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Recreating stage and screen magic.

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I finally took the first step and I was immediately reassured that I made the right decision. Sarah Fong

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In five years I see myself... with a masters degree in industrial relations.  Nolutando Botes

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This course, it's like my workplace. Kusuma Pindayani

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I wanted to improve my English, study outside of my country and meet a new culture. Leidi Ruiz

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For me it was a career change. Trevor Passmore

North Metro TAFE goes national

Animation students to represent WA in Chinese Study Tour

Community Services students experience India’s largest slum

Creative abilities on display at Yagan Square

Festival of English celebration

Award sweep for design students

Animation students create animated video for WA Parliament

Students light up City of Joondalup

Students snap up photography awards

Adobe Champion heading to the USA

Tourism and travel student jets off to Canada

Screen and Media students on the set of The Heights

Customised training for Pilbara Minerals

Photography students capture national success

Radio alumni is crowing on Arkansas grass

Radical career move follows CGEA

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We get quite a few university students that come here because they want more of a hands-on role. Suzanne Teasdale

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I found the support from my lecturers and my friends around me to be really beneficial. Rhys MacFarlane

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The course, it made me realize that I wanted to broaden my horizons ... and now I'm doing my Bachelor of Nursing at university. Naomi Nash

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After I completed the course I was offered a permanent position. Michelle Gidgup

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It's probably the best decision I've ever made. Jacob Favacho

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There's a real job shortage, the assistant nursing qualification is a nationally recognised qualification, it's only one semester, it's only six months. Hazel Neale

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The lecturers had a very thorough understanding of each of the subjects. Alexia Langley

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Once you can think positive and stay positive you can produce good designs for people. Wang Na Cheung

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We have access to a great range of resources and simulated working environments. Taryn Sharp

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This course has been so practical and has really prepared me for industry. Caris Jones

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We work in close consultation with industry and we ask them what are the key employability skills.  Stuart Greaves

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Students can move into other certificate ... courses in foundation skills or in other areas that they're interested in. Carolyn Gerrans

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It's very hands-on which is really good, and you learn on the job. Nicole Davis

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Commercial Cookery is a course where we learn everything. Ananda Paiva

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The lecturers, they bring something else; the passion. Roberto Rangel

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The lecturer has been really helpful throughout the course. Lauren Rutherford 

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If you're considering a career change and ... a TAFE course you should definitely do everything in your power to do it.  Caitlan Noble 

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Studying at North Metro TAFE has very much prepared me for industry. Claire Garcia-Webb 

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To better your artistic skills you need to broaden your way of thinking, and broaden your practices. Justin Martin 

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I learned how to use my skills and technique into making something. Anthea Corbett

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To do this at TAFE with the support that I have, it's amazing. Sarah Lewis 

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This course has pretty much sent me on my career path.  Damon Duran 

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The lecturers and the TAFE grounds were excellent. Stephen Sanders 

Situated in the heart of Northbridge’s Cultural Precinct, North Metropolitan TAFE is the only government training provider of Creative Industries courses. North Metropolitan TAFE has secured a reputation as the place to go to if you are seeking a career in Creative Industries. Courses remain current through valued industry partnerships and are delivered by industry experts with unparalleled experience and skills. Students have access to unique work placements, gaining exposure to current industry practices.

 


National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
MST50116 BDG9 Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising Diploma On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
G000000, G000002, visual art, fashion, textile, clothes, design, designer, stylist, pattern, pattern maker, pattern cutter, studio, merchandising, textiles, sewing, machinist, BDG9, MST50116, YO21, 52762WA, accessories, tailor, seamstress, dressmaker, Fashion Production Assistant, Design Assistant, Pattern Cutter, Sample Machinist, Fashion Event Organiser, visual Merchandiser, Fashion Illustrator, screen printer, digital,

Start on the runway to a successful career in the fashion industry

Learn to design in the creative and cultural heart of the city. North Metro TAFE’s well established fashion department offers a stimulating design space that combines creativity with the underpinning practical skills necessary for success in an exciting and challenging industry.

The Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising begins with the necessary skills for a career in fashion design, such as sewing, pattern cutting, screen printing, digital design skills and fashion drawing. You will learn in simulated workplace design studios where original design interpretations, lateral thinking and extensive research are encouraged.

During this course you'll be given the opportunity to get involved in our creative community by participating in collaborations across various learning areas such as product design, jewellery design, graphic design and visual art; and gain real industry experience through our work placement programs.

On completion you’ll have an impressive skill set preparing you for further study or work in the real world. 

Gain these skills
  • Garment design and construction
  • Textile design and digital fabric printing
  • 2D and 3D pattern cutting
  • Digital design and website development
  • Fashion illustration
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Creative flair and an eye for detail
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Good communication skills
MST60116 BDG8 Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising Advanced Diploma On campus
Perth (Northbridge)

Learn to design in the creative and cultural heart of the city.

North Metropolitan TAFE’s well established fashion department offers a stimulating design space that combines creativity with the underpinning practical skills necessary for success in an exciting and challenging industry.

The Advanced Diploma builds on the skills you've gained from the Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising.  You will learn in simulated workplace design studios where original design interpretations, lateral thinking and extensive research are encouraged.

During this course you'll be given the opportunity to get involved in our creative community by participating in collaborations across various learning areas such as product design, jewellery design, graphic design and visual art; and gain real industry experience through our work placement programs.

On completion you’ll have an impressive skill set preparing you for further study or work in the real world. 

Please note: the Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising contains pre-requisite units for this Advanced Diploma course, it is therefore strongly recommended that you have completed the Diploma of Applied Fashion and Merchandising (or equivalent) before applying for this course.

Gain these skills
  • Research commercial development and production of textiles
  • Develop a textile product range
  • Manage the fashion design process
  • Develop a fashion range
  • Refine digital art techniques
  • Develop marketing strategy for fashion
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Creative flair and an eye for detail
  • Autonomous worker
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Good communication skills
SHB30115 AWO7 Beauty Services Certificate III On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Perth (Northbridge)
aw07, awo7, shb30115, TAFE04, J000000, Health, Beauty and Fitness, J000011, Beauty Therapy, beauty, make up, nail, waxing, nail technology, services, lash, eyebrow, brow, salon, day spa, skin, creative, cosmetic, beauty products, skincare,

Are you ready to make the world beautiful?

If you are passionate about learning more about nail technology, waxing services, and lash and brow services then this course could be the perfect one for you!

You will gain you the skills and confidence to enter the beauty industry and provide a range of services and also learn the tips of the trade to be successful in a very competitive market. You could also continue your studies with our SHB30215 Certificate III in Makeup or, with an additional 10 units you could achieve SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy and run your own beauty salon.

A valuable part of our course is ongoing practical demonstration of your skills, you will be need to bring live models to class as required.

Please note the Joondalup course is run at our McLarty Avenue campus. 

Gain these skills
  • Make-up application
  • Waxing
  • Nails
  • Lash and brow treatments
  • Retailing skin care and cosmetic products
  • Spray tanning
  • Ear piercing
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Friendly and approachable with a love of people and the beauty industry
  • Comfortable with physical contact and enjoy practical work
  • High level of personal responsibility and motivation
  • Good health with no allergies to beauty products
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Well-presented with good communication skills
  • Able to relate to people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures
SHB40115 AWO5 Beauty Therapy Certificate IV Employer-based
Traineeship
Leederville
TAFEADM, TAFE04, J000000, Health, Beauty and Fitness, J000011, Beauty Therapy, awo5, aw05, shb40115, beauty, make up, nail, waxing, cosmetics, lashes, brows, facial, cleansing, detox, mani, pedi, manicure, pores,

Are you ready to make the world beautiful?

If you are passionate about beauty industry and would like to work at a Beauty Salon or a Day Spa then this course could be the perfect one for you!

When you complete the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy, you will have the skills necessary to provide your customers with a professional range of beauty treatments and services. This course will also give you the skills to start up your own business and to work in industry. You will learn the tips of the small business promotion to be successful in a very competitive market.

You will study theoretical and practical components in the class room and under salon conditions. Our professional teaching staff will ensure you are competent and able to manage the rigours of the beauty industry.

Please note this course is only offered as a Traineeship through our Leederville campus.

Gain these skills
  • Facial massage
  • Lash and brow treatments
  • Nail art
  • Advanced make-up
  • Waxing
  • Body massage and treatments
  • Retail product sales and advice
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Reliable, friendly and caring demeanour
  • Positive attitude and self-motivation
  • No allergies to beauty products
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Well-presented with good communication skills
  • Excellent time and stress management skills
SHB50115 AWO6 Beauty Therapy Diploma Employer-based
On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Leederville
Perth (Northbridge)
awo6, aw06, TAFE04, J000000, Health, Beauty and Fitness, J000011, Beauty Therapy, shb50115, beauty, nail, spa, facial, microdermabrasion, head massage, salon, pedicure, manicure, mani, pedi, gel, waxing, TAFEADM, brows, lashes, make up, cleansing, pores, detox

You can apply for this course directly, you do not need to have completed study in lower level Beauty qualifications.

Are you ready to make the world beautiful?

If you are passionate about the beauty industry and would like to obtain the most comprehensive internationally recognised qualification available this course could be the perfect one for you!

This course will give you the skills to start up your own business and to work in industry. You will also learn the tips of the small business promotion to be successful in a very competitive market. Once qualified you could find yourself working at a day spa or even travelling the world on cruise ships.

We have two live clinics conveniently located in Northbridge and Joondalup. The course delivered in Joondalup will introduce you to a broad range of the beauty salon services and is run at our McLarty Avenue campus. The course delivered in Northbridge will also cover spa treatment services.

A valuable part of our course is ongoing practical demonstration of your skills, you will be need to bring live models to class as required.

