Computer Graphics, a DVS program, teaches students how to produce page layout templates and create page layouts. Students learn how to process images and text, incorporating them into page layouts and preparing the layouts for printing and multimedia distribution, while ensuring that they meet technical distribution standards.
Put Academic Theory Into Practice
Computer Graphics prepares students to work as designers for companies that specialize in the graphic communications, multimedia and corporate sectors. These include magazines, newspapers, packaging companies and manufacturers of other print products. Computer graphics designers can also work for website producers and electronic product manufacturers. They can also be self-employed.
To be admitted to the Computer Graphics program, students must meet one of the following conditions:
Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or a recognized equivalent are not subject to any additional admission requirements.
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the year in which their training is to begin must meet the following condition: they must have obtained Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.
Persons who are at least 18 years of age must have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the general development test ENG 4103-1 and MTH 3053-2, or recognition of equivalent learning.
Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.
The duration of the program is 1800 hours, which includes 1020 hours spent on the specific competencies required to practice the trade or occupation and 780 hours on general work-related competencies. The program of study is divided into 22 modules, which vary in length from 15 to 120 hours. The total hours allocated to the program include time devoted to teaching, evaluation of learning and enrichment or remedial activities.
Program Fees & Materials
By successfully completing a program, students acquire not only the entry-level competencies required by the workplace in order to practise a trade or occupation, but also learning that provides students with a certain degree of versatility.