Discover how to program games using Unity and learn the basics of 2D design and animation. Launch your career in gaming development through classroom ‘Games Studio’ environments and learn the basics of UI and computer applications.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Produce game design documentation based on ICT system operation
Manipulate data using advanced features
Develop basic 2D design and animation
Problem solve using support resources including online help
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
A pathway to further study in game design
Credit toward a full qualification
Specialist skills that will see you thrive in the game programming industry
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Access to a computer and wireless connection
Basic computer skills
An interest in pursuing further studies or a career in game development
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Our graduates go onto roles like: game developer with the Certificate IV in Information Technology, game tester with the Certificate IV in Information Technology, game designer with the Certificate IV in Information Technology, level designer with the Certificate IV in Information Technology, tools programmer with the Diploma of Information Technology (Game Programming) and game programmer with the Diploma of Information Technology (Game Programming).
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Statement of Attainment in Game Programming Basics does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Statement of Attainment in Game Programming Basics does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
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