PRINCIPLES OF GRAPHIC DESIGN COURSE
The Principles of Graphic Design course is designed for anyone wishing to understand the theory behind design and what makes a design a great design. This course prepares candidates for a strong understanding of visual communication within the graphic design field. Additionally, students will walk away with a formidable understanding of business aspects in the field of graphic design and the ability to create a professional graphic design portfolio to showcase their work.
Having a solid understanding of visual design is imperative for every marketer, designer, and business owner to have to propel their business into the age of digital. Having this skill will enable you to have an edge in business over your competitors and keep you on the cutting edge. – Well-designed graphical design elements received 37% more engagement than posts that do not.
Completing the principles of graphic design course will give you underpinning knowledge as a designer and a business owner.
The Digital School of Marketing’s The Principles of Graphic Design Course will teach you the principles that underpin graphic design – as well as what goes into creating a visually engaging and well-designed image – so that you can create these for your business.
Who is this course suited for?
- Working Graphic Design Professionals wanting to refresh their knowledge
- Beginners looking to become a Graphic Designer
- Existing marketing professionals wishing to up their game in graphic design
3 – 4 months
This online graphic design course discusses the principles of graphic design:
- How to generate ideas which will underpin a great design,
- How to convey concepts in a visual manner,
- How to choose typography and design elements which are right for your design,
- How to use Gestalt principles effectively in your design,
- How to design for print and the web, and
- How to succeed as a freelance graphic designer.
The Principles of Graphic Design Course is accredited through MICT SETA, Internationally endorsed by the CPD UK services body.
This means that with this Graphic Design course you are free to work anywhere in the world you would like. Your skills are recognised and transferable.
How you can study at DSM
The Basic Digital Marketing Course is delivered on a cutting-edge online learning platform. It is designed to give you theoretical and practical knowledge and experience in digital marketing.
Digital school of marketing has adopted a personalised approach to your learning experience – this allows you to start when you are ready, study at your own pace whilst enjoying the benefit of our full-time student support.
This is how you will study basic digital marketing:
- Slides with digital marketing information pertaining to each module and subject
- Infographics designed specifically learning outcomes
- Videos designed specifically for the learning programme
- Downloadable eBooks of every lesson
- Earn while you learn certificates – after successful completion of each module you will be awarded a certificate
- Formative assessments, multiple choice questions and summative assessments
As a student you receive:
- Login details for the course
- Student Support throughout
- Certificates for each successfully completed module (Digital copies)
- a final certificate for the course (Hard copy and Digital copy)
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Is the Principles of Graphic Design Course accredited?
Yes – the Principles of Graphic Design Course is accredited through MICT SETA, Internationally endorsed by the CPD UK services body.
How long will it take me to complete this Principles of Graphic Design Course?
On average students take 2 -4 months to complete this Principles of Graphic Design Course. However, if you need longer to complete your principles of graphic design studies – you will be able to.
What are the payment plans available?
There are many payment options available at the Digital School of Marketing. We offer discounts on full payments. Debit orders are available as well as structured payment plans with instalments. Studying the principles of graphic design has never been this easy!
Where is Digital School of Marketing Head Office?
Our head office is based in Randburg, Johannesburg. However, our graphic design and digital marketing courses are available throughout South Africa and Internationally through online learning.
Is there student support?
There is student support available from Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm, at the college with trained assessors and facilitators to assist you in your principles of graphic design studies.
Contact our trained principles of digital marketing assessors to assist in your principles of graphic design learning journey.
When can I start the Principles of Graphic Design Course?
This Principles of Graphic Design Course, which gives a thorough grounding in the strategy surrounding the principles of graphic design, can be started at any time of the year. You may start studying the principles of graphic design course whenever you are ready.
The Principles of Graphic Design Course is offered throughout the year. So you can start your principles of graphic design studies whenever the time is right for you!
Why choose Digital School of Marketing?
The Digital School of Marketing is fully accredited through the Media Information and Communication Technology (MICT) Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA). This means that the online principles of graphic design courses are specially designed for the digital industry. All industry benchmarks and standards have been met.
Additionally, you can start studying the Principles of Graphic Design Course anytime during the year and the courses are available throughout South Africa.
How old do I have to be to start a course at DSM?
You have to be 17 years old to be eligible to start the Principles of Graphic Design Course.
Where can I work with the Principles of Graphic Design Course?
The Principles of Graphic Design Course is designed for you to step into any graphic design position in a private or corporate institution. You will also be fully qualified to work for yourself in your own business after you’ve finished the course.
When does the debit order run?
The debit order runs, for the Principles of Graphic Design Course, on the last working day of every month.
If I choose the debit order option, will I be billed more than the monthly course instalments?
No. You will only be billed for the monthly course instalment.
Can I freeze my debit order?
No. Your debit order runs automatically after the first payment is charged.
Can My employers assist with payment for the course?
Yes! – Please contact us for a customised quote for the Principles of Graphic Design Course for your employers.
Why are the principles of graphic design skills needed in the workplace?
Graphic design is about far more than merely visual aesthetics — it’s a type of communication between your business and your target audience. Businesses utilise design graphics in every stage of the marketing customer journey to inform, engage, and ultimately persuade prospective customers to take action on their campaigns.
It is therefore imperative that all organisations – big and small – upskill their staff in graphic design principles to capitalise on this growing trend. If you would like a quote for your company for the principles of graphic design course, please get in touch and we will gladly prepare one for you.