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Certificate in Desktop Publishing

Certificate in Desktop Publishing


Master desktop publishing skills and graphics design principles with Adobe CS

This part-time, course combines basic desktop publishing skills and graphic design principles with the specifics of how to use Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Adobe Acrobat to create visual communications.

Why Study Desktop Publishing at Griffith College

The Certificate in Desktop Publishing course is conducted on a part-time weekend basis over 5 consecutive Saturdays. The aim of the course is to teach students how to harness the power of Adobe CS packages to develop different types of documents from simple flyers to newsletters.

  • Course requires no previous knowledge of the software.
  • You will develop skills in key technologies like Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat
  • You will learn to produce a broad range of documents including newsletters, product leaflets, adverts, posters and sales material for either internal use or for commercial printing.
  • Option to further your studies in this area by progressing to the Diploma in Desktop Publishing course.

Intake Dates

We run 2 intakes for this course commencing in Spring and Autumn.

  • October *
  • April *

*subject to sufficient numbers

Please see the timetable section for course dates.


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