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Principles of Graphic Design Course

Principles of Graphic Design Course

Course Description

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

Course Duration:

3 – 4 months

Modules

Below is an exhaustive compilation of the course modules you will cover

This online principles of graphic design course discusses the principles of graphic design:

Module 1 – How to generate ideas which will underpin a great design,

Module 2 – How to convey concepts in a visual manner,

Module 3 – How to choose typography and design elements which are right for your design,

Module 4 – How to use Gestalt principles effectively in your design,

Module 5 – How to design for print and the web, and

Module 6 How to succeed as a freelance graphic designer.

Pricing

50% upfront discount for students funding the course privately

PAYMENT PLAN
R10450total payment
  • Deposit R3200
  • R2417 (3 months)

DEBIT ORDER
R10450total payment
  • Deposit R2900
  • R1510 (5 months)

50% upfront discount for students funding the course privately

Accreditation

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 to Study

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 Principles of Graphic Design Course:

  • 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)

What makes us different?

We have long been established in the Digital Marketing and design industry

We are SETA registered

We are BEE compliant

Courses are internationally transferable

Massive video library making your understanding of these applications a breeze

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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.


    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!


    Where can I work with the Principles of Graphic Design Course?

    This Graphic Design Principles 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.


    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.

    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 marketing studies. Contact our trained digital marketing assessors to assist in your marketing learning journey.


    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.

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