Design Fundamentals

About the Course

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are developing a broad range of technical and conceptual design skills and who take responsibility for own outputs in work and learning. Practice at this level is underpinned by the application of introductory design theory and history.

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

NSW Skills List

This qualification is on the NSW Skills List. The NSW Government will subsidise eligible students to undertake this qualification. For more information see Smart and Skilled

Available as a traineeship

This course is targeted to people who have access to workplaces which will provide experiences and learning to support the agreed units for the qualification.

TAFE at School (TVET)

TAFE Western offers many face to face and flexible TVET courses giving you the option of gaining a vocational qualification whilst you are at school. A TVET qualification can count towards your HSC, and 74.8% of TAFE graduates move into employment upon completion of their vocational qualifications. TVET is a great way to gain some practical skills in an adult learning environment, and the skills and experience you learn could also count towards your next qualification.

Qualification Certificate III
National Code CUA30715
Where can I study?

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Study Options

Recognition of Prior Learning

Student Hubs

TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:

  • Online - Study using TAFE Western's online learning website
  • Workplace - Study at work supported by your supervisor and TAFE Western
  • Blended Learning - Study via a combination of online, workshops, web/video conferencing and mobile training units

On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus

You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL

Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.

Where can I study?

Bathurst

  Starts in February

  Full Time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: CUA30715-01V01-19BAT-050

Dubbo

  Starts in February

  Full Time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: CUA30715-01V01-19DUB-050

Bathurst

How will I study?

The graphic design component of the course will provide intoductory stills in Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Illustrator. In addition, the photography component will provide skills in digital SLR cameras and Adobe Photoshop.

This course provides fundamental skills in a variety of creative areas including Graphic Design, Photography and Visual Arts. Students will be equipped to secure work in a junior capacity in these areas. Students are also able to articulate to higher level studies in these disciplines to gain further skills targetted to their individual area of interest in creative fields. The delivery allows students to select electives in the Screen and Media course.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Full Time

Attendance is 2 and a half days per week; Tuesday and Wednesdays 9am till 3pm, and Thursdays 9am till 1pm. If you cannot commit to this schedule options are available to complete the course over a full year rather than one semester.

Course length: 18 hours per week for 18 Weeks

Start Date: 5 February 2019
End Date: 30 June 2019

What will I pay?

Students will be required to pay a $50 materials fee for the course which covers an art kit with equipment and resources you may use outside class and after course completion.

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $1,580.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Additional Costs

There is an additional cost for Materials of $50.00.

Payment Options

Eligible For Instalments

TAFE Western can also make arrangements for payment by instalment. Contact us to discuss how you can use these arrangements.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline on 131 601.

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Dubbo

How will I study?

Delivery Location: Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus

The graphic design component of the course will provide intoductory stills in Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Illustrator. In addition, the photography component will provide skills in digital SLR cameras and Adobe Photoshop.

This course provides fundamental skills in a variety of creative areas incluging Graphic Design, Photography and Visual Arts. Students will be equipped to secure work in a junior capacity in these areas. Students are also able to articulate to higher level studies in these disciplines to gain further skills targetted to their individual area of interest in creative fields. The delivery allows students to select electives in the Screen and Media course.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Full Time

Attendance is 2 and a half days per week; Tuesday and Wednesdays 9am till 3pm, and Thursdays 9am till 1pm. If you cannot commit to this schedule options are available to complete the course over a full year rather than one semester.

Course length: 18 hours per week for 18 Weeks

Start Date: 5 February 2019
End Date: 30 June 2019

What will I pay?

Students will be required to pay a $50 materials fee for the course which covers an art kit with equipment and resources you may use outside class and after course completion.

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $1,580.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Additional Costs

There is an additional cost for Materials of $50.00.

Payment Options

Eligible For Instalments

TAFE Western can also make arrangements for payment by instalment. Contact us to discuss how you can use these arrangements.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline on 131 601.

ENROL NOW ENQUIRE