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Art, Design & Creative Media

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This course is designed for people seeking work or needing to improve their skills in the leading publishing and graphics software packages.

Course details

This course gives you training in the publishing software package Adobe Illustrator. Illustrator is a drawing and design package. Within a short time students will be able to produce sophisticated illustrations, logos and page design. The programme is highly integrated with photoshop enabling the creative manipulation of photographs, text and artwork. It is the preferred software of most graphic designers, the media and publishing industry. They are also great fun enabling you to bring your creative ideas to life. The tutors have considerable industrial as well as teaching experience to take you from basic to advanced skills. The final sessions will be workshop based allowing you to produce a portfolio of work for assessment. The courses are suitable for beginners with some computer experience or people working in industry but needing to improve their skills. The course leads to a College Certificate.

Entry guidelines

There are no formal entry criteria. Applicants should be able to demonstrate IT skills appropriate to the demands of the course.
Applicants will need communication and comprehension skills preferably at level 1. Ability to develop ideas for a final project. Good eye/hand co-ordination. If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Assessment Method

Assessment is by portfolio.

Where can I progress to?

Graphic, print and publishing industry or self-employed freelance. Media Studies, design, photography courses.

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When does this course run?

  • Starts 18th Apr 2018 - Ends 27th Jun 2018 Ref P004J001

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £350.00

    Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Wednesday 17:30 — 20:30 12 Quays
  • Starts 17th Apr 2019 - Ends 26th Jun 2019 Ref P004K001

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £350.00

    Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).

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