Course Description

Certificate in Desktop Publishing

Griffith College Dublin (GCD)

This Desktop Publishing course combines basic desktop publishing skills and graphics design principles with the specifics of how to use Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Adobe Acrobat to create visual communications. It will teach users how to harness the power of these packages to develop different types of documents from simple flyers to newsletters. You will learn how to package your document for print to get the most from the final design.

This evening course assumes no previous knowledge of the software. It aims to enable delegates to be able to produce a broad range of documents including newsletters, product leaflets, adverts, posters and sales material for either internal use or for commercial printing. At the end of the course participants will have a good knowledge of the various tools and features.

College Name Griffith College Dublin (GCD)
Course Category Computers & IT (Information Technology), Desktop Publishing
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 1 Certificate
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 8
Course Duration 5 Days
Course Times 9.30am - 3.30pm
Awarding Body Institute of Commercial Management
Title of Awarding Certificate in Desktop Publishing
Entry Requirements Mature Students (Over 23 Years) Direct entry Under 23 Years Minimum 5 O6s/H7s, to include a language in the Irish Leaving Certificate or equivalent award. All participants should be proficient in the use of MAC/MS Applications.
Career Path This professional course is the perfect foundation for participants who wish to progress in the workplace. Successful applicants may also elect to pursue further studies in this area by progressing to the Diploma in Desktop Publishing course.
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