interest in this course. To register your interest, contact us.
North Coast TAFE offers a wide choice of courses, some that attract government subsidies and some that do not. The fees payable will vary, depending on your personal circumstances, your study history and the course you choose.
Your government subsidised fee, and your eligibility for concessions, exemptions and scholarships, are all calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
The 2017 subsidised fees indicated on this page are indicative only and based on 2016 fees. The state government may make some small changes to fees and subsidies for 2017 enrolments and we will update our site if and when that happens.