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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.

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:

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 South Regional Tafe's website

Margaret River

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

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

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'll gain skills in producing professional animation and game art using industry standard software.

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.

Gain these skills

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 Maya, Toon Boom Harmony, Unity, and Adobe Photoshop Premiere Pro, After Effects and Animate

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Illustrators (including Animators), Concept Artist, 2D/3D Animator, Visual Effects Artist, Special Effects Designer, Instructional Designer, Animation Designer, Motion Graphics Artist (Film, TV, Advertising & Games industries)

Further Study Option(s)

Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Digital Art and Animation), 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'll gain a range of skills in designing and producing digital art, animation and games and will be engaged in real life animation challenges. You’ll 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'll gain from this certificate will put you on the right track to gaining an exciting and satisfying career in animation and you'll also be equipped to continue with your studies with North Metropolitan TAFE's Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation and Games Art).

Gain these skills

This course is 100% practical and you will learn the basics of:

  • 3D modelling
  • Digital art
  • 2D animation
  • Game design
  • Software including Autodesk Maya, Toon Boom Harmony, Unity and Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro and After Effects

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Concept Artist, Visual Effects Artist, Digital Artist, 2D/3D Animator, Animation/Visual Effects Designer, 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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