CUA41215 Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Animation and Game Art)

National ID: CUA41215 State ID: AB74
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Enter the gateway to the creative world of animation and games art

Through this entry-level course you'll gain a range of skills in designing and producing digital art, animation and games and will be engaged in real life animation challenges. You’ll gain art and design skills that will put you on the path to be competitive in the global entertainment industry.

Through this qualification you will be introduced to 3D modeling, digital art, animation and game design using industry standard software. The skills and knowledge you'll gain from this certificate will put you on the right track to gaining an exciting and satisfying career in animation and you'll also be equipped to continue with your studies with North Metropolitan TAFE's Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation and Games Art).

This course is 100% practical and you will learn the basics of:

  • 3D modelling
  • Digital art
  • 2D animation
  • Game design
  • Software including Autodesk Maya, Toon Boom Harmony, Unity and Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro and After Effects

I have the following attributes:

  • Creatively driven and imaginative
  • Self motivated and passionate
  • Good analytical and spatial skills

Other costs for consideration:

  • External Hard-drive (approx. $50)
  • USB 2.0 (minimum) with at least 100GB storage

Typical timetable:

  • 3 days per week plus Student Lab Time 
  • Concept Artist
  • Visual Effects Artist
  • Digital Artist
  • 2D/3D Animator
  • Animation/Visual Effects Designer
  • Motion Graphics Artist (Film, TV, Advertising & Games industries)

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

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Semester 1, 2022

Perth - On Campus

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2022
Where Perth
How On Campus
Tuition fee Resource fee Total fee
General $2,684.00 $250.00 $2,934.00
Concession $808.50 $250.00 $1,058.50

Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2021 (fees are subject to change in 2022). Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

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