About the courses

short courses

ABOUT OUR SHORT COURSES

We offer 3 Short Courses consisting of 2 lessons each.

1. Introduction to Graphic Design
2. Design for Photography
3. Web Design & Social Media

Our Short Courses form the first 2 lessons of each Standard Course. They are perfect for students who do not have the time or budget to join a Standard Course. Learners can enroll for the Short Course first, and if they enjoy it, they have option to sign up for a Standard Course with the same group.

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Introduction to Graphic Design

During these 2 lessons, learners will learn what Graphic Design is and how it impacts our daily lives. They’ll gain an understanding of thee role typography and colour play, and become familiar with Photoshop. Learners will complete a project using personalised selections and colours.

R960

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Design for Photography

Learners will learn specialized techniques when taking photos with their own cameras or mobile phones. They will also be shown how to use automatic and manual camera modes. Learners will discover key elements of exposure, lighting and composition, and learn how to edit their images.

R960

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Web Design & Social Media

Learn about marketing yourself or your business on the web. Students will create their own CV and learn how to manage their business social media platforms on Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram. They’ll also discover how to edit their own artwork and drive customers to their websites.

R960

STANDARD courses

ABOUT OUR STANDARD COURSES

We offer 3 Standard Courses consisting of 8 lessons each.

1. Beginner Course
2. Intermediate Course
3. Advanced Course

R4215 - R5215

COURSE DEPENDENT

Our Standard Courses start with a Free Short Course which will be the first 2 lessons. Students will broaden their design skills while creating entertaining projects which they will receive in print form at the end of the course, together with a certificate of completion. We recommend starting with the Beginner Course as technical skills advance with each project.

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Beginner Course

During these 8 lessons, students will gain a good understanding of what design is by completing the Introduction to Graphic Design Short Course. Next, they will expand on their Photoshop knowledge by learning how to create business cards, birthday invites and their own T-shirt designs.

R4215

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Intermediate Course

After students have mastered taking photos with their own cameras in the Design for Photography Short Course, they will enhance their design skills by using Illustrator to create a beautiful coffee table photobook of a topic of their choice, for example: My Hobbies or My Family.

R5215

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Advanced Course

Create a new website and learn how to market yourself or your business on the web. Students will create their own CV and learn how to manage their business social media platforms on Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram. They will  learn how to drive new potential customers to their websites.

R4215

STANDARD courses:  1 , 2 & 3

BEGINNER COURSE

STANDARD COURSE 1

1. BEGINNER COURSE (8 x lessons)

R4215

INCLUDED:

  • Software – 1 month.
  • Software – FREE MONTH LICENSE: If the course runs over 2 months.
  • Introduction to Graphic Design Short Course.

After completing the Beginner Course, each student will receive:
· 50 x Birthday Invites
· 50 x Business Cards
· 1 x T-Shirt.
These will be made from their own designs that they created during class and assignments.

INTERMEDIATE COURSE

STANDARD COURSE 2

1. INTERMEDIATE COURSE (8 x lessons)

R5215

including photobook

INCLUDED:

  • Software – 1 month.
  • Software – FREE LICENSING FOR COURSE DURATION
  • Design for Photography Short Course.

After completing the Intermediate Course, students who opted for the Photobook option will receive:
· 1 x Professional Photobook
(printed coffee table book).


These will be made from their own photos and designs that they created during class and assignments.

ADVANCED COURSE

STANDARD COURSE 3

1. ADVANCED COURSE (8 x lessons)

R4215

INCLUDED:

  • Software – 1 month.
  • Software –  FREE LICENSING FOR COURSE DURATION
  • Web Design & Social Media Short Course.

After completing the Advanced Course, each student will receive:
· A Personal Website created by them during class and assignments.