CERT III & IV

Mount Pleasant College offers a nationally recognised CUA31020 Certificate III in Screen and Media qualification & CUA40720 Certificate IV in Design qualification, both with a strong focus on game design and animation.

 

Our Game Design & Animation courses will help you unleash the creative potential of software packages used in these industries. You will learn basic animation and game design skills; how to bring characters to life; how assets and materials for computer games are developed; plus develop core graphic design skills used in the industry. This course is focused on creating a range of animation and game design material at an introductory level. You will learn the principles of object based programming while creating a video game of your own design using industry standard software. In order to support the production of your video game you’ll also learn the fundamentals of animation, graphic design and 3D modelling. 

 

At successful completion of the course you will have gained strong foundation skills and experience in the interactive industry with a focus on game design and animation. You will be well equipped for advanced training in the game design and animation industries and to begin working on interactive projects as you establish a creative career.

 

IN THESE COURSES YOU WILL:

  • use industry based game design software
  • learn foundational graphic design skills
  • gain understanding of game design and object
    based programming
  • develop understanding of animation principles.

Future Pathways

CERTIFICATE III

CERTIFICATE IV

  • Bachelor of Creative Media (Murdoch University)
  • Diploma of design
  • Industry Experience

Course Units – Cert III

  • BSBCRT311 Apply critical thinking in a team environment
  • CUAIND311 Work effectively in the creative arts industry
  • CUAWHS312 Apply work health and safety practices
  • CUAANM301 Create 2D digital animations
  • CUAANM302 Create 3D digital animations
  • CUAANM313 Create 3D digital models
  • CUAANM413 Create titles for screen production
  • CUADIG304 Create digital design components
  • ICTGAM306 Review and apply traditional animation principles
  • ICTPRG302 Introductory programming
  • ICTICT215 Operate digital media technology packages

Course Units – Cert IV

  • BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices
  • CUAACD411 Integrate color theory and design processes
  • CUADES305 Source and apply information on the his-tory and theory of design
  • CUADES411 Generate design solutions
  • CUADES412 Interpret and respond to a design brief
  • CUAPPR411 Realise a creative project
  • CUAWHS312 Apply work health and safety practices
  • CUAANM313 Create 3D digital models
  • CUADIG304 Create visual design components
  • CUADIG401 Author interactive media
  • CUADIG414 Write and apply scripting language in authoring
  • ICTICT312 Use advanced features of applications
  • ICTGAM420 – Produce interactive games
  • ICTPRG302 – Apply introductory programming techniques
  • ICTGAM421 Identify and apply games design and game play principles

CUA31020

CERTIFICATE III IN SCREEN & MEDIA –
GAME DESIGN

DURATION

3 Terms

CONTACT TIME

6 hours per week (1 day)

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Portfolio / Interview

COST

$2,950

CUA40720

CERTIFICATE IV IN DESIGN – GAME DESIGN

Available in 2024

DURATION

2 Semesters

CONTACT TIME

12 hours per week (2 days)

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Portfolio / Interview

COST

$3,950

MODE OF DELIVERY

Face to face