Students use computer technology and the design process to develop and present desktop publishing solutions to design briefs and business documents. They will develop practical skills enabling them to use software for the efficient and effective presentation of information.
Students develop and present desktop publishing solutions to design briefs. They apply the principles of design and page-layout. Tasks may include letters, reports, tables, forms, newsletters and programs.
Students use a range of software to produce and present material for the purpose of communication in businesses. Tasks may include programs, leaflets, stationery and advertising material.
40% – Practical skills
30% – Issues analysis
30% – Product and Documentation
The skills taught have personal application for further study, employment or life. A useful background for students interested in pursuing related studies at tertiary level.