Graphic Design Technology

Skills & Knowledge to be tested

Secondary and Post Secondary Level

  • The projects focus on practical work. Theoretical knowledge is limited to that required to perform practical work: 
  • Reading and understanding technical specifications 
  • Implementing time management and workflow planning; 
  • Understanding and utilizing basic design fundamentals; 
  • Producing preliminary sketches; 
  • Editing pixel based digital images and colour correction; 
  • Using industry standard software for vector illustration & page layout software; 
  • Working with copy and applying typography principles; 
  • Ability to design for both print and digital display; 
  • Applying print pre-press standards (resolution/screen ruling, bleed, etc.);  
  • Exporting to final formats (pdf, eps);