Graphic Design Diploma

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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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

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

diploma

Duration

145 hours or 6 weeks full-time study

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 those 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 proves 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

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. 

 

Photoshop CC

If you're working towards a career as a Web Designer, then our Photoshop CC course will give you a great foundation and allow you to fully utilise the features of this highly versatile Adobe image and photo editing software.

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. 

 

Elective Courses

In addition to the core courses you will also select two elective courses of your own choice. Below are some recommendations but there is a wider list of courses available. Speak to a Course Advisor for more information. 

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. 

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. 

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.

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*).

* 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.

Available Locations

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Waterford Pitman Training Waterford, Unit 630C, Northern Extension, IDA Business Park, Cleaboy Road, Waterford Enquire &
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Wexford Pitman Training Wexford, Unit 10, Westpoint Business Park, Clonard, Wexford Town Enquire &
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Laois Pitman Training Laois, Kea-Lew Business Park, Mountrath Road, Portlaoise, Co Laois, Enquire &
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Carlow
Pitman Training Carlow, First Floor, 1 Tullow Street, Carlow Town R93 H7VO
Cork
Pitman Training Cork, Unit 4, Airport East Business & Technology Park, Cork T12 KW88
Dublin
Pitman Training Dublin, 3 Westland Square, Pearse Street, Dublin D02 N567
Dundalk
Pitman Training Dundalk, Unit 2 Ground Floor, Block 1, Quayside Business Park, Mill Street, Dundalk A91 HXN4
Galway
Pitman Training Galway, Centrepoint, Liosban Business Park, Tuam Road, Galway H91 RYD2
Kerry
Pitman Training Kerry, 2nd Floor Davcon Building, Monavalley Business Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry V92 XY58
Limerick
Pitman Training Limerick, Unit 8 Chapel Court, Cathedral Place, Limerick V94 F6K2
Maynooth
Pitman Training Maynooth, Unit H 11 - First Floor, Maynooth Business Campus, Straffan Road, Maynooth W23 R9V4
Mullingar
Pitman Training Mullingar, Castle House, Castle Street, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, N91 Y896
Naas
Pitman Training Naas, Monread Shopping Centre, Monread Road, Naas W91 YR12
Sligo
Pitman Training Sligo, Abbey House, JFK Parade, Sligo V94 YH6Y
Swords
Pitman Training Swords, Chamber Buildings, North Street, Swords, Co.Dublin K67 A347
Waterford
Pitman Training Waterford, Unit 630C, Northern Extension, IDA Business Park, Cleaboy Road, Waterford X91 HY58
Wexford
Pitman Training Wexford, Unit 10, Westpoint Business Park, Clonard, Wexford Town Y35 YX60
Laois
Pitman Training Laois, Kea-Lew Business Park, Mountrath Road, Portlaoise, Co Laois, R32 W0DT

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