DCE boasts nine design studios, and workshops and studios for life-drawing, photography, 3D printing, green screen, jewellery, set and prop construction, plus a specialist art and design library.
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TAFE NSW Design Centre Enmore
Established in 1994 in the inner-city suburb of Enmore, the award-winning TAFE NSW Design Centre Enmore (DCE) is one of Australia’s leading design schools.
With facilities that include purpose-built exhibition spaces, studios and professional workshops, DCE has produced some extraordinary Australian and international creative talent including Greg Natale (Greg Natale Design), Steve Cordony (Interior Stylist), Albert Nguyen (Industrial designer, SGR Audio and General Motors) and Ned Walker (Animal Logic Lead Layout Artist, ‘The LEGO Movie Sequel’, ‘LEGO Ninjago’, ‘Peter Rabbit’).
In the words of legendary artist and musician Reg Mombassa, “DCE runs excellent practical courses producing students with work-ready skills.”
If you’re ready to explore and inspire your creative side, then you’re ready to enrol at DCE.Enquire
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Why TAFE NSW Design Centre Enmore
Award winning design school
Large Training Provider of the Year, D&AD Gold Pencil – New Blood Awards, 2 x 2018 National World Skills champions, 2018 AEAF winners – student category
Strong connections to industry and employers
DCE exhibits student work at annual shows, VIVID Sydney, Mardi Gras, IKEA Furniture & more
Teaching staff are active in their professional fields, winning awards and holding leadership positions in their professions
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World class learning facilities
Links to industry to provide real-world experience, including VIVID Sydney, Enmore Theatre, COCO Republic, IKEA, Rebel Sport, Inner West Council, and Design Institute of Australia.
Teachers are passionate industry professionals who can provide you with the skills you need and access to employment opportunities during your course and into the future.
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- Nine design studios and a life-drawing studio
- Film and photography studio with green screen
- Specialist jewellery and set construction workshops
- 3D printing and prototyping studio
- Large exhibition area and conference room
- ‘Careers Connect’ job search assistance centre
- Student association service and facilities
- Art supplies shop on campus
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Entertainment + Production Design
Be taught by mentors with extensive industry contacts and experience in everything from introductory to advanced skills in production design, film appreciation, camera techniques and so much more.
Diploma of Live Production Design (CUA50513)
Certificate IV in Design (CUA40715) … with a focus on Design for Film and Theatre
Certificate III in Design Fundamentals (CUA30715) … with a focus on Design for Film and Theatre
Statement of Attainment in Art Direction for Short Films (900-80559V01)
Statement of Attainment in Design for Events and Festivals (900-80558V01)
Statement of Attainment in Make a Stop Frame Animation (900-80555V01)
Statement of Attainment in Millinery for the Stage (900-80560V01)
Statement of Attainment in SFX Makeup for Film & Theatre (900-80551V01)
Design + Illustration
Taught on the latest industry-standard equipment, you’ll learn everything from design fundamentals to how to conduct yourself in a business setting, including project management skills. If you want a career that challenges and rewards creativity every day, then Design and Illustration is for you – and there’s no better place to learn than at DCE.
Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design (CUA60315) … with a focus on Graphic Design
Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design (CUA60315) … with a focus on Illustration
Diploma of Graphic Design (CUA50715) … with a focus on Graphic Design
Diploma of Graphic Design (CUA50715) … with a focus on Illustration
Certificate IV in Design (CUA40715) … with a focus on Multi Discipline Design
Certificate III in Design Fundamentals (CUA30715) … with a focus on Multi Discipline Design
Certificate IV in Design (CUA40715) … with a focus on Graphic Design
Statement of Attainment in Illustrating Books for Children (900-80554V01)
Statement of Attainment in Introduction to UX UI Design (900-80541V01)
If you want to plan, create and style everything from cars and household goods to food packaging and consumer electronics (and everything in between) then come study Industrial Design at DCE, and you’ll be taught all the skills you need to succeed in this exciting and varied career.
Jewellery Design + Manufacture
Taught by inspiring teachers with industry experience, you’ll learn all aspects of the manufacturing process: from planning and executing to materials needed, tools and equipment, measuring and marking-out, soldering and so much more. Explore your creativity at Design Centre Enmore.
Learn from fantastic teachers with actual industry experience as they teach you all the specialist and fundamental skills you’ll need to launch and sustain an inspired career.
3D Animation + Concept Art
With the latest equipment and industry experienced mentors ready to help you every step of the way, you’ll learn all the real world skills you need to pre-vis and create superb 3D animations and concept art. An exciting career awaits in this exhilarating creative field, so enrol today.
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Belinda has worked on everything from Star Wars to The Wiggles to Sydney Theatre Company productions. The 2018 NSW VET Teacher of the Year now thrives on connecting students to industry. “I love sending students to work on film and TV productions. And I love being a teacher; it is a great feeling to harness students’ enthusiasm into new skills. They are delighted to learn something new, and their joy in mastering it is infectious.”
Todd has extensive teaching and educational management experience, as well as industry experience working as an Interior Designer for high-profile corporate design firms in both Sydney and Melbourne. Todd is passionate about design, architecture, art and events and is the current Vice President of the Design Institute of Australia, NSW Council.
Vincent graduated from DCE in 2005, going on to work as a 3D artist on feature films, plus as an interactive games illustrator and a computer systems administrator. With skills in 3D modelling, rendering, visual effects, compositing, rigging and programming, as well as being a Beta-tester for the industry standard Autodesk Maya and Mudbox software, Vincent is the perfect person to head up DCE’s Bachelor of 3D Art and Animation.
Tim Strain graduated with a TAFE NSW Bachelor of 3D Art and Animation Degree and now works as a 3D animator on films such as Gods of Egypt, Ghostbusters, Alien Covenant and Peter Rabbit. Tim says that the real world approach of his degree meant that, “once I was actually faced with the work, I felt quite ready and prepared.”
Greg Natale is an internationally renowned designer, with his work featuring in Harper’s Bazaar, The Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, Vogue Living and Belle Australia. The winner of the International Luxury Designer of the Year for 2016, Greg hasn’t forgotten where he started. “(DCE) was a really amazing place. It was my foot in the door of the industry.”
Olivia began as an intern at Davenport Campbell, one of Australia’s leading interior design firms, in her final year of a Bachelor of Design (Interior Design) at DCE – and has since blossomed in her career. She has been involved in several large scale fit-outs for companies like the Commonwealth Bank, Bank West and The Prime Minister and Cabinet. Olivia is “passionate about design as it can change the way people think and work.”