Gain these skills
  • Provide beauty services including:
    • Facials and make-up
    • Body massage and aromatherapy
    • Hair removal
    • Lash and brow treatments
    • Nail services
    • Spray tanning
  • Provide advice on beauty treatments and services
  • Retail skin care and cosmetic products
  • Coordinate a team
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Friendly and approachable with a love of people and the beauty industry
  • Comfortable with physical contact and enjoy practical work
  • Highly organised, self motivated and goal oriented
  • Good health with no allergies to beauty products
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Well-spoken and presented
  • Excellent time and stress management skills
  • Able to relate to people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures

EAB09 Building an Online Business Profile Skill Set Skill set On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
social, media, presence, copyright, the socials, SM, tools, Instagram, facebook, twitter, hootsuite, arts, games, digital, media, interactive,

Starting your career in screen and media or the arts? Or an ‘old hand’ looking to upskill?

This course will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • Learn about copyright, permissions and unauthorised use of original works
  • Explore and test social media tools and applications
  • Get your hands dirty with blogs and vlogs
  • Develop and maintain an online profile for your business

Upon successful completion you will have an online profile that is up and running, adheres to copyright laws and is ready for professional use in industry.

 

SC-PVA-V0280 Ceramics - Wheelwork Short course On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
ceramics, wheelwork, pottery, clay

Try your hand at Wheelwork

We have one of the top ceramics facilities in Australia, so what better place to learn to throw a pot! This hands-on class has an emphasis on the throwing techniques on the potter’s wheel, turning and joining clay forms.
This class is aimed at the total beginner as well as those returning to clay wishing to regain their clay confidence. You will be encouraged to think outside the circle and try altering their forms, and some surface decoration with slip or oxide decoration
Basic glazing techniques will be covered depending on the progress of the class.

There are no prerequisites for this class.

Dress requirements
•    You'll need to wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes
•    Long hair must be tied back and any long accessories must be removed when working on the machines
•    We recommend you wear old clothing or an apron to protect your clothing

For this course, you will need to bring:
•    Old towel or apron
•    Own wheelwork tools (optional)

What is provided
Clay will be supplied for projects undertaken in the course.  Any projects/items outside of this short course content will not be fired and the lecturer has the right to reject work that is outside the course scope or mass produced.

Please note that there has been an update to the materials provided in ceramics short courses. There will be up to 2 bags of clay supplied to students for projects undertaken in the course. Additional clay can be purchased from the Bookshop and collected from your lecturer in your class.

Please let us know if you are left-handed so we can provide you with a suitable ceramics wheel for the course.

SC-PVA-V1011 Ceramics - Wheelwork and Explore Short course On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
ceramics, wheelwork, pottery, throwing, clay

Enjoy a smorgasbord of ceramics techniques

This course covers a range of ceramic techniques and is aimed at beginner to intermediate students. The techniques taught in class may include wheel-throwing, sculpting, hand-building, texturing and decorative techniques, slab-building, coil-building and glazing.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Requirements

  • You must wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes

For this course, you will need to bring:

  • Old towel or apron
  • Any objects you like to use to texture clay e.g. shells, lace, stamps (optional)
  • Own wheelwork tools (optional)

What is provided
Clay will be supplied for projects undertaken in the course. Any projects/items outside of this short course content will not be fired and the lecturer has the right to reject work that is outside the scope or mass produced.

Please note that there has been an update to the materials provided in ceramics short courses. There will be up to 2 bags of clay supplied to students for projects undertaken in the course. Additional clay can be purchased from the Bookshop and collected from your lecturer in your class.

Please let us know if you are left-handed so we can provide you with a suitable ceramics wheel for the course.

 

EAB50 Ceramics Extension Skill Set Skill set On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
Ceramics, glazing, visual arts, potter, pottery, artist, ceramics studio, kiln, throwing, art teacher, clay, fine art,

Take your ceramics techniques to the next level

North Metropolitan TAFE is offering this new Ceramics Extension Skill Set to help you develop the range and breadth of your ceramics techniques and treatments.
Whether you are an emerging or experienced ceramicist or potter looking to explore and experiment with ceramics or an art teacher/instructor wanting to complete some professional development in a ceramics studio environment, this skill set will extend the scope of your current techniques and help you manage and operate kilns safely to ensure safe creative practice.

You'll refine throwing, moulding and casting techniques as well as exploring glazing processes and ceramics surface treatments.

Completion of this skill set will put you on the path to achieving the Diploma of Visual Arts.

SC-PAG-V1365 Children's Art 9-15 yrs old (12:00pm-2:00pm) Short course On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
SC-PAG-V1365, TAFE, short course, children, art, painting, drawing, collage, print, sculpture, ceramics, creative

These popular art classes for children are held at North Metropolitan TAFE's art building at 12 Aberdeen St in Perth.  The purpose built art studios are centrally located and accessible via the CAT bus link and within easy walking distance from the Perth train station.

This six week course on Saturdays is specially designed for children between the ages of 9 and 15 who want to extend their skills in art through a range of traditional and experimental approaches.  The classes are taught by qualified and experienced art lecturers. Class size is limited to 12 to maximise the tuition and is split into two groups, one for 9-11 year olds and the other for 12-15 year olds.

This course provides a range of activities ranging across painting, drawing, collage, print, sculpture, ceramics as well as experiments in perspective and compostion and reference is made to artists and art movements.  The course includes visits where appropriate, to North Metropolitan TAFE's Art Gallery to talk about contemporary art and incorporate it into the children's creative work.

SC-PAG-C2637 Children's art 7-10 year olds (9.30-11.30am) Short course On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
SC-PAG-C2637, TAFE, Short course, children, art, painting, drawing, collage, print, sculpture, ceramics,

North Metropolitan TAFE's popular art classes for children are held at our art building at 12 Aberdeen St in Perth.

This six week course run on Saturdays is specially designed for children between the ages of 7 and 10 years who want to extend their skills in art through a range of traditional and experimental approaches.  The classes are taught by qualified and experienced art lecturers and the class size is limited to 12 to maximise the tuition.

This course provides a range of activities ranging across painting, drawing, collage, print, sculpture, ceramics as well as experiments in perspective and compostion and reference is made to artists and art movements.  The course includes visits where appropriate, to North Metropolitan TAFE's Art Gallery to talk about contemporary art and incorporate it into the children's creative work.

The purpose built art studios are centrally located and accessible via the CAT bus link and within easy walking distance from the Perth train station.

For further information contact us on 9427 1318 or via email at: gallery@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

SC-PAG-C2638 Children's art 7-10 yrs old (2:30pm-4:30pm) Short course On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
SC-PAG-C2638, TAFE, short course, children, art, painting, drawing, collage, print, sculpture, ceramics, creative,

North Metropolitan TAFE's popular art classes for children are held at our art building at 12 Aberdeen St in Perth.

This six week course run on Saturdays is specially designed for children between the ages of 7 and 10 years who want to extend their skills in art through a range of traditional and experimental approaches.  The classes are taught by qualified and experienced art lecturers and the class size is limited to 12 to maximise the tuition.

This course provides a range of activities ranging across painting, drawing, collage, print, sculpture, ceramics as well as experiments in perspective and composition and reference is made to artists and art movements.  The course includes visits where appropriate, to North Metropolitan TAFE's Art Gallery to talk about contemporary art and incorporate it into the children's creative work.

The purpose built art studios are centrally located and accessible via the CAT bus link and within easy walking distance from the Perth train station.

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
CUA60415-AB55 AB55 Creative Product Development (Photography) Advanced Diploma On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
TAFEADM, YK89, 52740WA, TAFE04, G000000, Creative Industries, G000009, Photography, photo imaging, photoimaging, photos, photographer,

Put the focus on the world around you

You'll build upon your knowledge in a variety of photographic genres, including domestic, commercial, scientific and artistic creativity with this Advanced Diploma qualification.
Please note: Completion of CUA50915 AZM2 Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging (or equivalent) is necessary to gain entry to this Advanced Diploma course.

North Metro TAFE's lecturing staff are closely involved with the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (and other professional bodies) and you'll be encouraged to participate on both a state and national level with events run by them. A large number of our students, past and present have taken up membership with these professional bodies who only accept industry competent practioners as members.

NMT has been awarded AIPP's 2017 Australian Tertiary Institution of the Year.

Gain these skills
  • Creative practice business skills
  • Exhibition photography
  • Studio and portrait photography techniques
  • Manage copyright
  • Liaise with clients
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Artistic and creative ability
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Enthusiasm for experimenting with different techniques
  • Good communication skills
CUA40715-AB15 AB15 Design (Graphic Design) Certificate IV On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
TAFEADM, ab15, azn5, cua40715, CA38, CUV40311, TAFE04, G000000, Creative Industries, G000005, Graphic Design, 2D, 3D, Letterpress, typography, layout, fonts,logos, branding, interface,web design, digital illustration,

The umbrella of Graphic Design covers many diverse career possibilities

Our Certificate IV in Design (Graphic Design) is a foundation course that provides you with a broad understanding and experience of the graphic design discipline, including Corporate and Branding, Packaging, User Experience, Web/Interface and Environmental signage design to name but a few.

This qualification is weighted approximately 50/50 digital versus traditional, manual skills. We concentrate on solid software skills using industry-standard Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign in an environment that replicates a real industry setup. Our lecturers are hands-on and always present to help as the course is delivered using learning activities such as tutorials, design briefs and class discussions.

Some units concentrate on an introduction to web and interface design, while other units cover conceptual and creative thinking skills.

Graphic Designers communicate through images and words. The industry demands a mastery of typography and you will begin this journey by having fun combining digital techniques with traditional Letterpress to learn the basics. Our industry also demands drawing and sketching skills to convey concepts to both clients and fellow designers and our drawing unit lays the foundation for further development in digital illustration required in the Diploma and beyond.

