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Top Certificate Programs in Graphic Design

Many individuals who seek to gain a leg up on competition in the workforce opt to complete a certificate. Professional certificates are offered at many colleges, universities and other educational institutions and can often be completed within a year or less.

What is a Certificate in Graphic Design? This program centers on the study of the technologies, philosophies and principles of visual and graphic design. Students can learn the fundamentals of display graphics, and learn to further appreciate the cultural values of the visual arts. Some of the courses that may be offered include product presentation, marketing, decorative arts, digital media, three-dimensional studies, print media, photography and portfolio development.

One of the many advantages of earning Certificate in Graphic Design is that it can broaden your knowledge of the design industry and it can enhance or teach you art-related skills. At some companies, earning a professional certificate can help you achieve a higher salary or wage. Upon completion of this program, students can be more prepared for a career in the visual, design or fine arts industries.

The tuition fees and program duration will vary depending on the field of study, institution and the country in which the school is located. Interested students should contact the school directly to find out if the program is a good fit and for more information.

Graphic designers are often in high demand at various institutions. Graduates of the program can find suitable employment in private or public sectors at both large and small enterprises. Other than becoming a graphic designer, some possible job positions include layout editor or page designer for a newspaper or magazine, book cover designer, and marketing or creative director. With continued higher education, individuals can teach art and design at a college, university or school district.

At most institutions, courses are offered part time, full time and online for more schedule flexibility. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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ITECOM Art Design Paris

At the crossroads of new technologies that cover the entire visual arts, this discipline helps design and implement tailored communications to mobile devices, incorporati ... [+]

The Motion Design is one of the new professions of the XXI century. "This is the art of giving life to graphic animation. "

Training Available Initial training linked training (professional contract) Further education (CIF / CPF ...)

At the crossroads of new technologies that cover the entire visual arts, this discipline helps design and implement tailored communications to mobile devices, incorporating the concept of motion with the combination of video, special effects, 2D and 3D animation, typography and graphics.

The Motion Graphic Design and Motion Design, is animated graphical elements like pictures, pictograms, or typography, synchronized sound.

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France Paris
September 2020
French
Full-time
1 year
Campus
ITECOM Art Design Paris

Level III RNCP Title. Training available in initial training, continuing education and on-the-job training. Publishing press and advertising, search standalone graphic, p ... [+]

Title III RNCP level recorded at the National Directory of Professional Certification. Training Available Initial training Further education (CIF / CPF ...) linked training (professional contract) VAE (Validation of acquired experience)

Publishing press and advertising, search standalone graphic, perfectly mastering the DTP tool, with true creative qualities, a strong sense of the print layout and sensitivity to webdesign.

ITECOM aims to train you professionally, on a year to become a complete graphic designer and graphic designer, able to carry and manage all types of work.

Opportunities model maker DA Junior Graphic Designer graphic artist Training Program Technical DTP Press edition Layout Principles Typography Manufacturing advertising edition Artistic direction Volume Communication Webdesign / Multimedia software Illustrator Indesign Photoshop Admission to school Bac or equivalent File & maintenance (presentation of personal work) ... [-]
France Paris
September 2020
French
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Academy Class

Adobe Premiere Pro is a powerful program for editing digital video. Premiere lets you create videos, as well as perform colour correction and work with audio. Delegates a ... [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake Zero to Premiere Pro Hero in just 5 days and gain the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)

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Adobe Premiere Pro is a powerful program for editing digital video. Premiere lets you create videos, as well as perform colour correction and work with audio. Delegates attending this Premiere Pro course will learn the fundamentals of non-linear editing techniques. You will also go on to learn more advanced features of the software.

