Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games

Certificate IV   NRT
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 –   Petersham
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  • Digital and Interactive Games course details

    Course description and aims

    This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in supporting the design, development and programming of basic digital games briefs as part of a larger development team. The qualification has a small suite of core units with an opportunity to select units from specialist groups of electives across the different artistic or programming fields of the industry.

    Licensing/Regulatory Information
    No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

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    Full Time
    Course start:
    Mon 5 Feb 2018
    Course duration:
    1 Semester
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    20 Hours per week
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    Course Fee:
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
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    About offering:


    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Wednesday, 24 January 2018 at 5:30pm at Petersham College, 27 Crystal St Petersham, Building A, Level 1, Room A1.10.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class over three days a week for 1 semester. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm. Timetables to be confirmed.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled


    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

    Fee information:


    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.


    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


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    ICTPRG406Apply introductory object-oriented language skills60
    ICTPRG301Apply introductory programming techniques40
    ICTPRG417Apply mathematical techniques for software development30
    ICTPRG405Automate processes40
    ICTICT406Build a graphical user interface20
    ICTICT418Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment40
    CUAANM301Create 2D digital animations35
    CUAPPM407Create storyboards40
    ICTGAM406Create visual design components for interactive games40
    ICTICT420Develop client user interface40
    ICTICT417Identify, evaluate and apply current industry-specific technologies to meet industry standards60
    BSBWHS304Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes30
    ICTGAM401Produce an interactive game60
    ICTPRG413Use a library or pre-existing components40
    ICTICT419Work effectively in the digital media industry30
    ICTGAM407Write scripts for interactive games60



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