HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN VISUAL COMMUNICATION

 

Duration: 1 year (full time or part time)

Qualification: NQF 5

Start date:

Registration closes:

Tuition cost: Year one R41 500

This qualification is a fast track to the fast-paced world of design and art direction. You’ll learn the design processes required to create advertising that stands out, and to communicate with thought, reasoning and creativity.

 

It is also a bridging year for students who want to further their studies but lack the points needed to get into the degree or diploma of their choice.

 

Course outline

 

• Fundamentals of Design

• Fundamentals of Advertising

• Computing for Visual Communication

• Basic Typography

• Fundamentals of Business Management

• Marketing Fundamentals

• Drawing for Visual Communication

• Academic Literacy

 

Skills learned

 

 

Design technology

You have a vision in your mind of how you’d like something to look. We’ll teach you how to use programs such as Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator to bring your ideas to life.

 

 

Business management & marketing

Companies all want a positive return on investment. Even if you’re not directly involved in the business side of things, you need to understand the basics of marketing. This will help you to deliver creative that is true to brand.

 

 

Presentation

An ability to present and sell your campaign design is essential in the working world. If you lack confidence and conviction when presenting to a client, it won’t matter how brilliant your idea is, they won’t buy into it.

 

Application requirements

 

  • NSC with Higher Certificate endorsement
  • APS: 20
    • 40% for English/Language of Instruction
    • 40% for Maths/Maths Literacy

 

Mature Age Exemption:

Candidates who have attempted matric/Grade 12 or reached the age of 23 before or during the first year of registration may be considered for admission. Work experience may also be considered.

 

How to apply

 

Step 1

Download the application form.

Step 2

Pay a non-refundable fee of R325. This can be paid via EFT, cash at the campus or cheque.

If you need more information contact the Registrar on 011 781 2772.

 

Step 3

Applications will be assessed. We may contact you for further assessment in the form of an entrance exam or personal interview. You will also be invited to attend a practical session. After about seven days, we will contact you in writing to inform you of the outcome of your application.

 

You’re accepted. Now what?

 

Once you have received written acceptance to study at AAA, a non-refundable fee of R9000 must be paid to secure admission. This must be paid by 31 January and will be credited against your tuition fees.

 

Payment options

 

Tuition fees are due and payable on 31 January of each year.

 

Fees can be paid

  • In full (receiving a 5% discount)
  • In two instalments (no interest is charged and no discount is granted)
    • First instalment  of 50% by 31 January
    • Second instalment of 50% by 31 May
  • By arranging a payment plan with AAA School of Advertising
  • Non-South African residents must pay the full tuition fee by 31 January.

 

Please note

  • Failure to pay your tuition fees could result in deregistration.
  • Students can choose to cancel their studies during the course of the year, but we won’t refund the course fees.
  • Each year the school board determines the price increase on fees.

 

Let’s connect

Call 011 781 2772

Cape Town campus

6th Floor, AAA House, 112 Long Street, 8001

021 422 1800

Sandton campus

AAA House, The Braes Office Park, cnr William Nicol Dr & Bryanston Dr, Bryanston

 

Duration: 1 year (full time or part time)

Qualification: NQF 5

Start date:

Registration closes:

Tuition cost: Year one R41 500

Let’s connect

Call 011 781 2772

Email info@aaaschool.ac.za

Cape Town campus

6th Floor, AAA House, 112 Long Street, 8001

021 422 1800

Johannesburg campus

ACA House, The Braes Office Park, cnr William Nicol Dr & Bryanston Dr, Bryanston

 

HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN VISUAL COMMUNICATION

 

Duration: 1 year (full time or part time)

Qualification: NQF 5

Start date:

Registration closes:

Tuition cost: Year one R41 500