Beginner Adobe Illustrator (Online Learning) Entry Level

Newcastle College University Centre View more Adobe courses
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Beginner Adobe Illustrator (Online Learning) Entry Level:

This course is for students aged 19+ year olds who are confident and competent in computer skills and have a specific interest in a career in photography, print design, web design, interactive designers and video professionals. The objectives within this course cover entry-level skill expectations for graphic design and illustration therefore there is no prior experience of design required. Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics editing application. It is used by graphics designers and artists to create and edit vector images. The application can be used to develop and produce photo-realistic drawings, infographics, drawn illustrations and logos.

This module is designed using Adobe Illustrator and will give the learners both the knowledge and confidence in techniques such as vector drawing concepts, layers and masks, how to use tools and work with brushes, symbols, graphic styles, and patterns. The learners will be able to demonstrate knowledge of preparing graphics for web, print, and video, Communicate with others (such as peers and clients) about design plans and standard copyright rules for artwork, graphics, and graphic use. You will be assessed by one exam Adobe Certified Associate in Illustrator using Adobe Illustrator CS6. Having completed this course you can then gain further Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) status by becoming proficient in another Adobe software product. Alternatively you can progress in order to achieve Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) as a Design Specialist or Web Specialist, which covers the more advanced elements of design, through the completion of other specific modules using specific Adobe software.

Additional entry requirements

No formal pre-requisites. However, learners should be confident in using Windows operating systems and have an interest in web design.

Awarding body

Adobe Certified Associate

Training for employers

This course has been specifically designed for companies training their employees.

Course info


Professional or Industry specific qualification

Study Hours:

Variable - to suit the learner



Virtual help:

No attendance for this course

Course type:

This is a distance learning course

Total time for completion:

12 months

Please check with the college or instructor for the most accurate details on price

More info on price: Tuition is free for learners aged 16 to 18. For students aged 19+ courses will be available free of charge or at a discount depending on your age and circumstances. Price may vary depending upon individual circumstances.

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