Harness your creative talent and perfect your practice with the Certificate IV in Design. Learn core design processes, master typography, and fine-tune your creative thinking skills.
You'll gain advanced skills in digital imaging and producing technical drawings, and create print and web files in various formats.
You'll also learn important techniques for dealing with clients and stakeholders. Learn how to read between the lines when interpreting a design brief to understand what the client really wants, as well as how to successfully collaborate with designers and non-designers alike.
Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.
GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:
It is preferred that students currently hold the CUA30715 Certificate III in Design fundamentals or have equivalent abilities. These skills may have been acquired through personal or work experience, or through secondary or other formal study.
This course will prepare you to work in the design industry as a qualified Design Assistant or Junior Graphic Design Assistant.
Armed with essential design and creative thinking skills, you'll have the opportunity to further your knowledge and skills to seek employment in the Visual Arts and Craft and Design industry.
Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.
You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:
Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:
Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.