Foundation Course

Non-Qualification Course

The Intensive Foundation Course is an online intensive foundational course in graphic design. You will cover 11 modules during the course and be issued a Certificate of Completion after successfully completing the course.

There are no pre-requisites of entry into this course. We teach you from the ground up. If you are interested in receiving a qualification for your skills see the CUA40715 Certificate IV in Design Course, if not read on.

This course will arm you with the skills needed to be a graphic designer. You will complete the course with a well-rounded portfolio showcasing your skills. The Graphic Design School offers this course for people who want to become graphic designers yet do not feel they need a government accredited qualification to do so.

The Graphic design industry is reputed to be an industry based on portfolio. This considered The Graphic Design School believes that offering an alternate to the government accredited qualification pathway offers students the flexibility to undertake study without the price tag attached to a qualification.

Self paced

Setting a schedule. Students have up to 12 months to complete the 11 modules. As the course is self-paced, you can decide how many hours a week you wish to concentrate on your study. An approximate guide is 700 hours to complete the 11 Modules.

About the Intensive Foundation Course

The Intensive Foundation Course delivered by The Graphic Design School is designed as a course that provides a pathway to a career in Graphic Design. There are 11 modules that make up the course. Upon successful completion of the IFC you may undergo the CUA40715 Certificate IV in Design Upgrade Course in order to complete the full qualification.

The Course Outlines

A breakdown of these modules can be found on the Course Curriculum page of this site.


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Getting Started

How Do I Register?

You can enrol any day of the year. As we are online and training is self paced, there is no pressure. Enrol when you are ready to start, from anywhere in the world.

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