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Overview

Course code:

ICT30115

Next available intakes:

February

Course length:

Part Time: 2 years

Campus:

Moorabbin

The Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (games stream) gives secondary school students an excellent pathway into the games design industry.

This course can lead to further study in courses at Certificate IV level and higher, with job prospects in asset creation, game art, game programming, game animation, game testing and technical support.

This two-year program is for secondary school students taking on VET studies as part of their school enrolment. Over the course of the program, students will be able to complete the qualification and have the option of undertaking a Scored VET in VCE.


Course structure

Timetable: Wednesdays 1.30pm - 5pm

ASSESSMENT

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

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

BSBSUS401

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBWHS304

Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes

ICTICT202

Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment

ICTICT301

Create user documentation

ICTICT302

Install and optimise operating system software

ICTSAS301

Run standard diagnostic tests

CUAANM301

Create 2D digital animations

CUAANM302

Create 3D digital animations

ICTGAM301

Apply simple modelling techniques

ICTGAM302

Design and apply simple textures to digital art

ICTGAM303

Review and apply the principles of animation

ICTGAM409

Create 3-D characters for interactive games

ICTICT203

Operate application software packages

ICTICT406

Build a graphical user interface

ICTSAS305

Provide ICT advice to clients

ICTSAS306

Maintain equipment and software

ICTSAS307

Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network

Code Name
BSBSUS401Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBWHS304Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
ICTICT202Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment
ICTICT301Create user documentation
ICTICT302Install and optimise operating system software
ICTSAS301Run standard diagnostic tests
CUAANM301Create 2D digital animations
CUAANM302Create 3D digital animations
ICTGAM301Apply simple modelling techniques
ICTGAM302Design and apply simple textures to digital art
ICTGAM303Review and apply the principles of animation
ICTGAM409Create 3-D characters for interactive games
ICTICT203Operate application software packages
ICTICT406Build a graphical user interface
ICTSAS305Provide ICT advice to clients
ICTSAS306Maintain equipment and software
ICTSAS307Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network

Entry requirements

When undertaking this course, you must be enrolled in a VCE or VCAL program.

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.

Holmesglen requires learners to have basic IT skills in switching on the computer, saving and organising files, sending and reading emails and following instructions for installing software and applications.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

PATHWAYS

On completion of this program, you may wish to continue your studies into a range of IT courses, such as ICT40915 Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games, which will lead on to the ICT50215 Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

This course provides an excellent pathway into further study in courses at Certificate IV level and higher which will lead to job outcomes in games, including jobs in asset creation, game art, game programming, game animation, game testing and technical support.

Holmesglen offers a study pathway leading to a Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games, and a Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games. Students studying the games stream are also suitable to follow a study pathway into a Certificate IV in Web Based Technologies, and a Diploma of Website Development.

This course can be used by students to support VCE ATAR outcomes.


How to apply

If you have further questions, contact VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETis) Coordination Centre.

T: 03 9209 5109

E: vetis@holmesglen.edu.au


Fees

For VET Delivered to Secondary Students Contact your school to discuss fees.


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Game Design and Development Open Days

If you are interested in web development or 3D game development, come to our Open Day where you can choose to undertake either a web development or a 3D modelling/gaming workshop. Use current industry standard software to create and build a responsive website using the most popular front end framework for developing websites. Alternatively you can have a go at creating 3D models and a 3D game. Talk to teachers about your pathway to a creative career and let us give you a taste of these ever-evolving industries, even if you have had no previous experience. You can also come along to find out more about our VET in Schools course, the Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology. Our experienced teachers will provide you with information on how we can support you to successfully complete units towards your Year 11 and Year 12 studies as well as highlight future study pathways and career opportunities.

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