Course Start Date
25.3 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
The nationally accredited Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games enables you to unleash your creativity as a game developer in a booming industry. Create game design documentation and learn how to use industry-standard software to develop a working prototype of an interactive game.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Enhance prototyping techniques
- Use relevant industry software
- Create storyboard sequences
- Develop games
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- A positive approach to problem-solving
- An analytical mind
- Communication and interpersonal skills
- Collaboration skills and the ability to work independently
- Fantastic creative skills
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
- A pathway into a degree
- Game designer
- Game Animator
- Game programmer
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games
- Advanced Diploma of Information Technology
- Bachelor of Information Technology with TAFE NSW Degrees
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a full time face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 18 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 7.3 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 9.9 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including assignment preparation, private study and research.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for:
- entry level workers with skills and knowledge in the Microsoft Office suite plus an understanding of computer networks and hardware requirements.
This course teaches MS suite to an intermediate level and gives foundational skills in Hardware and networks. This course also exposes students to and teaches foundational skills in social media technologies, photo manipulation, multimedia and web skills.
Coupled with this the target group of Student are a mix of:
- Pre-employment and school leavers who require training to gain employment, or as a basis for further study, in information technology
- Existing workers and mature age people looking for a career change
- Existing workers seeking to upskill in information technology field, or gain recognition for current skills
- Students which may participate with the intention of improving their computing knowledge and skills to augment their current industry job
- Students which may be younger than 18 and/or have completed only Year 10 or Year 11
Learners should have computer literacy equivalent to at least the completion of the Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology (ICT10115) in order to participate in this course.
MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
There is a new version of this course coming soon. If it is available before you complete your studies, you will be notified of your options and may be transferred to the new course.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Multicultural 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)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9.00am to 3.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
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?
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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.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|ICTICT418||Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment|
|BSBWHS304||Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes|
|ICTGAM401||Produce an interactive game|
|ICTICT419||Work effectively in the digital media industry|
|ICTGAM404||Apply artificial intelligence in game development|
|ICTGAM525||Apply digital texturing for the 3-D environment in digital games|
|ICTPRG430||Apply introductory object-oriented language skills|
|ICTPRG415||Apply skills in object-oriented design|
|ICTICT406||Build a graphical user interface|
|ICTGAM409||Create 3-D characters for interactive games|
|ICTGAM414||Create audio for digital games|
|ICTGAM403||Create design documents for interactive games|
|ICTGAM413||Design and create 3-D digital models|
|ICTGAM410||Develop 3-D components for interactive games|
|ICTGAM402||Identify and apply principles of games design and game playing|
|ICTPRG413||Use a library or pre-existing components|
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.
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