Certificate IV inDesign

CUA40715
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Certificate IV in Design (CUA40715)

Destination Careers

Students will be equipped to join the workforce in a junior designer’s role or pre-press operator.

Further Study

Upon successful completion of the Certificate IV in Graphic Design qualification at the Mildura Campus, students will qualify for direct entry into the Bachelor of Creative Arts at La Trobe Mildura.

Entry Requirements

Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual’s existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals.

Expected Time to Complete

1 Year

Details
The Certificate IV in Graphic design will provide you with a range of practical skills to create print, typographic, packaging and digital media solutions using the integrated creative design process. The course establishes a foundation of strong design fundamentals through extensive experimentation, whilst developing your visual and digital literacy skills. Your career direction will be enhanced with current technical skills and theoretical knowledge that will be valid in a wide range of creative industries.
Where & When
Mildura: January
Course Delivery
Full time 36 weeks. 15 hours (approx.) per week.
Units, Fees & Study Options

Select Funding Option:

  • Mildura Campus (starting January)1 Year, Classroom Based, Full Time
    • Government Subsidised
    • Concession
    • Skills Recognition Govt Subsidised
    • Skills Recognition Concession
    • Skills Recognition Self-funded
    • Self-Funded

 

Compulsory Units

Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others 20.00 $86.00 $25.00 $17.20 $25.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $40.00   $8.00   $60.00   $106.00 $25.00
CUAACD401 Integrate colour theory and design processes 30.00 $129.00 $25.00 $25.80 $25.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $60.00   $12.00   $90.00   $159.00 $25.00
BSBCRT301 Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills 40.00 $172.00 $20.00 $34.40 $20.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $80.00   $16.00   $120.00   $212.00 $20.00
BSBDES402 Interpret and respond to a design brief 20.00 $86.00 $20.00 $17.20 $20.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $40.00   $8.00   $60.00   $106.00 $20.00
BSBDES305 Source and apply information on the history and theory of design 65.00 $279.50 $25.00 $55.90 $25.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $130.00   $26.00   $195.00   $344.50 $25.00
CUAPPR401 Realise a creative project 60.00 $258.00 $25.00 $51.60 $25.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $120.00   $24.00   $180.00   $318.00 $25.00
BSBDES401 Generate design solutions 60.00 $258.00 $25.00 $51.60 $25.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $120.00   $24.00   $180.00   $318.00 $25.00
Totals                                        

Electives

Requirement This Group of Electives
8 components
Code Unit Name Hours Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material
CUAACD301 Produce drawings to communicate ideas 80.00 $344.00 $25.00 $68.80 $25.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $160.00   $32.00   $240.00   $424.00 $25.00
CUAGRD302 Use typography techniques 50.00 $215.00 $25.00 $43.00 $25.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $100.00   $20.00   $150.00   $265.00 $25.00
BSBDES303 Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms 50.00 $215.00 $30.00 $43.00 $30.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $100.00   $20.00   $150.00   $265.00 $30.00
CUAPRI401 Experiment with techniques to produce prints 50.00 $215.00 $30.00 $43.00 $30.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $100.00   $20.00   $150.00   $265.00 $30.00
CUADIG405 Produce innovative digital images 50.00 $215.00 $25.00 $43.00 $25.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $100.00   $20.00   $150.00   $265.00 $25.00
CUADRA401 Experiment with techniques to produce drawings 50.00 $215.00 $25.00 $43.00 $25.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $100.00   $20.00   $150.00   $265.00 $25.00
CUAGRD301 Prepare files for publication 50.00 $215.00 $30.00 $43.00 $30.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $100.00   $20.00   $150.00   $265.00 $30.00
BSBDES302 Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms 50.00 $215.00 $30.00 $43.00 $30.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $100.00   $20.00   $150.00   $265.00 $30.00

This course includes the following methods of assessment: Observation and oral questioning, Project, Practical task, Portfolio, Written task.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees:

Average total fees to complete this course:

Government Subsidised $3,515
Concession $1,014
Skills Recognition Govt Subsidised $1,454
Skills Recognition Concession $290
Skills Recognition Self-funded $2,181
Self-funded $4,242

Concession for Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses applies only to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and canellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

Please visit our Fees and Charges page for more information.

Financial Help for Students

Australian residents may be eligible to receive a variety of payments and subsidies to help them study.

Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY and ABSTUDY are support payments intended to cover a student’s general living expenses. Many Australians are eligible for one of these payments. Please contact the Department of Human Services for more details.

The Victorian Training Guarantee provides a subsidy for people undertaking an approved Victorian course that is at a higher level than any they have studied before (other conditions apply). This discount is included when we give you a quote. Please contact us to talk more about it.

Students who are single parents, caring for someone with special needs or are receiving a Disability Support Pension may be eligible for the Pensioner Education Supplement. Please contact the Department of Human Services for more details.

Trade Support Loans are low interest loans for people studying approved trades, agriculture and horticulture courses (including apprenticeships). Trade Support Loans can be spent on anything you need to learn your trade, including tools.

A VET Student Loan is a low interest loan scheme for approved Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Certificate IV courses. Under both schemes, eligible students can avoid paying their course fees up front. They only need to start paying them once they earn a substantial wage ($54,869 for the 2016-2017 financial year). A low rate of interest is charged. Please note that a VET Student Loan also includes a loan fee and can not be used to cover amenities, materials and some other fees and charges. Students should refer to the Institute’s VET Student Loans Student Entry Procedure for information on eligibility to access VET Student Loans.

Please contact us to talk more about these loan programs.

If a student has children, they may be eligible for Jobs, Education and Training Child Care fee assistance. This offers additional assistance to the Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate. Our Mildura Campus is home to TAFE Kids Inc, a centre offering child care and kindergarten services. It provides care to children of SuniTAFE students, staff and the general public. Please contact the Department of Human Services for more details.

Some software companies provide substantial discounts to SuniTAFE students. These include Microsoft and Adobe. Please talk to the SuniTAFE Bookshop for details.

The Support for Adult Australian Apprentices initiative can provide support payments to both apprentices aged 25 and over, and their employers. Please contact us for details.

Students may be eligible for Rent Assistance to help with accommodation costs. Our Mildura Campus includes Student Residences which can provide students with single and shared rooms in close proximity to all our campus facilities. Please contact us for details about our residences, and the Department of Human Services for information about Rent Assistance.

If you live near one of our campuses and plan to use a bus to attend classes, you may be eligible for a Victorian Public Transport Student Concession Card. This card gives people cheaper bus fares. Apprentices, people undertaking courses of less then ten weeks duration and part time students are not eligible. Please contact Public Transport Victoria for more details.

Students needing to leave home to attend one of our campuses may be eligible for the Fares Allowance. This can assist with up to three trips per year between the locality where you study and where you originally lived. If your trip involves Victorian buses or trains, having a Victorian Public Transport Student Concession Card will likely reduce the cost further. To learn more about the Fares Allowance, contact the Department of Human Services.

Financial Help for Business

You know your business. SuniTAFE knows training and the government incentives available to help businesses develop their staff. If you’d like to find out how we can help you improve your business through staff development, please contact us.

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Certificate IV in Design

Certificate IV in Design

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