Welcome to Graphic Design online short course: Adobe Design Applications. This course aims to equip you with the fundamental digital skills to successfully use Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign. This course is perfect for those whose Adobe knowledge is outdated and are wanting to gain current knowledge and skill to keep up with industry demands as well those who are wanting to start up their own businesses and need the technical skill to develop their own marketing material. It is also ideal for those who want the technical skills to be able to design logos, posters and custom illustrations for either artistic output or for advertising purposes.
By the end of this course, you should be proficient in each Adobe program with new found skills to illustrate in Illustrator, to edit and manipulate images in Photoshop and to develop visually pleasing layouts in InDesign.
Subject Matter Expert
Nicholas Kühne is Wunderbrand founder and owner. He has over 15 years’ experience working across the most exciting frontier markets in Africa and Asia. He cut his teeth at Nando’s working on Africa’s most iconic brand, he headed up marketing at MTV Africa (Viacom) and launched Comedy Central into Africa.
Nicholas was also an MD of Interbrand in Africa, leading projects from airline rebrands to bank branch designs. He is passionate about working with brands in emerging markets to become global leaders. Nicholas is a guest lecturer at a variety of business schools and a regular keynote speaker. He has a degree with a double major in marketing and communications from the University of Johannesburg and is a Chartered Marketer.
With the freedom that online education brings, CityVarsity Online students can upskill in their own time, from almost anywhere on earth. Well, anywhere where the internet is accessible, that is. But although our students may roam far and wide, they are never far out of our minds.
Each course is assigned its own Online Academic Tutor, who is ready and waiting to guide and assist their learners throughout their learning experience. The Online Academic Tutor, who is assigned to your course, is trained to build each student up to reach their fullest potential. Students can expect their Online Academic Tutor to answer questions, offer advice and provide further clarification on any academic aspects.
Course and Technical Requirements
In order to get the full benefit from this course, you require the following:
- Stable internet connection
- Firefox/Microsoft Edge/Chrome web browser (latest version)
- Adobe Acrobat, or similar PDF viewer
- Microsoft Word/Pages (ability to export documents as PDF files)
- Email/Cell phone for notifications and communication
- Ability to scan and upload documents
How You Will Learn
- Online Learning Studio
- Module Notes
- External URLs
- Forum Discussions
- Academic Support
This course is presented through an interactive learning platform – our Online Learning Studio. You are encouraged to refer to external URLs for a broader understanding and complete the quizzes in order to test your own grasp of each module. Feedback on your assignments will deepen your learning experience, and your participation in the discussion forum with your fellow students brings the classroom into your space.
Upon successful completion of your course, you will be awarded a CityVarsity Online certificate.