Chisholm Institute

Certificate IV in Design

CUA40715

Dandenong

This entry level certificate is the starting point for a career in design. It provides essential learning for colour application and design techniques with an overview of the creative process.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate IV in Design with Chisholm Institute

  • $2,820*

    + $500 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC), Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Dandenong

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • $7,332*

    + $500 fees

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  • Full price, Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Dandenong

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • $13,900*

    + $550 fees

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  • International

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Dandenong

    • February 2018

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Portfolio, Year 11

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment
Payment Terms
For Payment Plans, the set terms of the direct debit agreements are either five months or 10 months, with the option of weekly, fortnightly or monthly payments. Additional charges will apply to students taking up this option, including a billing fee of 4.6 per cent of total course tuition costs and an administration fee of $10 (non-refundable).

Course Overview

Extend your creative skills and set yourself up for an exciting career in the field of graphic design.

When you complete the Certificate IV in Design, you’ll have a strong understanding of technical and conceptual design, including visual problem solving.

You’ll take design concepts through to finished art stage according to industry standards and learn practical skills in areas such as creative thinking, design solutions, interpretation of design briefs, photo imaging and typography.

  • Furniture Design Assistant
  • Junior Graphic Design Assistant

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Design with Chisholm Institute, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 15 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

7 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
    BSBCRT301

  • Source and apply information on the history and theory of design
    BSBDES305

  • Generate design solutions
    BSBDES401

  • Interpret and respond to a design brief
    BSBDES402

  • Contribute to health and safety of self and others
    BSBWHS201

  • Integrate colour theory and design processes
    CUAACD401

  • Realise a creative project
    CUAPPR401

Elective Units

8 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Produce innovative digital images
    CUADIG405

  • Create pages using a page layout application
    ICPPRP324

  • Build simple websites using commercial programs
    ICTWEB302

Course Provider

Located in South East Melbourne, Chisholm Institute is a government-owned TAFE with certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, bachelors and graduate certificate courses.

Chisholm Institute has specialist automotive, trades and business-based learning centres with campus locations in Berwick, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Wonthaggi, Rosebud, Frankston and Melbourne City.

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1998
Courses
439
Provider Type
Government
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