Program Objectives :
Computer graphics designers work for companies specializing in the graphic communications, multimedia and corporate sectors, which include magazines, newspapers, packaging companies, manufacturers of other print products, Web site producers and electronic product manufacturers. Computer graphics designers can also be self-employed.
They produce page layout templates and create page layouts. Their work involves processing images and text, incorporating them into page layouts and preparing the layouts for printing and multimedia distribution while ensuring that they meet technical distribution standards.
Job market opening
To be eligible for admission to the Computer Graphics program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:
Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or a recognized equivalent are not subject to any additional requirements.
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which they begin their training must meet the following condition: they must have obtained Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program must have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the general development test, ENG 3071-3 and MTH 3096-2, or recognition of equivalent learning.
Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.
|Code||Énoncé de la compétence||Heures||Unités|
|965-011||Determine their suitability for the occupation and the training process||15||1|
|965-024||Manage a computer environment||60||4|
|965-037||Create vector images||105||7|
|965-046||Create raster images||90||6|
|965-056||Determine their suitability to work in graphic communications production||90||6|
|965-074||Manage colour profiles||60||4|
|965-086||Produce composite images for standard printing||90||6|
|965-096||Produce composite images for visual interfaces||90||6|
|965-104||Use tools to proofread texts written in English||60||4|
|965-116||Manipulate typographic elements||90||6|
|965-127||Create simple page layouts for print documents||105||7|
|965-137||Create simple page layouts for visual interfaces||105||7|
|965-146||Create simple page layout templates for visual interfaces||90||6|
|965-156||Create page layout templates for print documents||90||6|
|965-164||Prepare imposition proofs with finishing for standard formats||60||4|
|965-177||Create complex page layouts for print documents||105||7|
|965-184||Prepare rasterized documents||60||4|
|965-194||Prepare documents for digital printing||60||4|
|965-205||Prepare documents for standard offset printing||75||5|
|965-216||Manage a graphic communications microbusiness||90||6|
|965-228||Integrate into the workplace||120||8|