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The future for business lies in the way it uses digital communication technology. Engaging and interactive content that can be updated and daily relevant, delivered fresh and smartly using traditional media and now more so new media like tablets, phones, digital displays and of course the internet will place companies at a distinct advantage and ensure their identity is in the forefront of consumers minds and pockets.

The key to successful implementation of these technologies lies in the quality of ‘hands-on’ training delivered to staff and students that need to use it. Keyline’s accredited expertise and proven track record with our demanding portfolio of corporate clients ensures that your investment in your software and training returns tangible results with the proper use of the design software, allowing you to take full advantage of modern day digital publishing opportunities.

Keyline Graphics is an Adobe Training Centre, an Mict Seta accredited Training Centre, Certiport Authorised Testing Centre and Adobe Authorised Reseller operating in KZN for the last 20 years. We have an in-depth understanding of the need for efficient staff and technologies for productive design communication environments and are directly responsible for training and placing hundreds of designers, design workflows, software and hardware implementation strategies into various sectors of industry.

We are actively involved in the graphic communications industry and are aligned with driving developments in the ‘real world’. With our focused expertise we have formed meaningful consultancy relationships with key industry players, and partner major product launches and awareness campaigns with our suppliers.

Keyline is actively involved in the graphic communications industry and is aligned with driving developments in the ‘real world’. The training centre is driven with a wealth of knowledge in the communications industry.

We have worked extensively within the industry, and have an in-depth understanding of the need for efficient operators and are directly responsible for training and placing hundreds of students into various sectors of industry over the years. Keyline is committed to offering job placement assistance to successful students by way of comprehensive industry referrals and support.

Our Certified Instructors have successfully trained students over a wide spectrum from DTP and Web Design & Development courses for beginners or intermediate users, all the way to advanced upgrade training for our corporate clients.

Durban Adobe User Group We are also actively involved in the creative and development communities in Durban, as hosts of the Durban Adobe User Group. Why not come along to the next free bi-monthly event. Click the link for more info. Attendees are placed in a raffle for a 1 year Adobe Creative Cloud subscription!

Our continually expanding course portfolio makes us the leading graphics and web design & development training facility in Durban.

At Keyline we’re firm believers in maximising the amount of hands-on time you spend during any of our Adobe training, giving you the ability to navigate these incredibly powerful software packages with complete familiarity and confidence.

Once you’ve completed any of our graphic design courses you’ll have the skills required to apply for positions in this rapidly growing and exciting industry, and as the technology on which we consume content evolves, you could enjoy a career working at the cutting edge of new media, designing for smart-phones, tablets or digital displays.

Our Adobe training is available on both Mac and Windows platforms and we use the very latest technology to ensure our graphic design courses offer the best preparation for the cutting-edge environments you’ll encounter in the workplace.

With a reputation for excellence and an unrivalled track record, choosing Keyline for web design training allows you to take advantage of the limitless opportunities in both the traditional and new media sectors. Our graphic design courses are exceptional value for money, so invest in your future today with world-class Adobe training from the experts at Keyline.

Whether you’re new to graphic design courses or are an advanced user that needs upgrade training on the latest packages and techniques, Keyline Digital Design College can meet your training requirements with a range of Level 1, Level 2 and Specialist courses available.

The Keyline Training centre is a specialised learning and working environment equipped with state of the art Apple Macintosh hardware and the latest versions of industry standard digital design software. Students can choose whether they want to learn on the Windows platform or on Macintosh.

To ensure that each student receives the highest level of individual hands-on tuition, each course runs with a maximum of 15 students, with a dedicated workstation for the duration of their course.

Tours of facilities are arranged for students during their courses, enabling them to see aspects of their training put into practice.

OurTeam
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Skye

Founder And Adobe Certified Instructor

Skye is a founder of Keyline and was the first Adobe Certified Instructor in KZN. He joined the industry in 1993 and his favourite app is Photoshop. He also has a passion for building careers, marketing strategy and future-tech.

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Toni

Co-Founder And Adobe Certified Instructor

Toni is a co-Founder and Adobe Certified Instructor. He joined the industry in 1989 and his favourite Application is InDesign. Toni has an insatiable appetite for helping students to make the software work for their ideas. He also has a passion for environmental management, Deep Sea Diving and is also a football coach!

