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.

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Course list

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.
National ID: CUA20215
State ID: AZN1
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate II in Creative Industries

A taster course in all things media and digital media related

Gain foundation skills in camera operation, editing, writing content and scripts, and producing your ideas with this Certificate II.

Open your eyes to a world of colour and creativity

The need for innovative thinkers in the media industry is growing. Jump start your creative career pathway and improve your employability skills.

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.

On completion of this course, if you continue with your studies you could also find yourself on a path to becoming a:

  •    Camera Operator
  •    Producer
  •    Editor
  •    Cinematographer
  •    Director
  •    Writer
Certificate II
National ID: CUA60615
State ID: AA91
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation & Visualisation)

Be prepared for work in the high end digital animation visualisation industry

Receive industry level experience and expertise in our LiveWorks program where you'll gain industry experience and work to add to your CV. The course covers a range of topics including project management, creative collaboration, art development and technical skills.

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.

 

New students who have not studied the course that precedes this qualification should contact the area to ensure they apply for the correct level of study.

Advanced Diploma
National ID: CUA41215
State ID: AA97
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Animation & Visualisation)

Get a start on your animation career

Throughout this course you'll be introduced to 2D and 3D animation, creative writing, digital design, storyboarding, 3D rigging, sound and creative work practices. On completion you can continue your studies with CUA51015 (AA95) Diploma in Screen and Media (Animation and Visualisation).

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).

Certificate IV
National ID: CUA51015
State ID: AA95
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation & Visualisation)

A stepping stone between intermediate animators and industry ready graduates

This course will broaden your skills by delving into technically challenging animation areas including advanced modelling, rigging, concept art development, animation to storyboards and scripts, some games design, high end visualisation and rendering, and sound.

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.

New students who have not studied the course that precedes this qualification should contact the area to ensure they apply for the correct level of study.

 

 

Diploma
National ID: CUA41215
State ID: AB74
Industry Creative Industries

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

A 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 will be introduced to 3D modelling, digital art, animation and game design using industry standard software.

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).

Certificate IV
National ID: CUA51015
State ID: AB76
Industry Creative Industries

Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation and Game Art)

Produce professional animation and game art using industry standard software

This 100% practical course prepares you for work in a variety of industries including entertainment, advertising, architecture, visualisation and content creation for Virtual and Augmented Reality.

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.

Diploma
National ID: CUA60615
State ID: AB78
Industry Creative Industries

Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Digital Art and Animation)

Gain high-end practical skills in concept art, 3D modelling, animation and visual effects

This practical course is art-focused and will develop your creative capabilities. You'll benefit from our strong industry connections and by the end of the course you will have created a showreel of work and a short animated film.

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

This Advanced Diploma qualification is art-focussed and 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 showreel 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.

 

Advanced Diploma
National ID: CUA31015
State ID: AA87
Industry Creative Industries

Certificate III in Screen and Media (Digital)

An introduction to animation

Designed for high school students and graduates this course will give you foundation skills in 2D and 3D animation, creative writing, digital design and sound.

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).

 

Certificate III
National ID: CUA60615
State ID: AB77
Industry Creative Industries

Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Game Art and Design)

Build the environments, characters and the vehicles/props for games

This Advanced Diploma offers hands-on artistic and technical training in game art. It delves into designing games and scripting game interactions. By the end of this course you'll have created a showreel of work and produced a game of your own.

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.

Advanced Diploma
State ID: EAA38
Industry Creative Industries

Studio Production Environment Skill Set

Enhance your employability skills

Take your digital skills to the next level.

This skill set is for graduates of the Advanced Diploma of Screen & Media (Animation/Games Art) or equivalent, who are looking to specialise in a particular area of interest (game development, 2D or 3D digital art, animation and/or visual effects). It is designed to help you be more competitive when marketing yourself, to find employment in and to work in chosen fields. 

You'll undertake self-guided learning activities to facilitate skill development for a particular project of your choosing. For example, you may choose to develop a comic, animation, game, 3D character or VFX sequence. You'll have access to industry standard software and hardware, and be mentored by an experienced lecturer.

 

Skill set
National ID: ICT40315
State ID: AWE7
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
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Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies

Help businesses and organisations reach their target audience

This course covers both the design and technical development of a website. You will gain skills in digital graphics and be exposed to a variety of technologies including HTML5, CSS3, PHP, MySQL and JavaScript.

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.

Certificate IV
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