Adobe Illustrator Fundamentals


Course DateRegistration  dateMode of TrainingCourse Status
15 to 16 Dec
13 Sep to 01 Nov 2022
Facilitated Learning (F2F)Opened
22 to 23 Dec18 Sep to 06 Nov 2022Facilitated Learning (F2F)Opening soon

9:30am to 6:00pm

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

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.

Course Objective

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. Paint with Colour and Create Patterns
8. Use graphic styles and symbols
9. 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. Exporting your Artwork

Suitable for

Graphics Designer/Design Assistant

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Basic English Proficiency and Computer Literacy

Award / 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

Full Fees (before GST): $450.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $9.45
GST payable for others: $31.50

Applicants/EligibilitySkillsFuture FundingSubsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$405.00$54.45
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$315.00$144.45
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders$315.00$144.45
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2$405.00$54.45
Others (Full fees payable)$0.00$481.50

*As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable is calculated based on 7% of the baseline funding subsidy of 70%

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

1Under 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

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms and Conditions

*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.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.