Objectives
Adobe Illustrator (Module-01)
Adobe Photoshop (Module-02)
The Certificate in Graphic Design combines art principles and industry standard design software techniques in, Illustrator & Photoshop to provide essential knowledge and skills required to begin designing and building professional graphics.

This program will provide you with a solid foundation in core design areas such as two-dimensional design, typography, color and drawing, as well as digital drawing and design. You will learn to create print or web-based effective designs to get the audience's attention and get the intended message across.

Through applied projects and assignments, this program will challenge you to develop creative solutions to hands-on design for the brands and preparing them for target market and provide students industry-related design experiences, and helping build a portfolio.

This certificate will be of value to those interested in the graphic design industry and wish to work in advertising, branding and corporate identity, signage, web design, and other related areas.
Discover the essential features and creative applications of Adobe Illustrator including: core drawing and shape tools, transformation and reshaping features, text manipulation, and the pen tool. This course is for individuals with no prior knowledge or experience with Illustrator or any of its predecessors.

Course Details

The software used in this course is Adobe Illustrator CC Course Learning Outcomes By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:
  • Create simple vector graphics using all the draw and shape tools
  • Learn best practices to enhance workflow
  • Integrate and manipulate color and type in designs


  • Topics

  • Navigating the illustrator workspace
  • Functions of illustrator tools and panels
  • Creating, viewing and navigating documents
  • Creating and editing shapes and objects including symbols and the shape builder tool
  • Transforming objects
  • Selecting and isolating objects
  • Exporting and printing documents
  • Pen and pencil tools
  • Working with type
  • Fills, strokes and gradients
  • Examine the essential capabilities and creative applications of Photoshop, from correcting color and print to retouching portraits, navigation, resolution, cropping, selecting, printing, and making web graphics.

    The in-depth information and real-world context needed to use this application is provided.

    This course is suitable for individuals with no prior knowledge or experience with Photoshop or any of its predecessors.

    Course Details

    The software used in this course is Adobe Photoshop CC Course Learning Outcomes By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:
  • Optimize digital images for web, print and video
  • Demonstrate creativity with basic tools
  • Compose complex images using layers
  • Integrate typography appropriately in compositions


  • Topics

  • Photoshop interface: functions of the toolbox and panels
  • Image size, resolution and file formats
  • Navigation and magnification
  • Opening a file using adobe bridge
  • Bitmap vs. vector graphics
  • Straightening and cropping images
  • Layer basics
  • Working with selections
  • Smart objects and rasterizing layer content
  • Eraser tools
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