Course Title: Research and apply graphic design techniques

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4382 Certificate IV in Design

Course Title: Research and apply graphic design techniques

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


320T Architecture & Urban Design


Term1 2017,
Term2 2017,
Term1 2018

Course Contact: Alistair Briggs

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9446

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to research and apply techniques to produce graphic design work. This will involves interpreting work briefs, organising resources, testing your ideas, and refining approaches to a range of design challenges.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None required.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAGRD401 Research and apply graphic design techniques


1 Interpret graphic design briefs

2 Organise resources

3 Test graphic design approaches

4 Produce graphic design work

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment tasks will require you demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills through practical projects and/or exercises.
The assessment tasks are: Graphic design exercises and project/s
An assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.