Graphic Design Courses in Melbourne
Are you looking for Graphics Design Courses in Melbourne? Graphics Design can be a rewarding career path to unlock your hidden talents in design.
Graphic designers use images and lettering to get across information and ideas and to make an impact. This could be for all kinds of purposes, including advertising, book covers and magazines, television graphics and websites.
As a graphic designer, your work would include:
What qualifications and experience will employers look for?
You would usually be employed on the strength of your skills rather than your qualifications. However, most professional graphic designers have a BTEC HND, foundation degree or degree in graphic design or another art or design based subject.
To search for colleges and universities offering HNDs, foundation degrees and degrees, visit Universities and Colleges Admissions Service. Check with the individual colleges and universities for their entry requirements.
You will need a working knowledge of computer design software such as:
Talent and contacts are the key to getting work, and you will need to keep an up-to-date portfolio of your work to show to potential employers.
Unpaid work experience will give you the chance to develop your portfolio, make contacts and impress employers. You could also create a website to showcase your work.
Competition for jobs is strong and not all jobs are advertised, so it is a good idea to network and make contacts within the industry, and to approach companies and agencies directly.
If you are interested in a Graphic Design Course in Melbourne, then take time to browse through the courses we have available: