Certificate in Graphic Communication (Layout and Type)

Introduction

This course introduces the basics of typography and layout designs required in graphic communication work. Learners will be taught techniques of arranging type and gain insights into text functions, enhance clarity and produce successful visual and design communication. As learners carry out their projects, they will explore the art of typography by focusing on the character of letters and learn the skills required to design a good page layout.

 

Terms and Conditions

Learners will be presented a Certificate upon successful completion of the course.

 

Class Schedule*

January/July Intake

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

*Note

  • Classes are held once a week.
  • The above schedules are subjected to final confirmation.

Module 1 - Layout Design (8 sessions x 3 hours)

In this module, learners will be taught the technique of defining typographic styles, managing text and photographic content to design layouts. Through practice-led sessions, learners will gain insights into applying digital tools and methodologies to develop legible page layouts with quality imageries for publication.

Module 2 - Typography (8 sessions x 3 hours)

This module aims to develop a basic understanding of typography design. Learners will be introduced to letterforms, type classifications, type hierarchies, fundamentals of type selection, typesetting and typographic layout. The main focus is to understand the importance of typesetting and arranging type for effective visual and design communication.

Applicants must be 17 years old and above.

Prerequisites for registration

  • Applicants are required to have basic IT knowledge on digital imaging software

Course Fees

  Fees Fees (After NSA subsidies)
Certificate in Graphic Communication (Layout and Type) S$850 S$452.80

Other Fees

Registration Fee S$32.10
Miscellaneous Fee (For Student card) S$16

All fees stated above include GST and exclude material costs.


Subsidies

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website (www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

National Silver Academy
Applicable to Singaporean seniors aged 50 and above who will receive a subsidy of 50% off the course fee (capped at $500 per course). Please note that the subsidy will only apply to the course fee and will not cover GST.

For more details, please refer to our website: http://www.nafa.edu.sg/courses/part-time/national-silver-academy-courses#CertificateCourses

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 course commencement date Course fee^ will be refunded after deduction of S$107.00 as administrative charges.
Withdrawal on or after course commencement date
No refund will be given.
^Registration fees and miscellaneous fees are non-refundable.

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 Centre for Lifelong Education. Request for deferment is subject to approval.
  • No deferment is allowed once the course has commenced.
  • 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 right to alter the rules and regulations, course contents, class schedule and fee structures without prior notice.

Part-time Certificate courses (July 2019 Intake) will be commencing in the week of 8 July 2019

Registration: 9 - 24 May 2019 (Monday – Friday, excluding public holiday)
Time: 9:30am - 5:00pm
(Registration time will be extended to 7.00 pm on the following dates: 9 May (Thurs), 16 May (Thurs) & 23 May (Thurs))
Venue: Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
Campus 1, Tower Block, Level 9, Centre for Lifelong Education (CLE)
80 Bencoolen Street, Singapore 189655
Apply in person with 1 passport-sized photo and NRIC/Passport (Original & Photocopy).
Due to limited places, applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.

For enquiries, please call or email CLE at: 6512 1388 | [email protected]

 

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