Certificate III in Design Fundamentals
Design Fundamentals course details
Course description and aims
This course provides an introductory level pathway to a career in design. It is for people who want to develop fundamental skills in design to prepare for further study at a higher level, and provides skills across a broad range of disciplines.
Learners can explore aspects of specific design disciplines which can be extended upon with further study in Certificate IV in Design.
Sydney Institute offers the following Certificate III in Design specialisations;
* General Design, Jewellery Design @ Design Centre Enmore
* Graphic Design @ St George College
* Fashion Design @ Ultimo College
* Architectural Technology @ Ultimo College
Course outcomes and careers
Multi Discipline Design, Jewellery Design, Graphic Design, Fashion Design, Architectural Design.
There are limited job outcomes at this level, however there may be some employment opportunities working in junior roles in entertainment design sectors.
Learners wishing to continue their study can use this course as a direct path into the Certificate IV in Design course. This course can also assist with entry into interior design, fashion/costume design, architecture, film and theatre, make-up, events design and management, and editing courses.
Enrol at any location
This course explores a range of skills including Graphic Design elements and principles, colour and media, graphic illustration, digital technologies, typography, surface art, art direction and presentation skills.
On successful completion of this course, you will have developed a fundamental grounding in creative practice.
Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps
Wednesday 14 June from 3:00pm to 4:00pm and Wednesday 21 June 2017 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm at St George College, 19 Montgomery Street, Kogarah, Building M, Level 1, Room M1.3.
You will need to attend approximately 16 hours of class a week over 3 days per week. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30am to 4:30pm. Timetable is subject to change.
To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled
GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)
Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).
Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.
PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE
Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges
Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance
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.
Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition
|Number||Subject name||Nominal hours|
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others||20|
|BSBDES202||Evaluate the nature of design in a specific industry context||30|
|BSBDES302||Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms||50|
|BSBDES303||Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms||50|
|BSBDES301||Explore the use of colour||40|
|BSBDES201||Follow a design process||40|
|CUAGRD301||Prepare files for publication||50|
|CUAPPR301||Produce creative work||45|
|CUAACD301||Produce drawings to communicate ideas||80|
|BSBDES304||Source and apply design industry knowledge||20|
|BSBDES305||Source and apply information on the history and theory of design||65|
|CUAGRD302||Use typography techniques||50|