Computer graphics

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1800 hours


8255 Mountain Sights, suite 140, Montréal (Québec) H4P 2B5   View map


Computing , Design

Program objectives

Computer graphics designers work for companies specializing in the graphic communications, multimedia and corporate sectors, which include magazines, newspapers, packaging companies, manufacturers of other print products, Web site producers and electronic product manufacturers. Computer graphics designers can also be self-employed.

They produce page layout templates and create page layouts. Their work involves processing images and text, incorporating them into page layouts and preparing the layouts for printing and multimedia distribution while ensuring that they meet technical distribution standards.


Targeted professions

  • Camera, platemaking and other prepress occupations
  • Desktop publishing operators and related occupations
  • Graphic arts technicians
  • Graphic designers and illustrators


Acceptance criteria

  • English proficiency
  • At least 16 years of age
  • DVS or college degree or level 4 education in Math, English, and French or GDT test

A person who has reached the age of 18 can be admitted to a program of study leading to a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS) based on functional prerequisites. These prerequisites, in place for those aged at least 18 years at the start date declared for the vocational training program, are: successful completion of the General Development Test (GDT) and obtaining and passing the tests relative to the specific prerequisites in the language of instruction and mathematics, if applicable.

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