Industrial designers create products for the home, workplace and public spaces. If you embark on a career in three-dimensional design, you could find yourself designing a wide range of products, from computers and mobile devices to tableware and bathtubs; from medical equipment to street lighting.
Our courses embrace the full spectrum of 3D design, including product, furniture and object design. You will develop essential creative skills, knowledge and practices, such as presentation techniques, materials, construction methods, model making and computer aided design. As you learn industry standard practices, you will have access to first class studios, workshops and facilities. Our lecturers will help you build a portfolio of your design work, which is vital for employment in this industry.
North Metropolitan TAFE is an Educational Member of DIA.
Take your 3D design ideas to another dimensionThis course will teach you how to design, draw and build models. You'll learn to use design software and undertake hands-on projects that require you to take your ideas all the way from concept to prototype.
Are you ready to take your 3D design ideas to the next level?
This course is suitable for anyone who does or would like to learn how to design, draw, use design software and build models.
You'll build your design skills and knowledge while undertaking hands-on projects that require you to take your ideas all the way from concept to prototype. Gain an insight into the specialist methods, skills and technologies used in the 3D design industry and turn your ideas into prototypes for individual or mass produced consumer products.
Start designing your creative careerThis course will give you the practical skills and knowledge to create and communicate design concepts and you'll have a great foundation to go on to further study in a range of industries, such as interior design or product design.
Start designing your creative career
This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to create and communicate design concepts. You will learn how to evaluate design solutions and to communicate ideas effectively using design terminology and a wide variety of visual presentation techniques, materials and technologies.
Completing this course gives you a great foundation to go on to further study in a range of industries, such as interior design or product design.
Develop your 3D design skills through hands on projectsThis course gives you the opportunity to take your product design ideas all the way from concept to prototype. You'll learn in our extensive purpose-built facilities and specialised studios in the creative heart of the city.
Take your product design skills to the next level
The Diploma of Visual Arts (Product Design) will develop your design skills and knowledge through hands on projects that require you to take your ideas all the way from concept to prototype. It is taught in our extensive purpose-built facilities and specialised studios based in the creative and cultural heart of the city that is home to the Art Gallery of WA, PICA and many other smaller galleries.
This course offers a diverse exploration of the 3D design industry where you will have the opportunity to create consumer products such as furniture, home wares, commercial objects and wearable object design.
Successfully complete the Diploma and you could find yourself designing high end furniture, or products for the home or commercial use.