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National Certificate: Web and Interactive Media Design

Overview

Interactive Designers navigate the road from concept to creation of all things digital. This multidisciplinary field ranges from application design to social media marketing. The role of the designer is to use the principles of design as a means to engage users on the fastest growing, and arguably the most popular, communication medium in the world. 

 

    

 

 

Features and Benefits

 

  • This qualification will consist of designing, cross-industry subjects that will include specialized, industry-related subjects such as Design Foundations and Multimedia Web Design and many more.  

  • Get experience across multiple devices and media platforms.  

  • Learn critical industry used software including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator,  Adobe Animate and Adobe Dreamweaver 

   

  • Get internationally certified as either an ACA (Adobe Certified Associate) Photoshop CC, ACA (Adobe Certified Associate) Illustrator CC or ACA (Adobe Certified Associate) Dreamweaver CC to increase job readiness.  

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  • Showcase of student work at our annual design showcase and annual Date Night where potential industry partners are invited.

  • The opportunity to apply for an internal internship program with AIE which will prepare students for the workplace.

  • Get a free Office 365 Education A1 license, valid for the duration of your studies. 

  • Job placement assistance through our industry network and online recruitment portal, exclusively available to AIE graduates. Visit www.recruitgraduates.co.za for more.  

 

Admission Requirements:

 

Hardware Requirements

Please note that you are required to have your own computer for this qualification. AIE, in partnership with Dell and TripleH committed to supplying every student with a Dell laptop to support our DigitalCampus initiative. Available exclusively to AIE students, devices can now be financed with your tuition fees. We provide three models:

 

 

  • CORECore Spec, Dell Inspiron 15” 3593 Series i5
  • MEDIUMMedium Spec, Dell Inspiron 15” 3593 Series i7
  • HIGHHigh Spec, Dell Latitude 3500 Series i7

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15" laptop that meets all your everyday needs and looks good doing it. Featuring 10th generation Intel®

10th Generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-1035G1 Processor (6MB Cache, up to 3.6 GHz), 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare LED-Backlit Display, 8GB, 1x8GB, DDR4, 2666MHz, 1TB 5400 rpm SATA Hard Drive, DVD Drive (Reads /Writes to DVD/CD), NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) MX230 with 2GB GDDR5 graphics memory, Windows 10 Home 64bit English, 1Y Collect and Return Service

R14 000.00Learn More

The foundation for intense graphic and processor heavy tasks. Featuring 10th generation Intel® processors and an array of ports.

10th Generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-1065G7 Processor (8MB Cache, up to 3.9 GHz), 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare LED-Backlit Non-touch Display, 8GB, 1x8GB, DDR4, 2666MHz, 1TB 5400 rpm 2.5" SATA Hard Drive, Tray load DVD Drive (Reads and Writes to DVD/CD), NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) MX230 with 2GB GDDR5 graphics memory, Windows 10 Pro (64 Bit), 1Y Collect and Return Service

R18 000.00 Learn More

Get serious with the high spec Latitude, Dell’s flagship hardware for high end graphics and processing.

8th Generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 -8565U, 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare LED-Backlit Non-touch Display, 16GB, 2x8GB, DDR4 Non-ECC, 1TB 5400 rpm 2.5" SATA Hard Drive, Tray load DVD Drive (Reads and Writes to DVD/CD), NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) MX130 with 2GB GDDR5 graphics memory, Windows 10 Pro (64 Bit), 1Y Collect and Return Service

Salaries & Skills

 

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  • Pricing & Payment Options

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  • Duration

    Full Time 

    • 12 months, 130 credits (10 Sessions/Week, 2:00 hours each, 3 days/week, class times are between 08:30 & 16:00) 
    • All credits are achieved via your study duration at the institute, studio time and project-based assignments. 

    *Sessions will be grouped together to lower cost of traveling, however, in some cases classes may not follow this convention and schedules are subject to change. 

     

    Online & Part-Time  

    • Part-Time = 12 months, 120 credits (2 Hours on Campus session - 1 x Week @ 18:00 / 6 Hours on Campus session - Every 2nd Saturday @ 08:00) 
    • Online = 12 Months, 120 credits (2 Hours Online session - 1 x Week @ 18:00) 
    • Credits are obtained through a combination of live virtual classes, pre-recorded video lectures and project-based tasks. 
  • Career Options

    • Web Designer 
    • Video Game Content Designer 
    • Sound & Video Editor 
    • Multimedia Artist/Animator 
    • Game Asset Creator 
  • Study Kit

    Your study kit is included in your fees and will contain: 

         

