Our Graphic Design students are fluent in the visual language that defines today’s powerhouse brands and top-flight organizations. We provide an holistic graphic design program that covers the fundamentals of design; delves into product packaging, entrepreneurship, interface design, and user experience. The result? An award-winning professional portfolio, real experience working for industry giants, and the opportunity to make a lasting mark on the ever-changing global visual landscape — all before you graduate.
Certificate in Graphic Design – One Year
Graphic Design is the cornerstone of visual communication. Our course is centred around preparing an individual for the job market with the relevant skills necessary for them to excel in the industry as well as solidifying the foundations of the various facets of computer-aided design for later specialization.
We blend theoretical instruction with practical hands-on design education. This coupled with various trips to industry leaders, seminars from professionals as well as numerous projects aim to nurture designers into well-placed professionals.
As a student in the Graphic Design Certificate program, you will learn up-to-the-minute tools and trends of the trade, while receiving a solid foundation in traditional practice and graphic design concepts. You will create high-calibre graphic design, displaying practical mastery informed by research, analysis, and critical thinking.
JACCD graphic design students get offers from visual communication companies and agencies even before they graduate.
Courses offered within the Graphic Design Programme are:
Typographic composition and font
Print Media Design (Offset and Digital Printing)
Web Design & Web Media
Students will learn various applications as part of the program, including but not limited to:
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe InDesign
- Adobe Lightroom
- Adobe Premiere Pro
Classes have been scheduled daily from Mondays to Fridays and the time is 9 am to 1 pm.
- SHS or higher are eligible to apply
- JSS /JHS certificate holders
- Individuals with professional certificates
Admission Procedures for all Courses
To apply you would need to fully fill out our admission forms and submit them to JACCD. These can be picked up at the school or downloaded and printed or filled directly online. To complete the application the forms should be submitted with:
- 2 passport pictures
- Copies of required certificates/transcripts
Mature student interested in enrolling should contact the school directly. JACCD accepts certifications from WAEC, WASSCE, SSSCE, O Level, A-level and HND.