Western Sydney Institute

Certificate IV in Design

CUA40715

Nepean

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.

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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 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.

  • Collaborate in a creative process
    BSBCRT402

  • Produce drawings to communicate ideas
    CUAACD301

  • Create visual design components
    CUADIG304

  • Experiment with techniques to produce drawings
    CUADRA401

  • Research and apply graphic design techniques
    CUAGRD401

  • Develop and refine illustrative work
    CUAILL401

  • Select and apply type
    ICPPRP221

  • Use advanced features of computer applications
    ICTICT308

Course Provider

TAFE Western Sydney is a vocational education and training provider dedicated to shaping the futures of individuals, community and industry in Western Sydney and further.

TAFE Western Sydney is also a leading provider of distance education through its specialist distance and online learning brand, OTEN (the Open Training and Education Network). OTEN’s training provides a high level of individual support, flexibility as well as advanced technologies which allow students to study at their own pace.

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Provider Type
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