Online Certificate in Graphic Design

Best Online Certificate Programs in Graphic Design 2018/2019

Graphic Design

An online certificate program is a great way to obtain supplemental career training or expertise in a field that may not require a degree. Compared to multi-year degree programs, online certificates can be earned quickly, often in less than a year.  

What is an online certificate in graphic design? This type of program can help students gain expertise in creating graphics for a variety of print and digital platforms. Graphic design certification programs generally cover design fundamentals, such as color theory and typography, as well as specific graphic design software. Students typically learn how to develop images for applications such as product illustrations, communications, websites, and logos.

There are several benefits to online certificate programs. They offer convenient, flexible training that is accessible to students in diverse locations. A certificate in graphic design can improve career prospects by giving students applicable industry skills, such as ability to plan, create, and edit graphics for various applications.   

Online certificate programs have a wide range of costs depending on their characteristics, location, and duration. Prospective students can find exact cost information about specific programs and courses by contacting schools directly.

A person with graphic design training can have a lucrative career as a graphic designer or a professional in a related field, such as multimedia art, art directing, marketing, web design, or commercial and industrial design. Graphic designers in various positions may create print deliverables, such as posters, brochures, and logo letterheads, or digital deliverables, such as web graphics, animations, and computer games.  A graphic designer may use a portfolio of his or her creative work to land a full-time position within a traditional corporate structure. Experienced or highly skilled graphic designers may be successful in freelance careers as self-employed artists.    

There are many online certification programs available worldwide. To get started with a course, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Certification in Photoshop 101: Yellow Belt

Academy Class
Online Campus Part time 1 month August 2019 United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius + 6 more

This Photoshop course provides you with the concepts and skills to use Adobe Photoshop effectively. You get hands-on practice working with basic through to intermediate techniques to get the most out of your experience. You will use Adobe Photoshop tools for painting, retouching and enhancing images. [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

This Photoshop course provides you with the concepts and skills to use Adobe Photoshop effectively. You get hands-on practice working with basic through to intermediate techniques to get the most out of your experience. You will use Adobe Photoshop tools for painting, retouching and enhancing images.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This Photoshop training course is for all levels of Photoshop users, for those who are completely new to the application through to seasoned users, may wish to take this course to rid themselves of those bad Photoshop habits.

ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE

Before taking this Photoshop training course, you should have a basic understanding of your computers operating system. For example; you should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy files from a USB pen drive and other media.... [-]


Certification in Illustrator 101: Yellow Belt

Academy Class
Online Campus Part time 1 month August 2019 United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius + 6 more

At this course, you will learn a number of functions and tools needed to create basic vector illustrations. We will be looking at creating documents, explore graphic sizes, image resolutions, colour concepts and design principles. [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

At this course, you will learn a number of functions and tools needed to create basic vector illustrations. We will be looking at creating documents, explore graphic sizes, image resolutions, colour concepts and design principles. At the Illustrator course, you will have the opportunity to familiarise yourself with the interface including panels. You will learn to use colour swatches, and patterns as well as a number of tools, while learning how to create geometrical shapes and control their appearance. The course aims at giving you the knowledge and skills needed to create artwork and export projects confidently for different media.... [-]


Certification in Photoshop ACA - Jumpstart Zero to Hero

Academy Class
Online Campus Part time 5 days August 2019 United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius + 6 more

This Photoshop course provides you with the concepts and skills to use Adobe Photoshop effectively. You get hands-on practice working with basic through advanced techniques to get the most out of your experience. You will learn layer basics, photo retouching and image editing. [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake Zero to Photoshop Hero in just 5 days and become an Adobe Certified Associate(ACA)

Get recognised for the new skills you’ve just gained: Get Certified!

This Photoshop course provides you with the concepts and skills to use Adobe Photoshop effectively. You get hands-on practice working with basic through advanced techniques to get the most out of your experience. You will learn layer basics, photo retouching and image editing. Whether you are a designer, illustrator, photographer, video artist, webmaster or just a beginner, Photoshop offers you many opportunities to make your images look great.

