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Courses are academic classes taught by qualified instructors that are intended to enhance participant’s knowledge of a given area or training in a particular discipline. Courses vary broadly in terms of length, size, content and duration.

Many programs in Africa take place in a very unusual cultural and physical environment than most students are familiar with in the good old days. Come To Know to adapt to this living conditions is part of fun and the challenge of living there. The challenge is intellectual, emotional and physical.

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Adobe Illustrator - Part-time Course

Friends of Design - Academy of Digital Arts
Campus Part time 4 weeks South Africa Cape Town

Adobe Illustrator is a multi-purpose application for creating artwork suitable for both screen and print graphics. It is a primarily vector based program which will allow you to create detailed and scalable art for almost any use... [+]

Course Studies in Arts in Africa 2017. Adobe Illustrator Adobe Illustrator is a multi-purpose application for creating artwork suitable for both screen and print graphics. It is a primarily vector based program which will allow you to create detailed and scalable art for almost any use. In graphic design, Illustrator is used to create anything from logos and business cards, to advertisements and posters. In a fashion design setting, Illustrator has become quite popular in the creation of technical drawings and renders, due to its specialised brushes and patterns. Whatever your intention, this course covers not only the Illustrator essentials, but explores a host of features that sets Illustrator apart from other vector graphic packages. Course Requirements Students should have working knowledge and understanding of the following: Basic Computer Skills for PC/Mac. Course objectives By the end of the course students will have useable knowledge of the following: Navigating the Illustrator work environment Creation and management of documents and artboards Working with colour, gradients and patterns Creation & manipulation of vector objects Working with strokes and brushes Managing & importing artwork Advanced object creation and manipulation Creation of text within a graphic enviroment Management and application of effects & styles Setting up of vector art in perspective Export pdfs for printing purposes Modules Module 1 - Getting Started Module 2 - Working with Colour Module 3 - Creating & Manipulating Objects Module 4 - Working with Strokes Module 5 - Managing & Importing Art Module 6 - Advanced Object Creation Module 7 - Working with Text Module 8 - Effects & Styles Module 9 - Cool Features Module 10 - Final Thoughts [-]

Adobe InDesign - Part-time Course

Friends of Design - Academy of Digital Arts
Campus Part time 4 weeks South Africa Cape Town

Adobe InDesign is best described as a long document application that makes creating complex documents an easy task. In a graphic design setting, InDesign seamlessly integrates photo manipulations and vector art created in Photoshop and Illustrator and can be considered not only as software that assembles them, but also as an independent layout package on its own. InDesign can be used for small and large projects... [+]

Adobe InDesign Adobe InDesign is best described as a long document application that makes creating complex documents an easy task. In a graphic design setting, InDesign seamlessly integrates photo manipulations and vector art created in Photoshop and Illustrator and can be considered not only as software that assembles them, but also as an independent layout package on its own. InDesign can be used for small and large projects. It is simple enough to generate posters or business cards, but is powerful enough to layout books or magazines, as well as set them up for reproduction. Although InDesign features a host of tools aimed towards publishing for print, it is also fast becoming a force to be reckoned with in the electronic publishing and web fields, and is no longer only used for print materials. Features like styles, preflighting and master pages are what make Adobe InDesign such a powerful long document application. In this course, not only will we cover the InDesign essentials, but some specialised tricks of the trade presented by an experienced lecturer. On its completion, you should not only be comfortable using InDesign to layout your documents, but have some insight into interactive design and have a foundation going into development for devices such as smartphones and iPads. Course Requirements Students should have working knowledge and understanding of the following: Basic Computer Skills for PC/Mac. Course objectives By the end of the course students will have useable knowledge of the following: Navigation and management of InDesign documents Managing colours and gradients Creation of custom art from in InDesign Work with and manage external graphics Create and edit text Application of effects and styles Management of pages and masters Set up of basic interactive design Export PDFs for printing purposes Modules Module 1 - Getting Started Module 2 - Working with Colour Module 3 - Creating & Manipulating Objects Module 4 - Managing & Importing Graphics Module 5 - Working with Text 1 Module 6 - Working with Text 2 Module 7 - Effects & Styles Module 8 - Pages & Masters Module 9 - Interactive Design Module 10 - Preparing for Output [-]

