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Multimedia and Games

Animators are often sought after for advertising, architectural visualisation and video game production, making animation and games development two of the world’s most exciting, largest and fastest growing media industries. 

Our courses will help you bring your ideas to life. You will be fully prepared to enter the industry having used our state-of-the-art equipment, software and facilities. You will learn a broad range of animation techniques and software, as our lecturers engage you in challenging, real life animation tasks. You will also develop skills in story and content writing, architectural animation, geological visualisation and 3D modelling for games, entertainment and advertising.

Please note we have further Animation and Games courses available under Media.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
CUA20215 AZN1 Creative Industries Certificate II On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
d191, cuf20107, AZN1, TAFE04, G000000, Creative Industries, G000011, Media, l000000, l000002, l000005, screen, media, audio, sound, radio, camera shoot, camera operator, cinematographer colour, creativity, film, television, TV, media, digital media, camera skills, editing, content, Camera Operator, Producer, Editor, Cinematographer, Director, Writer,

Open your eyes to a world of colour and creativity

The need for creative and qualified thinkers in the film and television industry is growing and like our previous graduates, this qualification will put you a cut above the rest.

Our Certificate II in Creative Industries gives you the opportunity to 'try before you buy' the different areas of film and television and it is a great introduction to all things media and digital media related.

This course is only offered in semester one of each year.

If you continue with your studies you could also find yourself on a path to becoming a:

  •    Camera Operator
  •    Producer
  •    Editor
  •    Cinematographer
  •    Director
  •    Writer
Gain these skills
  • Foundation skills in:
    • camera operation
    • editing
    • writing content and scripts
  • Produce your ideas to a basic level
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good organisational and administrative skills
ICT30118-AB79 AB79 Information, Digital Media and Technology (Web Technologies) Certificate III On campus
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
TAFEADM, aa65, ict30115, TAFE04, L000000, Information, Technology, Library and Digital, L000004, Website Design and Software Development, network, Microsoft, server, cisco, L000002, website, web, hosting, layouts, dynamic website, protocols,

Are you looking for a 21st Century Digital Media Career?

When you complete this qualification you will have the fundamentals of programming and web development with key subjects specialising in web design and business focused application development.

Pathways into our Certificate IV and Diploma level courses progress you into a career as a Web Developer, Mobile App Developer or an Applications Programmer.

North Metro TAFE is an authorised Cisco Academy, and Microsoft Imagine Academy; you can also gain valuable industry Cisco and Microsoft certifications. You will gain these certifications at no extra cost to you

In addition at our Joondalup campus we offer you the opportunity to gain a dual qualification during your study. You can complete this qualification and the ICT30118 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (Network Administration), talk to staff when you enrol.

Benefits of the dual qualification include:

  • Broadening your employment opportunities within the IT sector
  • Furthering your skills to qualify you for a range of higher level qualifications
  • Only need to enrol in one extra  cluster of units to do the combined course

    Please note
    Joondalup delivers in both Semester 1 & Semester 2.
    Northbridge only delivers in Semester 2.

    Gain these skills
    • OS Installation & Diagnostics
    • Programming in an industry current programming language
    • Website Development using Adobe products
    • Microsoft Office suite
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Strong client focus and a desire to assist others
    • Methodical, disciplined and technically minded
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Good communication skills

     

    CUA41215-AA97 AA97 Screen and Media (Animation & Visualisation) Certificate IV On campus
    Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
    G000000, G000011, interactive, games, virtual reality, animation, L000000, L000002

    Build your animation skills

    The Certificate IV in Screen & Media (Animation & Visualisation) is our entry level course into your animation career. Students graduating this course will be primed for action in the CUA51015 (AA95) Diploma in Screen & Media (Animation & Visualisation).

    Gain these skills
    • Intermediate skills in 2D and 3D animation
    • Creative writing
    • Digital design
    • Storyboarding
    • 3D rigging
    • Sound
    • Creative work practices
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Creative and imaginative
    • Passionate
    • Good analytical and spatial skills
    • Technically minded
    CUA51015-AA95 AA95 Screen and Media (Animation & Visualisation) Diploma On campus
    Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
    G000000, G000011, L000002, animation games, virtual, L000000

    Become a confident entry level animator

    The Diploma in Screen & Media (Animation & Visualisation) is the stepping stone between intermediate animators and industry ready graduates. By the end of this course you will have broached a number of technically challenging animation skill areas.

    Gain these skills
    • Advanced modelling and rigging
    • Concept art development
    • Animation to storyboards and scripts
    • Some games design
    • High end visualization and rendering
    • Sound
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Creative flair
    • Strong spatial perception skills
    • Enthusiasm for experimenting with different techniques
    • Knowledge of digital image production techniques
    • High attention to detail, and strong problem solving abilities
    • Good planning and organisational skills
    • Good communication skills

    New students who have not studied the course that precedes this qualification should book an appointment using the link below or contact the area to ensure they apply for the correct level of study.

