The Graphic and Web Design Diploma program is approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005. Access Business College in Toronto offers this exceptionally well designed Graphic and Web Design diploma course program which prepares students with print & web design skills and career training in the creation and implementation of computer graphics, creating sophisticated web sites, becoming proficient in digital imaging technology such as Page Layout, Photo Editing and Illustration.
Students will become confident to manage all areas of digital communication fields such as corporate presentations, portfolio developments, animation and interactive design, publishing, printing press and advertising agencies. They will be covering graphic design courses and web design courses.
Students become confident and proficient with using current industry standard applications for graphic design and web design including: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Dreamweaver, and Adobe Flash.
This well designed program is to prepare Graphic Designers, Web Designers, and Illustrators with the tools required to take on a wide range of responsibilities and duties to effectively create visually rich design to gain a competitive edge as Visual Artists, Digital Media Artists, Animators, as well as Publishers.
Graphic designers conceptualize and produce graphic art and visual materials to effectively communicate information for publications, advertising, films, packaging, posters, signs and interactive media such as Web sites and CD-ROMs. They are employed by advertising and graphic design firms, by establishments with advertising or communications departments and by multimedia production companies, or they may be self-employed. Graphic designers who are also supervisors, project managers or consultants are included in this unit group. Illustrators conceptualize and create illustrations to represent information through images.
Graduates of the Graphic and Web Design diploma course program will have the skills and education to compete with graduates of other Toronto colleges and universities for prime employment positions. Access Business College strives to be the best college in Toronto to prepare graduates for a career in their chosen field of studies with the right amount of training. With the help of government financial assistance programs such as Second Career Training Toronto our school has helped many graduates transform their lives with long-term employable skills.
National Occupation Code: 5241
& Related (NOC) Codes: 5223, 5242,
1452, 1423, 9472, 6221, 2252, 6421, 5243
Graduate Employment Assistance Services:
- High School graduate or equivalent or mature student (over 19 years of age)
- May also be required to pass a basic entrance examination and or interview, a carefully structured assessment to ensure your educational success.
- Minimum final mark of 70%
- Overall average of 70%
Students who achieve an average of 85% or more will have an Honours designation on their diploma
Your Career Opportunities:
This Graphic and Web Design diploma course program will prepare you for a variety of positions such as:
- Advertising Designer
- Animator - Animated Films
- Commercial Artist
- Cybergraphic Designer
- Graphic Artist
- Graphic Designer
- Website Creation
- Website Design
- Multimedia Designer
- Layout Designer
- Multimedia Illustrator
- Medical Illustrator
- Interactive Media Designer
Opportunities, Related Job Titles, and Responsibilities
5241 Graphic Designers and Illustrators:
Designers produce graphic art and visual materials to effectively communicate information for publications, advertising, films, packaging, posters and signs.
5223 Graphic Arts Technicians:
Technicians assist in conceptualizing a project, interpreting design specifications or sketches, preparing the page make-up, lay-out, lettering and publishing.
5242 Interior Designers:
Interior designers conceptualize and produce aesthetic, functional and safe designs for interior spaces in residential, commercial and cultural buildings.
1452 Correspondence, Publication, and Related Clerks:
Clerks in this unit group write correspondence, proofread material for accuracy, compile material for publication and perform other related clerical duties.
1423 Desktop Publishing Operators:
Desktop publishing operators use computers to enter copy into a typesetting system or operate typesetting output equipment to produce text that is ready to print.
9472 Camera, Platemaking and Other Pre-Press Occupations:
This unit group includes pre-press technicians who operate various computer controlled systems to perform pre-press activities and workers who operate graphic arts cameras and scanners, assemble film and negatives and prepare, engrave and etch printing plates or cylinders for various types of printing presses.
6221 Technical Sales Specialists - Wholesale Trade:
Technical sales specialists, wholesale trade, sell a range of technical goods and services, such as scientific and industrial products, electricity, telecommunications services and computer services, to governments and to commercial and industrial establishments in domestic and international localities.
2252 Industrial Designers:
Industrial designers conceptualize and produce designs for manufactured products. They are employed by manufacturing industries and private design firms or they may be self-employed.
6421 Retail Salespersons and Sales Clerks:
Retail salespersons and sales clerks sell, rent or lease a range of technical and non-technical goods and services directly to consumers.
5243 Theatre, Fashion, Exhibit and Other Creative Designers:
Designers in this unit group conceptualize and produce designs for film, television, theatre and video productions, garments and textiles, displays and exhibits, and for other creative items such as jewellery and trophies.