Design is a process that combines elements into a workable solution whether it be a logo or an app interface and our concept development and ideation units have these foundation skills covered. Successful completion of this course will equip you with the skills needed to enter the Diploma of Graphic Design.

Gain these skills
  • Use layout, colour theory, harmony, contrast and balance to create 2D and 3D designs
  • Digital techniques and image editing
  • Illustration and drawing techniques
  • Typography
  • Preparing files for publication
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • A strong visual focus and creative flair
  • Able to think laterally and come up with creative solutions
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Able to work to tight deadlines

 

CUA40715-AB16 AB16 Design (Jewellery Studio) Certificate IV On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
TAFEADM, ab16, cua40715, aa69, cuv40311, TAFE04, G000000, Creative Industries, G000006, Jewellery

Put a little sparkle in your career with this gem of a course

The Certificate IV in Design (Jewellery Studio) will provide you with the core skills and knowledge you'll need to successfully operate in jewellery design and fabrication.

You'll learn in our extensive and specialised studios — one of the most in-depth and contemporary studio-based experiences in the state.

On completion of this course you'll be eligible to continue your studies in the Diploma of Visual Arts (Jewellery Design) to take your practice to a professional level.

Gain these skills
  • Colour theory principles and design processes
  • Developing and refining illustrative work
  • Creating 2D and 3D forms
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Occupational health and safety
Is this course right for me?

 I have the following attributes:

  • Creative flair
  • Accuracy and the ability to undertake detailed work
  • Good hand-eye co-ordination
  • A patient and persistent nature
CUA40715-AB18 AB18 Design (Product Design) Certificate IV On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
G000000, G000010, product, design, creative, 3d, furniture, cad, TAFEADM, ab18, cua40715, azn5, Product Design Assistant, Furniture Design Assistant, Junior Graphic Design Assistant

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. 

Gain these skills
  • Design and drawing
  • Develop 3D design concepts
  • Build protypes and models
  • Digital design
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Creativity and a love of design
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Practical with technical ability

 

CUA30715 AZN7 Design Fundamentals Certificate III On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
TAFEADM, AZN7, cua30715, D663, CUV30311, TAFE04, G000000, Creative Industries, G000005, Graphic Design, G000004, Interior Design, G000010, Product Design, designer,

Start designing your 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.

Gain these skills
  • Produce drawings to communicate ideas
  • Produce creative work including visual design components and combining complex images
  • Apply and use colour
  • Use a creative design process to produce 2D and 3D forms
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Creativity, imagination and artistic flair
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • An eye for detail
  • Good problem-solving skills

 

SC-PVA-V0262 Drawing from scratch Short course On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
drawing, pencil, art, visual art, still life

An introduction to drawing

This course is an introduction to basic approaches and materials used in drawing. It is intended to give beginners a foundation to work from, as well as a refresher course for those who already have some skills and experience. The aim is help you develop your drawing skills, hand-eye co-ordination and exploration of your own creativity. You'll be introduced to exercises in still-life (objects), linear perspective, portraits, expression and life-drawing (nude or draped model). The range of materials includes pencils, graphite, charcoal, ink and papers.

Gain these skills
  • Observation of shape and form, proportions, tone, light and shade
  • Understanding of structure via linear perspective
  • Different approaches to drawing

You will be supplied with basic materials for drawing (paper, charcoal, ink, pencils, and erasers) during the class.  You are welcome to bring along any further drawing materials that you already have and would like to explore in the class.

Dress requirements

  • You must wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes

 

EAA57 Eyelash Extensions Skill Set Skill set On campus
Perth (Northbridge)

Want to help people have lashes worth fluttering?

Help your clients achieve added length and thickness of their natural lashes after completing this accredited unit:

  • SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions


You'll learn the skills you need to consult with clients, select suitable product and equipment to apply, in-fill and remove damaged eyelash extensions with this specialised skill set. Help your clients achieve thicker, lush lashes.

Please note You should wear black pants, a plain black top and enclosed black shoes while completing this skill set.

CUA50715 AZK6 Graphic Design Diploma On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
TAFEADM, azk6, cua60715, D667, CUV50311, TAFE04, G000000, Creative Industries, G000005, Graphic Design

Complete this Diploma and you'll be well equipped to find employment with experience in running live briefs and advanced software skills

Study the Diploma of Graphic Design and you will develop advanced techniques in InDesign and Illustrator and use them to design annual reports, corporate identities, packaging and other press-ready artwork.
The Diploma also provides in-depth exposure to web design using WordPress, user interfaces, an introduction to game graphics using Unity and the current trend of UX Design (User Experience).

You will also learn 3D modelling using Trimble Sketchup to assist in visualising packaging, signage and concept art and bring them to life with Octane renderer. The Diploma course also gives you the opportunity to continue explorations into concept development, creative thinking, online social media advertising and digital illustration using Corel Painter.

We usually run several live briefs with external clients, mainly not-for-profit organisations, to replicate real client experiences. From this exposure you will also learn about the business aspect of graphic design.

The Diploma paves the way for the Advanced Diploma, and at Diploma level it is expected that you will work at a certain level of autonomy regarding research and time management. It is not uncommon for students at this level to gain employment in the industry, where you have access to workplace assessment or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Gain these skills
  • Design, manipulate and produce graphic designs for 2D and 3D applications using a variety of software
  • Client liaison, copyright/intellectual property, invoicing and networking
  • Present a body of creative work
  • Refine drawing and other visual representation tools
  • Build dynamic websites
  • Provide freelance services
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • A strong visual focus and creative flair
  • Able to think laterally and come up with creative solutions
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Able to work to tight deadlines

 

CUA60315 AZL7 Graphic Design Advanced Diploma On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
TAFEADM, azl7, cua60315, D652, CUV60411, TAFE04, G000000, Creative Industries, G000005, Graphic Design, typographic, branding

Add to your palette of graphic design skills

The Advanced Diploma will make you ‘industry-ready’ and during the course you will develop a stunning portfolio which culminates in the end-of-year grad show. Our grad show is the highlight of the year and is attended by industry stakeholders, many of whom are alumni who are now leading the industry.

You can choose from two streams - User Experience Design or Illustration. This means that although everyone does the common core units there is the opportunity to specialise in electives. Our industry consultation outlines the demand for illustrative design as well as a more User Experience/ User Interface approach.

We integrate live briefs with real clients. An example of the high standard of work our students produce is our involvement with the International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD) where our students have won international awards and our participation in Award School. All students become members of the Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA), the industry’s leading body.

We also host the annual AGDA folio review where feedback is received from industry members in how to best structure your portfolio. In addition to this we conduct industry visits and host guest speakers who shed light on the latest trends in our industry.

This course is demanding, but the rewards and satisfaction are great. Many of our graduates go on to enrol into a degrees in design and receive advanced standing at all WA universities. We have pathways and agreements with Curtin University in particular.

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Gain these skills
  • Establish and maintain environmentally sustainable creative practice
  • Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief
  • Extend typographic design expertise
  • Originate graphic designs for complex briefs
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • A strong visual focus and creative flair
  • Able to think laterally and come up with creative solutions
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Able to work to tight deadlines
EAA91 Hip Hop 100 Skill Set Skill set On campus
Midland
music, musician, performer, band member, artist, hip hop, rap, CUA20615-SS-B, hip hop 100

Tell your story through music

This Hip Hop course will help you use your energy and experiences to create music. You'll gain the skills you need to write, perform and record your own tracks.

    At the end of this course you'll learn about producing CDs and you'll gain skills to help you with further study - you just need to be over 16 and have a passion for Hip Hop.

    The course is run by Optamus (Downsyde), an award winning rapper who has taken out WAMi awards and Australian Dance Music Awards in Hip Hop, Urban Music and Electronic categories.

    Gain these skills
    • Song writing
    • Beat production
    • Performing
    • Mixing and mastering
    • Artist branding 

     

    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

       

      MSF60113 J752 Interior Design Advanced Diploma On campus
      Perth (Northbridge)
      TAFEADM, j752, msf60113, TAFE04, G000000, Creative Industries, G000004, Interior Design, architect, architecture, design, designer, interiors, decorator, furnishing, fabrics, colour consultant, planning and detailing complex residential, hospitality, retail, commercial and institutional design projects, spatial planning, aesthetics, function, branding, manufacturing, marketability, interior spaces, interior designer

      Its what's on the inside that counts

      This qualification will give you the practical skills and knowledge to find creative and technical solutions for built interior environments.

      Interior design includes planning and detailing complex residential, hospitality, retail, commercial and institutional design projects with an emphasis on space creation and spatial planning. Interior designers consider aesthetics, function, branding, manufacturing, marketability and construction of interior spaces, including materials and sustainable environments and special needs for the benefit of the user.

      You will learn to adapt global design trends and technical innovations, while developing contacts with interiors sources, products, and suppliers.

        Graduates may work as an interior designer for interior design and architectural practices, or become self-employed design consultants. And employment opportunities are good in the commercial sector including interior decoration work in office-fit outs for large businesses.

        The Advanced Diploma of Interior Design is a great precursor to further study at University. With a higher qualification you can improve your earning potential and employment prospects.

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        Gain these skills
        • Work on design projects
        • Consider aesthetics, functionality, under and client needs, space planning, construction, materials and finishes
        • Complete designs for commercial/institutional interiors
        • Create digital presentations
        • Research and keep up with current design trends
        • Develop sustainable designs
        Is this course right for me?

