Colleges and Universities Offering Certificate in Graphic Design in South Africa

  • Course Name: Certificate in Graphic Design(Graphic Design)
  • Major Subject: Graphic Design
  • Course Category: Certificate Courses

Institutions Offering Certificate in Graphic Design

  • Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography  Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography , Stellenbosch  
    Course name: Graphic design for marketers

    Course content

    (i) Freebie websites for professionalism

    (ii) Designing for different media

    (iii) Introduction to indesign and print basics

    (iv) Introduction to graphic design

    (v) Elements and principles of design

    (vi) Introduction to Photoshop

    (vii) Introduction to Illustrator and Typography

    (viii) Online and free design platforms

    (ix) The art of logo design

    (x) Applying logo design to CI

    Fees: R7150

    The institution also offers short course in Mobile Marketing

    Course hours: 12 hours

    Fees: R9000 plus 2500 exam fee

  • Creative Arts College Creative Arts College, Durban  
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -Matric (NQF Level 4) or RPL (Computer Knowledge is advantageous)

    Course Outline:
    -Elements of Design,
    -Principles of Design,
    -Label Design & Packaging,
    -Typographic Design,
    -Corporate & Product Identity,
    -Layout Design,
    -Publishing Industry,
    -Style & Design,
    -Formats & Structuring,
    -Visual Communication,
    -Vector Tracing,
  • College SA College SA, Cape Town   
    The following are the modules under this program:

    (i) Adobe InDesign CC (Part 1)

    (ii) Adobe Photoshop CC (Part 1)

    (iii) Adobe Illustrator CC (Part 1)

    (iv) Adobe Illustrator CC (Part 2)

    Entry requirements

    (i) Grade 10

    (ii) Learners must be at least 16 years of age

    (iii) The ability to read and write English

    (iv) Creative Cloud Software Membership

    Fees: R9,320

    Course duration: 8 months
  • Revolution Media Academy Revolution Media Academy, Johannesburg  
    Duration: 10 weeks

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -A minimum of Grade 10
    -Passion for Music
    -English Language (Spoken & Written)

    Module Overview:
    -History of Graphic Design
    -The design process & Principles
    -Introduction to Adobe illustrator
    -Digital images & the Graphic Designer
    -Visual Communication
    -Layout design & Composition
    -Idea generation & Research
    -Designing for Print & website
    -Graphic Design Business
  • Academic Institute of Excellence Academic Institute of Excellence, Johannesburg  
    1. FET Certificate
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -NQF3 or Grade 11 (Competency in the English language & mathematical literacy)

    Tuition fees: R 2,229.62p/m

    2. National Certificate
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Grade 12 (Background or experience in arts or design HIGHLY RECOMMENDED) OR
    -FET Certificate: Design Foundation

    Tuition fees: R 2,775.62p/m
  • Rand Training College Rand Training College, Johannesburg  
    Course Structure:
    -End user computing
    -Introduction to the WWW
    -HTML. 4.01 Programming and Cascading Style Sheets
    -Script Programming
    -Adobe Photoshop
    -Corel Draw
    -Business Communication
    -Active Server Pages
    -Database management
    -JavaScript Programming
    -Principles of effective web design and maintenance
    -Customer Care
  • Getpix Creative College Getpix Creative College, Benoni  
    Required equipment

    (i) Art supplies

    (ii) Laptop

    (iii) Software package

    (iv) Internet access

    (v) Adobe creative suite

    Mode of study

    (i) Full time

    (ii) Part time

    Course duration: 1 year

    Fees: R67 000
  • CTU Training Solutions CTU Training Solutions, Johannesburg  

    -Laptop and a minimum of 20 GB data per month (uncapped recommended)
    -Compulsory Adobe CC student yearly subscription for an estimated R2800.
    -In Graphic Design 2, student are required to have a domain registered.

    Mode of study:Full time and part time
  • Oakfields College Oakfields College, Pretoria  
    Students will learn the following concepts:

    (i) Fundamentals of Graphic Design

    (ii) Adobe Photoshop

    (iii) Adobe Illustrator

    (iv) Adobe InDesign

    Program duration: Twelve weeks, three hours per week
  • Cityvarsity School of Media and Creative Arts Cityvarsity School of Media and Creative Arts, Cape Town   
    Modules covered

    (i) Adobe illustrator

    (ii) Adobe photoshop

    (iii) Indesign

    (iv) Post production sound

    Fees: R 9 995,00

    Course duration: 8 weeks
  • iStudent Academy iStudent Academy, Durban  
    Course entry requirements
    -Matric Pass
    -No Specific Subjects

    Course duration: 2 Years

    Mode of study: Full time
  • INTEC College INTEC College, Cape Town  
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    Grade 10 (Std. 8) or equivalent, or relevant working experience.
  • Sandton Technical College Sandton Technical College, Pretoria  
    Graphic Design (Photoshop,ILLustrator,InDesign)

    Course duration: 3 months
  • Brooklyn City College Brooklyn City College, Pretoria  
    Duration: 6 months

    Tuition fees: R5,100.00
  • Kland International College Kland International College, Johannesburg  
    Duration: 6 Months

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