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Diploma of Graphic Design
National Course Code: CUA50715
TAFE NSW Course Number: CUA50715-01V01
Nepean College, Kingswood Campus
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This qualification reflects the role of individuals who combine technical, creative and conceptual skills to create designs that meet client requirements and solve a range of visual communication challenges. Practice at this level is underpinned by application of design theory and practice and the ability to analyse and synthesise information from a range of sources to generate design solutions.
Practitioners may work in many different commercial and community contexts across both print and digital media.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
As a condition of entry into this course we ask that all students have access to a computer or laptop with appropriate software required to complete the assessment events. Your teacher will outline the software specifications within the first week of class.
If you do not have this access, the section's college computers with appropriate software are available for use during class time and between 9 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday. The Library computers are also available to enrolled students from 8.30 am to 7 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and from 8.30 am to 6 pm on Thursdays.
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To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...
If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.
To enter this qualification, individuals must provide evidence of their technical skills and ability to:
- produce multiple examples of graphic design work that respond effectively to different design challenges
- produce typography that supports the overall design solution
- use graphic design industry software
Skills may have been acquired through personal or work experience, or through formal study.
Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.
Illustration, Design for Television, Design for Film, Art Direction, Theatre Design, Set Design, Costume Design, Props, Puppetry, SFX Make-up, Prosthetics, Entertainment Design, Event Design
||Create observational drawings
||Research visual communication history and theory
||Present a body of own creative work
||Originate and develop concepts
||Research and apply light and colour
||Produce graphic designs for 2-D and 3-D applications
||Establish and maintain environmentally sustainable creative practice
||Use and respect copyright
||Work with photomedia in creative practice
||Create and manipulate graphics
||Develop and apply knowledge of marketing communication industry
||Create user interfaces
||Design and manipulate complex layouts
||Refine drawing and other visual representation tools
||Design digital applications
||Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needs
||Develop and extend design skills and practice
||Refine 3-D design ideas and processes
||Produce typographic design solutions
The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.
The indicative cost of this course is $4,060.
|Code||Name||Start Date||End Date||Census Date||Amount|
|18NEP00664||Diploma of Graphic Design-UOS1||23 Jul 2018||28 Sep 2018||3 Sep 2018||$1,015|
|18NEP00667||Diploma of Graphic Design-UOS2||15 Oct 2018||7 Dec 2018||5 Nov 2018||$1,015|
|19NEP00198||Diploma of Graphic Design-UOS3||4 Feb 2019||12 Apr 2019||4 Mar 2019||$1,015|
|19NEP00201||Diploma of Graphic Design-UOS4||29 Apr 2019||21 Jun 2019||3 Jun 2019||$1,015|
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan. If you meet the eligibility requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.
If you would like more information about VET Student Loans please visit the TAFE NSW website or contact us on 131 870.
For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.
Start Date: 23 Jul 2018
Full Time: 18 hours per week x 36 Weeks
Mondays and Wednesdays starting at 9 am and finishing at 4 pm. Tuesdays starting at 10 am and finishing at 4.30 pm. (Note: subject to change.)
To register your interest in this course, please use the Apply option.
You will also need to attend a compulsory information session to confirm your suitability for this course.
Information sessions will be held on
Monday, 25 June 2018 and Monday, 2 July 2018 at 10 am
TAFE NSW Nepean (Kingswood)
Building T, Auditorium (via gate 2)
12-44 O'Connell Street
At this session, teachers will assess your suitability for this course prior to commencement.
A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au .If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.
For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.
18NEP-207 S:23/7/2018 E:21/6/2019
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