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Bishan

Video Consultant

Bishan joined Keyline in 2017 and is our on-the-field experienced photographer and videographer, who has worked with various brands in SA. He’s absolutely passionate about sharing his industry experience with our students, and ensures you will be “well equipped” to handle the demands of the industry.

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Jibraan

Adobe Certified Instructor

Jibraan is an Adobe Certified Instructor and Web specialist. He joined the industry in 2008. Jibraan loves to push the limits of Photoshop and Dreamweaver, is an avid PC and PS4 gamer. When not fighting pixels he likes to fish and vape!

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Anjalee

Accounts and Sales Coordinator

Anjalee joined us in 2023 and makes sure our accounts are in order, she is also our student and sales co-ordinator. Her overdriving passion for number crunching, analytical and problem solving skills have led her down this career path. Outside work, Anjalee loves adventure, and going out to restaurants. Some of her hobbies include going on hikes, dancing and reading.

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Melissa

Business Development Manager

Melissa joined Keyline in 2017 and is our Business Development Manager. She loves spending time with her family and friends, and also takes great pleasure in capturing unforgettable memories on her camera. Melissa is also responsible for keeping our website up to date, so please be sure to let her know if anything is amiss.

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Brad

Web Design Lecturer

Brad joined Keyline in 2018 and is our Web & User Experience Design specialist. He has a love for code and is a WordPress guru. When he needs a break from life behind the computer, he ventures out into the ocean with his surfboard.

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Nikhiel

Digital Design Lecturer

Nikhiel (affectionately known as Nik) joined the Keyline team in 2018 and is one of our Graphic and Video specialists. He spends his free time training the seals at uShaka Sea World. Nikhiel has a passion for teaching and helping his students grow – regardless of whether these students are humans or animals.

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Suhania

Marketing And Training Co-ordinator

Suhania joined Keyline in 2019 and is our Marketing and Training Co-ordinator. She is passionate about communications – making her a social butterfly. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her cats, modelling, and netflixing.

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Shannon

Digital Educator

Meet Shannon, our exceptional graphic design and video lecturer who joined our team in 2022. Shannon brings a fresh perspective to the world of visual communication. Her passion for design shines through in every lesson, inspiring students to explore new possibilities and push their artistic boundaries.

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Ntokozo

Digital Educator

Meet Ntokozo, he joined the Keyline team in 2022. He is our 3D modelling lecturer and specialist. With a passion for creativity and a keen eye for detail, Ntokozo brings life to the digital world through captivating 3D designs and animations.

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Darshan

Digital Educator

Darshan joined the Keyline Team in 2022. Qualified as a Mechanical Engineer – He is our resident geek. He has a love for 3D modelling and all things tech including 3D printing. His hobbies include playing squash, and gaming.

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Keyline Is Born
Keyline launches, at our first location in Windermere road.
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A Fun Learning Experience
Making new friends and having fun whilst getting the best training possible, was always part of the Keyline concept. These were some of the good old days.
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Our First Classroom
Yes, we’re that old! We go back as far as when the 1st iMac was still amazing. This was our first classroom.
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Class Of 2004
Some of our very first students.
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Keyline Visits Adobe Head Office
Representing Keyline, Skye visits Adobe’s head office in San Jose, California during the Creative Suite 2 launch.
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Hardware Upgrade
More power to the people! We upgrade our hardware to the Apple Mac Mini, which at the time was a revolutionary new product from Apple in terms of t’s appealing compact design and relative power.
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Keyline Attends The Launch Of Adobe Cs3
Representing Keyline, Skye attends the launch of Adobe Creative Suite 3 in San Jose, California.
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Keyline And Adobe Launch Cs5 In Kwazulu-Natal
Keyline presenting at the International Convention Centre in Durban during the launch of Adobe CS5.
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An Expanding Universe
New training lab added with newest and latest aluminium iMacs.With success, comes the need for growth. With an increasing demand for our services, Keyline expands it’s existing premises with two new training areas.

Keyline is an elite graphic design training institution operating in KZN since 2003. We have an in-depth understanding of the needs for productive design communication environments, and we are directly responsible for training and placing hundreds of designers, design workflows, software and hardware implementation strategies into various sectors of industry.

