CERT IV

Mount Pleasant College offers the nationally recognised Certificate IV in Design as a pathway for students to develop foundational design skills and gain experiencein industry relevant projects.

 

The course has been created to develop your design awareness and software skills & guide you towards a career in the design industry. While working through the Certificate IV Design course you will gain invaluable industry experience as you manage various real world creative projects such as book layouts, corporate branding and packaging, completing the course with a completeportfolio of work.

 

Upon completion of the course you will have gained considerable understanding and experience in graphic design. You will also be equipped to continue further education at diploma or university level.

IN THIS COURSE YOU WILL:

  • deepen your understanding of the fundamental principles and process of design
  • develop your skill, efficiency and creativity using industry-leading graphic design software
  • expand your creative world as you learn about popular trends in design
  • solidify your understanding of design theory as you take on practical design projects

Future Pathways

CERTIFICATE IV

  • Bachelor of Communication
  • Diploma of Graphic Design
  • Industry Experience

Course Units – Cert IV

  • BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices
  • CUADES305 Source and apply information on the history and theory of design
  • CUADES411 Generate design solutions
  • CUADES412 Interpret and respond to a design brief
  • CUAWHS312 Apply work health and safety practices
  • CUAPPR411 Realise a creative project
  • CUAACD411 Integrate colour theory and design processes
  • BSBCRT412 Articulate, present and debate ideas
  • CUADES302 Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
  • BSBESB301 Investigate business opportunities
  • CUAGRD312 Use typography techniques
  • CUAGRD411 Research and apply graphic design techniques
  • CUAPHl411 Capture images in response to a brief
  • ICPPRP224 Produce pages using a page layout application
  • CUADIG413 Create user interfaces

CUA40720

CERTIFICATE IV IN DESIGN

DURATION

2 semesters

CONTACT TIME

12 hours per week
(2 days – Thursday & Friday)

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Portfolio / Interview

COST

$3,950*

*Note this course require students to bring their own devices and subscribe to the Adobe creative suite.

CUA40720

CERTIFICATE IV IN DESIGN [PART TIME]

DURATION

4 semesters (2 years)

CONTACT TIME

6 hours per week (1 day)

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Portfolio / Interview

COST

$4,150*

*Note this course require students to bring their own devices and subscribe to the Adobe creative suite.

MODE OF DELIVERY

Face to face