GCE ‘O’ level grades in any 2 subjects:
GCE ‘N’ level passes in English Language and 2 other subjects:
Note: Applicants for this course must ensure that they are free from colour appreciation deficiency.
Shortlisted applicants will have to attend an interview and aptitude test.
Occupation Traits and Functional Ability Requirements
|Nature of Work||Functional Abilities|
|Graphic Designers plan, analyze, and create visual solutions to communicate in print and electronic media using colour, type, illustration, photography, and various print and layout techniques.|| |
|In creating the design to convey the message, graphic designers gather relevant information by meeting with clients, creative director and by performing their own research.||communication skills, interaction with strangers, sensory (hearing) ability|
|They prepare sketches or layouts, by hand or using a computer, to illustrate their vision for the design. They select colours, artwork, photography and other visual elements for the design.||finger dexterity, attentive, sensory (visual) ability|
|They work in teams and are expected to present the completed design to their clients or creative director for approval.||communication skills, interaction with strangers, sensory (hearing) ability|
|Graphic designers may work overtime in the evenings or weekends to meet the tight work schedules.||dealing with non-routine schedule|
This course is less suitable for students who do not possess the functional abilities indicated. If in doubt, please consult your school career guidance officer or visit ITE College Central for further academic advising.