Sivitanidios Public School Of Trades & Vocations


Graphic design is a contemporary and creative profession worldwide, ideal for people with artistic skills. Works of a graphic artist include posters, leaflets, newspapers, magazines, book covers, CDs, logos, packaging and advertisements.


Graduates of secondary education schools, such as Vocational high schools, Technical high schools, General high schools and Multidisciplinary high schools, are allowed to enroll, according to m.d. 5954.


On completion of their training, graduates receive a Vocational Training Certificate. On the condition that they pass the examination organised by EOPPEP, they receive a level-5 Certificate in Vocational Training in their field.

Duration of studies

IEK studies include 5 terms (semesters). Four of these terms, that is 1,200 hours, are theoretical and laboratory classes, whereas in the 5th term students become interns and apprentices for 960 hours (Training Practice).

Job description

The holder of the IEK certificate in Graphic Design has certified knowledge and skills which enable him/her to combine visual arts with printing, photography and graphics to produce a convincing message that creates an identity for the source of the message (design concept). He also uses modern technology to monitor all stages of work production before the delivery of the project to the customer. They can work in advertising companies, publishing houses, newspapers, etc, as well as on their own as freelancers.