    • HUION H420 Tablet Drawing Board. 
    • Adobe Student Licence valid for one year. 
    • Free WIFI (Unlimited, On Campus only).   
    • Art equipment including, 24 Piece Pencil Set, Sketchpad, notepad. 
    • Electronic study guides. 
    • Orientation kit including: Student Card, Welcome Letter and Getting Started Guide. 
    • Access to our myAIE student portal, myAIECommunicator App and student support team via phone, email and tickets
    • Goggles VR Headset
              
     
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What you get

This qualification is designed to provide the student with multiple certificates
and qualifications, both locally and internationally recognised by industry for maximum employability 
 

On completion the student will earn: 

 

  • National Qualification: National Certificate: Interactive Media (SAQA ID: 49121, NQF Level 5, 141 Credits) 
  • International Certifications (Choose One): ACA (Adobe Certified Associate) Photoshop CC, ACA (Adobe Certified Associate) Illustrator CC, ACA (Adobe Certified Associate) Dreamweaver CC 

Our Learning Methods

At AIE, The Academic Institute of Excellence we understand that that each person prefers different learning styles and techniques. This is influenced by many factors including, circumstances, location, field of study and learning preference. It is for this reason that we have developed our myWay learning methodology, a unique and modern approach to blended learning that encompasses multiple delivery methods, involving our three main channels.

Full Time

Reach your full potential through our myWay Instructor-led or Mentorship based classes combined with interactive lessons, practical assignments and in-field experience, combined with our blended platform to make up a full day or selective days within a week.

Part Time

Designed for the working professional, our part time programmes provides you with the flexibility and benefit of our myWay Blended Learning with at home exercises/assignments and mentored or in-class lectures at a manageable schedule and pace.

Online

We have re-defined online learning. Our myWay Online Learning ensures that the student is supported by technology and people throughout his academic journey. We focus on a blended learning approach, combining online Virtual Classrooms, at home exercises, activities and project-based assignments bundled with fully developed video lectures, all managed by our student learning platform.

Career Video

Watch this video to understand a day in the life of an interactive media designer. 

Important Notes

Please note that you are required to have your own computer. This can be in the form of a laptop or desktop PC. Should you not have one, we can supply you with a laptop as part of your package. Please note that additional costs will apply. The below shows the recommended specification.

 

CPU Intel® Core™ i5 or i7, 2.4 GHZ or more (i7 preferred)
MEMORY 8GB DDR3 Memory (16GB preferred)
GRAPHICS Dedicated 1GB graphics card (NVIDIA recommended) 
HARD DRIVE 1TB+ HDD
OPERATING SYSTEM Windows 10 (64 Bit)

 

Planning Interactive Media

  • Resources for Interactive Media

  • Planning Interactive Media

  • Proposing Interactive Media

  • Gathering Interactive Media Content

 


 

Graphics for Online

  • Draw Electronic Graphics

  • Graphics for Multimedia

  • Graphics for Digital Photography

 


 

Web Coding

  • Web Development Products

  • Web Coding

 


 

Animation

  • Animation

  • Sound Editing

 


 

Marketing & Multimedia

  • Developing a Marketing Plan

  • Websites in Business

 

 


 

Interactive Media Solutions

  • Designing Interactive Media

  • Editing Interactive Media

  • Delivering Interactive Media Content

 


 

Cyber Security

  • Administering Security Systems

 


 

Adobe Certifications

  • Adobe Illustrator: Adobe Illustrator Beginner & Advanced

 

  • Adobe Photoshop: Adobe Photoshop Beginner & Advanced

  • Atom: for HTML, CSS, JavaScript & Bootstrap

  

 

 


 

WOP: Workplace Preparation (On exit only)

This module is designed to prepare learners for the workplace.

  • Compiling a Portfolio

  • Creating a Curriculum Vitae

  • Maintaining and Social Media Profile

  • Preparing for an interview

  • Registering on the AIE Recruitment Portal

  • Seeking Employment

  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 29 January 2021
    04 February 2021
    Correspondence
  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 15 July 2020
    Late Registration In Progress
    20 July 2020
    Full Time
  • 15 July 2020
    Late Registration In Progress
    20 July 2020
    Part Time
  • 29 January 2021
    04 February 2021
    Part Time
  • 29 January 2021
    04 February 2021
    Full Time
  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 15 July 2020
    Late Registration In Progress
    20 July 2020
    Full Time
  • 15 July 2020
    Late Registration In Progress
    20 July 2020
    Part Time
  • 29 January 2021
    04 February 2021
    Full Time
  • 29 January 2021
    04 February 2021
    Part Time

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