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Your career in design starts here

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 that, 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.

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

Course code
On campus
Not available Online
Not available for International students
Full Time, 12 months.
Start dates
19 July