Whatever your career path, proven Adobe software expertise will keep you ahead of the curve and help you develop a solid competitive advantage in today’s complex marketplace. Adobe certifications are a reliable validation of your skills and knowledge and can lead to accelerated professional development, improved productivity, and enhanced credibility in your field.... [-]


Certificate Program - Graphic Designing

VCampus Global
Online Full time Part time September 2019 USA Los Angeles United Arab Emirates Al Jazirah Al Hamra India Delhi + 4 more

Certificate programs are very important in the industry because they show that you have received highly specialized training in Graphic Designing. This is a certification program for validating your experience and skills [+]

Certificate Program - Graphic Designing

Certificate programs are very important in the industry because they show that you have received highly specialized training in Graphic Designing. This is a certification program for validating your experience and skills, keeping you competitive in today’s changing business environment. This course familiarizes beginners with the Graphic Designing fundamentals using Illustrator and Photoshop. It also provides knowledge about different Graphic Designing concepts that are required for developing In Design, which is desktop publishing software.

This Certificate Program is intended for

Certificate in Graphic Designing is for those who want to develop their professional competencies in Graphic Designing those who want to brush up on the skills of Graphic Designing with the continuation of studies and profession. This certificate can be helpful for career enhancement, career advancement, and even career replacement.... [-]


Certification in 3ds Max Jumpstart Zero to Hero

Academy Class
Online Campus Part time 5 days August 2019 United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius + 6 more

Zero to 3ds Max HERO in just 5 days! Learn 3DS Max and Get Certified as an Autodesk Certified User. [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

Zero to 3ds Max HERO in just 5 days! Learn 3DS Max and Get Certified as an Autodesk Certified User.

Academy Class is proud to present the five-day technical 3DS Max training course designed to help you learn everything you need to create 3D content. 3DS Max Jumpstart Zero to HERO will focus on learning the basics of modelling, material creation, animation, and scene generation. Learn the capabilities of the interface, how to work efficiently, and how to apply tool-sets in the workplace.

This class will take you past the basic level into an intermediate skill-set. The Autodesk 3DS Max Autodesk Certified User accredited exam is included as part of your training. The Autodesk 3DS Max Professional exam is available for an additional fee of £150.00 plus VAT.... [-]


Certification in SketchUp 101: Yellow Belt

Academy Class
Online Campus Part time 2 days August 2019 United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius + 6 more

Anyone wanting to develop their digital design skills and create accurate 2D images and 3D models to visualize space. This course is for beginners. Suitable for designers from all backgrounds from interior designers, architects, theatre, and film as well as artists and craftspeople.

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Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Anyone wanting to develop their digital design skills and create accurate 2D images and 3D models to visualize space. This course is for beginners. Suitable for designers from all backgrounds from interior designers, architects, theatre, and film as well as artists and craftspeople.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Creating 3D drawings quickly and easily is a valuable skill in any design practice and can significantly enhance your professional communication and presentation. Sketch Up Make is a free 3D modeling software, available as a free download, making it accessible for all. From 2D plans and elevations to 3D rendered objects and interiors. You will be taught the basic principles of Sketch Up, enabling to tap into its potential as you will be introduced you to its interface, tools, drawing floor plans and shapes in 2D and how to switch to a 3D working environment, to create interiors, importing furniture, materials, and textures.... [-]


Certification in Captivate 201: Green Belt

Academy Class
Online Campus Part time 1 month August 2019 United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius + 6 more

Imagine how understanding how to use Captivate’s advanced features will revolutionize the way you work. Take your Captivate skills to the next level.

