Design and Media

11 courses

Graphic Design courses

Graphic designers create visual concepts by hand drawing them or using design software. These concepts are made up of images, words and symbols. De...

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  • Statement of Attainment Motion Graphics

    900-82933

    Are you a creative looking to upskill and expand your motion graphics expertise? Use Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premier to create and combine type, imagery, and special effects and produce an animated design for your portfolio.

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  • Statement of Attainment UX UI Design

    900-83048

    Upskill in your creative career and learn about the user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design processes with Adobe Creative Cloud. Craft a well researched prototype for an app that looks engaging and feels intuitive for a user.

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  • Statement of Attainment Web Design and Development

    900-83049

    Learn how to design and build websites and construct fully accessible sites for various devices, including tablets and phones. Discover the latest industry techniques and trends and work with real clients on real projects. Develop your portfolio and prepare for a career in IT.

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  • Statement of Attainment Introduction to Graphic Design Skills

    900-82932

    Develop a small printed publication as your entry point to the fascinating field of graphic design. Use Adobe Creative Cloud and expand your knowledge of typography, colour modes, images and vector drawings.

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  • Statement of Attainment Drawing for Graphic Design

    900-82931

    Colour your future and expand your traditional and technical drawing skills in this exciting course. Get a headstart on your graphic design career and visually communicate your creative ideas through collage.

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  • Statement of Attainment Traditional Illustration Techniques

    900-82939

    Combine your love for illustration and storytelling to bring your creative ideas to life in this unique 8-week short course. Upskill with practical skills and techniques, produce a portfolio and forge a study pathway to a career in illustration.

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  • Statement of Attainment Illustrating Books for Children

    900-82953

    Combine your love of illustration with the endless possibilities of children's literature. Learn the creative process to complete and evaluate your work, and build career opportunities with the specialist skills honed in this niche discipline.

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  • Diploma Graphic Design (Illustration)

    CUA50720-02

    Strengthen your creative and technical design skills and gain experience in producing digital or hand-drawn illustration. Advance your career and become an illustrator, senior graphic designer or digital designer.

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  • Diploma Graphic Design

    CUA50720-01

    Strengthen your creative and technical design skills and gain experience in producing designs for advertising, packaging and publishing. Advance your career and become a senior graphic designer, digital designer, visual designer or desktop publisher.

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  • Advanced Diploma Graphic Design (Illustration)

    CUA60320-02

    Gain high-level graphic design skills as you specialise in illustration. Build your portfolio and gain industry-ready experience for a career as an illustrator or designer.

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  • Advanced Diploma Graphic Design

    CUA60320-01

    Strengthen your design and creative expertise. Develop your sense of self as a graphic designer as you expand your visual communication skills in print media, digital design, branding and campaigning, packaging and publishing.

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Graphic design course information

It’s easy to balance work and study with a TAFE NSW Graphic Design course.

  • Face-to-face courses at TAFE NSW are immersive and interactive, and you can choose between full-time o...
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Who is a graphic design course good for?

A graphic designer has a healthy appreciation of visual art and aesthetics. While you don’t have to be a master artist, having basic illustration skills and an interest in design elements and principles, is ...

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Graphic design career paths

Investing your time and energy into a graphic design course provides you with several great career options to choose from.

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