CUA50720 Graphic Design Pathway Program

Learn the Fundamental Skills to Start Your Dream Career in Digital and Graphic Design

Embark on a graphic design career with the CUA50720 Graphic Design Pathway Program. Perfect for transforming design passion into professional success.

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Study for a minimum of 15 hours per week to complete modules in 27 months.
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Course Overview

Course Modules

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Career Outcomes

  • Assistant Web/Digital Designer 
  • Graphic Designer 
  • Junior Graphic Designer 
  • Graphic Operator 
  • Junior Mac Operator 
  • Package Designer

Course Fees Include

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Open Colleges (OC) | RTO #90796

Payment Options

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Course Entry Requirements

This course does not require specific formal education qualifications. However, you must be a minimum of 18 years old to enrol. Please note that this course is not open to student visa holders. For personalised assistance and more information, please enquire now.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The course provider values the diverse skills and expertise you may have gained from various sources. These experiences can be acknowledged through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. For a more comprehensive understanding of the RPL procedure or to discuss your RPL options, please enquire now.

Technical Requirements

The specific device requirements for a graphic design course can vary, but generally, you will need a computer with adequate specifications. Most graphic design software, such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.), runs on both Windows and macOS operating systems. Therefore, you can choose a computer that suits your preferences. It's recommended to have a computer with a decent processor, sufficient RAM, and ample storage space. Additionally, having a graphics tablet can be beneficial for more precise digital drawing and illustration work.

Do I Have to Pay Additional for the Adobe Creative Suite?

Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) is not typically free for students. However, Adobe offers special pricing and discounts for students and educators through its Adobe Creative Cloud for Education program. This program provides access to the full suite of Adobe Creative Cloud applications at a discounted rate. 

To take advantage of student pricing, you usually need to provide proof of your enrolment in Open Colleges, such as a valid student ID or enrolment confirmation. It's recommended to visit the Adobe website or contact Adobe customer support for the most up-to-date information on student pricing and eligibility.

About The Course

Fastrack Your Dream Career in Graphic Design with a Nationally Recognised Qualification

Are you ready to turn your passion for design into a rewarding career? Do you dream of creating visually stunning graphics that captivate and inspire? Are you looking for a comprehensive and nationally accredited course that equips you with the skills needed to thrive in the dynamic world of graphic design? If you answered yes to all of these questions, then, the CUA50720 Graphic Design Pathway Program is the course you’re exactly looking for!

This comprehensive course is meticulously crafted to provide you with an in-depth understanding of graphic design principles and practices. You'll delve into the world of design and explore everything from typography and color theory to branding and digital media. The course units cover a broad spectrum, including Design Process, Typography, Graphic Design Industry, and Digital Imaging Techniques. Each unit is designed to build your skills progressively, ensuring you are well-versed in both the creative and technical aspects of graphic design.

Upon completing this course, a multitude of career paths unfold where you can become qualified to pursue opportunities as a Graphic Designer, Digital Designer, Branding Specialist, or Creative Director. The skills you acquire would open doors to various sectors, including advertising agencies, design studios, and corporate marketing departments. So are you ready to embark on a journey that transforms your creativity into a career you will love and enjoy? Enquire now and take the first step towards a future where your artistic vision comes to life!


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