Course Start Date
03 Feb 2020
Hours Per Week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
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.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a blended full time course. You will need to attend approximately 8.5 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 1 year. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 6.5 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 2.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including self-research, assignment preparation and practice.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course provides fundamental skills in a variety of creative areas including Graphic Design, Photography and Visual Arts. Students will be equipped to secure work in a junior capacity in these areas. Students are also able to articulate to higher level studies in these disciplines to gain further skills targeted to their individual area of interest in creative fields. The delivery allows students to select electives in the Screen and Media course.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
This course is currently scheduled on Monday and Tuesday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
On orientation students will be given a list of materials that they will need to purchase in order to participate in the course delivery.
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Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|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|
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others|
|CUAACD301||Produce drawings to communicate ideas|
|CUADIG304||Create visual design components|
|CUAPPR301||Produce creative work|
|CUAPPR304||Participate in collaborative creative projects|
|ICPPRP221||Select and apply type|
|ICPPRP325||Create graphics using a graphics application|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.Enrol Now
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