Hunter TAFE

Certificate IV in Design

CUA40715

Newcastle

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 Hunter TAFE

  • TBA*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Newcastle

    • January 30, 2017

    • Full time (18 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 weeks)

  • $1,980*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Newcastle

    • January 30, 2017

    • Full time (18 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 weeks)

*Verified January 22, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Interview, Portfolio

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

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Furniture Design Assistant
  • Junior Graphic Design Assistant

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Design with Hunter TAFE, 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.

  • Use and respect copyright
    BSBIPR401

  • Produce drawings to communicate ideas
    CUAACD301

  • Prepare files for publication
    CUAGRD301

  • Research and apply graphic design techniques
    CUAGRD401

  • Enhance, manipulate and output photo images
    CUAPHI403

  • Select and apply type
    ICPPRP221

  • Create graphics using a graphics application
    ICPPRP325

  • Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
    ICTWEB201

Course Provider

Hunter TAFE is one of the largest and oldest TAFE institutes in NSW. It's one of 10 large institutes that provide TAFE coverage across NSW, and offers vocational training and higher education to Australian and international students from 15 campuses throughout the Hunter.

It also provides a range of student services including careers, counselling, pathways and disability services. It also offers onsite accommodation at the Kurri Kurri and Muswellbrook campuses.

Campus locations include Belmont, Cessnock, Glendale, Gosford, Hamilton, Newcastle, Kurri Kurri, Maitland, Muswellbrook, Ourimbah, Scone, Singleton, Tomaree and Wyong.

Registered
1998
Courses
568
Provider Type
Government
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