        I have the following attributes:

        • Creativity, imagination and artistic flair
        • Ability to work to a client's needs and guidelines
        • Good communication and listening skill
        • Good colour sense and an eye for detail
        • An aptitude for illustration and technical drawing
        • An understanding of building construction
        MSF50213 J744 Interior Design and Decoration Diploma On campus
        Perth (Northbridge)
        TAFEADM, J744, MSF50213, TAFE04, G000000, Creative Industries, G000004, Interior Design, creative, imaginative, artistic, spatial planning skills, residential, commercial, institutional interiors, furniture, finishes, equipment, colours, lighting, hard, soft materials, fixtures, Auto CAD, Interior Decorator, Colour Consultant, Interior Stylist

        It's what's on the inside that counts

        The Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration will give you an understanding of the nature of environmental space and spatial ambience, with the ability to manipulate the relationship of spaces, objects and products within the surrounding space. You'll develop the ability to approach a variety of design problems with creativity, a high level of competence and sensitivity to the requirements of the design brief.

        This two-year qualification provides the practical skills and knowledge to develop a range of decoration and design services and provide interior design advice. Design projects enable the development of spatial planning skills to design some residential, commercial and institutional interiors.

        You will be working on simulated live projects with many different briefs from a wide range of industry disciplines. There are also opportunities to participate in industry visits and enter competitions that also engages with industry.

        As a graduate you will be well prepared to enter into the workforce as a design consultant or continue to the Advanced Diploma to develop high level skills as interior designers.

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        North Metropolitan TAFE is an Educational Member of DIA. This qualification is listed as a DIA recognised course on their website.

        Gain these skills
        • Develop and respond to client briefs, specifying FF&E (furniture, finishes and equipment) colours, lighting, hard and soft materials, fixtures and furniture
        • Design spatial planning
        • Hand drawing skills
        • Auto CAD applications
        • Document and illustrate design proposals 
        Is this course right for me?

        I have the following attributes:

        • Creativity, imagination and artistic flair
        • Good communication and listening skills
        • Good colour sense and an eye for detail
        • Discipline and good organisational skills
        • Flexibility and excellent problem-solving skills

         

        SC-PJE-V0239 Jewellery Beginner Short course On campus
        Perth (Northbridge)
        silver, jewellery

        Make your own silver jewellery

        If you've always wanted to make silver jewellery then this is the course for you. This course will give you the skills to make simple silver and metal jewellery using a range of techniques and allow you to begin to develop your own ideas about design and style. The wonderful bonus is you get to take home two or more sterling silver pieces and the cost includes all your materials.

        There are no skill or experience requirements for this beginners course and it runs over six sessions.

        During this course you will learn how to:

        • Create a hammered leaf pendant
        • Create a domed bangle
        • Learn to solder and create a simple ring
        • Make an anticlastic ring
        • Create a piece of silver jewellery from a selection of styles e.g. ring, cuff, earrings

        Dress requirements
        You must:

        • Wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes
        • Wear clothing that covers legs e.g. jeans
        • Tie back long hair
        • Apron or smock

         

        SC-PJE-V0321 Jewellery Intermediate Short course On campus
        Perth (Northbridge)

        Extend your jewellery making skills

        This course builds on skills and techniques in jewellery making such as soldering and is perfect for those who have completed the Jewellery Beginner course or have previous skills in jewellery making.

        Gain these skills

        During this course you will learn how to create:

        • Spiral chain
        • Chain mail bracelet
        • A bezel stone set pendant or ring
        • A silver forged bangle
        • A Russian wedding ring
        • An anticlastic bangle

        Dress requirements

        • Participants must wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes
        • Clothing that covers legs e.g. jeans
        • Long hair must be tied back
        • You will need to bring an apron or smock

         

        MEM30605 W241 Jewellery Manufacture Certificate III Apprenticeship
        Employer-based
        Perth (Northbridge)
        Jewellery; casting; gems; silversmith; goldsmith; jeweller; silver; gold; diamonds; trade; wax casting; soldering; silver; gold; ring; bracelet; chains; brooch; design, TAFE04, G000000, Creative Industries, G000006, Jewellery, w241, mem30605

        Learn the art of jewellery making and open up a world of possibilities

        The Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture will give you a range of bench skills required to work in the jewellery manufacturing industry as a commercial jeweller

        Once successfully completed you have the potential of finding employment internationally. The jewellery industry is an exciting one and how successful you are depends on your designs and commitment to the industry.

        Your Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture is a great precursor to further study in Jewellery and Object Design. With a higher qualification you can improve employment and earning potential and specialise in certain areas. Visit our jewellery design staff and students' Facebook page to see the creative world this course can open up for you.

        The Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture is offered as an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information on this mode of study.

        Gain these skills
        • Create and manufacture jewellery, including components and gem settings
        • Jewellery illustration
        • Create and use moulds, such as wax and rubber
        • Metal casting
        • Work safely with molten glass and metals
        Is this course right for me?

        I have the following attributes:

        • Creative flair
        • Accuracy and the ability to undertake detailed work
        • Good hand-eye co-ordination
        • Patient and persistent

         

        SC-PJE-V0322 Jewellery advanced studio Short course On campus
        Perth (Northbridge)

        Develop your own projects in our facilities

        Jewellery Advanced Studio is a practical studio-based course for experienced practitioners of silver and metal jewellery making. This course is great for participants who have completed Silver Jewellery Beginner and Silver Jewellery Intermediate courses or already possess sound workshop practices and metal jewellery skills such as soldering.

        Depending on your skills you will have the choice to participate in structured classes or work on your own projects under the supervision of an experienced jewellery tutor.

        Gain these skills

        Topics covered in the course may include:

        • Basic jewellery techniques
        • Casting
        • Stone setting
        • Decorating metal surfaces
        • Chains with handmade hooks
        • Hooks & catches


        Dress Requirements

        • Participants must wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes
        • Long hair must be tied back and any long accessories must be removed when working on the machines

        You will need to bring your own metals and materials.

        SC-PPH-V0834 Lightroom for Photography Short course On campus
        Perth (Northbridge)
        lightroom, photography, Adobe, retouching, photos, darkroom, WW000000, G000000, G000009, photo, image, digital,

        Take your photos to a new level

        This course will teach you how to use Lightroom, from basic techniques through to more advance applications (such as portrait retouching). Moving beyond just taking photographs, this course will help you develop your body of work and lead you down the path to getting the work shown to a wider audience.
        This is a practical course - you will have access to a computer in the classroom to use the techniques and methods as they are explained and demonstrated by the lecturer.
        For an overview of the Adobe Lightroom software, check out this video.

        Course outline

        Topics covered in this course include:   

        • Finding your way around Lightroom
        •  Managing and organizing your photos into a useful library
        • Basic corrections and fixing problems
        •  Adding creative enhancements
        • Getting the most out of your images
        • Retouching and enhancement techniques
        • Creating and exporting digital files for a range of uses (such as web, print, social media, sharing with friends, etc.)
        • Creating printed books – direct from Lightroom
        • Create your own website – direct from Lightroom
        • Creating slideshows and slideshow videos – direct from Lightroom
        • Printing your images


        You will need to bring:

        • USB with images
        • Pen and notepad

         

        SHB30215 AWP0 Make-Up Certificate III Employer-based
        On campus
        Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
        Leederville
        TAFEADM, TAFE04, J000000, Health, Beauty and Fitness, J000011, Beauty Therapy, awpo, awp0, SHB30215, make up, beauty, lashes, brows, weddings, special occasion, make-up, makeup, bridal, film, TV, cosmetics, runway, fashion, beautician, facials,

         

        This course is specifically for students who have a passion for Make-Up. If you wish to study Beauty you can apply for the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy, you do not need to complete this course first.

        Are you ready to make face-changing decisions?

        If you are passionate about the exciting world of make-up and would like to work in make-up studios, cosmetic retail, fashion and media set or photography studios then this course could be the perfect one for you.

          You'll gain artistic and business skills. You will also acquire the latest airbrushing techniques, an advanced skill being taught as part of this creative and artistic make up qualification. Relationships with both clients and industry are important and these aspects will be covered in your course with a focus on live salon works and engagement with industry professionals such as photographers.

          A valuable part of our course is ongoing practical demonstration of your skills, you will be need to bring live models to class as required.

          Gain these skills
          • Start your own make up artistry business
          • Cosmetic retail products and services
          • Make-up for fashion (runway specialist)
          • Make-up for photography (covering bridal and fashion)
          • Make-up for the film & TV industry
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Artistic ability and good colour perception 
          • Comfortable with physical contact and enjoy practical work
          • Positive attitude, self-motivation, patient and tactful
          • Good hand-eye coordination
          • Stamina, patience and concentration
          • Able to work well under pressure
          • Able to adapt quickly to working within a new teams
          • Able to relate to people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures
          CUA20615 AZM6 Music Industry Certificate II On campus
          Leederville
          azm6, tafeadm, cua20615, TAFE04, G000000, Creative Industries, G000007, Music, performance, performer, band, musician, drummer, singer, guitarist, acoustic, ensemble, mixing, demo, tape, recording, editing, bass, record, vinyl, song writing,

          Kick start your career in WA's vibrant music industry

          Gain the practical skills and knowledge to enhance your musical and production skills.

          This course introduces basic musical and sound concepts. Electives will focus on song writing and performance within ensembles, recording and mixing within the studio and live environments and follow the production processes through to the completion of a demo recording. This course in only offered in semester 1 each year.

          Gain these skills
          • Play music or sing to make a music demo
          • Use technical equipment and computers
          • Record and edit sound
          • Prepare yourself for performance
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Musical ability and talent
          • Perseverance and determination to succeed in a very competitive industry
          • Stamina and confidence to perform
          • Good time management and flexibility
          • Ability to work as part of a team

           

          CUA50815-AA75 AA75 Music Industry (Music Business) Diploma On campus
          Leederville
          G000000, G000007, manager, roadie, music, tour manager, licensing, artist manager, record label, agent, events, promotion, promoter

          Would you like to work in the music industry as an employee or in your own business?

