Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic Arts
|Department:||Information Communication Technology|
|Study Area(s):||Printing and Graphic Arts|
|Course Length:||Full-time (1 year)|
Part-time day (1 year, 6 months)
|Direct Entry:||You can apply for this course directly through Kangan Institute.|
|Mid-year Entry:||This course accepts mid-year applications.|
This course is designed for people who assist in the production of professionally designed and presented documents using desktop publishing software. They will generally work under direct supervision and use limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge in a defined context.
Please note: the fees listed below relate to only 2013 courses.
|Government Subsidised||Concession||Full fee|
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If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees. For more information about our fees structure, click here.
What costs and other fees should I expect?
Contact the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email@example.com for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.
What employment opportunities will I have?
This course may lead to employment in the graphic arts industry where you will create computer graphics and undertake page layout for publications.
What skills will I have when I complete this course?
You will gain skills in Adobe software such as Indesign, photoshop, illustator and Acrobat as well as Mac and PC experience.
What qualifications will I receive?
On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic Arts (Multimedia). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.
What opportunities for further studies will I have?
This course will lead to higher level studies at Diploma level. Credit transfers may be available into the Diplomas of Printing and Graphic Arts and Interactive digital Media
Can I apply?
There are no set prerequisites for this course. However it is recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course.
You may apply if you have satisfactorily completed VCE or an approved equivalent course and the satisfactory completion of the work requirements (eligibility to transfer); or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. (Mature age is anyone over the age of 18 who has been out of full-time education for more than 12 months.)
How do I apply?
To apply for this course you must fill in a direct application form which can be obtained from the institute by calling the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email firstname.lastname@example.org. This course may also have a mid-year intake.
How will I be selected for this course?
All applicants will need to attend an interview. At the interview/enrolment you will discuss course aims and the commitment needed to achieve course outcomes.
It is highly recommended that you bring a portfolio of creative work; printed or electronic.
An English comprehension test may also be necessary to assess literacy and language competency.
How long is the course?
The course spans 6 months in full-time mode. Part-time loads can be negotiated with the course coordinator.
You can apply for this course via the website for 2013 (click on the Apply Here button). For more information email email@example.com.
Where and how can I study?
You will study at the Broadmeadows campus
You can apply for this course via the website for 2013 (click on the Apply Here button). For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will be advised in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be provided with this information.
You can apply for this course via the website (click on the Apply Here button). For more information email email@example.com
What will I study?
You will study graphic and visual design theory along with industry standard software: PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat .