Computer graphics

Computer Graphics

Program Objectives:

Computer graphics designers work for companies specializing in the graphic communications, multimedia and corporate sectors, which include magazines, newspapers, packaging companies, manufacturers of other print products, Web site producers and electronic product manufacturers. Computer graphics designers can also be self-employed.

They produce page layout templates and create page layouts. Their work involves processing 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.

Elligibility:

To be eligible for admission to the Computer Graphics program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or a recognized equivalent are not subject to any additional requirements.

OR

Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which they begin their training 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.

OR

Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program must have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the general development test, ENG 3071-3 and MTH 3096-2, or recognition of equivalent learning.

OR

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.

Job market opening:

Desktop Publishing Operators and Related Occupations (1423)

Graphic Designers and Illustrators (5241)

Camera, Platemaking and Other Pre-Press Occupations (9472)

Prerequisites

Une personne qui a atteint l’âge de 18 ans peut être admise à un programme d’études menant à un Diplôme d’études professionnelles (DEP) sur la base des préalables fonctionnels. Ces préalables fonctionnels, prescrits pour une personne qui a atteint l’âge de 18 ans à la date de début de fréquentation déclarée dans le programme d’études professionnelle sont : la réussite du test de développement général (TDG) et l’obtention et la réussite des épreuves relatives aux préalables spécifiques en langue d’enseignement et en mathématique, s’il y a lieu.

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Hours
Statement of the Competency
15
Occupation and Training
60
Managing a Computer Environment
105
Vector Images
90
Raster Images
90
Requirements and Steps of the Graphic Communications Production Process
90
Image Acquisition
60
Colour Profile Management
90
Composite Images for Standard Printing
90
Composite Images for Visual Interfaces
60
Tools for Proofreading English Texts
90
Typographic Elements
Hours
Statement of the Competency
105
Simple Page Layouts for Print Documents
105
Simple Page Layouts for Visual Interfaces
90
Simple Page Layout Templates for Visual Interfaces
90
Page Layout Templates for Print Documents
60
Imposition and Finishing
105
Complex Page Layouts for Print Documents
60
Document Rasterization
60
Preparing Documents for Digital Printing
75
Preparing Documents for Standard Offset Printing
90
Managing a Graphic Communications Microbusiness
120
Workplace Integration

TOTAL : 1800 hours