          Learn how to promote events and manage artists so you can start your own business or gain work in the music industry with this qualification.

          You'll learn combined music and business skills in event promotion, artist management, record label operations and music publishing. Since 1996 our music graduates have gone on to form bands such as Birds of Tokyo and work with bands such as Gyroscope, Karnivool and Eskimo Joe all under the guidance of our industry experienced lecturers.

          This hands-on approach throughout the year culminates in opportunities for work placement for you to apply a range of specific music business skills.

          Gain these skills
          • Develop current music industry practices
          • Promote music events
          • Manage artists
          • Understand record label operations
          • Publish music
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Passion and interest in the music industry
          • Perseverance and determination to succeed in a very competitive industry
          • Flexible with good time management skills
          • Good communication skills and an ability to network

           

          CUA30915-AA88 AA88 Music Industry (Performance) Certificate III On campus
          Leederville
          G000000, G000007, singing, band, performer, guitar, piano, drums, demo, songwriting, stagecraft, recording, demo, CUA90915, Vocalist, singer, songwriter, Band Member

          Turn your raw talent into a career

          This course introduces you to the exciting and challenging world of music performance and will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to get started in the music industry.

          You will focus on gaining skills in songwriting and arranging, ensemble/performance and recording. You will participate in recording sessions in our studios and follow the production processes through to the completion of a demo recording.

          At the end of your course, you will have produced and packaged a product (CD/Single) and gained skills in communication, critical listening, stagecraft, musical style and industry practice.

          This course is only run in semester 2 each year.

          Gain these skills
          • Music literacy knowledge
          • Music writing, composition and performance
          • Innovation and creative thinking and writing
          • Work safely and effectively in the music industry
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Musical ability and talent (instrumental or vocal)
          • Perseverance and determination to succeed in a very competitive industry
          • Stamina and confidence to perform solo or as part of a group

           

          CUA50815-AA73 AA73 Music Industry (Performance) Diploma On campus
          Leederville
          G000000, G000007, music, musician, performer, band member, artist, singer, songwriter, muso, pop, rock, star, instrumentalist

          Join our impressive list of music graduates

          The Diploma of Music Industry (Performance) will provide you with instrumental/vocal technique and performance skills, music literacy and aural training and music analysis. You'll acquire the skills to perform in an ensemble, and develop a repertoire and original material in bands/ensembles which is recorded in our in-house recording studios.

          You will learn how to incorporate technology into music composition and manage your intellectual property.

          Benefit from studying music at North Metropolitan TAFE with industry standard learning resources such as our fully equipped live performance venue, recording studios and rehearsal studios. You'll be supported by North Metro TAFE's music lecturers who have current industry experience and gain exposure to a range of industry figures and networks while working closely with studio engineers and technical production teams.

          A career in music is exciting and challenging and could see you achieve great things across the world. While it is a competitive industry to break into we will provide you with the skills in musical performance needed to unleash your creativity and outshine the rest.

          Since 1996 our music graduates have gone on to form bands such as Birds of Tokyo and work with bands such as Gyroscope, Karnivool and Eskimo Joe.

          Gain these skills
          • Apply music knowledge and artistic judgement to your work and career
          • Develop instrumental/vocal technique
          • Develop performance techniques
          • Develop an ensemble and repertoire
          • Perform as an ensemble
          • Incorporate interactive technology into your performance
          • Have an understanding of music composition and arrangement
          • Understand the recording process, pre & post production
          • Record with production teams in our industry standard studios and venue
          • Collaborate with other musicians and sound production teams
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Musical ability and talent
          • Perseverance and determination to succeed in a very competitive industry
          • Good time management and flexibility
          • An ability to work and perform solo or in a group

           

          CUA60515-AA96 AA96 Music Industry (Performance) Advanced Diploma On campus
          Leederville
          G000000, G000007, performer, musician, band member, muso, artist, recording, rock, pop, singer, songwriter,

          Refine your talent

          Successful completion of the Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Performance) will give you high level skills in performance, song arranging, composition and stagecraft technique.

          Through this course you will develop your analytical, performance and creative skills under the guidance of highly experienced industry lecturers and mentors. You will refine your skills as a songwriter and performer, developing, producing and releasing your own recording product which is your calling card to the music industry.

          Gain these skills
          • Stagecraft and live performance, working in industry venues and broadcast radio
          • Composition and arranging
          • Networking with industry professionals such as promoters, publishers, venue bookers, producers, artists and songwriters
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Musical ability and talent
          • Perseverance and determination to succeed in a very competitive industry
          • Stamina and confidence to perform in front of an audience to for long periods of time
          • Good time management and flexibility
          • An ability to work and perform solo or in a group

           

          CUA30915-AA98 AA98 Music Industry (Sound Production) Certificate III On campus
          Leederville
          G000000, G000007, music, technical production, sound production, mixing, AA98, roadie, CUA30915, midi, laying sound, harmony, laying tracks, record, mix, assistant sound technician, sound technician, sound assistant

          Get started on a sound career in the music industry

          This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to record, mix and edit sound sources and you will learn about the music industry from the production perspective.

          The Certificate III in Music Industry (Sound Production) will give you a practical introduction to recording processes including, mixing, editing and post-production. You will participate in recording sessions for bands in our studios and follow the production processes through to the completion of a demo recording.

          This course is only offered in semester 2 each year.

          Gain these skills
          • Critical listening
          • Laying sound tracks
          • Digital editing and mixing
          • Audio visual equipment operation
          • Using midi devices and software
          • Analysing harmony
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • An interest in all aspects of sound recording, production and performance
          • Good hearing and an ear for detail
          • Enjoy working with electronics and an interest in the science of sound production
          • Problem solving skills

           

          CUA50815-AA74 AA74 Music Industry (Sound Production) Diploma On campus
          Leederville
          G000000, G000007, music, sound engineer, d361, mixing, arranging, aa74

          Get ready to pursue an exciting career in sound production in the WA music industry

          Advance your music skills with this course. You'll learn about current music industry practices in the areas of studio recording and maintenance, live sound, music production, music arrangement, music technology and repairing/maintaining equipment and have the ability to set up your own studio.

          By studying music at North Metropolitan TAFE you'll benefit from the best facilities and musical heritage in Western Australia. Since 1996 our music graduates have gone on to form bands such as Birds of Tokyo and work with bands such as Gyroscope, Karnivool and Eskimo Joe.

          North Metro's focus on industry relevancy means practical course content geared towards getting you a career. You'll learn from our industry experienced lecturers and have an opportunity to network with real professionals who could increase your chances of employment during or after study.

          Gain these skills
          • Develop current music industry practices
          • Record in a studio
          • Set up and mix live sound
          • Understand music technology
          • Produce music
          • Arrange music
          • Repair and maintain equipment
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • An interest in all aspects of sound recording, production and performance
          • An ear for detail
          • Enjoy working with electronics and an interest in the science of sound production
          • Problem solving skills
          • Ability to work under pressure
          CUA60515-AA81 AA81 Music Industry (Sound Production) Advanced Diploma On campus
          Leederville
          G000000, G000007, music, sound production, sound engineer,

          Fine-tune your sound career

          Achieve high level skills in the live sound, film and studio production areas of the music industry with this Advanced Diploma qualification.

          Through this course, you will develop your wide ranging analytical, technical and creative skills. You will develop and produce your own recording projects, under the guidance of highly experienced industry mentors.

          Gain these skills
          • Live sound engineering
          • Studio sound engineering and production
          • Film sound composition and production
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • An interest in all aspects of sound recording, production and performance
          • Good hearing and an ear for detail
          • Enjoy working with electronics and an interest in the science of sound production
          • Problem solving skills
          • Ability to work under pressure
          SC-PVA-V0263 Painting from scratch Short course On campus
          Perth (Northbridge)
          Art, painting, drawing, beginner, life model, still, short courses, workshop, workshops, pencil, charcoal, TAFE04, WW000000, G000000, G000001

          Explore the way paint can achieve different effects

          This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of painting. You will learn the correct procedure for colour mixing and paint application. Each participant will be taken through a series of exercises to help them acquire the skills for painting. The course will conclude with the production of a still life painting.

          Gain these skills

          Topics covered in this course include:

          • Colour, colour mixing and matching
          • The expressive potential of colour
          • Black and white still life - familiarising yourself with basic paint application and manipulation
          • Paint a masterpiece - exercise in colour and composition
          • Still life painting


          Dress requirements

          • Participants must wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes

          You will need to bring

          • Apron or oversized shirt
          • Own brushes (optional)
          SC-PPH-V0407 Photo Restoration and Editing Short course On campus
          Perth (Northbridge)
          TAFE04, WW000000, G000000, G000009,  photos, prints, digital images, images, scanning, photography, digital files, restoration, restoring,

          Photo restoration & editing in a day

          You'll learn how to prepare and scan precious original photographic prints and then repair, rebuild and enhance images to prepare them for use as new prints and as digital files. This courses is designed for people who wish to fix old family and historical photographs to share and preserve for perpetuity. This work can simply be done with a scanner and a computer running Photoshop.

          What to Bring

          • Students are encouraged to bring their own prints that require restoration work.
          • A USB to save work completed during the course.
          SC-PPH-V0745 Photography Stage 1 Short course On campus
          Perth (Northbridge)
          photography, photos, images, pictures, selfies, landscapes, portrait, TAFE04, WW000000, G000000, G000009,

          Get the most out of your digital camera

          Learn the fundamentals of using a DSLR (digital single lens reflex) camera with this short course that demonstrates the advantages of using a DSLR in manual mode thus harnessing the creative potential of the camera.