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Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

Imagine how understanding how to use Captivate’s advanced features will revolutionize the way you work. Take your Captivate skills to the next level. Adobe Captivate hands-on training provides students with the knowledge and hands-on practice they need to develop and build software demonstrations and interactive simulations with Captivate. In addition to learning key concepts, students also learn best practices for creating and publishing Captivate projects.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This course is for intermediate Captivate users who would like to create software demonstrations and interactive simulations. Captivate appeals to a wide variety of audiences, typically grouped in training and education, sales and marketing, or technical support and documentation.... [-]


Certification in Illustrator ACA – Zero To HERO

Academy Class
Online Campus Part time 5 days August 2019 United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius + 6 more

This fast-track Illustrator course is for designers and budding developers new to the Illustrator environment, or those that have not had formal training. [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake Zero to Illustrator Hero in just 5 days and gain the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)

Get recognised for the new skills you’ve just gained: Get Certified!

This fast-track Illustrator course is for designers and budding developers new to the Illustrator environment, or those that have not had formal training.

You’ll produce an exciting graphics project using both the classic features and the new and improved tools in Illustrator and will leave this class with the ability to create and incorporate vector graphics for different projects. Get recognised for the new skills you’ve just gained: Get Certified! Don’t just learn Illustrator– get recognised for the knowledge you’ve learned.... [-]


Certification in Premiere Pro ACA Jumpstart zero to Hero

Academy Class
Online Campus Part time 5 days August 2019 United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius + 6 more

Adobe Premiere Pro is a powerful program for editing digital video. Premiere lets you create videos, as well as perform colour correction and work with audio. Delegates attending this Premiere Pro course will learn the fundamentals of non-linear editing techniques. [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake Zero to Premiere Pro Hero in just 5 days and gain the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)

Get recognised for the new skills you’ve just gained: Get Certified!

Adobe Premiere Pro is a powerful program for editing digital video. Premiere lets you create videos, as well as perform colour correction and work with audio. Delegates attending this Premiere Pro course will learn the fundamentals of non-linear editing techniques. You will also go on to learn more advanced features of the software.

This Premiere Pro course helps you understand and work with advanced concepts and features of this application. You will run through a typical series of steps for creating, editing and fine-tuning a series of video pieces. We also recommend this course for those planning to obtain the Adobe Certified Associate status.... [-]


Certification in Unity 3d Jumpstart

Academy Class
Online Campus Part time 5 days August 2019 United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius + 6 more

Get ready to enter the world of 3D games with Unity3D! Unity is the ultimate game development platform to build high-quality 3D and 2D games, deploy them across mobile, desktop, VR/AR, consoles or the Web. [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

Get ready to enter the world of 3D games with Unity3D! Unity is the ultimate game development platform to build high-quality 3D and 2D games, deploy them across mobile, desktop, VR/AR, consoles or the Web. This course also focusses on scripting, custom GUI controls, prefab customization, multiplayer networking features like chat, and optimizations that will make your gameplay better on mobile devices and desktops alike. Take a deep dive into Unity’s controls and learn how to build more interactive, high-performance 3D games.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This workshop is created for developers, teachers, and students that are new to Unity. In this project-based workshop, the disciple is introduced to the Unity 3 workspace and typical project work procedures.... [-]


Certification in Photoshop 301: Black Belt

Academy Class
Online Campus Part time 1 month August 2019 United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius + 6 more

In this class, you will learn about the most advanced techniques in Adobe Photoshop. You will gain knowledge how to make animations, use 3D objects to incorporate them in your 2D artwork, work with Smart objects, HDR and Camera RAW images, create professional selections, work with Layer and Clipping masks, design and prepare websites for developers, create digital art and so much more. [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

In this class, you will learn about the most advanced techniques in Adobe Photoshop. You will gain knowledge how to make animations, use 3D objects to incorporate them in your 2D artwork, work with Smart objects, HDR and Camera RAW images, create professional selections, work with Layer and Clipping masks, design and prepare websites for developers, create digital art and so much more.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This class is for advanced users of Photoshop with a firm understanding of all the general concepts of using the application. On this course, we learn the most advanced techniques and lots of best practice. This course is intense, so for those with doubts in their knowledge we recommend the Photoshop Yellow Belt and Green Belt courses first or to consult our sales team and the instructors.... [-]


