Glenealy IT Centre

Desktop Publishing QQI Level 5

QQI accredited

Upon successful completion of this desktop publishing course participants will be awarded the QQI certificate in Desktop Publishing at Level 5 (5N0785).

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Course aim

The aim of this certified desktop publishing course is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to produce a range of documents containing text and graphic images, from design briefing to printing , using a Desktop Publishing System (DTP).

Course content

The following will be covered on our Desktop Publishing QQI Level 5 course:

  • Understanding publisher objectives
  • Principles of good design
  • Typography and manipulating text
  • Layout issues
  • Generate graphic content using a DTP application to create, import, capture and manipulate images and drawings 
  • Manipulating graphics
  • Creating various publications
    • Leaflets
    • Booklets
    • Newsletters
    • Websites
  • Set up a document for publication or printing
  • Licensing and copyright

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Dates & times

Ongoing. Days and times to be confirmed, subject to the ongoing Covid 19 situation.

Cost & funding

Cost €375, inclusive of exam fees. Instalment option 5 x €75.  DEASP funding available dependent on criteria.  Please enquire for further details.