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.
Timetable: Wednesdays 1.30pm - 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
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment
Create user documentation
Install and optimise operating system software
Run standard diagnostic tests
Create 2D digital animations
Create 3D digital animations
Apply simple modelling techniques
Design and apply simple textures to digital art
Review and apply the principles of animation
Create 3-D characters for interactive games
Operate application software packages
Build a graphical user interface
Provide ICT advice to clients
Maintain equipment and software
Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network
| 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|
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.
QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
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.
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
For VET Delivered to Secondary Students Contact your school to discuss fees.