South Western Sydney Institute

Certificate IV in Design

CUA40715

Lidcombe

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 South Western Sydney Institute

  • $1,980*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

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    • Duration
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  • Lidcombe

    • January 30, 2017

    • Full time (18 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 weeks)

  • $7,240*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Lidcombe

    • January 30, 2017

    • Full time (18 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 weeks)

*Verified February 10, 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
None
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 South Western Sydney 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.

  • Explore the use of colour
    BSBDES301

  • Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
    BSBDES302

  • Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms
    BSBDES303

  • Source and apply design industry knowledge
    BSBDES304

  • Develop and extend design skills and practice
    BSBDES403

  • Produce drawings to communicate ideas
    CUAACD301

  • Make scale models
    CUAACD304

  • Create visual design components
    CUADIG304

Course Provider

South Western Sydney Institute was named national and New South Wales Large Training Provider of the Year, in 2013.

TAFE SWSi has nine colleges plus specialist training centres and covers the areas of Campbelltown, Parramatta and the semi-rural area of Wollondilly.

Registered
1999
Courses
674
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions