Earn a QQI Level 5 Award in Desktop Publishing!

We’re currently taking names for our QQI Level 5 award in Desktop Publishing!

Enhance your CV with an internationally recognised qualification and the practical skills that employers across all sectors look for in potential employees!

This ten week course will equip learners with the means to:

Distinguish between desktop publishing and other
forms of document production with reference to
purpose, development process, and specialised DTP

Describe the characteristics of key components of
DTP systems including those used for input, storage,
protection, processing, output, and transmission of
images and data.

Outline the essential considerations for handling text
and graphics in DTP documents including size,
resolution, format, placement, orientation and colour,
in the context of a range of page layouts.

Describe the legal implications associated with use
and protection of published material including
licencing and copyright.

Generate graphic content using a DTP application to
create, import, capture and manipulate images and

Set up a document for publication or printing
specifying all required layout characteristics such as
page, text, frame and table setup.

Create a range of possible designs to meet a given
brief with due consideration for production cost,
presentation format and environment, and print

Fulfil the requirements of a client brief completing all
stages in the publication process including
requirements analysis and definition, solution design,
planning, production, finishing, printing and

Analyse existing documents making appropriate
recommendations for improvement.

Enquire or enrol today! Call the Noreside Centre Kilkenny on (056) 7762146, email noresideeducationcentre@gmail.com OR call into our reception on Dean Street, Kilkenny!