Certificate In Graphic Design Fundamentals Online Course

to Understand how to forge a career path as a graphic designer

Certificate In Graphic Design Fundamentals Online Course

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Learn to Understand how to forge a career path as a graphic designer

Graphic design has always been a popular profession, but with more and more technology being introduced into our lives it's becoming an ever more important one too. All kinds of people use all kinds of technology every day. Making that technology as user-friendly as possible is vital, and graphic design is one of the most important elements of this.

The Ultimate Crash Course on Graphic Design

  • Master the most widely used software in graphic designing
  • Learn the principles of graphics design and visual communication
  • Gain an insight into the current graphic design industry
  • Understand how to forge a career path as a graphic designer

Graphic Design for All

This course is aimed at aspiring graphic designers, web designers and digital artists who wish to develop a skill set needed to become a professional graphic designer. Suitable for both complete beginners and those who already have some knowledge of the industry; this course will prepare you for a career as a graphics designer through familiarising you with the concepts, principles and – most importantly – the software you'll need to know.

You'll learn everything from working with layers and selections in Photoshop, to formatting text and menus in Dreamweaver, to using pathfinders and special effects in Illustrator.

As well as equipping you with a valuable skill set, you will also learn how to get your foot in the door of the graphic design world, from how to land your first job, to finding continued inspiration, to the ins and outs of joining the graphics design community.

On completion of this course, you will have the strong foundation needed to get started in the world of graphic design, along with the skills needed to start working professionally straight away. 

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Graphic Design Fundamentals
  2. Comprehensive 6 module Accredited Certificate In Graphic Design Fundamentals Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Graphic Design Fundamentals experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online  by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion and will be issued a certificate via email.

Introduction to Graphic Design

  • Hello And Welcome 
  • What Is Graphic Design? 
  • Can Only Skilled Artists Be Good Graphic Designers? 
  • Areas Of Graphic Design To Explore 

Visual Communication Fundamentals

  • What Makes A Design Visually Pleasing
  • Organizing Information In Your Layouts 
  • Using Alignment To Your Advantage 
  • Setting The Design's Rhythm 
  • Letting A Design Breathe With Whitespace 
  • Creating Visual Interest With Contrast 
  • Designs That Work And Don't Work 

Building Successful Layouts

  • Determining The Design's Message 
  • The Terminology Of Type 
  • Typeface Styles & Resources 
  • Choosing A Typeface Hierarchy 
  • Understanding Colour's Psychological Impact
  • Building Your Design's Colour Palette
  • Understanding Colour Spaces 
  • Sourcing Imagery For Your Layouts 
  • Raster vs Vector Graphics 

The Tools To Put It All Together

  • An Overview Of The Tools Of The Trade 
  • Alternatives To Standard Industry Tools 
  • Web Design Tools & Software 
  • HTML & CSS: Is It Really Rocket Science? 

Starting A Career As a Graphic Designer

  • Getting A Job As A Graphic Designer vs Going Freelance 
  • Getting Started And How To Land Work
  • Joining The Design Community 
  • Finding Continued Inspiration 

Becoming a Graphic Designer | Conclusion

  • Wrapping Up 

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Learn to Understand how to forge a career path as a graphic designer

Graphic design has always been a popular profession, but with more and more technology being introduced into our lives it's becoming an ever more important one too. All kinds of people use all kinds of technology every day. Making that technology as user-friendly as possible is vital, and graphic design is one of the most important elements of this.

The Ultimate Crash Course on Graphic Design

  • Master the most widely used software in graphic designing
  • Learn the principles of graphics design and visual communication
  • Gain an insight into the current graphic design industry
  • Understand how to forge a career path as a graphic designer

Graphic Design for All

This course is aimed at aspiring graphic designers, web designers and digital artists who wish to develop a skill set needed to become a professional graphic designer. Suitable for both complete beginners and those who already have some knowledge of the industry; this course will prepare you for a career as a graphics designer through familiarising you with the concepts, principles and – most importantly – the software you'll need to know.

You'll learn everything from working with layers and selections in Photoshop, to formatting text and menus in Dreamweaver, to using pathfinders and special effects in Illustrator.

As well as equipping you with a valuable skill set, you will also learn how to get your foot in the door of the graphic design world, from how to land your first job, to finding continued inspiration, to the ins and outs of joining the graphics design community.

On completion of this course, you will have the strong foundation needed to get started in the world of graphic design, along with the skills needed to start working professionally straight away. 

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Graphic Design Fundamentals
  2. Comprehensive 6 module Accredited Certificate In Graphic Design Fundamentals Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Graphic Design Fundamentals experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online  by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion and will be issued a certificate via email.

Introduction to Graphic Design

  • Hello And Welcome 
  • What Is Graphic Design? 
  • Can Only Skilled Artists Be Good Graphic Designers? 
  • Areas Of Graphic Design To Explore 

Visual Communication Fundamentals

  • What Makes A Design Visually Pleasing
  • Organizing Information In Your Layouts 
  • Using Alignment To Your Advantage 
  • Setting The Design's Rhythm 
  • Letting A Design Breathe With Whitespace 
  • Creating Visual Interest With Contrast 
  • Designs That Work And Don't Work 

Building Successful Layouts

  • Determining The Design's Message 
  • The Terminology Of Type 
  • Typeface Styles & Resources 
  • Choosing A Typeface Hierarchy 
  • Understanding Colour's Psychological Impact
  • Building Your Design's Colour Palette
  • Understanding Colour Spaces 
  • Sourcing Imagery For Your Layouts 
  • Raster vs Vector Graphics 

The Tools To Put It All Together

  • An Overview Of The Tools Of The Trade 
  • Alternatives To Standard Industry Tools 
  • Web Design Tools & Software 
  • HTML & CSS: Is It Really Rocket Science? 

Starting A Career As a Graphic Designer

  • Getting A Job As A Graphic Designer vs Going Freelance 
  • Getting Started And How To Land Work
  • Joining The Design Community 
  • Finding Continued Inspiration 

Becoming a Graphic Designer | Conclusion

  • Wrapping Up 

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 009SRGDF
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime
Tutor Support: Yes
Time required: Study at your own pace
Course Duration: 4 Hours
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate of Completion

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