Update concerning COVID-19 – Distance Learning (home study) courses are still available. Find out more about distance learning at Pitman Training

Update concerning COVID-19 – Distance Learning (home study) courses are still available. Find out more about distance learning at Pitman Training

Graphic Design Courses

Learn Graphic Design, one of the most creative skills required in the marketing industry to help businesses look good and stand out.

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What is a graphic designer?

Graphic designers are visual storytellers. They convey information by choosing colours, editing photographs, illustrating images and developing layouts, amongst other things.

When you learn graphic design, you enjoy the opportunity to work in a versatile creative sector. Posters, billboards, magazine covers, logos and web design are just some of the visual mediums that graphic designers are expected to excel at.

Why study graphic design?

Those who take up a career in graphic design are rewarded with a highly technical occupation. Transferable skills, such as problem-solving and image editing, are also useful for non-creatives.

Many industries, like publishing, manufacturing and advertising, look for a graphic design qualification as confirmation of visual expertise.

Why choose a Pitman Training graphic design course?

  • Highly respected amongst recruiters and employees, a Pitman Training graphic design course offers a competitive advantage in a saturated job market.
  • Our range of graphic design courses covers everything from the basics of software programmes, such as Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Animate, to creating optimised graphics for smartphones.
  • You can combine your graphic design training with a related Pitman Training course to enhance your skills and improve your employability. Learning graphic design often pairs well with qualifications in web design and Photoshop.
  • Our graphic design training centres can be found across the UK, with courses running all year long. If that isn’t convenient, there are graphic design courses online, too, if you would prefer to study graphic design at home.
  • You can choose to train anytime you like. Whether it is full-time or part-time, you enjoy a flexible schedule that fits your timetable.

Careers in graphic design

  • Graphic designers can work as freelance contractors, as part of agencies or in-house at companies. Starting salaries typically range from £15,000 to £19,000.
  • From print and advertising to film and television, you’ll find myriad job roles related to a career in graphic design. Professions such as illustrators, animators, concept artists and web designers can all benefit from a qualification in graphic design.

Graphic design courses available

Our fully-accredited Graphic Design Diploma is your first step towards succeeding in a competitive field.

For a career in graphic design, you will learn to design visual concepts for a range of purposes, including marketing materials, websites, social media graphics and much more.

We also offer separate graphic design courses to guide you through the essential Adobe programme packages, such as InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.

Whichever graphic design course you choose, whether online or in-centre, our experienced course advisors are with you every step of the way.

Got a question about how to get into graphic design? Just contact us for a free, friendly career consultation with the training experts.

Related Web Design & Development Categories

Studying Photoshop will provide you with a great opportunity to master essential skills required to pursue a creative-led careers such as a graphic designer or web designer.

Web design is more in demand than ever and many companies now prefer to have in-house team members with web design skills, than outsourcing to agencies. This has opened up many doors to jobs in this field, across a wide range of sectors.

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