This Premiere Pro course helps you understand and work with advanced concepts and features of this application. You will run through a typical series of steps for creating, editing and fine-tuning a series of video pieces. We also recommend this course for those planning to obtain the Adobe Certified Associate status.... [-]

United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius  + 3 More
August 2020
Part-time
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Adobe Premiere Pro is a powerful program for editing digital video. Premiere lets you create videos, as well as perform colour correction and work with audio. Students at ... [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

Adobe Premiere Pro is a powerful program for editing digital video. Premiere lets you create videos, as well as perform colour correction and work with audio. Students attending this course will learn the fundamentals of non-linear editing techniques.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Students who need to know the basics of Adobe Premiere Pro and countless tips and techniques to help them become more productive with its new features. This course is for individuals who wish to learn how to edit videos to be used on a number of different platforms, including web and DVD. Amateurs with an interest in video editing will also benefit from attending this course.... [-]

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Get ready to enter the world of 3D games with Unity3D! Unity is the ultimate game development platform to build high-quality 3D and 2D games, deploy them across mobile, desktop, VR/AR, consoles or the Web. This course also focusses on scripting, custom GUI controls, prefab customization, multiplayer networking features like chat, and optimizations that will make your gameplay better on mobile devices and desktops alike. Take a deep dive into Unity’s controls and learn how to build more interactive, high-performance 3D games.

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United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius  + 3 More
August 2020
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Anyone wanting to develop their digital design skills and create accurate 2D images and 3D models to visualize space. This course is for beginners. Suitable for designers ... [+]

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Anyone wanting to develop their digital design skills and create accurate 2D images and 3D models to visualize space. This course is for beginners. Suitable for designers from all backgrounds from interior designers, architects, theatre, and film as well as artists and craftspeople.

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Creating 3D drawings quickly and easily is a valuable skill in any design practice and can significantly enhance your professional communication and presentation. Sketch Up Make is a free 3D modeling software, available as a free download, making it accessible for all. From 2D plans and elevations to 3D rendered objects and interiors. You will be taught the basic principles of Sketch Up, enabling to tap into its potential as you will be introduced you to its interface, tools, drawing floor plans and shapes in 2D and how to switch to a 3D working environment, to create interiors, importing furniture, materials, and textures.... [-]

United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius  + 3 More
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Zero to 3ds Max HERO in just 5 days! Learn 3DS Max and Get Certified as an Autodesk Certified User. ... [+]

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Academy Class is proud to present the five-day technical 3DS Max training course designed to help you learn everything you need to create 3D content. 3DS Max Jumpstart Zero to HERO will focus on learning the basics of modelling, material creation, animation, and scene generation. Learn the capabilities of the interface, how to work efficiently, and how to apply tool-sets in the workplace.

This class will take you past the basic level into an intermediate skill-set. The Autodesk 3DS Max Autodesk Certified User accredited exam is included as part of your training. The Autodesk 3DS Max Professional exam is available for an additional fee of £150.00 plus VAT.... [-]

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August 2020
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This course is for intermediate Captivate users who would like to create software demonstrations and interactive simulations. Captivate appeals to a wide variety of audiences, typically grouped in training and education, sales and marketing, or technical support and documentation.... [-]

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Zero to Captivate HERO in just 5 days! Adobe Captivate software enables anyone to rapidly create powerful and engaging simulations, scenario-based training, and robust qu ... [+]

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Zero to Captivate HERO in just 5 days! Adobe Captivate software enables anyone to rapidly create powerful and engaging simulations, scenario-based training, and robust quizzes without programming knowledge or multimedia skills. Captivate Jumpstart – zero to Captivate Hero provides students with the knowledge and hands-on practice they need to develop and build software demonstrations and interactive simulations with Captivate from beginners to an expert level in just 5 days standing.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This Adobe Captivate Academy Class training provides students with the knowledge and hands-on practice they need to develop and build software demonstrations and interactive simulations with Captivate. In addition to learning key concepts, students also learn best practices for creating and publishing Captivate projects from beginners to an expert level. Captivate appeals to a wide variety of audiences, typically grouped in training and education, sales and marketing or technical support and documentation.... [-]

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August 2020
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In this class, you will learn about the most advanced techniques in Adobe Photoshop. You will gain knowledge how to make animations, use 3D objects to incorporate them in ... [+]

