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Introduction to Graphic Design Thinking

Graphic design takes ideas, concepts, text and images and presents them in a visually engaging form through print, electronic or other media. During this module students are introduced to the fundamentals of design which... Show More
Course Prerequisites:
  • National Senior Certificate(Grade 12)
  • Fundamental working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator
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15 sessions (Day Classes)
20 sessions (Evening Classes)

Students are introduced to the following aspects of graphic design fundamentals:

  • Design Principles and elements
  • The Design process
  • Basic icon design
  • Typography
  • Conceptual development techniques.

Course Content

Apply problem-solving techniques to make a decision or solve a problem in a real life context (2 Credits)

Unit standard no: 114952

Specific Outcome

  • Distinguish between problems, challenges and matters requiring a decision.
  • Investigate techniques for solving problems and making decisions.
  • Identify a problem in a real life context
  • Apply a problem solving process or technique to propose a possible solution or make a decision.

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Conceptualize and plan a design (15 Credits)

Unit standard no: 117508

Specific Outcome

  • Research concept ideas
  • Generate concept.
  • Conduct critical discussion.
  • Refine the concept.
  • Plan the production of the work.

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Use visual communication techniques to represent a concept (10 Credits)

Unit standard no: 117511

Specific Outcome

  • Explore visual communication techniques and produce presentations.
  • Research visual communication techniques for representing concepts
  • Determine purpose for presentation.
  • Present concept.

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CTU Training Solutions , Updated: July 16th, 2019

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