Make your living in the creative industries with a course in one of the many areas of design or media. Focus your creative eye and design-oriented thinking on practical processes in our industry-standard studios. The world is your oyster if you’re passionate about drawing, animation, filmmaking, floristry, interiors, gaming and a whole lot more.
Bring stories to life with 3D visual effects across the digital media industry on projects in film, TV, advertising, virtual reality and gaming. more...
Become a technically accomplished design professional and gain the skills you need for a successful career as a 3D and visual effects artist and animator. Learn to collaborate on creative projects, strengthen your interpersonal and communication skills, graduate with a show-reel of your work, ready to become a creative leader. Graduates of the Bachelor of 3D Art and Animation can establish themselves across a range of creative industries including filmmaking, game design and development, television, online content development, virtual production (VP), virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), and advertising. This degree has been created in close consultation with the industry. You’ll gain a theoretical grounding in art and animation principles and experience production in deadline-driven commercial environments.
Combine your creativity and critical thinking skills to bring a vision to life. Learn about the essential principles and elements of design and apply them to an industry you’re passionate about. more...
Start your journey into the world of words with this short and fun course. Choose to write non-fiction or fiction and develop a stronger sense of yourself as a writer.
Explore your personal writing style as you develop a short story from start to finish. Get detailed feedback on your dialogue, description and character development and prepare to submit your work to publishers.
Create a sense of wonder for children through the power of story. Explore your personal writing style, spark children’s imaginations, craft picture books and write longer fiction to captivate a young audience.
Studying special effects in makeup opens up a world of creativity and excitement. Become a 3D storyteller using your skills to create characters, simulate injuries and design the perfect zombie. Get ready to entertain in ways you’ve never done before.
Learn to create a basic working website using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for asset preparation, and a content management system (Wordpress) to make and publish your site. Make your website clean and engaging for users to navigate, and easy to find on Google.
Do you dream of making your stage props come to life? Refine your skills, embellish your props and expand your creative knowledge under the guidance of professional prop makers at TAFE NSW.
Get your start in special effects (SFX) prosthetics and create monster masks in this exciting short course. Design and make your own reptilian or space-age monster mask and follow your passion for entertaining an audience through character design.
Bring your cosplay ideas to life with this short course. Learn how to design, measure, sew and accessorise an original cosplay costume and get the opportunity to enter your costume in the Sydney Wearable Art Gala.
Follow your artistic passion and start a career in the vibrant creative industries. Depending on your campus location, specialise in general design, graphic design, fashion design, visual arts, photography, ceramics, and more.
Tap into your creativity and make jewellery pieces for clients. Become a jewellery designer or manufacturer, start your own jewellery business or choose to do further study in engineering.
Explore a creative career and learn the essentials of design principles in this exciting course. Depending on your campus location, specialise in general design, graphic design, fashion design, jewellery design and more.
Cultivate your jewellery skills and knowledge by exploring materials and experimenting with techniques to work in the art industry. Combine your technical, creative and conceptual skills to plan and realise artwork that interacts with the body.
Deepen your expertise and take your production design career to the next level as you research, plan, create and showcase all elements that go into a successful set production in this highly practical course.
Develop the skills to pursue a career in interior design. Build your creative and technical abilities as you learn design principles, space planning and material selection to help create functional, aesthetic and sustainable interior spaces.
Express your creativity as a game designer. Use storyboards, animations, game engines and mechanics to build an immersive and exciting 3D interactive experience. Work with a game development team to bring a shared vision to life. more...
Channel your love of all things digital into a career that where you’ll get to spend your days designing and developing the technology behind interactive and online content. more...
Combine your creativity and problem solving skills to design visual products with powerful messages. Use your knowledge of design theory to create digital and hand-drawn work that informs, inspires and spurs action from your audiences. more...
Develop a small printed publication as your entry point to the fascinating field of graphic design. Use Adobe Creative Cloud and expand your knowledge of typography, colour modes, images and vector drawings.
Update your illustrative skills with a digital design edge. Perfect for newcomers and the semi-experienced. Learn new Adobe skills and artistic techniques to begin or expand your design portfolio. The creative future of your dreams starts here.
Combine your love of illustration with the endless possibilities of children's literature. Learn the creative process to complete and evaluate your work, and build career opportunities with the specialist skills honed in this niche discipline.
Combine your love for illustration and storytelling to bring your creative ideas to life in this unique 8-week short course. Upskill with practical skills and techniques, produce a portfolio and forge a study pathway to a career in illustration.
Strengthen your creative and technical design skills and gain experience in producing designs for advertising, packaging and publishing. Advance your career and become a senior graphic designer, digital designer, visual designer or desktop publisher.
Strengthen your creative and technical design skills and gain experience in producing digital or hand-drawn illustration. Advance your career and become an illustrator, senior graphic designer or digital designer.
Gain high-level graphic design skills as you specialise in illustration. Build your portfolio and gain industry-ready experience for a career as an illustrator or designer.
Strengthen your design and creative expertise. Develop your sense of self as a graphic designer as you expand your visual communication skills in print media, digital design, branding and campaigning, packaging and publishing.
Learn the tricks of the trade to beautify and add functionality to any residential or commercial space. Place yourself at the helm of design projects large or small. more...
Turn your passion for design into a creative career and enter this exciting industry as an assistant interior designer. Learn how to transform interiors by designing colour schemes, using computer-aided design technology, and meeting client expectations.
Create unique and innovative spaces as an interior designer as you combine your understanding of the interaction between people and spaces with your skills in concept creation and project management. The TAFE NSW Bachelor of Interior Design equips you with creative and technical skills in future-focused digital design and the ability to realise your design projects with confidence. This qualification is both nationally and internationally recognised. This means you’ll have the professional skills to work around the globe and begin a role as a commercial interior designer, opening up exciting opportunities. Graduate ready to dive into a diverse range of workplaces. Whether it’s as a consultant in an interior-specific design business, an architecture firm, or an interior design department of a property development firm, there are many places to flourish in this booming industry.
Gain exposure to the various mediums used throughout history that led to the revolution in print techniques used today. Explore the intricacies of letterpress, lithograph, screen-printing, offset or the finer details of print finishing. more...
Collaborate with other printmakers in an immersive studio environment that encourages creativity, expert feedback and highlights areas for future development. Set your own goals and direction as detailed in your design brief proposal.
Develop your creative skills in traditional printmaking - an artistic process that's been around for hundreds of years. Learn the basics of printmaking and turn ideas into printed artworks. Get your hands dirty working with print inks and different media materials such as wood, paper and fabric.
Become a qualified printer and learn a wide range of practical skills and techniques for an in-demand industry. Develop your ability to communicate and consult with industry professionals, create specialised prints, and spread the word on the printed page.
Kick-start your career as a print machinist and focus on modern flexographic printing. Learn to create high-quality printed products using a range of different surfaces and be employed by print companies as a skilled flexographic printer.
Launch your career as a digital printing specialist. Prepare and upload files on specialised digital printing equipment. Use Adobe CC, monitor and operate RIP software and peripheral equipment. Apply solutions to a defined range of problems.
Put shopfront names up in lights when you study signs and graphics. Design and create signs using traditional signage techniques and computer-aided technologies. Create both indoor and outdoor signs from a range of material, like vinyl and aluminium. more...
Acquire the technical skills and knowledge you need to launch your career in signage and fulfill your creative pursuits. Learn about traditional and contemporary techniques, advanced printing software, technology and illumination to find your way in this expanding field.