The Keyline Training centre is a specialised learning and working environment equipped with state of the art Apple Macintosh hardware and the latest versions of industry standard design software. Get in touch with one of our student advisors to arrange a consultation and visit our facilities.

Where creativity meets certification.

We are more than just a digital design school – we are a hub of innovation, inspiration, and skill-building. In a rapidly evolving employment landscape, a new combination of traditional, digital and artificial skills are becoming critically important for relevance in the modern design workplace. Let us segment and guide you through your learning journey as you skill yourself for your working future. We offer you the opportunity to validate your design skills with globally recognised certifications.

We offer substantial value and savings through our software sales and consulting.

Adobe tools empower students to think creatively and communicate expressively. Our full time students are eligible for a 70% discount on Adobe Creative Cloud.

Adobe Creative Cloud for teams gives you the world’s best creative apps and services in a single, integrated platform.

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Course Menu
Incorporating Graphic Design, Web Design, Video Production, Photography, Interactive Media, Digital Marketing, Mobile App Design, Game Design, 3D Modelling, Animation, AI & Image Generation
Incorporating InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, CorelDraw, Acrobat, Brand Development, Design Principles, and Repro & Print
Incorporating Graphic Design, Desktop Publishing, Web Development and Mobile App Design.
Incorporating Graphic Design, Desktop Publishing, Generative AI, Web Development, Mobile App Design and Digital Marketing
Designed for individuals of every level and industry
Incorporating Web Design, Video Production, Game Design, Animation and Mobile App Design
Incorporating WordPress, HTML Basics, User Experience and Search Engine Optimisation
Incorporating User Experience Design, XD, Dreamweaver, WordPress, Mobile App Design & SEO
Master the art of styling, lighting, and composition to skillfully capture the essence of each dish, creating visually stunning images that tantalize the taste buds and tell a delicious story.
Join our radio production course to learn how to create engaging broadcasts, master technical skills, and tell captivating stories through sound.
Designed for individuals of every level and industry
Learn user centred design techniques for websites, apps or any digital device
Master CAD and clothing design features to unlock new workflows to streamline your productivity
Incorporating WordPress, HTML Basics, User Experience and Search Engine Optimisation
Maximise brand building opportunities, target new and existing customers and boost revenue
Learn new strategies to successfully make your brand work
Incorporating 3D Modelling, 3D printing theory and process.
Empower yourself to create interactive e-learning experiences
Incorporating WordPress and Flutterflow
Program life-like physics, control game audio, and texture and layer game levels all from one program
Learn to capture, edit and compile footage to share incredible videos
Learn to operate manual camera controls, set up lighting for different scenes and maximise photo quality
Incorporating Illustrator, Photoshop, Brand Development, Design Principles, and Repro & Print Theory
Master the art of styling, lighting, and composition to skillfully capture the essence of each dish, creating visually stunning images that tantalize the taste buds and tell a delicious story.
Embark on a one-day journey into the cutting-edge world of Artificial Intelligence
Process your images like a pro with Lightroom’s streamlined workflow
Designed for individuals of every level and industry
Get up to date with latest Creative Cloud features & collaborate and share your creative ingredients with CC libraries
Customised for your specific industry
Hands on practical 1 day workshop
A workshop to unleash those winning ideas!
Join our fun-filled workshop to gain insight into skills that will give you an edge to succeed in the 4th Industrial Revolution
Create attractive graphics, compelling videos, and engaging websites with ease
Incorporating Adobe Lightroom
Incorporating the fundamentals of image editing and layout using Photoshop and Illustrator.

Keyline’s carefully crafted training philosophy, backed by 17 years of delivering excellence in the digital design industry, has now been additionally ported into a live virtual classroom experience.

We have taken the best from our on-site training methodology and implemented a ‘blended learning’ program of live e-lectures, hands-on training and real-time interactive support. This personal interaction with our certified lecturers and staff will best prepare you with the relevant and marketable skills that you need to succeed in the industry.

Contact us for a personalised virtual or onsite meeting. We will be happy to give you advice on carving a career path for yourself in the Digital Design industry.

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Our continually expanding course portfolio makes us the leading digital design corporate training institute in Durban. Bring the digital revolution to your organisation in a single integrated platform with the full design tool kit.

Corporate training is run on demand to suit your times and schedules.

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