Get your career game on and design your future career in the exciting and highly rewarding field of video game design with our digital and interactive games course.

If you’ve recently completed Year 11 or 12, our digital and interactive games course gives you insight into both the programming and art disciplines of game design, and more broadly what’s required to succeed in this exciting industry.

You’ll learn how to:

  • create 2-D and 3-D illustrations, animations and models
  • develop your own characters using industry-standard software applications.

Study 3 core areas over 2 semesters – art, programming and a collaborative project. Our digital and interactive games course is structured to give you the option of picking up the Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies as an optional second qualification in Semester 2.

This Certificate IV will prepare you for entry into the Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games.




National Code ICT40915
VTAC Code Box Hill-5100252254;
Study Areas Games Development
Study Level Certificate IV
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 12 months
PT: flexible

Course Type Victorian TAFE Course
Campuses Box Hill Campus​​

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $3,838.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $768.00
Full Tuition Fee $8,778.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $190.00
Retain Course Items*** No fee applies


* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

February (for part time study options call the Institute)

 

Full time: 12 months

Part time: flexible (the time taken to complete this course will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in) 

Evening: Not currently offered.

Box Hill

You should have either:

  • completed a Certificate III in Digital and Interactive Games
  • successfully completed Year 12 or equivalent, or
  • successfully completed Year 11 and attend an interview, or
  • be a mature-age applicant

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs the Institute and CAE will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

Successfully completing our digital and interactive games course enables you to:

  • apply for the Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games at Box Hill, or
  • use your class work to develop a portfolio that can be used to support applications for entry into a degree program at a university

VTAC and direct entry

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4

After successful completion of our digital and interactive games course you can apply for a range of employment opportunities including roles as a:

  • support 2-D/3-D artist
  • assistant animator
  • assistant designer
  • support games developer
  • assistant graphic/medial designer
  • interaction media developer
  • support digital media developer
  • assistant PC games programmer

You are required to complete 16 units (4 core units plus 12 elective units)

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ICTGAM413 DESIGN AND CREATE 3-D DIGITAL MODELS 50.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to author a complete interactive media product, for example, a whole website.

ICTGAM303 REVIEW AND APPLY THE PRINCIPLES OF ANIMATION 60.0

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ICTDMT402 PRODUCE INTERACTIVE ANIMATION 60.0

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ICTGAM417 APPLY DIGITAL EFFECTS TO INTERACTIVE PRODUCTS 50.0

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ICTPRG406 APPLY INTRODUCTORY OBJECT-ORIENTED LANGUAGE SKILLS 60.0

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ICTGAM403 CREATE DESIGN DOCUMENTS FOR INTERACTIVE GAMES 30.0

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BSBCRT401 ARTICULATE, PRESENT AND DEBATE IDEAS 40.0

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ICTPRG418 APPLY INTERMEDIATE PROGRAMMING SKILLS IN ANOTHER LANGUAGE 80.0

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ICTGAM401 PRODUCE AN INTERACTIVE GAME 60.0

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ICTICT419 WORK EFFECTIVELY IN THE DIGITAL MEDIA INDUSTRY 30.0

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ICTPRG301 APPLY INTRODUCTORY PROGRAMMING TECHNIQUES 40.0

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ICTPRG405 AUTOMATE PROCESSES 40.0

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CUAANM302 CREATE 3D DIGITAL ANIMATIONS 75.0

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ICTGAM409 CREATE 3-D CHARACTERS FOR INTERACTIVE GAMES 40.0

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ICTGAM410 DEVELOP 3-D COMPONENTS FOR INTERACTIVE GAMES 50.0

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Last updated: April 18, 2019 04:43pm