Desktop Publishing (5N0785)

QQI Level 5 in Desktop Publishing

  • Enhance your CV with an internationally recognized 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.

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