Course Title: Produce graphics using a graphics application

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4173

Course Title: Produce graphics using a graphics application

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


320T Design (TAFE)

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Course Contact: Garry Amy

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9260

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This class teachs how to draw and create computer-generated graphics using the software program Adobe Illustrator from the Adobe CS4 suite. 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICPPP225A Produce graphics using a graphics application


1 Prepare the work environment
2 Produce objects
3 Alter objects
4 Add type as a graphic element
5 Set appearance attributes and styles
6 Set up layers
7 Finalise document

Learning Outcomes

Students will learn to:

Prepare the computer work environment
Produce different types of graphic objects
Alter objects digitally
Add and use type creatively as a graphic element
Set appearance attributes and styles for the various parts of the graphic
Set up and work on different layers
Finalise a document following a graphic design brief 

Overview of Assessment

Students will be given detailed information describing assessment tasks and performance standards expected.
Students must achieve competency in all aspects of the assessment.