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Certificate IV in Information Technology [Gaming Development]

National ID: ICT40120 | State ID: AC17

Launch into a future-proof IT career

When you complete the Certificate IV in Information Technology (Gaming Development) you will gain career enhancing knowledge and skills to support a wide range of growing gaming development, virtual (VR) and augmented reality (AR, 360) fields. Opportunities exist to engage in real life projects using industry standard software, skills, and knowledge.

You will be an attractive applicant for roles growing in demand such as 3D modelling and animation, interactive media design and production, and user interface design.

Gain these skills:

  • 3D modelling
  • Immersive technologies
  • Coding for games
  • 3D animation
  • Simple artificial intelligence
  • Interactive media design
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Industry standard game design software and hardware
  • All SM TAFE certificate IV IT qualifications include core skills of programming ethics and privacy, cyber risk management, critical thinking, new technology research, teamwork and client support.

Full-time attendance is equivalent to three days a week.

Specialist facilities on-campus

Our Simulated Games Development Studio at the Thornlie campus provides a training environment designed to emulate professional industry working conditions and provide access to current industry-standard hardware and software. The simulated studio also provides students with opportunities to collaborate with other digital media students to create engaging interactive applications for a range of industries and platforms.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Game developer | 3D modelling artist | Animator | Interactive media designer

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Thornlie

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Thornlie Two semesters No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies

National ID: ICT40815 | State ID: AVZ6

Become a digital guru!

Garner your creativity and step towards a leading digital media career with the Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies.

Gain these skills:

·create digital visual effects

·work with digital images

·create interactive media

·engage in digital content creation

·design for interactive websites

·develop projects using 2D and 3D animation technologies

·develop eLearning design skills

You will acquire valuable experience in supporting projects, fulfilling client expectations, working in a digital media environment and with workplace health and safety.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to gain employment as a Designer, Digital Media Specialist, Graphic/Media Designer, Interaction Media Developer, Media/Instructional Designer, Multimedia Author, Multimedia Designer, Multimedia Developer or Web Designer.

When you complete the Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies, you will be an attractive applicant for in-demand IT roles such as digital media designer, digital media producer, digital content producer, interactive media designer, online digital producer and digital/social media coordinator. 

 

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games, Diploma of Digital Media Technologies

Course overview

View this course on Central Regional Tafe's website

Geraldton

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Geraldton Two semesters No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Rockingham

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Thornlie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Rockingham One semester No No selection criteria
Thornlie One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Margaret River

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Margaret River 12 months No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Diploma of Digital Media Technologies

National ID: ICT50915 | State ID: AWD9

Do you want to take your digital media skills to the next level, learn how to create 3D models, animate them and place them into a video production? Do you want to add to your programming skill set and learn how to develop mobile apps?

If so then the Diploma of Digital Media Technologies may be just what you are looking for.

Or do you want to focus on the multimedia side of things and avoid the programming?

If so, then the Diploma of Digital Media Technologies - Multimedia Stream could be what you are looking for.

Maybe you want to learn to program dynamic web pages and applications for mobile devices?

The Diploma of Digital Media Technologies - Programming Stream provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in designing, developing and refining digital media technologies as an independent ICT specialist or as part of a team. It provides the opportunity to work in new and emerging digital media technology areas, such as online, and interactive design and development, and with tools and equipment, such as software, Web 2 tools, technologies and mobile devices.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: digital media designer, digital media developer, digital media developer/engineer, digital media authoring specialist, digital media producer.

Job opportunities include: Digital Media Producer, Digital Media Designer, Digital Media Developer or Digital Media Developer/Engineer. Graduates can work in a variety of roles designing, developing and refining digital media technologies as an independent ICT specialist or as part of a team.

Course overview

View this course on Central Regional Tafe's website

Geraldton

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Geraldton Two semesters No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation and Game Art)

National ID: CUA51015 | State ID: AB76

Create and explore new worlds with this animation & game art qualification

Through this course, you will gain skills in producing professional animation and game art using industry standard software.

This course is 100% practical and you will develop your creative abilities in:

·3D modelling and texturing

·Concept art and storyboarding

·2D and 3D animation

·Game art and design

·Film editing

·Visual effects

·Software such as Autodesk, Toon Boom Harmony, Unit and Adobe Photoshop Premiere Pro, After Effects and Animate

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

This course prepares you for work, not just in the entertainment industries but also in advertising, architecture, visualisation and content creation for Virtual and Augmented Reality.

Further Study Option(s)

Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Digital Art and Animation) and Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Game Art and Design)

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Perth

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth Two semesters No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Animation and Game Art)

National ID: CUA41215 | State ID: AB74

Enter the gateway to the creative world of animation and games art

Through this entry-level course, you will gain a range of skills in designing and producing digital art, animation and games and will be engaged in real life animation challenges. You will gain art and design skills that will put you on the path to be competitive in the global entertainment industry. 

Through this qualification, you will be introduced to 3D modeling, digital art, animation and game design using industry standard software. The skills and knowledge you will gain from this certificate will put you on the right track to gaining an exciting and satisfying career in animation and you will also be equipped to continue with your studies with North Metropolitan TAFE's Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation and Games Art).

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this course prepares you for roles such as:

Concept artist, Visual Effects artist, Digital artist, 2D/3D animator, Animation/Visual Effects designer and Motion Graphics artist (Film, TV, Advertising & Games industries)

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation and Game Art), Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Game Art and Design)

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Perth

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Website Design and Software Development

Most businesses and organisations have an online presence. Upon completion of this qualification you’ll be able to be involved in both the design and technical development of a website, designing and constructing web pages and creating the look and feel of the site. Websites have become an essential part of any organisation looking to reach out to its target audience. Almost all businesses in every industry have an online presence. With your qualification you could find a career as an in-house designer or work in a design studio.

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Networking and Security

IT is constantly expanding and evolving and is one of the most important components is networking. Our courses will see you planning, installing and maintaining computer networks as well as building internet/intranet infrastructure.

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Multimedia and Games

Games development is a relatively new and dynamic growth industry that has developed out of a blending of creative and technical production. There is a strong focus on the design, development and programming of digital games. Learn how to produce an interactive game, write a story and content for digital games, and develop high level 3D modelling, rendering and interactivity skills.

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Library

Kick start your career as an innovative and dynamic worker in the library industry. You will learn skills in customer service, how to supervise and lead teams, develop technical expertise in original cataloguing and use the latest software to build and update websites.

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Information Communication Technology

Information and Communication Technology courses cover skills and knowledge required to work with digital and communications devices or applications including computers and computer networks, hardware and software. Information technology training pathways can build general computing skills in a range of IT disciplines, including network administration and management, website design and development, mobile apps development, games design, 3D animations, and software development.

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