Graphic Design    Entries OPEN

Thursdays 18:00 - 20:00
Dates

9 May - 24 October 2019

also incl. class on Saturday,  5 October

Contact Sessions 18 classes (36 hours)
Venue Building F20 Computer Lab 118
Course Fee R4800 per person
Course Materials Provided* + own flash drive required. Personal access to Adobe Illustrator is recommended
Course Reference Code Q04

Graphic Design is aimed at those who are interested in the field of graphic design and who would like to learn how to practice graphic design. Aspects that are dealt with in this short course include graphic design principles and disciplines, developing conceptualisation skills, an introduction to typography, an introduction to corporate design as well as basic applicable computer skills in Adobe Illustrator CC.

 

Admission Requirements & Materials

The admission requirement for this short course is NQF Level 4 education (matriculation or equivalent) as well as basic computer skills. Though not a requirement, participants are highly advised to also enroll for the Creativity Centre's short course in Adobe Design Software. This will assist participants in the execution of graphic design projects on the appropriate Adobe software programs, in particular with regard to Adobe Illustrator CC. Personal access to the Adobe software programs Photoshop and Illustrator will further enhance the participants' skill extension. The initial course materials are included in the course fee and will be presented to participants at the first contact session. *These include drawing instruments and a sketchbook. Participants will have to obtain and bring their own flash drive to contact sessions, to save work done and any extra given files. No software or e-books are provided.

 

Basic Web Design    Entries OPEN

Tuesdays 18:00 - 20:00
Dates 26 February - 23 July 2019

also incl. class on Saturday, 20 July

Contact Sessions 12 classes (24 hours)
Venue Building F20 Computer Lab 118
Course Fee Option #1 R3750 per person
Course Materials Own laptop preferred + flash drive required
Course Reference Code Q05

Basic Web Page Designis aimed at those who want to learn how to design their own web pages. Skills entail basic HTML and web page design principles as well as how to plan (both technically and aesthetically), construct, maintain, and publish a web page on the internet. This short course focusses on (but is not limited to) Wordpress for CMSs and Mobirise and Macaw for site builders.

 

Admission Requirements & Materials

The admission requirements for this short course are NQF Level 4 education (matriculation or equivalent) as well as basic computer skills. Own laptop is preferred (where possible), and participants are to bring their own flash drive to contact sessions. Software and e-books are not provided.

 

Advanced Web Design    Entries OPEN

Tuesdays 18:00 - 20:00
Dates 30 July - 22 October 2019
(and may include a Saturday class)
Contact Sessions 12 classes (24 hours)
Venue Building F20 Computer Lab 118
Course Fee  R3750 per person
Course Materials Own laptop + flash drive required
Course Reference Code Q06

Advanced Web Page Design is a follow-up short course to the Creativity Centre's short course on Basic Web Design and is aimed at those who already posess the basic skills to design web pages and who have the desire to further develop and expand their web design knowledge and skills. In this short course participants are taught how to utilise Adobe Dreamweaver CC in a more integrated manner to plan, design, publish and maintain advanced web pages for clients that also include the creation of payment portals. This short course includes advanced CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, Afrihost, buying domains and setting up nameservers, and maintaining websites.

 

Admission Requirements & Materials

The admission requirements for this short learning programme include NQF Level 4 education (matriculation or equivalent), basic computer literacy and successful completion of the Creativity Centre's short course on Basic Web Design (or proof of equivalent training). Participants will have to obtain and bring their own laptop for continuity of installed items, as well as a flash drive, to contact sessions. Software and e-books are not provided, but it is recommended that participants have access to relevant software.