This Certificate III in Design Fundamentals provides secondary school students with an introduction to the practice of graphic design.
It prepares them to enter a wide range of art and design courses at certificate, diploma and degree level.
Supported by encouraging, industry experienced teachers, you will be introduced to a wide variety of drawing materials and techniques when producing finished design pieces using the Adobe suite of products, including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
Throughout the course you will create illustrations, both manually and digitally, explore layout and typography, learn digital DSLR photography and how to apply colour in a variety of contexts.
On successful completion of this course, you will have prepared a folio of design projects, learnt how to present them professionally and participated in an exhibition of your work.
This is a VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS) course and can only be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program.
Timetable: Wednesdays 1.30pm to 5pm.
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards
Explore the use of colour
Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms
Source and apply design industry knowledge
Contribute to health and safety of self and others
Produce drawings to communicate ideas
Develop and refine illustrative work
Capture photographic images
Participate in collaborative creative projects
| Code || Name |
|BSBDES201||Follow a design process|
|BSBDES301||Explore the use of colour|
|BSBDES302||Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms|
|BSBDES303||Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms|
|BSBDES304||Source and apply design industry knowledge|
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others|
|CUAACD301||Produce drawings to communicate ideas|
|CUADIG305||Produce digital images|
|CUAILL401||Develop and refine illustrative work|
|CUAPHI302||Capture photographic images|
|CUAPPR301||Produce creative work|
|CUAPPR304||Participate in collaborative creative projects|
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
When undertaking the program, you must be enrolled as a VCE or VCAL student.
QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
This course is a VET in Schools program and is part of your VCE or VCAL program
Completion of VCE or VCAL program.
You will graduate with a folio of work that may be used when applying for future opportunities, and have the opportunity to continue your studies in the CUA40715 Certificate IV in Design at Holmesglen.
How to apply
If you have further questions, contact VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETis) Coordination Centre.
T: 03 9209 5109
For VET Delivered to Secondary Students Contact your school to discuss fees.