TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.
About this course
If you want to advance your skills in design software including InDesign and Illustrator then CUA50715 Diploma of Graphic Design will provide you with the experience to use these specialised programs to design annual reports, corporate identities, packaging and other press ready artwork. This course will also provide exposure to web design using WordPress, user interfaces, game graphics using Unity and the current trend of UX design (User Experience).
You will also learn 3D modelling using Trimble Sketchup to assist in visualising packaging, signage and concept art and bring them to life with Octane renderer. The course gives you the opportunity to continue explorations into concept development, creative thinking, online social media advertising and digital illustration using Corel Painter. This course is very hands-on and practical and is delivered in Maclabs or studios that closely represent an actual work environment.
Several live briefs with external clients are integrated into the delivery, mainly with not-for-profit organisations, to replicate real client experiences. From this exposure you will gain experience in the business aspect of graphic design such as copyright, intellectual property, invoicing and networking.
This Diploma is a pathway for CUA60315 Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design if you wish to continue your studies for a further year.
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