SAQA ID: 49121 | NATIONAL CERTIFICATE: INTERACTIVE MEDIA | CREDITS 130 | NQF LEVEL 5

The AACA Interactive Media Online Course is a career-oriented course that will give the graduating student a head start as a Web Designer, Graphic Designer and Interactive Media Designer.
The Course will introduce the student to the world of HTML5, animation and more. Just like all AACA courses, it’s hands-on: 70% practical and 30% theory. Your class projects will form part of your personal portfolio to show to prospective employers or clients.

The online course is designed with the same intensity and quality as our on-campus learning, with the added flexibility of studying from anywhere in the world. Making use of the latest technologies in virtual learning, we are able to deliver to you the experience that makes AACA the best. The lessons are delivered through our App and live online class lectures. The program is designed for “asynchronous delivery”, which means that you can learn at your own pace, at any time of the day.
With the AACA online learning platform, you are able to become a professional and industry giant from the comfort of your home and computer.

AACA understands the importance of practicals in the interactive media discipline, that’s why the lessons are integrated with guided-practicals, projects, quarterly masterclasses, creative production camps and exhibitions where the students all get together to produce / create interactive media art work, connect, network and grow, under the supervision of experienced industry professionals.

This course is perfect for anyone who is passionate about the art and business of web design, interactive media design and graphic design. Young or old, student or employed.

COURSE INFO:
Course Start Date: 25/01/2021
Duration: One Year
Number of Lessons: +/- 80

Curriculum

The course is delivered in 4 cycles. Each cycle is approximately 3 months long, and offers a unique approach. The student is taken through an exciting experience in product design and development, package design, print and digital media design and advertising, Web and interactivity.

The student is empowered to function in a variety of design, web and multimedia technology disciplines within and outside South Africa.
This course is designed to equip students with skills of producing a range of design works, working in a business environment, exploring and communicating with a variety of mediums, media processes and techniques.
It enables students to generate independent work and create self-employment opportunities.

The qualification is aimed at providing a foundation of generic competencies in design, and web interactivity and development, allowing students to explore various digital design fields in the creative industry.
By studying this course at AACA, students are offered the opportunity to reach their full potential of advancement within formal education.
This qualification provides learners with access to qualifications in Design at NQF level 6 and the National Diploma in Interactive Media.

Requirements

a) Minimum Qualification Requirements
• Grade 12 or Matric or Equivalent
• ID or Valid Passport
• Proof of residence
• Curriculum Vitae
• Communication, Mathematics and Computer literacy

b) Course Requirements
• Laptop
• Smartphone
• Internet
• Software used in this course: Adobe illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Dreamweaver etc.

Modules:
• Industry Skills
• 2D animation
• Graphic Design 2
• Web Design
• Professional Development
• Conceptual design
• Work integrated learning

Certification

NQF LEVEL 5 – National Certificate: Interactive Media
AACA certificate of completion
All your quarterly interactive media production camp artwork, as your portfolio.

CAREER PATH

  • Web designer
  • Interactive media designer
  • Graphic & Digital Design in an advertising agency
  • Graphic & Digital Design for Print Publication
  • Design and Production for corporate companies
  • Digital Media Producer
  • Digital Design for Website Production
  • Multimedia Artist/Animator