Diploma of Printing and Graphic Arts


Course code: ICP50115
This qualification applies to individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, design, carry out and evaluate the work of self and/or team in the multimedia sector of the printing and graphic arts industry. They design and author multimedia information, create electronic documents, manipulate databases and information systems.

56 Weeks: (52 weeks classroom delivery + 4 weeks of holidays).

AUD $200 (non-refundable)
AUD $1,000
AUD $9,000


  • For course packages or re-enrolment, the registration fee is payable only once.
  • These fees are indicative and are subject to change at the time of enrolment.

Pathways Information

After achieving ICP50115 Diploma of Printing and Graphic Arts, individuals could progress to an undergraduate course in a university.
Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Multimedia developer
  • Multimedia graphic designer
  • Website designer

Entry requirements

  • 18 years or over
  • Basic computer skills
  • Meet all Student Visa requirements, including:
    • Year 11 – 12 academic education (or  equivalent)
    • IELTS 5.5 or English proficiency (or  equivalent)


Modules shown are for the current academic year and are subject to change in the future.

Your choice of modules and projects available may, to some extent, be restricted by the schedule of lectures and the availability of staff. It may also vary according to the degree specialism chosen.

BSBSUS501Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
ICPSUP216Inspect quality against required standards
ICPSUP260 Maintain a safe work environment
ICPSUP262Communicate in the workplace
ICPDMT581Manage multimedia production
ICPDMT582Manage multimedia projects
ICPKNW320Develop knowledge of printing and graphic arts industry
ICPPRP284 Produce PDF files for online or screen display
ICPPRP322Digitise images for reproduction
ICPPRP334Prepare an imposition format for printing processes
ICPPRP385Operate a database for digital printing
ICPPRP396Generate high- end PDF files
ICPPRP397Transfer digital files
ICPPRP430Manage colour
ICPPRP435Generate complex imposition
ICPPRN384Set up and produce basic digital print
ICPPRN484Prepare for variable data printing
BSBSM402Plan small business finances
BSBSMB404Undertake small business planning
ICPSUP553Prepare production costing estimates