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National code: CUA30720

Certificate III in Design Fundamentals at TAFE Digital

Class details

Schedule Pace and number of hours.

Self paced

Delivery Method of course delivery.

Online

Duration

Course duration Total time required to complete a course.

1 year

Start date First day of attendance online or on campus.

Any time

End date Final day of attendance online or on campus.

Time Commitment

Class time Dedicated hours required each week in either online or on campus classes.

5 hours

Additional study time The minimum recommended hours you will need to commit to your studies outside of class hours. This may could include private study, work placements and research.

3 hours

Fee details

Full fee This is the non-subsidised fee for the course. Payment plans may be available.

$6,880

This course may be fee free, or available at a reduced cost.

Proposed Timetable What time classes run

An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.

Additional Information Other things to know

Assessments

Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learnt and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development.

  • Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learnt and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development. In this course you will complete:

    • Knowledge assessments: research tasks, assignments
    • Skills assessments: projects, case studies
    • Practical skills assessments: industry-relevant design practice activities
    • Portfolio of work

Work placement

Work placement provides you with opportunities to respond to situations and circumstances that cannot be replicated in a learning or simulated environment. Work placement strengthens your training and supports continued learning and assessment in the workplace.

  • There is no work placement for this qualification.

Materials needed

To complete this course, the following materials are required:

  • There are no materials needed for this qualification.

Additional requirements

To make sure this delivery option is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

  • To successfully complete this course you will need:

  • -To demonstrate skills in some assessments. This may involve participating in roleplays which may be video recorded and the video submitted for marking.

    • Adult colleagues, friends or family members who are available and willing to participate in assessment role plays that are recorded and submitted for marking.
    • Recording equipment such as a camera or smart phone.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Design Fundamentals qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 12 Units of competency, including 7 core and 5 speciality units.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Source and apply design industry knowledge CUADES304

  • Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms CUADES302

  • Apply work health and safety practices CUAWHS312

  • Explore the use of colour CUADES301

Course Delivery Studying Online

Choose when and where you study. Set your own pace, with all your study materials online, allowing you to manage your own workload. Access your learning management system 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This is a highly collaborative space that involves more than simply reading and consuming.

You will interact creatively with content, teachers and your peers, improving your overall engagement with the course. Teaching staff are available to provide you with support, enabling you meet your course outcomes.

You may need to attend a vocational placement, on campus assessment and/or a teacher might need to observe and assess you in a real or simulated environment. Online courses require access to a computer with an internet connection.

Facilities

TAFE NSW campuses work closely with the community and industry to ensure you have access to the industry standard technologies, equipment and facilities.

  • As an enrolled student with TAFE Digital you can access a range of support services to help you make the most out of your time as a student.

  • The careers counsellors at TAFE Digital can help you, whether you're currently enrolled or planning on enrolling in a course with your career direction, educational and vocational pathways or if you are experiencing difficulties that may affect your studies.

  • TAFE Digital offers great support to:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

  • students with a permanent or temporary disability

  • people studying with TAFE Digital who are from multicultural backgrounds

  • students who are experiencing difficulties with learning and Study Skills.

  • We also provide information to students regarding their rights and responsibilities and educational options for students living overseas.

  • There is also our Technical Help page to assist you with some common student technical issues.

  • You'll find it easy to access extra online resources, once enrolled through the Online Learning Support (OLS) website and e-Resources.

Student Support

We're here for you. Get help and assistance with nearly every aspect of your study life - from study support and student resources, to counselling, guidance, and help finding jobs or accommodation.

  • Mon 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Tue 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Wed 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Thu 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Fri 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed