Illustrator CC Level 1 - Northern Beaches Community College

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Illustrator CC Level 1

CUADIG304 Create visual design components

Illustrator Creative Cloud Introduction is an illustration and drawing program excelling at the creation and output of vector graphics. It is used widely in industries such as graphic design, web design, desktop publishing, illustration, in fact wherever there is a need to create print-based and digital art.

The course manual covers fundamental skills required to use and enjoy Illustrator and extra projects are included to put theses skills into practice.

We will be designing a simple logo using Illustrator’s drawing and shape tools, then placing this logo into a business card design and creating a file suitable for print using a standard commmercial template. We will also be creating a multi-page PDFcontaining photographs, formatted text content and then exporting for both web and print.

Course Outline

  • Introducing Illustrator Creative Cloud 
  • Essential Techniques 
  • Document Setup 
  • Drawing Shapes 
  • Colour and Strokes 
  • Reshaping Objects 
  • Gradients and Patterns 
  • Layering and Arranging Objects 
  • Text and Images 
  • Libraries and Templates 
  • Drawing with the Pen Tool 
  • Applying Effects 
  • Document Output

This course is conducted on Windows PCs.

Please Bring

  • Notepad and pen
  • Manual will be provided


Good skills with PC or Mac.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

From 1 January 2015 it is a requirement of the Federal Government that all students undertaking nationally recognised training will need to obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This involves an easy online application. See USI Fact Sheet for information on how to apply for a USI go to the Unique Student Identifier (USI) Website for additional information.

Please ensure when completing your enrolment information, that the details relating to your name are identical to those on the identification evidence used (eg passport or driver’s licence) when creating your USI eg no abbreviations or nicknames should be used.

Once created, it is important that you keep a record of your USI and access to your accredited training records in a safe place. You will need this information for any future enrolments into accredited training in Australia.


This course is fully funded for many Australian citizens; permanent residents; New Zealand citizens and Humanitarian Visa Holders under the NSW Government’s Adult & Community Education funding. See ACE Community Service Obligation Funding page for details or contact Susan Wilkinson on 9970 1000 or email to check eligibility or for further information.

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Design and produce business documents (BSBITU306)
$543 Limited GST free / $488.70
Illustrator CC Level 1

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Please note no class Thursday 23rd of May

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.