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Certificate IV in Design
National Course Code: CUA40715
TAFE NSW Course Number: CUA40715-01V01
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Government Subsidised
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If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.
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.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
This qualification is for people who want a career in Graphic Design. It provides students with fundamental skills in graphic design with an emphasis on exploration and experimentation of the design process. This course will give you the essential skills in typography, photoimaging design process, colour theory, illustration using industry standard software. The course is delivered in state of the art facilities by teachers with design industry experience. You can also gain entry to the Diploma of Graphic design on completion of this course.
To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...
If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.
||Interpret and respond to a design brief
||Realise a creative project
||Produce complex desktop published documents
||Select and apply type
||Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
||Contribute to health and safety of self and others
||Create graphics using a graphics application
||Collaborate in a creative process
||Integrate colour theory and design processes
||Digitise complex images for reproduction
||Generate design solutions
||Capture images in response to a brief
||Source and apply information on the history and theory of design
||Research and apply graphic design techniques
||Use advanced features of computer applications
The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.
Smart and Skilled Student Fees
The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 870 for further information and advice.
|Non-government subsidised fee||$7,960|
Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.
For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.
Start Date: 25 Jul 2018
Full Time: 18 hours per week x 18 Weeks
Classes run on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 am to 4 pm (subject to change).
To register in this course, please use the Register option.
A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au. If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.
For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.
18NEP-211 S:25/7/2018 E:5/12/2018
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