Graphic Design Diploma with Adobe ACA

Learning skills in essential Adobe packages such as InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, you’ll learn practical, transferable skills that can help you start your career in Graphic Design. 

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Is this for you?

This diploma is a great training choice for anyone new to the Graphic Design profession who is considering a career in the industry. The flexible online training helps make achieving your goal of a career in design attainable and achievable.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 145 CPD points upon successful completion

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Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

diploma

Duration

145 hours or 6 weeks full-time study

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About this diploma

If you have a natural and creative flair and are thinking about applying that to your career, becoming a Graphic Designer would be a great way to use your abilities. 

Learning skills in essential Adobe packages such as InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, you’ll learn practical, transferable skills that can help you start your career in Graphic Design. 

All the courses can be studied online so that you can fit your studies around your existing commitments. Once you’ve completed all the subjects, you’ll gain a prestigious Pitman Training Diploma certificate which can prove to employers that you’ve gained industry skills, which are in high demand. 

Contact one of our Course Advisors today to find out more about starting your Graphic Design training. 

Aims and Objectives

Successful completion of the diploma will mean you will be eligible to take the relevant Adobe ACA Exams. These will need to be organised and paid for seperately. Speak to your Course Advisor for more detail on these exams. 

Courses Included

WordPress for Business

Our online WordPress for Business training course is specifically designed for those wishing to learn how to create a business-focused website. You’ll learn about designing a site and how to physically create a website. 

 

alternative Dreamweaver CC

Dreamweaver is a common program used in the web design industry. Through the study of this course you will build your knowledge and practical experience in the CC version of this renowned program. 

 

Photoshop CC

Photoshop is a popular image editing application to create and manipulate images for the web and for print. This is a fully flexible self-study programme which looks at the CC version.

InDesign CC

If you want to embark on a career as a Graphic Designer or Art Director, InDesign is a publishing program you’ll need to learn how to master. This course teaches the Creative Cloud version.

 

Illustrator CC

To work as a Graphic Designer, there are many industry standard packages that you’ll need to master and Illustrator is one of the most commonly used software programs. 

 

Elective Courses

In addition to the core courses, you also choose two additional elective courses. Below is a list of recommended courses but there is a wider list available. Please speak to a Course Advisor for full details of how best to tailor this Diploma to your requirements.

Animate CC

The Adobe Animate CC course will help you learn how to create online animations. Such animations are found all over the internet on websites, online videos, video games, advertisements, cartoons etc. It is an essential program for anyone wanting to work in a creative online animation role. 

Marketing Essentials

Over four lessons you’ll cover topics such as understanding what a marketing plan is, how to carry out appropriate research, how websites are designed to market a company, effective advertising and the four P’s of marketing products.

Premiere Pro CC

This course covers all aspects of Premiere Pro, including: Learn and understand the three phases of video production; Pre-production / Planning, Production, Editing / Post-Production. Work in Adobe Story. 

Project Management Fundamentals

Split into four engaging parts, this course takes you through the full life cycle of a project in terms of defining what it is, planning every aspect, implementation, completion and evaluation of a project. 

Pre-Requisites

There are no formal pre-requisites required.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

 

Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

 

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

This course will lead to a rewarding career in Graphic Design. You could look towards applying for Junior Graphic Designer, Junior Designer jobs initally and then progress to Graphic Designer, Artworker, Digital Designer positions.

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Whats the difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Course

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diploma

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.

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