Design Educator Programme 2018-11-29T08:52:10+00:00

Design Educator Programme

(Study + On-Job-Training)

Passionate about teaching? The purpose of this integrated design educator programme is to equip participants with the necessary design skillsets and facilitation techniques through classroom style lectures and on-the-job internship opportunities.

About the Programme

This is 3 months Full-Time or 6 months Part-Time program aims to impart in you with the practical and theoretical teaching skillset and knowledge respectively, in selected design disciplines to connect with people who are non-designers, to inspire them to engage in self-awareness, design appreciation, self-exploration leading them to find their own creative solutions to solving daily design challenges.

Learning Outcome

The purpose of this programme is to train students to become design educators and prepare them for full time or free-lance employment opportunities. During the programme, trainees will undergo a mix of classroom based training, along with live On-Job-Training to have hands on experience on how live workshops are being conducted.

Unit modules

Implement Design Thinking

Explore the 5 stages of Design Thinking to develop effective problem solving techniques.

Idea Generation Techniques

Understand the various mind mapping and brain storming techniques widely used by practitioners.

Design Studio Management

A sneak peak into the workflow of design agencies, from design brief,budgeting to execution and delivery.

Graphic Design Essentials (Adobe Photoshop)

Learn basic and intermediate software operations of Adobe Photoshop. Develop marketing collaterals via image editing and composition techniques.

Managing Design Clients

This unit will help learners understand the common work ethics and operational procedures when on boarding new clients. 


Graphic Illustrations & Design Fundamentals (Adobe Illustrator)

Adopt a holistic approach to appreciate and apply design basics, brand building and product packaging in 2D and 3D formats.

Mixed Media Drawing & Rendering

Get inspired and express your creativity through mediums such as acrylic painting, watercolour painting, pen tools, Adobe Photoshop and more.

Art Direction and Videography

Understand and apply the planning and thought process for generating engaging videos and images.

Publication Design

Explore the fundamentals of publication design through the study of principles of layout on platforms like books,magazines and other print mediums.

Cover Design & Typography

Explore the art of typography, and integrate them into your designs

Design Thinking for Business Innovaton

Explore the business side of design thinking. Develop business plans and strategies with the help of a 5 Stage Design Thinking technique in this programme.

Course Information

Participants embarking on this programme will be entitled to up to 95% subsidy from the Workforce Singapore (WSG). 

Successful graduates from this programme will be issued a Statement of Attainment issued by SSG.

Graduates can apply for credit transfer to First Media Design School for Diploma Qualifications.

Participants are to successfully complete all course assessments to qualify for WSG funding.

Participants are to bring their own computers for this programme.

Full Course Fees

$7,69753w/ GST

95% Subsidy

$86327w/ GST

90% Subsidy

$1,50303w/ GST

$15/hr Subsidy

$5,43508w/ GST

Get an additional $7.50 per hour funding through our Training Assistance Scheme! 

All programmes are eligible for $500 SkillsFuture Credit and PSEA deduction

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