The College of New Caledonia is offering working professionals the opportunity to learn the basics of graphic and web design while still working full time.
From September, the university will offer a program dating and Graphic Design Basics Web, according to a statement issued by the CNC. The part-time program is offered during the evening to accommodate working students.
"This program is ideal for business owners and professionals who are responsible for company websites and printed materials, and creative people who want a professional graphic or web design," said Kim Stewart, professor and program coordinator. "Graphic design and Internet touch a part of almost everything we do these days, from phone applications, movies, entertainment and product packaging. A person with these skills will be highly desirable in the job market Current. "
The program consists of four courses: Introduction to Design Thinking, Introduction to Web Design, Introductory and Intermediate Visual Communication Web Design.
"The appointment of four courses running at night is a perfect bite-size introduction for creative web and graphic design for students and busy professionals," Stewart said.
Students who register before July 11 to begin classes in September will receive a scholarship of $ 200 to cover the cost of tuition of $ 595 each year, while those who register between July 12 and August 12 will receive $ 100 for the cost of each course.
Students who register for spring courses between July 12 and November 25 will receive $ 100 for the cost of each course.
Web Instructor Sean Siddals said the program dating is a great opportunity for people to diversify in a competitive labor market.
"The development of a solid foundation in web and graphic design can make it much more competitive in a tough job market," said Siddals. "Being able to develop your own website and other promotional materials is a big plus."
Randall Heidt, CNC executive director of external relations, said the university is considering offering graphic design programs and additional site aimed at professionals of the future.
"We are also looking to go to a certified [program] and [Program] diploma too," Heidt said. "And this would be on that ladder."