Graphic Design QQI Level 5

Graphic Design QQI Level 5 

Tuesdays 6.30pm – 9.30pm

Graphic Design is an area that permeates into a lot of disciplines; Interior design, garden layout , even advertising ,to name but a few. This course gives you a taster in all areas, from the conception of an idea to making it a reality through I.T. and using a software package.

The course enables you to have confidence in bringing an idea from it’s initial set up to a visual stage where one can see exactly what the concept is!

Course Content

During the course participants will:

  • Look at the history of graphic design
  • Take a brief and carry out a design according to the brief
  • Become familiar in I.T. packages associated with same
  • Work with text and look at different fonts etc.
  • Gain an understanding of the principles of Graphic Design
  • Design a project from a brief
  • Critically evaluate  design work done
  • Have an understanding of image, colour, layout and balance of design
  • Develop and understand knowledge of typography, basic presentation skills and scale images


  • Project (40%)
  • Portfolio of work (60%)

Course Dates

October 13th, 20th

November 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th

December 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd

January 11th

Start Date

Tuesday 13th October @ 6.30pm



Examination fee of €20 is payable for non medical card holders for certification of the course.  If you have a valid medical card you will be exempt from the examination fee but a copy of this must be emailed on application to