Graphic Design (Introduction)
Kick-start your career in Graphic Design, from home!
This online course uncovers the creative and professional aspects required in order to succeed as a Graphic Designer.
Learn which interpersonal skills are needed to succeed
Understand the different career prospects and outcomes within this industry
Discover the essential skills, tools and applications involved
Learn from the comfort of your own home
LESSON 1: SHOULD I BE A DESIGNER?
What do I need to become a Designer?
What is it like to be a Designer?
How much can I earn as a Designer?
Costs of being a Designer
Freelancing vs Full time job
Where should I work?
LESSON 2: WORKSPACE
LESSON 3: TOOLS
Computer and screen
Storage and backup
Wacom tablet or Pen display
Mobile phone and tablet
LESSON 4: APPLICATIONS
LESSON 5: ESSENTIAL SKILLS
Composition & Layout
Digital Image Theory
Image Editing & Filters
Images in InDesign
LESSON 6: SPECIALISATION
Web, Tablet & Mobile design
LESSON 7: GETTING RECOGNISED
Keep track of your tasks
Crowdsourcing and contests
Sharing your work
Screencasting and Blogging
Applying for jobs and attending Interviews
LESSON 8: WHAT’S NEXT
This blended learning solution offers a highly engaging video tutorial guide. This course is developed to be studied through distance learning, so you can study at your own pace and in your own time - no schedules or deadlines, it is completely up to you.
With this flexible home learning course you can fast-forward, rewind or repeat all the online classes, so you can go at your own pace with no strict deadlines. Two weeks or twelve months, it's completely up to you.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Learning 247 Certification of Completion.