Adobe Photoshop - Part-time Course

Friends of Design - Academy of Digital Arts
Campus Part time 4 weeks South Africa Cape Town

Adobe Photoshop is a multi-purpose application for creating artwork suitable for both screen and print graphics. It is a primarily used for the creation and manipulation of pixel-based images, for instance in editing high detail photographs. Photoshop can be used for practically anything image related, which includes photo manipulation, image retouching and correction, special effects, digital illustrations or... [+]

Course Studies in Arts in Africa 2017. Adobe Photoshop Adobe Photoshop is a multi-purpose application for creating artwork suitable for both screen and print graphics. It is a primarily used for the creation and manipulation of pixel-based images, for instance in editing high detail photographs. Photoshop can be used for practically anything image related, which includes photo manipulation, image retouching and correction, special effects, digital illustrations or the creation of artwork starting with a blank canvas. Its uses extend from altering a facial expression or body shape, to creating a user interface or buttons for the web. In this course, not only will you learn the Photoshop essentials, but some unique insights as to what you can achieve combining the various tools you learn. On its completion, you should feel comfortable using the software to edit and manipulate your own images as well as be able to create your own art. In a graphic design environment, Photoshop forms an essential part of the print design suite which includes Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat, although is also extensively used in a variety of different industries, wherever images need to be processed. It is considered by many to be one of the most popular products in the Adobe range. Course Requirements Students should have working knowledge and understanding of the following: Basic Computer Skills for PC/Mac. Course objectives By the end of the course students will have useable knowledge of the following: Navigation and management of Photoshop documents Editing documents & working with layers Creating and using selections Custom art creation Image correction Using adjustments to alter images Create and edit text Application of filters & styles Specialised features such as Content Aware Scale, Auto-Align, Auto-Blend and Puppet Warp Saving and exporting of the various associated file formats Modules Module 1 - Interface & Shortcut Keys Module 2 - Editing Documents & Working with Layers Module 3 - Selections Module 4 - Creating Art Module 5 - Image Correction Module 6 - Adjustments Module 7 - Working with Text Module 8 - Filters & Styles Module 9 - Cool Features Module 9 - Final Thoughts [-]

Course in Web Design - Short Programme in Web Design and Development (CIW)

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 60 hours South Africa Durban

Upon successful completion, the learner will receive the Damelin Short Programme in Web Design and Development Certificate. [+]

Course in Web Design - Short Programme in Web Design and Development (CIW)CertificationUpon successful completion, the learner will receive the Damelin Short Programme in Web Design and Development Certificate.Entry Requirements

    A learner must have a keen interest in graphic design and web-page building     Basic computer skills     Grade 10

Course DurationThe programme duration is 60 hours and tuition is face-to-face. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays.Course IntroThis short programme is intended to show a learner how to be a Web Designer and Developer. Learners will learn to lay the groundwork, follow design rules, test the site, register a domain name, and much more. This programme will also show learners how to choose a web editor and graphics programme, how to make a site accessible to the widest possible audience, and when it’s time to call in a pro. With this programme, learners will be able to start and manage a great site!... [-]


Course in Music - Short Programme in Digital DJ

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 60 hours South Africa Durban

Upon successful completion of this programme, the learner will receive the Damelin Short Programme Certificate in Digital DJ’ing. [+]

Course in Music - Short Programme in Digital DJCertificationUpon successful completion of this programme, the learner will receive the Damelin Short Programme Certificate in Digital DJ’ing.Entry Requirements

    Basic computer and sound equipment skills     A learner must have a keen interest in the world of DJ’ing     Grade 10

Course DurationThe programme duration is 60 hours and tuition is face-to-face. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays.Course IntroThis short programme is intended to acquaint learners with the necessary skills that are needed to mix and make demos, and to play to a live crowd. Whether using a digital or vinyl track, a DJ will be able to set the mood, amp up the excitement, and get a crowd rocking! Learners will learn all the technical know-how required as well as advice on how to create their own DJ’ing style and how to make DJ’ing work for them. With tips on equipment essentials, such as turntables, slipmats and needles, headphones, and amplifiers, as well as buying records, CDs, and MP3s, this programme will take learners through the basics of mixing, song structure, building a foolproof set, creating a great demo, and what to do when they finally face a live audience.... [-]