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Certificate III in Design Fundamentals

  • National Course Code: CUA30715
  • TAFE NSW code: CUA30715-01V02-19NEP-208

Location – Nepean College, Kingswood Campus (interior design)

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

31 Jul 2019

Hours Per Week



17 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are developing a broad range of technical and conceptual design skills and who take responsibility for own outputs in work and learning. Practice at this level is underpinned by the application of introductory design theory and history.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience your fee may decrease from the maximum shown.
Payment by instalment may also be available. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

Number Title
BSBDES201 Follow a design process
BSBDES301 Explore the use of colour
BSBDES302 Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
BSBDES303 Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms
BSBDES304 Source and apply design industry knowledge
BSBDES305 Source and apply information on the history and theory of design
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
CUAACD301 Produce drawings to communicate ideas
CUAACD302 Produce computer-aided drawings
CUAACD304 Make scale models
CUAPPR301 Produce creative work
CUAACD303 Produce technical drawings
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
As a condition of entry into this course we ask that all students have access to a computer or laptop with appropriate software required to complete the assessment events. Your teacher will outline the software specifications within the first week of class.
If you do not have this access the sections college computers with appropriate software are available for use during class time and between 9 am - 5 pm Monday to Friday. The Library computers are also available to enrolled students between 8.30 am - 7 pm Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and from 8.30 am - 6 pm on Thursday.

You are advised to attend a compulsory information session to confirm your suitability for this course.

Information sessions will be held on:
Monday, 3 June 2019, Tuesday, 25 June 2019, Wednesday, 3 July 2019 at 10 am
TAFE NSW Nepean (Kingswood)
Building T, Level 1, Room Auditorium
12 - 44 O'Connell Street

At this session, teachers will assess your suitability for this course prior to commencement.
Wednesday to Friday 6 hours a day over 17 weeks (subject to change).
To enrol in this course, please use the Enrol option.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

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Course Location

Nepean College, Kingswood Campus
Great Western Highway, Kingswood
Phone 131 601

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