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Diploma of Visual Arts (Product Design)

National ID: CUA51115 | State ID: AB60

Take your product design skills to the next level

The Diploma of Visual Arts (Product Design) will develop your design skills and knowledge through hands on projects that require you to take your ideas all the way from concept to prototype. It is taught in our extensive purpose-built facilities and specialised studios based in the creative and cultural heart of the city that is home to the Art Gallery of WA, PICA and many other smaller galleries.

This course offers a diverse exploration of  the 3D design industry where you will have the opportunity to create consumer products such as furniture, home wares, commercial objects and wearable object design. 

Successfully complete the Diploma and you could find yourself designing high end furniture, or products for the home or commercial use.

 Gain these skills

  • Originate and develop concepts
  • 3D design ideas and processes
  • Model making
  • Digital design and art techniques (including CAD)
  • Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Industrial Designer | Product Designer, Furniture Designer and Wearable Object Designer.

Further Study Option(s)

University - Bachelor Degree of Design, Bachelor Degree of Building 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 Design (Product Design)

National ID: CUA40715 | State ID: AB18

Are you ready to take your 3D design ideas to the next level?

This course is suitable for anyone who does or would like to learn how to design, draw, use design software and build models.

You'll build your design skills and knowledge while undertaking hands-on projects that require you to take your ideas all the way from concept to prototype. Gain an insight into the specialist methods, skills and technologies used in the 3D design industry  and turn your ideas into prototypes for individual or mass produced consumer products. 

 Gain these skills

  • Design and drawing
  • Develop 3D design concepts
  • Build protypes and models
  • Digital design

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Product Design Assistant, Furniture Design Assistant, Junior Graphic Design Assistant

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Visual Arts (Product 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

Visual Arts

Gain the technical skills to explore your creativity through a wide range of mediums. Studying these courses may lead you to rewarding career opportunities in painting on canvas, public art, print, illustration, arts administration and events coordination, sculpturing and ceramics.

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Product Design

Bring your creativity to life. Turn your ideas into individual or mass produced consumer products, such as furniture packaging or any type of 3D item. Your ideas will be developed into design using design processes, creative thinking and problem solving techniques together with knowledge of materials and the application of computer technologies and manufacturing systems.

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Photography

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Music

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Jewellery

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Interior Design

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Graphic Design

Studying graphic design will equip you with the practical skills and knowledge to produce exciting creative graphic images for print reproduction and digital media. You will develop a core set of graphic design capabilities in a broad range of areas. You will explore areas such as colour, 2D and 3D forms. Plus, you will learn how to interpret a client brief and produce strong image concepts and communication ideas.

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