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Certificate III in Design Fundamentals

National Course Code: CUA30715


Are you looking to delve into the world of design but need a solid foundation of guiding principles? The Certificate III in Design Fundamentals will give you design career foundations.

There are a number of versions of this course which focus on different career areas. All versions of the course have core units that cover:

  • Design processes

  • Use of colour

  • Creative design in 2D and 3D forms

  • Source and apply design industry knowledge

  • Understand the WHS process

  • Produce drawings that communicate your creative ideas

    In the location listing of the course, you can see the versions of the design disciplines you can focus on, and choose based on your interests and career goals. These might include:

  • GRAPHIC DESIGN. Get an introduction to the latest equipment and technology used to produce work in design as well covering the essential skills such as drawing, type usage and design group work

  • JEWELLERY DESIGN. Conceptualise, design and create original bespoke jewellery pieces using a range of materials and techniques

  • ILLUSTRATION. Develop a range of drawing skills using digital programs such as Illustrator as well as drawing using traditional techniques and materials

  • CERAMICS. Design and realise a body of ceramic work using basic skills using the latest ceramics technologies, materials and processes

  • FASHION DESIGN. Gain strong foundational skills in fashion illustration, colour theory, technical production sketches, Computer Aided Design specific for fashion design, as well as some fashion industry knowledge

  • TEXTILE DESIGN AND PRINTING. Gain foundational skills in illustration, colour theory, design principles, fabric print design, Computer Aided Design specific for fabric print design, as well as some textile industry knowledge

  • MULTI-DISCIPLINE DESIGN. Learn a broad range of design skills such as computer aided drawing, illustration

  • DESIGN FOR THEATRE AND FILM. Learn about prop making and digital illustration.


This course is currently available at 27 campus locations across NSW and online. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • Full Time
  • Study Online

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Glen Innes: Full Time

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $1,580.00
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2020
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

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