          The course is a blend of:

          •     Helpful theory in easy to understand formats.
          •     Clear demonstrations of how to put the theory into practice.
          •     Practical activities, including a shoot on location.
          •     Ample opportunities for questions and further clarification.
          •     Lecturers who are keen to assist you with taking your photography to the next level.
          Course outline

          Topics covered in this course include:

          • Getting to know your DSLR camera and how they work
          • History of photography
          • How to control the camera using manual modes
          • Shutter speed, aperture & ISO controls, focusing, light meter
          • Understanding exposure
          • Choosing the right lens for the job
          • How to best use light: ambient and flash
          • Qualities of light, composition, when to shoot
          • Photographing your family, friends, babies and toddlers
          • Shooting flowers and other close-ups
          • Portraiture made easy
          • Travel photography, landscapes, cityscapes and other scapes
          • File formats – convenience versus quality
          • Making the most of your photos - sharing, printing, books and the wall
          • How to choose imaging software and the digital workflow
          • Constructive feedback – student image reviews

           

          You will need to bring

           

          • Your DSLR camera or digital compact camera with manual shutter speed, aperture and ISO controls
          • Pen & notepad
          SC-PPH-V0746 Photography Stage 2 Short course On campus
          Perth (Northbridge)
          photography, photos, images, pictures, selfies, landscapes, portrait, TAFE04, WW000000, G000000, G000009

          Expand your photography skills

          Follows on from the Photography Stage 1 course and allows photographers to take their photography to the next level.

          This course provides students with skills that allow them to develop their personal vision as well as introducing more specialized areas such as artificial lighting, close-up photography and Lightroom.  Moving beyond just taking photographs, this course will help the photographer develop their body of work and lead them down the path to getting their work shown to a wider audience.

          Course outline

          Topics covered in this course include:

          • Studio lighting
          • Portraiture
          • Product
          • Lightroom
          • Lighting on location
          • Event photography
          • Shooting in dark
          • Panoramas & HDR
          • Painting with light and light graffiti
          • Off-camera flash – on location
          • Macro photography in the studio
          • The digital darkroom at home
          • Constructive feedback – student image reviews

          You will need to bring:

          • Your DSLR camera or digital compact camera with manual shutter speed, aperture and ISO controls
          •  Pen and notepad
          • You must wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes
          CUA50915 AZM2 Photography and Photo Imaging Diploma On campus
          Perth (Northbridge)
          TAFEADM, azm2, cua50915, TAFE04, G000000, Creative Industries, G000009, Photography, business, composing, developing photographs, industrial, scientific photography, fine art photography, photojournalism, photographer

          Capture the world around you in a frozen image of time

          You'll learn how to take spectacular shots in a range of contexts and how to manipulate the environment around you to help with your photography.
          You'll also complete projects that will require you to consider a range of variables such as client needs and aesthetics.

          This diploma will develop your photography skills and knowledge in business, composing, taking and developing photographs.

          You'll also have the opportunity to develop skills in industrial and scientific photography, fine art photography or photojournalism.

          Gain these skills
          • Produce commercial, portrait and stock photo images
          • Skills required for the digital imaging workplace
          • Research photo imaging trends
          • Manage media assets
          • Liaise with clients
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Artistic and creative ability
          • Good communication skills
          • Eye for detail
          SC-PPH-V0749 Photography black and white darkroom Short course On campus
          Perth (Northbridge)
          photography, photos, developing, darkroom, film, negatives, printing, b&w, dark, room

          Photography - the traditional way

          The course is aimed at photographers who want to move away from the clinical environment of the digital lab and rediscover the magic of traditional wet darkroom photography processes. The course provides black and white film developing and print making techniques. It includes a large component of self-directed darkroom time where you may use the facilities under the guidance of the lecturer to refine your black and white printing skills. You may print your own negatives or those existing in your family archives.

          Gain  these skills

          Topics covered in this course include:

          • Darkroom design and equipment
          • Chemical functions
          • Film and paper type
          • Film developing
          • Assessing negatives
          • Protecting, handling and storage of negatives
          • Basic printing techniques
          • Dodging and burning
          • Intermediate printing techniques
          • Split grade printing
          • Darkroom time
          • Practical session – students develop/print own images
          SC-PPH-V0387 Photoshop Introduction (Photographer) Short course On campus
          Perth (Northbridge)
          TAFE04, Photoshop, graphics, graphics software, Adobe, WW000000,G000000,G000009, photography, photo,

          As a photographer, do you want to learn Photoshop fundamentals?

          In this five week introductory course you will be taken from the ground up to develop a sound understanding of the photography related principles that are used in Photoshop.

          You will be guided through a workflow from digital capture to the production of photographic quality prints and social media content.
          This course is taught on Apple computers using industry standard colour managed monitors. Basic instruction in the use of a Mac computer is included in the course. Use of the Adobe Photoshop program is virtually identical on a Mac or PC platform.

          Course outline

          Topics covered in this course include:

          • Adobe bridge and Photoshop
          • Photoshop non-destructive workflow options
          • Photoshop tools and menus
          • Adjustment Layers
          • Layer masking
          • Smart objects and filters
          • Image types, cropping and resizing for various uses
          • Create and adjust text
          • Use layers, layer effects and filters
          • Use toning tools to adjust images
          • Composite images - adding and blending multiple images
          • Image restoration tools and techniques

          You will need to bring:

          • USB (16Gb plus)
          •  Notebook & pen
          EAB05 Planning for a Micro Business Skill Set Skill set On campus
          Perth (Northbridge)
          business, plan, arts, games, digital, media, interactive, business analysis, business idea, evaluate,

          Starting your career in screen and media or the arts? Or an ‘old hand’ looking to upskill?

          This course will provide you with the opportunity to:

          • Analyse business information and opportunities
          • Consider digital technologies
          • Explore finance, taxation, insurance, regulations, compliance and risk minimisation
          • Develop an arts business idea
          • Evaluate an arts business idea
          • Prepare a business overview document for stakeholders, such as a business plan
          • Seek feedback from industry stakeholders for review

          Upon successful completion you will have a business overview document based on your specific business idea that has received feedback and is ready for professional use in industry.

          ICP31415 AZM0 Print Communications Certificate III On campus
          Online
          Perth (Northbridge)
          TAFEADM, azm0, azmo, icp31415, awf0, icp30115, TAFE04, G000000, Creative Industries, G000005, Graphic Design, graphic, logo, layouts, design concepts, digital, typography, packaging, Adobe, InDesign, Illustrator, PhotoShop, Acrobat, font, text, media, printing, advertising

          Are you looking for a career in the graphic arts industry?

          Gain practical skills producing artwork and layouts for production in print and electronic media, using the latest software and working to industry standards (Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro - Adobe Associate Certification available).

          This course takes one year to complete, but North Metropolitan TAFE gives you the opportunity to complete the requirements to achieve the ICP40115 Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic Arts at the same time, so you could come out with two qualifications and gain direct entry into the Diploma of Graphic Design.

          Printing and graphic arts can be a pathway to any design field in the creative industries with further study.

          Gain these skills
          • Create interactive documents
          • Corporate identity and logo design
          • Packaging design
          • Art work for advertising, magazines, newspapers and books
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Good eyesight and normal colour vision
          • Good hand-eye coordination
          • Enjoy technical work and have an interest in typography, art and design
          • Good attention to detail

           

          ICP40115 AWA7 Printing and Graphic Arts Certificate IV On campus
          Online
          Perth (Northbridge)
          awa7, icp40115, TAFE04, G000000, Creative Industries, G000005, Graphic Design, print, printing, Media Design, digital design, Pre-Press, typography, imposition

          Create diverse career options in design

          Printing and graphic arts can be a pathway to any design field in the creative industries with further study.

          Study the Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic Arts and you'll learn to design layouts and assemble text and graphics into page formats for printing, apply solutions to a range of problems associated with the reproduction of images for the print medium, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

          It is highly recommended that you have completed ICP31415 Certificate Ill in Print Communications (as it contains prerequisite units) before entering this course.

          North Metropolitan TAFE gives you the opportunity to complete both the Certificate Ill and Certificate IV in one year, improving your job prospects as well as allowing you to gain direct entry into the CUA50715 Diploma of Graphic Design.

          Gain these skills
          • Compose and evaluate typography
          • Develop detailed design concepts
          • Use software applications to create and produce digital designs
          • Generate complex imposition
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Good eyesight and normal colour vision
          • Good hand-eye coordination
          • Enjoy technical work and have an interest in typography, art and design
          • Good attention to detail

           

          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-AA92 AA92 Screen and Media (Broadcast Television) Advanced Diploma On campus
          Perth (Northbridge)
          G000000, G000011, tv, outside broadcast, media, producer, director, EVS, live-to-air, OB, CCU

          Make a career in broadcast TV a reality

          Qualified technical television experts are keenly sought after in Australia and overseas. They work behind the scenes on the complex technical elements involved in delivering television programs to viewers, such as capturing vision and sound; lighting; creating graphics and special effects and managing transmissions from studios and live venues.

          This qualification is designed to equip the next generation of television technical professionals with real-life practical experience.

          Industry partners contribute to course content and training delivery and as a student you will observe broadcast technical managers and freelance professionals on actual, live-to-air broadcasts.

          Gain these skills
          • Evolve ideas for professional creative work
          • Create digital visual effects
          • Develop lighting designs
          • Devise camera coverage
          • Direct screen production crews

           

          CUA51015-AB56 AB56 Screen and Media (Creative Make-up) Diploma On campus
          Perth (Northbridge)
          CUA51015, Diploma of Screen And Media, Creative Make-Up, make-up effects like burns and wounds, create prosthetics, foam latex application, style hair, wigs, hairpieces, body art, performances, events, exhibitions, photographic shoots, stage, music videos, film and TV, photographic shoots, fashion and runway events, music and video clips, stage and theatre productions, art installations, fashion, parade, catwalk,make-up, make up, beauty therapist, make-up artist, stylist,

          On successful completion of the Diploma of Screen and Media (Creative Make-up) you could be the next star within the make-up industry. You'll be qualified to work in a number of fields where specialised hair and make-up is needed for film, television, theatre, dance, opera, fashion catwalk, advertising, magazines, concerts, special events and many more.

