Creative Industries Centre

Digital Media

Digital Media

Studies in Digital Media will provide students with the practical skills and knowledge to create and produce digital based work. Activities include direct investigation and experimentation of techniques and materials.  Creative thinking techniques will be introduced allowing for development of skills in exploration, visual literacy, analytical and conceptual skills and OHS in the digital realm.

Skills taught will be applied in areas including those of the experimental artist, concept artist, game artist, VFX artist and photo image enhancement and illustration techniques.

Flexible delivery is a key component of the teaching and learning culture in the Digital Media Faculty. All course content and communications can be accessed via an online Learning Management System (LMS).

This faculty encompasses the following courses: Certificate III in Media and Certificate III in Visual Arts (Digital Arts).

Certificate III in Visual Arts (Digital Arts)
This qualification prepares people for the higher-level learning that supports professional art practice. Example career profiles: computer animator, digital artist, graphic and multimedia designer.

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to create and produce digital art. The course will build skills in the following areas: digital drawing and painting techniques using a WACOM tablet – digital brush creation and manipulation – texture painting – colour theory – colour models and suitability – photo manipulation and realism – image file formats and purpose.

Other skills include direct investigation and experimentation of techniques and materials. Art history and creative thinking techniques will be introduced allowing you to develop skills in exploration, visual literacy, analytical and conceptual skills and OHS in the digital realm.

Skills taught will be applied in the areas of experimental artist, concept artist, game artist, VFX artist and photo image enhancement and illustration techniques.

Certificate III in Media

This qualification provides foundation skills to prepare people for study pathways across a range of screen, digital media and design courses.

Job role titles may include: digital media production assistant, editing assistant, interactive media author assistant.

This course provides key practical skills and knowledge to create content for a range of digital media and online delivery platforms.

The qualification includes three core units; Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills, Work effectively in the screen and media industries and Follow OHS procedures.

The elective units cover 2D design skills, image manipulation, the creation of vector based artwork, digital animation and web authoring *there is some variation of units for the online delivery mode.

Digital Media Courses

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Certificate III Program in Media (Games and VFX Foundation)



Employment Opportunities


Further Opportunities

The courses have a diverse range of subjects and teaching is geared towards building skills and digital works so that students can apply for further higher level study in the areas of Illustration, Graphic Design, CGI and Visual Effects, Game Art, Visual Arts, Photography and other related creative industries.

Successful completion of either of these CIII courses offers students a guaranteed pathway into the following:

- CUF60107 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialising in CGI and Visual Effects)
- CUF60107 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialising in Game Art)

The Certificate III in Media is currently offered under the TGSS (Training Guarantee for Secondary Schools)
The Certificate III in Visual Arts (Digital Arts) is also offered under a VET for Schools option.

Facilities

TAFE SA staff are committed to reviewing software and hardware standards on a regular basis with purpose of mirroring industry requirements and practices at all times. This provides an excellent foundation for our graduates by building confidence in their creativity and technology skills. Students can exit the courses well equipped for further studies in the creative industries.

Industry Partners

The creative industries faculty constantly seeks industry input with our program and delivery through industry consultation and guest speakers. Course foundations are structured on regular industry feedback, guidance and skill needs. This process is reviewed on an ongoing basis so that students are constantly exposed to growing trends, skills and events related to the digital arts and media.

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Contact

Digital Media enquiries

Email: Digital Media Studies
Phone:+61 8 8207 8190
Fax: +61 8 8207 8161

General TAFE SA enquiries
Email: Enquire online
Phone: 1800 882 661 (freecall)
TTY for deaf: 8226 4413

Tea Tree Gully Campus
100 Smart Rd
Modbury
South Australia 5092

 


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