Study Graphic Design!

Graphic design has long been the linchpin of the creative industries, and as companies around the globe battle it out for brand dominance, talented graphic designers are becoming even hotter hot property.  While the roots of graphic design are undeniably lodged in print, to be successful in today’s workplace you also need top notch digital design skills.  Study graphic design at Yoobee and you get the best of both worlds.  Not only do we give you the technical skills and design chops to create off the hook printed material, we also catapult you into the digital world by developing your skills for web and mobile.

  • Full Time Course
  • 20 weeks NZQA Level 4

Certificate in Creative Media

Auckland / Wellington / Christchurch / Manukau / Rotorua

If you’re passionate about all things digital but you’re still wanting to work out which creative course will lead to your dream career, Yoobee’s Level 4 Certificate in Creative Media is the course for you!

This introductory course has been especially designed to give you a taste of every digital design discipline.  Over the course of 20 weeks, you’ll try your hand at graphic design, film-making, animation, and interactive design. You’ll be introduced to a range of industry-standard software and learn the fundamentals of photography, video creation and editing,  web development, character development, and even a little bit of coding

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  • Full Time Course
  • 40 weeks NZQA Level 5

Diploma in Digital Design – Web and Graphic Design

Auckland / Wellington / Christchurch

This programme is totally new. Designed to meet the latest industry demands, it provides an excellent starting point for students looking to study further in the fields of Graphic Design & Web Development.

Ever thought about how everything you see on a screen is really a bunch of zeroes and ones? Turning those into something beautiful and user-friendly is the craft of the designer. With this programme, you’ll take your first steps towards becoming one, learning how to use graphic design to produce websites, software, and user interfaces.

You’ll get a taste of all the major components of graphic design and web development over the exciting 40 weeks of the programme. You’ll be working on in-depth projects that will go into your portfolio, preparing you for further study or a great entry-level job.

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  • Full Time Course
  • 40 Weeks NZQA Level 6

Diploma in Creative Digital Design

Auckland / Wellington / Christchurch

The world of graphic design is rapidly evolving. Master the skills that will keep you fresh, relevant and out in front with our Diploma in Creative Digital Design. Learn how to combine your creative and digital talents to produce work that’s compelling, persuasive - and seriously cool. We’ll teach you typography, layout and how to capture and manipulate images. You’ll deepen your understanding of the conventional design process, and you’ll learn how to channel that knowledge into the creation of epic work - from digital packaging and posters to magazines, brochures and ads.

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  • Short Course
  • 2 days Introductory

Photoshop Essentials

Take a sneak peek into the exciting world of Photoshop. Create your own images and enhance your designs using simple editing tools and image manipulation techniques. You’ll learn how to manage layers, make selections, create digital illustrations, manipulate photos, and apply effects and output files for your design purposes. You don’t need experience, but proficiency with computers is a must.
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  • Short Course
  • 2 days Introductory

InDesign Essentials

Learn the key layout principles of graphic design and use basic techniques to create single-page and multi-page documents using this industry standard desktop publishing program. You’ll cover text formatting, styles, tables, basic drawing and effects http://www.yoobee.ac.nz/study/short-courses/introduction-to-indesign
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  • Short Course
  • 7 Weeks Introductory

Graphic Design Training Package

In this comprehensive introduction to Graphic Design course you will learn skills in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat. You will create your first ideas on paper and learn the principles of design required to take the ideas into final digital concepts, making ready for print, web and multimedia. You will explore typography, type, colour and image, page layout, hierarchy, brand and historical design contexts. You will get to take home your printed work. Take the next step and realise your visual ideas.
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  • Short Course
  • 2 days Introductory

Illustrator Essentials

Get up and running with Adobe Illustrator, the industry standard software for creating vector art. Learn how to create illustrations, diagrams, logos, advertisements and single page layouts with text and graphics using drawing, painting and text manipulation Illustrator tools.
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Yoobee School of Design is one of the trading names for the registered PTE, Animation College NZ.  Your enrolment is with Animation College NZ and your qualification is issued by Animation College, which is a Category 1 provider, the highest rating a school can be awarded by the Government. When you study with Yoobee School of Design, your enrolment is with Animation College NZ.