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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central

Course Certification


How to visualise images in your mind into gorgeous graphics or photographs? 

If that’s what you love to do, join this course today! You will learn to produce designs for print, such as brochures, posters, creative packaging and magazine layout. You will also be taught on illustrations, digital photography and graphic design.


What you'll learn

  • Produce drawings
  • Produce design artworks
  • Perform digital imaging
  • Create illustrative images
  • Perform digital photography
  • Develop final artwork for output
  • Design pictograms
  • Create layout & composition
  • Perform press checks
  • Develop packaging
  • Make client presentations

Entry Requirements

Subject Grade
GCE ‘O’ level grades in any 2 subjects 1 - 8
GCE ‘N’ level passes in English and 2 other subjects A - D or 1 - 5


  • 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.

Progression Opportunities

Nitec in Visual Communication graduates with a minimum GPA of 2.0 may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma courses at ITE:

Nitec in Visual Communication graduates with good results may apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics. For more details on diploma courses for progression, please refer to the Joint Polytechnic Admissions website.

Nitec in Visual Communication graduates with a GPA of 2.3 and above may also apply for progression to related Higher Nitec courses offered by ITE.


For general queries on the course, please email or call 6590 2587.

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Career Opportunities

Nitec in Visual Communication graduates are employed as Graphic artists, Graphic Designers, Digital Artists, Illustrators and Assistant Photographers for companies in advertising, corporate branding, graphic design, photography and multimedia solutions. 


There are excellent opportunities for career advancement to supervisory positions and beyond. This challenge is for students to upgrade their technical skills and knowledge by taking up higher-level courses.