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Adobe Illustrator Fundamentals

Topic:ICT, Media & Design, Others

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    06 Jun 2024 to 07 Jun 2024
  • Registration Period:

    19 Apr 2024 to 21 May 2024
  • Time:

    09:30 AM to 06:00 PM,
    15 hours
  • Mode of Training:

  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.

Course Objective

Adobe Illustrator Fundamentals is a short course to designing graphics using Adobe Illustrator. The course orientates the participants to the workspace and importation process of different types of graphics including integration with Adobe Photoshop. It touches on basic layering and drawing tools, blend modes and integrating text for visual appeal.

This course aims to equip participants with the necessary fundamental vector creation skills to take on entry level graphics designer roles. By the end of the course, participants should be able to turn approved sketches or drafts and turn them into screen or print design outcomes.

Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

1. Set up a document and artboard

2. Work with graphics in layers

3. Draw using drawing tools

4. Create complex shapes

5. Create and format type

6. Import Raster Images

7. Change artwork colours using Generative Recolour tool (NEW)

8. Create Patterns

9. Use graphic styles and symbols

10. Export an artboard


Topics to be covered

1. Introduction

2. Document Setup and Artboards

3. Working with Layers

4. Drawing Tools

5. Pathfinder

6. Typography

7. Integrating Raster Images

8. Colour, Colour Gradients, Live Paint and Patterns

9. Styles and Symbols

10. Adobe Firefly (Generative AI)

11. Exporting your Artwork



Minimum Requirements

Basic English Proficiency and Computer Literacy

Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

• Certificate of Completion (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

Graphics Designer/Design Assistant

Course Fees

The course fees payable above are inclusive of 9% GST rate.

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $405.00 $12.15 $57.15
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $315.00 $12.15 $147.15
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $315.00 $12.15 $147.15
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $405.00 $12.15 $57.15
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $40.50 $490.50

As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants is calculated based on prevailing GST rate after baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

¹ Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
² Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. For self-sponsored applicant, please click on the “Register” button to apply for the course. You will be directed to STEP portal to manage all your course activities. Please note that you will be prompted to sign in with Singpass/Student ID.
2. For company-sponsored applicant, please approach your company's Human Resource (HR) team to put in the application through the company portal using CorpPass.  You may only apply after receiving the registration link from your company's HR.
3. Your application does not guarantee acceptance into the course. Your acceptance into the course is dependent on meeting the course requirements and course vacancy.
4. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.
6. PACE Academy course schedules, including course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change.

7. PACE Academy reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course at short notice; & at its absolute discretion without assigning any reason for such cancellation/postponements. In the event that the applicant’s chosen course is cancelled prior to its commencement, PACE Academy will make a full refund of course fees already paid by the applicant.

8. The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.  

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