          You'll work closely with NMTAFE's film and television students gaining practical industry experience as well as having the opportunity to work on large scale productions.
          Marketing and running your own small business is also covered in this course, enabling you to provide freelance services across many industries.

          If you are serious about pursuing a career as a creative make-up specialist then this practical course is for you.

          Gain these skills
          • Apply specialist make-up effects like burns and wounds
          • Create prosthetics including foam latex application
          • Style hair, wigs and hairpieces for productions
          • Create body art
          • Collaborate with film crews
          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

           

          CUA60615-AA77 AA77 Screen and Media (Digital Cinema) Advanced Diploma On campus
          Perth (Northbridge)
          G000000, G000011, cinema, director, cinematographer, director, producer, film, camera, documentaries, aa77

          Communicate your ideas through digital cinema

          This Advanced Diploma course will equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to work within the film and television industry. It also gives you the opportunity to explore the nature of storytelling through the medium of Digital Cinema. You could find yourself working on content as varied as client-based corporate projects, micro dramas, documentaries and short-form narrative films with professional actors shot on cinema standard equipment.

          Successful completion of this course may see you gain advanced standing for entry into the WA Screen Academy's Bachelor of Media & Communications at ECU.

          Gain these skills
          • Evolve ideas for professional creative work
          • Develop lighting designs 
          • Develop storylines and treatments
          • Direct cinematography, performers and crews for screen productions
          • Edit complex screen productions 
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Creativity and vision
          • Presentation and negotiation skills
          • Leadership and management ability
          • Planning and organisational skills
          • Financial skills and the ability to work to a budget
          • Ability to work well under pressure

           

          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

           

          CUA31015-AB00 AB00 Screen and Media (Film & Television) Certificate III On campus
          Perth (Northbridge)
          G000000, G000011, TV, film, ABO0, AB00

          Develop your critical and creative thinking skills for the screen and media industry

          The Certificate III in Screen and Media will help you to develop  your critical and creative thinking skills and enable you to work effectively in the contemporary screen and media industries.

          Under the guidance of our lecturers, who are experienced industry practitioners, you will learn emergent media skills including the basics of picture composition, introduction to social media, management vision and sound editing, and content creation for the fast-growing social media sector.

          North Metropolitan TAFE offers this qualification in semester 2 each year.

          Gain these skills
          • Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
          • Contribute to health and safety of self and others
          • Work effectively in the creative arts industry
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • A passion for film and visual arts
          • Creative flair
          • Technical and practical
          • Able to work as part of a team
          CUA51015-AA76 AA76 Screen and Media (Film & Television) Diploma On campus
          Perth (Northbridge)
          G000000, G000011, TV, film, media, ct47, aa76, cinematography, director, editor, camera, cameraman

          The need for creative and qualified thinkers in the film and television industry is growing

          Like our previous graduates, this Diploma from North Metropolitan TAFE will put you a cut above the rest and you'll be able to 'test before you buy' the different areas of film and television.

          By working in North Metro's industry standard studios and on professionally-run productions, you'll be getting the most practical experience possible that will prepare you for working in a TV crew or film shoot with confidence. You will gain experience making a short documentary, networking, be given the opportunity to get work experience and many other practical training projects.

          Once completed you can continue on to Advanced Diploma options in such areas as directing, cinematography, producing, production design, outside broadcast, corporate documentary work or sound design with further study at North Metropolitan TAFE.

          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
          • Operate professional cameras
          • Edit video and audio using industry-standard software
          • Lighting techniques
          • Work as part of a TV studio crew
          • Develop content and script ideas for production
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • A passion for film and visual arts
          • Creative flair
          • The ability to follow instructions
          • Technical and practical ability
          • Good communication skills
          • The ability to work as part of a team

           

          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
          CUA51015-AB40 AB40 Screen and Media (Mass Communication) Diploma On campus
          Perth (Northbridge)
          TAFEADM, yk38, 52734wa, comms, communications, TAFE04, G000000, Creative Industries, G000011, Media, radio, tv, television, journalist, journalism, camera, AB40

          Become part of the fast paced world of content creation

          Mass Communication is a broad term encompassing multiple forms of contemporary media content and communications. It's a field which is undergoing considerable shifts. The Diploma of Mass Communication is designed for the 21st century communications landscape, where traditional media jobs that exist today may not exist tomorrow. 

          You will gain contemporary industry skills needed to cut through the noise and become a more effective communicator on social platforms, creating stories with unique perspectives on important topics. You will produce purposeful and relevant media content that communicates, engages, and potentially sells; applying digital marketing principles.  

          Training occurs through real-world projects, connecting with people and capturing their stories for multi-platform content versions.

          This qualification is a clear pathway to begin your career or go on to further study to university.

          Gain these skills
          • Effective media content creation for marketing purposes 
          • Effective use of social platforms 
          • Writing for social platforms (e.g. captions, blogs, copywriting)
          • Photography
          • Production (video and audio)
          • Camera skills
          • Sound recording and editing
          • Editing software training
          • Verbal and written communication with project stakeholders 
          • Problem solving
          • Negotiation skills
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Creative mindset 
          • Interest in people and their stories 
          • Communication skills
          • Focus and motivation
          • Organisational skills
          • Adaptability 
          • Willingness to adopt and affect change 
          • Team player
          • Reliability and responsibility

           

          CUA51015-AA94 AA94 Screen and Media (Radio Broadcasting) Diploma On campus
          Leederville
          G000000, G000011, radio, broadcast, announcer, producer, Radio presenter, Radio producer, Radio promotions/Tactics coordinator, Assistant Music Director, Radio News journalist, Social Media assistant, Production assistant.Boom, on air, dj,

          Get the skills you need to start in the radio industry

          Radio is an exciting, dynamic industry, filled with passionate, articulate people. This course will give you the skills to produce or present on your own radio show, entertaining and informing people and becoming apart of their daily lives.

          You will develop a wide skillset in all aspects of the radio industry, with commercial and management skills. You will also have a placement in a real radio station our own BOOM Radio, giving you a chance to develop industry networks and practical experience.

          CUA60615-AA93 AA93 Screen and Media (Radio Broadcasting) Advanced Diploma On campus
          Leederville
          G000000, G000011, broadcast radio, presenter, aa93, newsreader, producer, broadcaster, sports announcer, journalist, dj, announcer, host, programmer, radio promotions, marketer, Evolve ideas for professional creative work, Coordinate outside broadcasts, Develop marketing plans and advertising campaigns, Implement sound designs, Write scripts and persuasive copy, Radio presenter, Radio producer, Radio promotions, marketing/integration roles, Radio account executive/sales representative, Radio news reader, Production imaging roles, Programming/content roles

          Radio broadcasting skills that will help you land your first job

          Radio is an exciting, dynamic industry, filled with passionate, articulate people. This Advanced Diploma course provides you with all the skills to land your first job in a radio station. You will develop a wide skillset in all aspects of the radio industry, including commercial and management skills.

          This is a hands-on course and you will have a placement in a real radio station, our own BOOM Radio, giving you a chance to develop industry networks, and practical experience. Build on the skills you gained in the Diploma to be able to confidently produce or present on your own live radio show, be on the air, entertaining and informing people and becoming a part of their daily lives.

          You can put your experience and skills to good use working across a range of radio and broadcasting roles and you will also be able to apply your marketing, writing and research skills in many other fields. 
          Over 90% of this year's graduating students have already found employment or gained entry to university to further their study and career opportunities.

          Gain these skills
          • Evolve ideas for professional creative work
          • Coordinate outside broadcasts
          • Develop marketing plans and advertising campaigns
          • Implement sound designs 
          • Write scripts and persuasive copy

           

          SC-PFT-V0672 Sewing Beginner 1 Short course On campus
          Perth (Northbridge)
          sewing, fabric, dressmaking, learn how to sew, basic sewing, domestic sewing, dress making,

          Do you want to learn the basics of sewing?

          This is a beginner course open to anyone who wants to learn how to sew. You will learn some basic sewing machine techniques, how to thread a sewing machine and wind cotton to a bobbin, as well as how to lay and cut your fabric. You will undertake sewing projects such as how to sew a cushion cover from a basic pattern and how to sew a basic garment (elastic waisted pants or shorts) using a commercial pattern.

          There are no prerequisites and the course runs for 6 sessions.

          Dress requirements
          You must :

          • Wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes
          • Tie back long hair
          • Remove any long accessories when working on the machines

          What to Bring
          Please do not purchase any items until your course has been confirmed.

          In the first session, the lecturer will advise you of the quantity and type of fabrics that you will need to purchase for week 2 (tote bag and pencil case) and week 3 (your sewing project). From week two you will also need to bring along:

          • Tape measure (the soft flexible type)
          • Fabric marker
          • Quick unpick
          • Berry headed pins
          • Hand sewing needles
          • Dressmaking scissor
          • General paper scissors
          • Pen, pencil, ruler, eraser and display book for notes
          • A box or container or bag to keep items in
          • Steel thimble (optional)
          • Needle Threader (optional)
          • Wrist pincushion (optional)

           

          SC-PFT-V1392 Sewing Beginner 2 Short course On campus
          Perth (Northbridge)
          sewing, fabric, dressmaking

          Do you want to learn new sewing techniques?

