Graphic Design

Learn the fundamental concepts and topics associated with being a graphic designer by exploring elements like color, typography, layout, and composition. Pick up the basics of standard production tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, as well as complete hands-on assignments in online tools like Canva. 

Upon completion, you will have an opportunity for an optional unpaid internship with a small business.

Start Date

Feb. 14, 2022 Sign up by Jan 20, 2022

8 Weeks

Live + Self-Guided Learning


Course Details

Course Outline:

  • 4-5 hours per week of self paced modules
  • Up to 2 hours of live success program session
  • Showcase on the last week of the program where you will present the project you’ve completed in the course to a panel of industry experts and potential hiring managers

What You'll Learn:

  • Basic platforms and functionality of: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Canva
  • A practical understanding of the creative process, layout and composition, typography and colour

Career Pathways

Graphic Designer

  • Currently 6,000+ related roles in Canada
  • Designs visual assets/graphics to be used for marketing, on websites, social media, print, etc.
  • Can work directly with a company, as a contractor or as a freelancer
Learning Partners

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Eligibility Requirements:

If you are:

  • 16 years of age or older
  • Belong to an underrepresented community (i.e. Black, Indigenous or Person of Colour, 2SLGBTQ+, newcomer, etc.)
  • Located in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area
  • Eligible to work in Canada
  • Looking for training to land full-time employment in a tech or innovation role