Specialist Certificate in Visual Communication*

Course is approved for Skills Future Credit Claims. (Only for Singaporean, 25 years old and above.)


The specialist course in Visual Communication consists of 2 short courses.

Terms and conditions

Students will be presented a Specialist Certificate upon successful completion of the short course and passing the required assessment.

Course Available Dates and Timings*

Day of the Week Time Duration
Tuesday 7.00pm to 10.00pm


  • 1 session per week per short course
  • The above schedule is subject to final confirmation.

Specialist Certificate in Visual Communication 1 - Branding (10 sessions x 3 hours)

This course introduces elements of visual identity and fundamentals of branding. You will be guided through practical studies, from the design proposal, development and design strategies to the implementation of a project.

Specialist Certificate in Visual Communication 2 - E-Publication (10 sessions x 3 hours)

In this course, students will be learning the fundamental of publication layout and software application Adobe Indesign and Edge Animate. Students will apply the design principles and elements together with digital application to create a project.

Applicants must be 17 years old & above.

Prerequisites for registration of specialist courses

  • For students that have completed Certificate in Visual Communication
  • This is not a software training programme. Students should have basic computer literacy (at least MS Word) and access to a computer to complete assignments.

Course Fees

Course Module Fees
Specialist Cert in Visual Communication 1 - Branding
Specialist Cert in Visual Communication 2 - E-Publication S$900

Applicants can sign up the above 2 short courses at a package price of S$1500.
(applicable only during registration)

Other Fees

Registration Fee (per application) S$32.10
Miscellaneous Fee (fee charged for Student card) S$16

All fees stated include GST & excludes material costs.

Address (for payment via cheque)

Cheques should be crossed and made payable to the 'Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts' and send to:
80 Bencoolen Street (S) 189655. The student's name, NRIC/Passport number and contact number must be written on the reverse side of the cheque.

Refund of Fees

Withdrawal within 14 days before the commencement date of each short course Course fee will be refunded after deduction of S$107 as administrative charges.
Withdrawal on or after commencement date
No refunds will be given.

Cancellation/ Postponement

  • NAFA reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course without prior notice.
    In the event that the class is unable to proceed due to unforeseen circumstances, NAFA will process a full refund of the course fees.

Withdrawal/ Deferment/ Transfer

  • Withdrawal or deferment requests should be made in writing with supporting relevant documents (if any) to Continuing Education. Request for deferment is subject to approval.
  • No deferment is allowed after the 2nd lesson of each short course.
  • No transfer of course upon registration.

Replacement of Classes

  • There is strictly no replacement lesson should the participant absent himself/herself from the course.

The Academy reserves the rights to alter the rules & regulations, course contents, class schedule and fee structures without prior notice.

Part Time Certificate courses (Jul 2017 Intake) will commence in the week of 27 June 2017.

Enrolment: 2 - 19 May 2017 (Monday - Friday, except Public Holiday)
Time: 9.30am - 5pm

Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
Campus 1, Wing A, Level 2, Centre for Lifelong Education
80 Bencoolen Street
Singapore 189655

Please apply in person and bring along 1 passport-sized photo and your NRIC / Passport (Original & photocopy).
All registration are strictly based on a first-come, first-served basis.

For further enquiries, please contact us at Tel: 6512 4214 / 4216 & 6512 5783 or email: lifelongeducation@nafa.edu.sg

The Academy reserves the rights to alter the rules & regulations, course contents, class schedule and fee structures without prior notice.


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