Certification in Illustrator 201: Green Belt

Academy Class
Online Campus Part time 1 month August 2019 United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius + 6 more

During this course, you will learn about advanced vector drawing concepts and techniques, enabling you to create more complex illustrations. You will have the opportunity to apply techniques demonstrated including the most commonly used effects and transformations to modify and improve your designs. [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

During this course, you will learn about advanced vector drawing concepts and techniques, enabling you to create more complex illustrations. You will have the opportunity to apply techniques demonstrated including the most commonly used effects and transformations to modify and improve your designs. In addition, we will be looking at how to define custom brushes, patterns, and graphic styles. You will learn how to use layers and masks to create sophisticated illustrations while helping you to manage complex artwork more easily. Furthermore, we will explore techniques to create realistic shading using effects and shape blending options. Artwork created will be optimised and prepared for print, screen and video. In conjunction with our Illustrator 101 course this training will prepare you for the Adobe ACA exam, an industry recognised certification. At the of the course, you will have the opportunity to take the exam. Get recognised for the new skills you’ve just gained- get Certified! (exam included in price of course)... [-]


Certification in Illustrator 301: Black Belt

Academy Class
Online Campus Part time 1 month August 2019 United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius + 6 more

This class is for advanced users of Illustrator with firm understanding of all the general concepts of using the application. On this course, we learn the most advanced techniques and lots of best practices. [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

Our most advanced Illustrator class – not for the faint-hearted! Take your Illustrator skills to the MAX.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This class is for advanced users of Illustrator with a firm understanding of all the general concepts of using the application. On this course, we learn the most advanced techniques and lots of best practices. This course is very intense, so for those with doubts in their knowledge we recommend the Illustrator Yellow Belt and Green Belt courses first or to consult our sales team and the instructors.

ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE

To able of fluently following the course, you need a strong understanding of working with layers, typography, masking, tracking pixel images, working in isolation mode, using the Appearance panel for applying and managing Live Effects and arranging your artwork’s elements into groups for easier editing.... [-]


Certificate in InDesign 301: Black Belt

Academy Class
Online Campus Part time 1 month August 2019 United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius + 6 more

In this course, you will learn about the most advanced techniques in Adobe InDesign. We will teach you how to integrate Photoshop and Illustrator artwork into your InDesign documents, creating interactive PDFs with a table of contents. [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

In this course, you will learn about the most advanced techniques in Adobe InDesign. We will teach you how to integrate Photoshop and Illustrator artwork into your InDesign documents, creating interactive PDFs with a table of contents. You will also master navigation elements, buttons and video, export SWF files with animated features on the spreads, working with Live Captions, GREP, Quick Apply, Story Editor, Text Variables and so much more.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This class is for advanced users of InDesign with a firm understanding of all the general concepts of using the application. On this course, we learn the most advanced techniques. This course is quite intense, so for those with doubts in their knowledge we recommend the InDesign Yellow Belt and Green Belt courses first or to consult our sales team and the instructors.... [-]


Certification in Photoshop 201: Green Belt

Academy Class
Online Campus Part time 1 month August 2019 United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius + 6 more

You have familiarised yourself with the basic image editing tools of Adobe Photoshop. Now, you need to explore more advanced features and improve your workflow. In this course, you will work with advanced image handling tools and features available in Adobe Photoshop. [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

You have familiarised yourself with the basic image editing tools of Adobe Photoshop. Now, you need to explore more advanced features and improve your workflow. In this course, you will work with advanced image handling tools and features available in Adobe Photoshop. You will be prepared for and take the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam at the end of this course.

Get recognised for the new skills you’ve just gained: Get Certified! (exam included in price of course)

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

The advanced course has been created for people who want to take their Photoshop skills to the next level and work in:

Advertising agencies Marketing agencies Design studios ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE ... [-]