    BOOK INTERVIEW Joondalup  (Individual appointments)

    BOOK INTERVIEW Joondalup (Group appointment)

     

     

    CUA60615-AA91 AA91 Screen and Media (Animation & Visualisation) Advanced Diploma On campus
    Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
    G000000, G000011, animation, visualisation, aa91, L000000, L000002, AZO1, CUA60615, games development, animation, interactive, gameplay, 3D character

    Become an industry ready professional animator

    The Advanced Diploma in Screen & Media (Animation & Visualisation) will prepare you for work in the high end digital animation visualisation industry. In our professional training studio, you will receive industry level experience and expertise in our LiveWorks program. At the end of this course, you will have actual industry experience, be known in the industry, and have actual work on your CV.

    Gain these skills
    • Project management
    • Creative collaboration
    • Art development
    • Technical skills
    • Professional development
    • Experience in the field

     

    New students who have not studied the course that precedes this qualification should book an appointment using the link below or contact the area to ensure they apply for the correct level of study.

    BOOK INTERVIEW Joondalup  (Individual appointments)

    BOOK INTERVIEW Joondalup (Group appointment)

    CUA41215-AB74 AB74 Screen and Media (Animation and Game Art) Certificate IV On campus
    Perth (Northbridge)
    G000000, G000011,  D195, azk7, CUA41215, CUA41215-AB74, AB74, games development, animation, interactive, gameplay, 3D character, animation, games, 2D, 3D, interactive, animator, visual effects, animation TAFE, animation techniques, animation skills, animation school Perth, animation school Australia, 3D modelling course, 3D modelling Perth, games modelling, game art course, character animation qualification, character animation, character modeller, 3D modeller, motion graphics, motion capture, motion graphics animator, vfx course Perth, Autodesk Maya, Toon Boom, After Effects, Photoshop, Unity, Toon Boom Harmony, making games, how to make game art, how to make animation, how do I make animation, vfx, animation uni, digital art, art

    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).

    Gain these skills

    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
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Creatively driven and imaginative
    • Self motivated and passionate
    • Good analytical and spatial skills
    CUA51015-AB76 AB76 Screen and Media (Animation and Game Art) Diploma On campus
    Perth (Northbridge)
    G000000, G000011, CUA51015, AB76, AA90, animation, games, 2D, 3D, interactive, animator, visual effects, animation TAFE, animation techniques, animation skills, animation school Perth, animation school Australia, 3D modelling course, 3D modelling Perth, games modelling, game art course, character animation qualification, character animation, character modeller, 3D modeller, motion graphics, motion capture, motion graphics animator, vfx course Perth, Autodesk Maya, Toon Boom, After Effects, Photoshop, Unity, Toon Boom Harmony, making games, how to make game art, how to make animation, how do I make animation, vfx, animation uni, art, digital art, design, AR, VR,

    Create and explore new worlds with this animation & game art qualification

    Through this course you'll gain skills in producing professional animation and game art using industry standard software.

    This course prepares you for work, not just in the entertainment industries but also in advertising, architecture, visualisation and content creation for Virtual and Augmented Reality.

    Gain these skills

    This course is 100% practical and  you will develop your creative abilities in:

    • 3D modelling and texturing
    • Concept art and storyboarding
    • 2D and 3D animation
    • Game art and design
    • Film editing
    • Visual effects
    • Software such as Autodesk Maya, Toon Boom Harmony, Unity, and Adobe Photoshop Premiere Pro, After Effects and Animate
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Creative and imaginative
    • Passionate
    • Good analytical and spatial skills
    • Technically minded
    • Self motivated
    CUA60615-AB78 AB78 Screen and Media (Digital Art and Animation) Advanced Diploma On campus
    Perth (Northbridge)
    G000000, G000011, animation, AZO1, CUA60615, AB78, AR, VR, games development, animation, interactive, gameplay, game play, 3D character, VFX, cinematography, motion graphics, storyboard, visual effects, CG, CGI, concept art, 3D modelling, animation, visual effects, show reel, short animated film, animation, VFX, games studios, visual development, 3D character modelling, texturing and rigging, visual effects, Cinematography, 2D and 3D character animation, short film production, Autodesk Maya, Toon Boom Harmony, Pixologic Zbrush, Substance Painter and Designer, Blackmagic Fusion, Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro and After Effects, 3D modeller, Animator, Visual effects artist, Concept 2D/3D artist, Storyboard artist, Digital artist

    Create and explore new worlds with this animation and games art qualification

    Animation is a highly competitive industry, with a broad range job opportunities existing world-wide.

