Friends of Design have been awarded 20 Bursaries for their Web & Interactive Media Full Time Course, and Full Time Game Design Course, and looking for eager students to apply.
We, at Friends of Design, pride ourselves on being committed to exceptionally high training standards in all arenas.
We are committed to training quality and have enjoyed and maintained national and international industry accreditation’s since the outset.
We are an Adobe Authorised Training Centre (AATC), a Certiport Authorised Testing Centre, as well as a recognised centre of Higher Education registered with the Department of Higher Education.
Our close ties to the international and, especially, the European design industry offer additional advantages to our learners.
Our tutors bring a unique energy to the classroom and complement the instruction of our industry experienced local lecturers. With all of this to offer and much more, we attract creative people from far and wide who share a passion for all forms of design
Studying full time with us will give you the opportunity to learn in a creative, stimulating environment where the key focus of study is the production of compelling, creative digital solutions.
We are offering the following:
Many young South Africans, excited by new technologies, long to prove their creativity in fields such as digital design – but their career dreams are often thwarted by monetary constraints.
To assist students with the potential to shine as visual communicators, Friends of Design Academy of Digital Arts is working with MICT SETA, who have budgets for bursaries to invest in a brighter future for South Africa’s young creatives.
The course that is on offer is:
1 Year Higher Certificate in Print Design & Publishing
Our accredited one-year, practical print programme is designed to give you a thorough grounding in print media environment.
You will master the tools, practices and terminology required to produce professional print media.
You will emerge confident enough to apply your skills from pre-press to post-press: receiving a brief, conceptualizing a visual solution; presenting the ideas professionally; executing a concept digitally through the use of a wide range of industry standard application programs such as Adobe Acrobat®, InDesign®, Illustrator®, and Photoshop®, and applying finishing art techniques to take your documents to press, and, finally, presenting the final body of work in a professional manner.
The program is fully funded and has a value of ZAR 70 000.
A bus ticket is included to get the bursars to the academy and back home every day.
The requirements for the course are
· 18 years old