Certificate in Graphic Design

  • Certificate Graphic Design
  • CW_DRGRA_S (Carlow) - CW_DXGRA_S (Wexford) - CW_DKGRA_S (Wicklow)
  • 10 credits
  • 8
  • 12 weeks part-time
  • TBC
  • Overview
  • Subjects
  • Entry Requirements
  • Fees
  • How to apply
  • Contact us


This programme is designed to meet the needs of students who wish to gain an introduction to the world of graphic design, offering them an opportunity to study design principles, digital illustration and imaging.

This programme trains students in design principles, digital illustration and imaging. The student will be introduced to a number of basic digital processes including drawing, selections, transforming, colour and scanning, downloading, uploading and printing images. The students will learn the appropriate methods of formatting and saving images. They will be given instruction on the functions of manipulation tools and their applications


  • Design Principles
  • Typography
  • Layout
  • Design Process
  • Graphics
  • Legal issues in Design

Entry Requirements

All applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Lifelong Learning reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine their suitability for the programme


€425 (unless eligible for Carlow LEO funding)

How to Apply

To check funding eligibility and to apply, please contact our partners at Carlow Local Enterprise Office via the following link: click here. 

Please note: the application deadline for this course has been extended to 20th January, 2023. 

Contact us

Email: lll.cw@setu.ie