    This Advanced Diploma qualification provides you with high-end practical skills in concept art, 3D modelling, animation and visual effects. You'll benefit from our strong industry connections and have the opportunity to showcase your work to many of the largest studios in Perth at the end of year Expo. By the end of the course you will have created a show reel of work, and a short animated film.

    After completing this course you'll be equipped to be competitive in the global market, using the same software and work practices employed by top animation, VFX and games studios all over the world.

    Gain these skills

    This course is 100% practical and you will develop your creative capabilities in:

    • Concept art and visual development
    • 3D character modelling, texturing and rigging
    • Visual Effects
    • Cinematography
    • 2D and 3D character animation
    • Short film production
    • Software including Autodesk Maya, Toon Boom Harmony, Pixologic Zbrush, Substance Painter and Designer, Blackmagic Fusion and Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro and After Effects
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

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

     

    CUA31015-AA87 AA87 Screen and Media (Digital) Certificate III On campus
    Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
    G000000, G000011, L000002, games, digital, media, interactive, 3D, 2D, aa87, ct40, azk7, d195, game art, visualisation,

    Learn foundation animation skills

    This course is our introductory animation primer for high school students and graduates.
    Students graduating this course will be set for action in the CUA41215 (AA97) Certificate IV in Screen & Media (Animation & Visualisation) or CUA41215 (AB74) Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Animation & Game Art).
     

    Gain these skills
    • Foundation skills in 2D and 3D animation
    • Creative writing
    • Digital design
    • Sound
    • Creative industry skills
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Creative and artistic flair
    • Comfortable working to deadlines
    • An understanding of colour and form
    • Patience and attention to detail with technical aptitude

     

    CUA60615-AB77 AB77 Screen and Media (Game Art and Design) Advanced Diploma On campus
    Perth (Northbridge)
    G000000, G000011,AZO1, CUA60615, AB21, AB77, games development, animation, interactive, gameplay, game play, 3D character, animation, games, gamer, 2D, 3D, interactive, animator, visual effects, animation TAFE, animation techniques, animation skills, animation school Perth, animation school Australia, 3D modelling course, 3D modelling Perth, games modelling, game art course, character animation qualification, character animation, character modeller, 3D modeller, motion graphics, motion capture, motion graphics animator, vfx course Perth, Autodesk Maya, Toon Boom, After Effects, Photoshop, Unity, Toon Boom Harmony, making games, how to make game art, how to make animation, how do I make animation, vfx, animation uni, digital, game, artist, art, AR, VR,

    Let your artistic skills take you to the next level

    Game artists build the environments, characters and the vehicles/props for games.

    As well as providing hands-on artistic and technical training in game art, this Advanced Diploma delves into designing games and scripting game interactions. You'll benefit from our strong industry connections and have the opportunity to showcase your work to many of the largest studios in Perth at the end of year Expo. By the end of this course you'll have created a showreel of work and produced a game of your own.

    You will be equipped to be competitive in the global market, using the same software and work practices employed by top games and animation studios all over the world.

    Gain these skills

    The course is 100% practical and you will develop your creative abilities in:

    • 3D character modelling, texturing and rigging
    • Environment and prop creation
    • Concept art
    • Level design and gameplay
    • Game scripting and interactivity
    • Software including Autodesk Maya, Unity, Pixologic Zbrush, Substance Painter and Designer and Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro and After Effects
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Creative flair and strong designing abilities
    • Aptitude for solving complex technical problems
    • Ability to perform under pressure
    • Good communication skills
    • Able to work individually and as part of a team
    ICT40315 AWE7 Web-Based Technologies Certificate IV On campus
    Online
    Perth (Northbridge)
    awe7, ict40315, TAFE04, L000000, Information, Technology, Library and Digital, L000004, Website Design and Software Development, L000002, l000005, TAFEADM

    Enter the vast world of website design and development

    Most businesses and organisations have an online presence and websites have become an essential part of any organisation looking to reach out to its target audience.

    Upon completion of this qualification you'll be able to be involved in both the design and technical development of a website, designing and constructing web pages and creating the look and feel of the site. With your qualification you could find a career as an in-house designer or work in a design studio.

    Our Certificate IV in Website Technologies is the foundation and core development structure that leads into our Diploma of Web Development. Essential concepts covered include Front-end and Back-end development. You'll be encouraged to develop the independent thinking and problem solving skills needed for communicating and working with clients in the Diploma course.

    Technologies taught include the latest industry standard HTML5, CSS3, PHP, MySQL and JavaScript using a range of development tools.

    Gain these skills
    • Digital graphics skills through UX (User Experience) and UI (User Interface) design principles
    • Using a variety of technologies including HTML5, CSS3, PHP, MySQL and JavaScript
    • Testing sites to meet and comply with W3C standards that cover Accessibility and Usability, Findability and SEO development
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Comfortable working to deadlines
    • Good communication skills
    • An aptitude for design
    • Keen to keep up to date with new web technologies and trends

     

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