          If you have completed the Beginner Sewing 1 short course or already have basic sewing and cutting skills then you can enrol in Beginner Sewing 2 where you will learn new skills and build confidence with techniques such as flat felled seams, French seams, darts and zip closures.

          During this course you will:

          • Construct a unisex pyjama shirt continuing on from the project covered in Beginner 1
          • Incorporate new techniques such as button holes, button stand, interfacing, patch pockets, sleeve and collar construction
          • Build a sewing techniques file of seams and finishes

          Dress requirements
          You must:

          • Wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes
          • Tie back long hair
          • Remove any long accessories when working on the machines

          What to Bring
          For your first lesson you will need:

          • 100% cotton fabric with no stretch - either 2.2 metres for short sleeve pyjama option or 2.6 metres for long sleeve option

          From week two you will also need to bring along:

          • Tape Measure (the soft flexible type)
          • Fabric Marker
          • Quick Unpick
          • Berry headed pins
          • Hand sewing needles
          • Dressmaking scissor
          • General paper scissors
          • Pen, pencil, ruler, eraser and display book for notes
          • A box or container or bag to keep items in
          • Steel thimble (optional)
          • Needle Threader (optional)
          • Wrist pincushion (optional)

           

          CUA31115 AZN2 Visual Arts Certificate III On campus
          Perth (Northbridge)
          TAFEADM, cua31115, azn2, D664, CUV30111, TAFE04, G000000, Creative Industries, G000001, Visual Arts, artist, craft maker, drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, textiles, design, visual artist, ceramics studio assistant, public art, sculpture, pottery, fine art, fine arts, designer, craft, craftsperson, aesthetic, visual language, art practice, moulding, glazing, kiln,potter, ceramicist,

          Let your creativity flow!

          North Metro offers a wide range of creative industry courses which will equip you with the skills you'll need to excel in your future professional practice as an artist or craft maker.  Our visual art and craft qualifications provide you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.

          Through this course you'll learn how to create two and three dimensional forms in a variety of visual arts areas. This course will help you visualise, develop and present ideas and images. You'll develop skills in drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, textiles and design.

          Your Certificate III in Visual Arts gives you the skills to begin an exciting career in art or for further study in visual art at North Metropolitan TAFE.

          Gain these skills
          • Design and produce paintings, sculptures, ceramics, textiles, printmaking and electronic art
          • Experiment with materials and techniques
          • Develop knowledge of art history and theory
          • Understand current art issues and trends
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Creativity, imagination and artistic skill
          • Good hand-eye coordination, with an attention to detail
          • Dedication, confidence and self-motivation
          CUA41315 AZO2 Visual Arts Certificate IV On campus
          Perth (Northbridge)
          TAFEADM, AZO2, az02, cua41315, D658, CUV40111, TAFE04, G000000, Creative Industries, G000001, Visual Arts, painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, digital art, visual artist, Studio Artist, ceramic Artist

          Add to your palette of visual arts and crafts skills in the cultural heart of the city

          This course will give you an immersive visual arts experience, where you'll be able to explore a variety of mediums including painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking and digital art. Plus you'll gain skills in contextual studies and safety and sustainability in the visual arts.

          You'll study in our excellent art and craft facilities and benefit from our long history of delivering training in the creative industries.

          On completion you can continue to develop your skills through a wide range of creative courses on offer at North Metro TAFE.

          Gain these skills
          • Develop as an artist and discuss ideas for own creative work
          • Experiment with techniques to produce ceramics, drawing, paintings, prints, sculpture, photographic images
          • Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D and 3D forms
          • Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Creativity, imagination and artistic skill
          • Good hand-eye coordination, with an attention to detail
          • Dedication, confidence and self-motivation

           

          CUA51115 AZL3 Visual Arts Diploma On campus
          Perth (Northbridge)
          TAFEADM, azl3, cua51115, D657, cuv50111, TAFE04, G000000, Creative Industries, G000001, Visual Arts, artist, painter, sculptor, public art, commission, ceramics, paint, draw, ink, pottery, clay, creation, fine art, art history, culture, gallery, craft maker, drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, textiles, design, visual artist, ceramics studio assistant, public art, sculpture, fine arts, designer, craft, craftsperson, aesthetic, visual language, art practice, moulding, wax, plaster, kiln, throwing techniques, 2-D, 3-D, two-dimensional, three-dimensional,

          Take your art to a high level

          This course will develop your skills and knowledge in selected areas of visual art and craft, with options to focus on painting, print media, ceramics, sculpture and digital art. You'll refine these skills in studio classes designed to bring your ideas to reality.

          This diploma will enable you to take on complicated art projects with a developed skillset and knowledge of various materials and mediums.

          Our art and craft facilities are purpose built to a high standard of equipment and facilities. Students also benefit from the close proximity to the Perth Cultural Centre which is home to the Art Gallery of WA, PICA and many other smaller galleries.

          A successful career in visual arts will require you to promote yourself and look outside the square when it comes to gaining employment. You can work on small or large scale public art projects or work as a freelance artist. You can also combine your studies with other courses and become a teacher or work in arts administration.

          Gain these skills
          • Analyse cultural history and theory
          • Develop a sustainable professional practice
          • Establish and maintain a safe creative practice
          • Develop and create a body of work
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Creativity, imagination and artistic skill
          • Dedication, confidence and self-motivation
          • Happy to develop promotion and business skills, as most artists are self-employed in a very competitive industry

           

          CUA60715 AZL6 Visual Arts Advanced Diploma On campus
          Perth (Northbridge)
          TAFEADM, azl3, cua51115, D657, cuv50111, TAFE04, G000000, Creative Industries, G000001, Visual Arts, artist, contemporary, sculptor, painter, mixed mediums, public, printmaker, printmaking, drawing, illustration, textiles, craft, ceramics, ceramicist, potter, illustrator, jewellery, visual artist, designer-maker, craft maker, painting, textiles, design, visual artist, ceramics studio assistant, public art, sculpture, pottery, fine art, fine arts, designer, craft, craftsperson, aesthetic, visual language, art practice, two-dimensional, three-dimensiuonal, 2-D, 3-D,

          Prepare for professional practice as a contemporary artist or designer

          During this course you'll explore, practice and demonstrate what it is to be a creative practitioner and gain the skills and knowledge required to be self-sufficient upon graduation.

          This course brings together lecturers and students from disciplines in:

          • visual art

          • jewellery 

          • product design

          and is designed for artists and designers who are seeking to refine skills and knowledge in a holistic studio environment.
          You'll develop your own project proposals in one of these three specialisations and work closely with our lecturers and technicians to explore your ideas and bring your visions to life.
          At the end of the Advanced Diploma of Visual Art you are invited to participate in a graduation exhibition which is renowned nationally for showcasing some of the WA’s best emerging artists and designers.

          You will study in our purpose-built art and design facilities and have access to broad range of industry standard equipment and materials. North Metropolitan TAFE’s reputation for producing outstanding graduates is built on over 100 years of high-quality Art and Design training in Western Australia.

          As a visual artist or designer, you may choose to develop your own independent practice, seek employment opportunities within specific creative industries or explore other opportunities, such as internships or residencies, that will further focus and extend your creative practice. Visual artists and designers possess transferable ‘creative skills’ that can be applied within a variety of professional contexts and that allow for interdisciplinary collaborations across existing and emerging industries. Career opportunities for artists and designers exist across a broad range of arts, government and commercial organisations.

           

          Gain these skills
          • High level of practice across chosen medium/s e.g. ceramics, digital art, drawing and illustration, jewellery making, painting, photomedia, printmaking, public art, sculpture, textiles or wood design.
          • Application of art theory and history
          • Engage in critical discourse
          • Debate one’s own work and the work of others
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Creativity, imagination and artistic skill
          • Technical ability in area of specialisation
          • Good hand-eye coordination
          • Dedication and self-motivation
              CUA51115-AB61 AB61 Visual Arts (Jewellery Design) Diploma On campus
              Perth (Northbridge)
              TAFEADM, AB61, cua51115, cuv50111, TAFE04, G000000, Creative Industries, G000006, objects, wearable art, freelance, jeweller, silversmith, silver, metal work, designer, 3D, decoration, accessories, Jewellery; casting, gems, goldsmith,  gold, diamonds, trade, wax casting, soldering, ring, bracelet, chains, brooch, design, precious,

              Take your jewellery design skills to the next level

              The Diploma of Visual Arts (Jewellery Design) will enhance your existing design and fabrication skills. This course 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.

              There is a concentration on computer aided drafting and digital techniques as well as studio time and bench skills to further develop your design practice.

              On completion you will be well equipped to undertake further studies or you could find work as a high end Jewellery Designer both locally and overseas, or set up your own design studio.

              Gain these skills
              • Moulding and casting techniques
              • Manually finish/polish materials and create silversmithing objects
              • Digital art techniques and creation
              • Produce a professional jewellery design and 3D object portfolio
              • Provide freelance services
              Is this course right for me?

               I have the following attributes:

              • Creative flair
              • Accuracy and the ability to undertake detailed work
              • Good hand-eye co-ordination
              • A patient and persistent nature
              CUA51115-AB60 AB60 Visual Arts (Product Design) Diploma On campus
              Perth (Northbridge)
              TAFEADM, AB60, cua51115, D657, cuv50111, TAFE04, G000000, Creative Industries, G000010, 3D, Prototypes, objects, industrial, furniture, wearable object designer, commercial products, product designer, design, Furniture Designer, Shoe Designer, Wearable Object Designer

              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.

              Gain these skills
              • Originate and develop concepts
              • 3D design ideas and processes
              • Model making
              • Digital design and art techniques (including CAD)
              • Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief
              Is this course right for me?

               I have the following attributes:

              • Creativity and a love of design
              • Problem-solving skills
              • Strong communication skills
              • Practical with technical ability
                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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