Swinburne University of Technology

Certificate IV in Design

CUA40715

Hawthorn

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 Swinburne University of Technology

  • $2,980*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

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    • Duration
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  • Hawthorn

    • March 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • $7,960*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hawthorn

    • March 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

*Verified February 3, 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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Entry Requirements
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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 Swinburne University of Technology, 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 and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
    BSBDES302

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

  • Produce digital images
    CUADIG305

  • Produce innovative digital images
    CUADIG405

  • Use typography techniques
    CUAGRD302

  • Produce drawings to communicate ideas
    CUVACD301A

  • Integrate colour theory and design processes
    CUVACD401A

  • Research and apply techniques in product design
    CUVDES404A

  • Realise a creative project
    CUVPRP401A

  • Build simple websites using commercial programs
    ICTWEB302

Course Provider

For more than 100 years, Swinburne has been committed to innovative education, producing outstanding graduates and delivering enduring outcomes for our industry partners. With a focus on science, technology and innovation, our reputation for high quality, engaged teaching and research is reflected in Swinburne’s consistent ranking among the top 3% of universities in the world.

Registered
1998
Courses
217
Provider Type
Government
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