LCAD is Australia's leading Visual Art & Design College

Australia's leading Visual Art & Design College

Visual Art, Photography, Graphic Design

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Thinking about applying for one of our Diploma or Advance Diploma courses? We have provided a step by step guide that will help make the process as efficient and enjoyable as possible. If you have any specific questions please feel free to call LCAD direct on +613 9495 6622 or email admin@lcad.edu.au

 

How to prepare

In order to make the application process as efficient as possible we recommend that you prepare and review your application information prior to starting the application process. As you will discover, our application form is presented in two steps. Step 1 will ask you to confirm your contact details, what type of student you are and what course you would like to study. Step 2 will ask you to provide information on your previous study and why you are looking to undertake your course.

 

How to apply

Course applications are made directly through this website. You can access a course application form on each course page or clicking the apply now button on the right hand side of the screen. We read all applications thoroughly so make sure you carefully consider each question.

 

When to apply

There are three trimesters each year, starting in February, June and September. Deadlines for enrolments are one month before start of each trimester. Places may still be available after this date if the course is not filled. The ideal entry time is the Autumn Trimester (February) as a one year qualification is 3 trimesters long.

 

A Step By
Step Guide

The following step by step guide to application has been created to make the application as efficient and enjoyable as possible.

Step 1: Commit to study

Established in 1995, LCAD is a small, friendly college leading the way in professional Visual Art, Design and Photography education. We offer a specialised combination of theory and practical skills that encourage our students to be creative, innovative and to think independently. Our teaching and administration staff enhance the learning experience and our students are both friendly and welcoming. Our class sizes are between 8 and 14 students enabling a high level of one on one tutoring as well as generating a great sense of community. We offer excellent value for money with our high calibre of teaching staff and our student’s graduate with confidence to embark on a career in art and design.

Step 2: Visit LCAD

If practical, all prospective students are welcome to visit the college in order to view our facilities and to discuss their forthcoming application. If you would like to visit you will need to make an appointment by calling LCAD direct on +613 9495 6622. We recommend that you bring along a folio or examples of your work to your appointment so that we can determine which course might be the best for you.

Step 3: Select your course

If you are unable to visit LCAD then no problem, simply select your course online. LCAD offers a number of Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses in Visual Art, Graphic Design and Photography. All of our courses (and single subjects) are available from our main menu under the 'Study with Us' main menu item.

Step 4: Review your status

If your are an international student there will be a number of additional steps to your application process along side the submission of a folio of work. Once you have completed your online application, LCAD will follow up with you and provide you with an Information Kit. Please note that all international students will require a 5.5 IELTS test score for English or equivalent if English is their second language. After satisfying all the prerequisites and successfully completing an admission interview, LCAD will then issue you with a Letter Of Offer. Once you accept our offer (and make your first payment/deposit) LCAD will then issue a COE which you will need in order to apply for a study visa to Australia.

Step 5: Prepare

In order to make the application process as efficient as possible we recommend the you prepare and review your application information prior to starting the application process. As you will discover, our application form is presented as two steps. Step 1 will ask you to confirm your contact details, what type of student you are and what course that you would like to study. Step 2 will ask you to provide information on your previous study including what you studied, where you studied and why you are looking to undertake this new course. We read all applications thoroughly so make sure you carefully consider each question.

Step 6: Apply

Course applications are made directly through this website. You can access a course application form on each course page or by clicking the apply now button on the right hand side of the screen.

Step 7: Interview

Upon completion of your online application we will contact you to arrange a time for you to undertake an interview with our friendly admissions staff. If you are an international student who is not currently residing in Australia we will contact you to arrange a remote interview via Zoom. The interview will be a review of your application and will allow you to present your folio and speak of any prior experience you might have.

Step 8: Confirmation

Following your interview LCAD will confirm in writing if your application has been successful. Confirmation will be sent to the email address that you nominated in your application. Should your application not be successful, you are welcome to contact us to discuss the reasons why. Please contact admissions on +613 9495 6622 or email admin@lcad.edu.au

Apply Now

The following application form is for students wanting to study one of our Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses in Visual Art, Graphic Design and Photography. The application form is composed of two parts and should take approximately 10 minutes to complete if you have all of the information at hand. Following submission one of our friendly staff will contact you to discuss your application and next steps. Please note that application closing dates are one month before trimester starts. Need help with your application? Contact is on the link provided.
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