Offering Info

Certificate IV in Design

  • National Course Code: CUA40715
  • TAFE NSW code: CUA40715-01V02-19DCE-160

Location – Design Centre Enmore (Jewellery)

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

22 Jul 2019

Hours Per Week



17 Weeks

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

Course Details

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have a broad range of technical and conceptual design skills.

Practice at this level is underpinned by the application of integrated technical and theoretical knowledge and the ability to develop concepts and solutions in response to a brief.

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.


This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

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Consumables, including solder, saw blades and emery paper are not provided and need to be purchased independently. You will need to bring an A4 notebook and a pen.


Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Find out about recognition:

Number Title
BSBCRT301 Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
BSBCRT402 Collaborate in a creative process
BSBDES305 Source and apply information on the history and theory of design
BSBDES401 Generate design solutions
BSBDES402 Interpret and respond to a design brief
BSBDES403 Develop and extend design skills and practice
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
CUAACD401 Integrate colour theory and design processes
CUAANM303 Create 3D digital models
CUADRA401 Experiment with techniques to produce drawings
CUAILL401 Develop and refine illustrative work
CUAPPR401 Realise a creative project
MEM19045A Set gems in channel style settings
MEM19047A Set gems in claw and bezel style settings
MEM19051A Construct multiple stone settings
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

Wednesday 26 June 2019 at Design Centre Enmore, 110 Edgeware Road, Enmore, Building D, 1st Floor, Room D1.08, from 6:00pm.

Entry into this offer is from successful completion of CUA30715 Certificate III in Design Fundamentals (Jewellery), or equivalent.

In addition to your classes you should expect to do at least 18 hours per week of additional study including research, online, industry events, excursions, assessment preparation- depending on your previous experience.

PRE-REQUISITE: Completion of CUA30715 CERTIFICATE III in Design Fundamentals (Jewellery)


Did you know as a TAFE NSW student you have unlimited access to which is an online library of video courses in software, design, technology, communication, learning and business. These skills can help you to achieve your study goals. Visit the Student Portal to get started.
You will be required to attend approximatley 18 hours of class over 3 days a week for 17 weeks. An indicative timetable may look is: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 8:30am to 5:00pm. Please contact teaching session for more information.
To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria:


Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit to request a USI.

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Course Location

Design Centre Enmore
110 Edgeware Road, Enmore
Phone 131 601

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