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NONAC08029

Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud: Beginner - Intermediate

Non-accredited Short Course

Learn the world of logos, illustrations and graphic artwork with Illustrator.

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STUDY LOCATIONS Gold Coast
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
NEXT INTAKE Start date: 11 May 2024 Duration: 6 weeks View all intakes
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$540

Course overview

If you are interested in learning about the creation and editing of vector artwork such as logos, illustrations and graphic artwork then we recommend you complete this course. Students will start at the beginning and learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator. On completion users will be able to create artwork for commercial use in magazines, business stationery, brochures and posters.

Course content includes (but is not limited to) the following:

  • Illustrator’s interface - the work area, tools panel, application bar and Illustrator’s preferences
  • artwork creation - the use of vector drawings and bitmap images, opening a file, changing the Illustrator artboard and/or page size, zooming in and out, undo and redo, using rulers, guides and grids
  • drawing vector art - using the pen tool, drawing shapes, adding or deleting anchor points and an introduction to the pathfinder tool
  • object selecting and arranging
  • selecting objects, moving and duplicating objects, the align panel and grouping objects
  • transforming objects - using the transform panel to transform, scale, rotate, reflect and shear objects long with using warp effects
  • using colour in your graphics - using the colour panel, the swatches panel, creating spot colour swatches, using pantone colours, fills and strokes
  • layers - the layers panel, locating an item in the layers panel, using template layers to redraw artwork and locking and unlocking objects
  • clipping masks, transparency and gradients - creating clipping masks, editing a clipping mask, transparency and gradients
  • use of type - adding type, creating area type, creating text along a path, importing text, kerning, tracking and converting text into graphic objects

This short course is non-accredited therefore is not registered with the National Training Register.

Course outcome:

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Ways to study
  • You'll learn face to face with a teacher in a classroom or simulated workplace environment. You may access learning materials through our online learning management system Connect. Learn more

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CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Coomera
On Campus
11 May 2024
6 weeks
Part time 1 day per week 10.00am - 2.30pm
Saturday
  • Full fee: $540
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On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

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  • On Campus Time
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START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

11 May 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 weeks

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 1 day per week 10.00am - 2.30pm
Saturday

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $540
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

No assessment

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

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Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud: Beginner - Intermediate (NONAC08029)

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Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud: Beginner - Intermediate

COURSE CODE: NONAC08029
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria
  • You must have previous experience using applications on a PC or Mac and are capable navigating around your computer, saving files and have an understanding of folder structure.
  • You must have a solid understanding of computers, importing, locating and opening files on a PC platform.
  • A working knowledge of the internet is also required.
  • You will be using Mac computers in this course, however if you have a solid understanding of Windows, you won't find this an issue.

Resources required

  • Please bring a USB to save your work and a pen and paper for note taking.
  • You will receive a comprehensive manual with the course.

Please note:  You are advised to bring your own refreshments.

Important information

Course commencement is subject to minimum enrolment numbers.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.