The Certificate II in Printing and Graphic Arts (Desktop Publishing) is an intensive program that will prepare you for working with InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator programs for work purposes.

The course is a nationally recognised qualification, and allows you to up skill for work purposes or can lead you into a career of graphic design and marketing.

The course is self-paced to suit your lifestyle.

If you love creating new things and feel it is your calling to work in an area of design, this course is the right one for you.

The Certificate II in Printing and Graphic Arts (Desktop Publishing) course is offered in partnership with Grenadi School of Design.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Lesson Structure: 
  1. ICPSU262C: Communicate in the workplace
  2. ICPSU260C: Maintain a safe work environment
  3. ICPSU216C: Inspect quality against required standards
  4. BSBSUS201: A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  5. ICPMM263C: Access and use the Internet
  6. ICPPP211C: Develop a basic design concept
  7. ICPPP221C: Select and apply type
  8. ICPPP224C: Produce pages using a page layout application
  9. ICPPP225C: Produce graphics using a graphics application
  10. ICPPP284B: Produce PDF files for online or screen display
  11. ICPPP322C: Digitise images for reproduction
  12. ICPMM322C: Edit a digital image
  13. ICPPP232C: Electronically combine and assemble data
  14. ICPPP321C: Produce a typographic image
  15. ICPPP286A: Scan images for reproduction
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.