Graphic design is a visual medium for communication as well as self-expression. It is about communicating visually in order to inform, educate, entertain or persuade. Students are offered the opportunity to explore aspects of design with a view to identifying strengths and achieving their aims, be it in assembling a portfolio to gain entry to a degree course, or to proceed to employment.
- Combined Materials
- Graphic Design Skills
- Design Skills
- Image Processing
- Work Experience
All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.
Progression To Degrees
NCAD | All studio courses | Level 8
TU Dublin | Visual Communication | Level 8
TU Dublin | Interior Architecture | Level 8
IADT | Visual Communication | Level 8
IADT | 3D Design, Model-making & Digital Art | Level 8
LIT | Art & Design - Common Entry | Level 8
Graduates progress to employment in various areas including:
Graphic Design | Animator | Multimedia | Fashion Design | Teaching | Product Design | Interaction Design | Motion Graphics
2020-21 Course Fees
Note - Some courses may require the learner to purchase relevant industry-specific material for their own use which may not be included in the list of course fees.
€30 of Enrolment Fees are Non-Refundable. All fees subject to change.
The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the PLC Government Levy:
- Medical Card/SUSI Grant/Back to Education Allowance Holders may be exempted from PLC Government Levy. Documentary Evidence must be presented immediately to avail of such exemptions.
- Medical Card/Back to Education Allowance Holders may be exempted from QQI Exam Fees. Documentary Evidence must be presented immediately to avail of such exemptions.