Duration
6 Months
Pre-requisite
Computer fundamentals
Description
This course is for people who want to develop fundamental skills in design and prepare for further study at the Edexcel BTEC HND in Interactive Media. You will learn about the history and theory of design and about the contemporary design industry. You will research, explore and experiment by producing drawings both by hand and computer; and you will learn how to safely apply the design process to 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional work, based on a design brief. If you only have O/Ls, this is your starting point towards a degree in Multimedia.
Areas covered
Design research, concept development, exploration of the design process, colour theory, drawing and presentation skills and design in 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional contexts and media, multi grid layouts, equipment handling and configuration, output optimisation for variety of media (eg: Desktop, CDRom, Web, Print & Video).
Tools used
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe inDesign, Adobe Flash, Corel Draw or compatibles
Certification pathways
SAITM Diploma in Multimedia 
City & Guilds : Print Layout Techniques (319) 
TAFE SA : Printing and Graphic Arts (Certificate III)

Duration
6 Months
Pre-requisite
Computer fundamentals
Description
This course is for people who want to develop fundamental skills in design and prepare for further study at the Edexcel BTEC HND in Interactive Media. You will learn about the history and theory of design and about the contemporary design industry. You will research, explore and experiment by producing drawings both by hand and computer; and you will learn how to safely apply the design process to 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional work, based on a design brief. If you only have O/Ls, this is your starting point towards a degree in Multimedia.
Areas covered
Design research, concept development, exploration of the design process, colour theory, drawing and presentation skills and design in 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional contexts and media, multi grid layouts, equipment handling and configuration, output optimisation for variety of media (eg: Desktop, CDRom, Web, Print & Video).
Tools used
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe inDesign, Adobe Flash, Corel Draw or compatibles
Certification pathways
SAITM Diploma in Multimedia 
City & Guilds : Print Layout Techniques (319) 
TAFE SA : Printing and Graphic Arts (Certificate III)