Your career in design starts here

This Qualification has been superseded and will change in 2022. You can apply for this program and will be supported to transfer into the new qualification once it becomes available.

Extend your design skills and set yourself up for an exciting career in the design or graphic design industry.

As a Chisholm Certificate IV in Design graduate you will receive a strong foundation in both technical and conceptual requirements to problem solve through design, as well as a a portfolio of wide ranging work. You will implement design briefs from concept through to production according to industry standards, while learning practical skills in photo imaging, design layout and typography, using both traditional and digital mediums and techniques.

With a strong emphasis on the Adobe creative suite you will develop solid foundation skills in this industry standard software using state of the art Apple computers and our suite of large format printers on paper and vinyl.

Students can pathway directly into the Diploma of Graphic Design upon completion and extend their skills and knowledge before chasing a creative career in the design industry.

Full time: two - three days/week

Please note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing requirements, to continue your learning journey, this program will be delivered remotely where possible.

Participants will be required to engage with learning material online and via video conferencing software rather than attend classes.  Refer to our COVID-19 Online Service Standards for details of minimum technical requirements and support available. While it is expected that the course duration will remain unchanged, it may be necessary to extend the completion date if circumstances change. Chisholm will be monitoring the situation closely and inform of any changes if the duration of a course is extended.

Visit our Coronavirus page for up-to-date information.

If you have any queries regarding course delivery please contact our student information centre on 1300 244 746 or

Course code
Delivery location
Not available Online
Not available for International students
Full Time, 12 months.
Start dates
February 2022

Chisholm courses are subject to minimum and maximum group numbers. Courses may be cancelled or postponed if minimum numbers are not achieved by the start date of the course. Courses may close prior to the start date if the maximum numbers are reached. In that situation, eligible applicants will be offered a place in the next available intake.