Designers organise and develop a 'look' for almost any kind of project including web pages, multimedia presentations, reports, sales and marketing materials, branding and promotional items, and many other types of publications.
If you like the idea of functional creativity, consider a career in design and attain a foundational skill set with a Certificate IV in Design (CUV40311) course.
The Certificate IV in Design will assist graduates to develop skills across a broad spectrum of visual projects. The course is suitable for those students with basic design skills as demonstrated through a Certificate III in Design or equivalent work experience.
You will achieve the fundamentals of design, enabling you to quickly and effectively represent, communicate and refine concepts. Learn how to enhance your creativity through the use of contemporary creative software, and bring your creative ideas to life.
Places of employment include advertising agencies, design studios, publishing houses, pre-press companies and consumer goods companies. Many designers choose to establish their own business and work in a freelance capacity.
Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Graphic design assistant
- Assistant desktop publisher
- Digital content artist
- Assistant web designer
For entry into the Certificate IV in Design, you need to:
- have completed Australian Year 11 or equivalent; OR
- have a Certificate III; OR
- achieve and Exit level 3 score with the Australian Core Skills Frame work assessments in reading and maths, which will show that you have the capability to be successful in the course. This is done through two short tests as part of your enrolment process.
Recognition of prior learning may be available for this course. For more information please see the Recognition of prior learning policy and procedure document or contact us to discuss options.
Course duration is dependent on study mode.
Online students will have the benefit of part-time study with students to complete the course within 50 weeks under a structured program.
Students wishing to study via classroom delivery must study full-time and will complete this qualification in 25 weeks.
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