Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies

Become an animator, designer or media developer.  Digital media is an exciting and evolving industry.
Ballarat - Mt Helen
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Ballarat - Mt Helen
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Length
6 months full time or 12 months part time
Qualification Code
ICT40815

This program is an introduction to digital media technologies.  You'll begin learning how to design, develop and refine digital media technologies and you'll start to learn about 3D and 2D animation, digital imaging, web design, digital video, special effects and game development for PC and an introduction to mobile.

The software you will be learning is the Adobe suite, Autodesk suites, Unity 5 and Unreal engine 4. When you graduate, you'll be ready to start your career or you may want to develop your skills further with the Diploma of Digital Media Technologies. Either way, you will be preparing for a career developing the latest digital technologies for experts and everyday people alike. Your classes will be hands on and interactive, working with the most recent technologies. We also ensure you have the business skills needed to cut it in the workplace. You'll study important topics like project management, working with clients and presenting your work.

Areas of study include: 3D modeling, 3D animation, 2D animation, Motion graphics, 2D games, 3d games, Game design theory, introduction to game programming, application for mobile devices, building websites, web design, UI and UX design, digital design.

You can study this program over either 6 or 12 months. The 6 month delivery will require approximately 23 hours per week of on-campus study plus approx. 10 hours per week of independent study. The 12 month delivery will require approx 12 hours per week of on-campus study plus approx 10 hours of independent study per week.

 

  • 2D and 3D motion graphic artist
  • C# programer (low level)
  • CMS web developer (joomla and wordpress)
  • 3D animator
  • Web designer

The course content below provides all possible units related to the course. If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.

ARTICULATE, PRESENT AND DEBATE IDEAS
BSBCRT401
PARTICIPATE EFFECTIVELY IN WHS COMMUNICATION AND CONSULTATION PROCESSES
BSBWHS304
AUTHOR INTERACTIVE MEDIA
CUADIG401
USE ONLINE LEARNING TOOLS
ICTICT404
CONTRIBUTE TO COPYRIGHT, ETHICS AND PRIVACY IN AN ICT ENVIRONMENT
ICTICT418
WORK EFFECTIVELY IN THE DIGITAL MEDIA INDUSTRY
ICTICT419
SUPPORT SMALL SCALE ICT PROJECTS
ICTPMG401
FOLLOW ABORIGINAL CULTURAL PROTOCOLS
AHCILM306
CREATE 2D DIGITAL ANIMATIONS
CUAANM301
CREATE 3D DIGITAL ANIMATIONS
CUAANM302
CREATE DIGITAL VISUAL EFFECTS
CUAANM402
SHOOT MATERIAL FOR SCREEN PRODUCTIONS
CUACAM301
EDIT SCREEN CONTENT FOR FAST TURNAROUND
CUAPOS401
CREATE STORYBOARDS
CUAPPM407
PERFORM BASIC SOUND EDITING
CUASOU202
CREATE VISUAL DESIGN COMPONENTS FOR DIGITAL MEDIA
ICTDMT401
PRODUCE INTERACTIVE ANIMATION
ICTDMT402
PRODUCE AND EDIT DIGITAL IMAGES
ICTDMT403
PRODUCE AN INTERACTIVE GAME
ICTGAM401
USE 3-D ANIMATION INTERFACE AND TOOLSETS
ICTGAM408
DESIGN AND CREATE 3-D DIGITAL MODELS
ICTGAM413
APPLY INTRODUCTORY PROGRAMMING TECHNIQUES
ICTPRG301
CONFIRM ACCESSIBILITY OF WEBSITES FOR PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
ICTWEB402
DEVELOP CASCADING STYLE SHEETS
ICTWEB409
PRODUCE INTERACTIVE WEB ANIMATION
ICTWEB412
DESIGN SIMPLE WEB PAGE LAYOUTS
ICTWEB414

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our TAFE application page for further information.

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: Yes

VTAC code: 3700574014 (Ballarat - Admin Campus)

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: ICT

National course code: ICT40815

Entry requirements (year 12)

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Entry requirements (non year 12)

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

6 month delivery: 23 hrs (approx) per week on campus. 12 month delivery: 12 hrs (approx) per week on campus. Both deliveries will require approx 10 hrs per week of independent study.

Fees are subject to change annually.

Fees are payable at the time of enrolment. In addition your program may require you to purchase books and materials. Some of these costs may be payable on enrolment day.

For further information regarding these costs, please view 2020 Indicative Course Fees (pdf, 756kb) for tuition and materials fees payable to FedUni.  

Indicative government-subsidised and full-fee course fees are shown on this document, and should be read in conjunction with the information on the TAFE fees website.

Eligible applicants/students accessing government-subsidised training under the 'Skills First Program' need to be aware enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

For further information please refer to the Fees, charges and eligibility on the TAFE fees website.
 

2020 TAFE Eligibility Exemptions

 

You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University Australia through the TAFE eligibility exemptions. 

If you have been deemed ineligible for a government subsidised place because you have a higher qualification or have commenced two qualifications at the same level you may be eligible to enrol in a government subsidised place with a TAFE eligibility exemption. Please refer to the TAFE fees website or contact the course coordinator
 

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2020.

Other study costs

Students must provide personal stationery and materials including an exercise book for notes, USB storage devices, pens and paper, a computer system at home, and internet connection ADSL.

Students may also acquire a number of computer games , console systems PS4 / Xbox, mobile devices, smart phones at their own initiative.

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact Federation University on 1800 333 864.

Pathways from the qualification

ICT50915 Diploma of Digital Media Technologies, or a range of other Diploma qualifications, and subsequent progression to Advanced Diploma and then a Bachelor.

See our IT study pathways website.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D.
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909.

 

 

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Federation TAFE