Graphic Design, Multimedia and Web Programming Skills Programme

Graphic Design, Multimedia and Web Programming Skills Programme2018-08-08T14:36:00+00:00

Project Description

The learner will specialize in Adobe Illustrator (Graphic Design), HTML 5 (Web Programming) and Bootstrap Framework (Responsive Web Design). This course will provide learners with the knowledge to create rich graphics. Learners will also cover the essential techniques required to create and maintain a production Internet and intranet site.

  • International Focus – Our courses offer what is taught world wide
  • Residential Courses – Have a edge in South Africa
  • Focus On People – Make your work speak to the people
  • Student Dedication – Give your all and practice daily
  • Career Placement – Work hard and have no worries

Graphic designers typically do the following:

  • Meet with clients or the art director to determine the scope of a project
  • Advise clients on strategies to reach a particular audience
  • Determine the message the design should portray
  • Create images that identify a product or convey a message
  • Develop graphics for product illustrations, logos, and websites
  • Select colors, images, text style, and layout
  • Present the design to clients or the art director
  • Incorporate changes recommended by the clients into the final design
  • Review designs for errors before printing or publishing them

Duration

  • 2 years

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 11

Subjects / learning areas:

Year 1
First Semester Second Semester
Windows Adobe Illustrator
Internet Online marketing Basics
MS Outlook
MS Word
MS Excel
MS PowerPoint
MS Access
Year 2
HTML 5
Cascading Style Sheets
JQuery
Bootstrap Framework

Possible Careers

  • Graphic Designer
  • Multimedia and Animation Designer
  • Web Designer
  • Web Programmer
  • Web Commerce Consultants
  • Web Application Developer
  • Web Commerce Consultants
  • Software Analyst
  • Data

Methodology:

  • Lecturer-based classes
  • Practical application of programs / technical tasks


Course Price:

  • Contact the Academic Councilor

Certification:

  • ATTI Multimedia and Web Programing Skills Certificate Skill Certificate
  • Individual unit standards NQF level 3 to 5
  • Credits depending on years completed 

Up To Date Curriculum

Windows is a series of operating systems developed by Microsoft. Each version of Windows includes a graphical user interface, with a desktop that allows users to view files and folders in windows. For the past two decades, Windows has been the most widely used operating system for personal computers PCs.
Adobe Illustrator or Illustrator is a vector graphics editing program published by Adobe. It is useful for designing logos, clip art, blueprints, and other precise, resolution-independent illustrations. Illustrator was first released in 1987 for the Apple Macintosh; today it also runs on Microsoft Windows.
A global computer network providing a variety of information and communication facilities, consisting of interconnected networks using standardized communication protocols.
The promotion of products or brands via one or more forms of electronic media. For example, advertising mediums that might be used as part of the digital marketing strategy of a business could include promotional efforts made via the Internet, social media, mobile phones and electronic billboards, as well as via digital and television and radio channels.
Microsoft Outlook is a personal information manager from Microsoft, available as a part of the Microsoft Office suite. Although often used mainly as an email application, it also includes a calendar, task manager, contact manager, note taking, journal, and web browsing.
Microsoft Word or MSWORD (often called Word) is a graphical word processing program that users can type with. It is made by the computer company Microsoft. Its purpose is to allow users to type and save documents. Similar to other word processors, it has helpful tools to make documents.
Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program included in the Microsoft Office suite of applications. Spreadsheets present tables of values arranged in rows and columns that can be manipulated mathematically using both basic and complex arithmetic operations and functions.
Microsoft PowerPoint is a powerful presentation software developed by Microsoft. It is a standard component of the company’s Microsoft Office suite software, and is bundled together with Word, Excel and other Office productivity tools. The program uses slides to convey information rich in multimedia.
MS Access is defined as a database computer program by Microsoft used to organize and use information for home or business. An example of MS Access is a program for keeping detailed notes about all your business contacts.
By Vangie Beal HTML5 is a W3C specification that defines the fifth major revision of the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). One of the major changes in HTML5 is in respect to how HTML addresses Web applications.
A cascading style sheet (CSS) is a Web page derived from multiple sources with a defined order of precedence where the definitions of any style element conflict.
jQuery is a concise and fast JavaScript library that can be used to simplify event handling, HTML document traversing, Ajax interactions and animation for speedy website development. jQuery simplifies the HTML’s client-side scripting, thus simplifying Web 2.0 applications development.
In general, bootstrapping usually refers to a self-starting process that is supposed to proceed without external input. In computer technology the term (usually shortened to booting) usually refers to the process of loading the basic software into the memory of a computer after power-on or general reset, especially the operating system which will then take care of loading other software as needed.

COURSE TUTORS

Simangaliso Shabalala
Simangaliso Shabalala Graphics and Programming Lecturer