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In this class, you will learn about the most advanced techniques in Adobe Photoshop. You will gain knowledge how to make animations, use 3D objects to incorporate them in your 2D artwork, work with Smart objects, HDR and Camera RAW images, create professional selections, work with Layer and Clipping masks, design and prepare websites for developers, create digital art and so much more.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This class is for advanced users of Photoshop with a firm understanding of all the general concepts of using the application. On this course, we learn the most advanced techniques and lots of best practice. This course is intense, so for those with doubts in their knowledge we recommend the Photoshop Yellow Belt and Green Belt courses first or to consult our sales team and the instructors.... [-]

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This Photoshop course provides you with the concepts and skills to use Adobe Photoshop effectively. You get hands-on practice working with basic through advanced techniqu ... [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake Zero to Photoshop Hero in just 5 days and become an Adobe Certified Associate(ACA)

Get recognised for the new skills you’ve just gained: Get Certified!

This Photoshop course provides you with the concepts and skills to use Adobe Photoshop effectively. You get hands-on practice working with basic through advanced techniques to get the most out of your experience. You will learn layer basics, photo retouching and image editing. Whether you are a designer, illustrator, photographer, video artist, webmaster or just a beginner, Photoshop offers you many opportunities to make your images look great.

Whatever your career path, proven Adobe software expertise will keep you ahead of the curve and help you develop a solid competitive advantage in today’s complex marketplace. Adobe certifications are a reliable validation of your skills and knowledge and can lead to accelerated professional development, improved productivity, and enhanced credibility in your field.... [-]

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You have familiarised yourself with the basic image editing tools of Adobe Photoshop. Now, you need to explore more advanced features and improve your workflow. In this c ... [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

You have familiarised yourself with the basic image editing tools of Adobe Photoshop. Now, you need to explore more advanced features and improve your workflow. In this course, you will work with advanced image handling tools and features available in Adobe Photoshop. You will be prepared for and take the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam at the end of this course.

Get recognised for the new skills you’ve just gained: Get Certified! (exam included in price of course)

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United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius  + 3 More
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This Photoshop course provides you with the concepts and skills to use Adobe Photoshop effectively. You get hands-on practice working with basic through to intermediate t ... [+]

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This Photoshop course provides you with the concepts and skills to use Adobe Photoshop effectively. You get hands-on practice working with basic through to intermediate techniques to get the most out of your experience. You will use Adobe Photoshop tools for painting, retouching and enhancing images.

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This Photoshop training course is for all levels of Photoshop users, for those who are completely new to the application through to seasoned users, may wish to take this course to rid themselves of those bad Photoshop habits.

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Before taking this Photoshop training course, you should have a basic understanding of your computers operating system. For example; you should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy files from a USB pen drive and other media.... [-]

United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius  + 3 More
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1 month
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This class is for advanced users of Illustrator with firm understanding of all the general concepts of using the application. On this course, we learn the most advanced t ... [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

Our most advanced Illustrator class – not for the faint-hearted! Take your Illustrator skills to the MAX.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This class is for advanced users of Illustrator with a firm understanding of all the general concepts of using the application. On this course, we learn the most advanced techniques and lots of best practices. This course is very intense, so for those with doubts in their knowledge we recommend the Illustrator Yellow Belt and Green Belt courses first or to consult our sales team and the instructors.

ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE

To able of fluently following the course, you need a strong understanding of working with layers, typography, masking, tracking pixel images, working in isolation mode, using the Appearance panel for applying and managing Live Effects and arranging your artwork’s elements into groups for easier editing.... [-]

United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius  + 3 More
August 2020
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1 month
Campus
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This fast-track Illustrator course is for designers and budding developers new to the Illustrator environment, or those that have not had formal training. ... [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake Zero to Illustrator Hero in just 5 days and gain the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)

Get recognised for the new skills you’ve just gained: Get Certified!

This fast-track Illustrator course is for designers and budding developers new to the Illustrator environment, or those that have not had formal training.

You’ll produce an exciting graphics project using both the classic features and the new and improved tools in Illustrator and will leave this class with the ability to create and incorporate vector graphics for different projects. Get recognised for the new skills you’ve just gained: Get Certified! Don’t just learn Illustrator– get recognised for the knowledge you’ve learned.... [-]

United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius  + 3 More
August 2020
Part-time
5 days
Campus
Online