Prerequisites: Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age
Primary fields: B or C Secondary fields: n/a
Course outline: Students focus on designing, developing, authoring and maintaining a variety of interactive environments and creating 2D digital animation, games, digital simulations and digital images. Students learn in a practical environment and complete units of competency from the nationally recognised CUF07 Screen and Media Training Package. Areas of study may include interface design, interactive media, interface development, Web maintenance, Web design, gaming, Web development, 2D animation, creating and manipulating digital images, authoring and scripting a range of user interfaces, and planning and managing interactive media projects
Other requirements: Successful applicants may need to satisfy certificate-level modules before progressing to the diploma.
Career opportunities: 2D animator, interface designer/developer, games designer/developer, e-learning/instructional designer, Web designer/developer/producer, flash designer/developer, interactive designer/developer.
Combined diplomas/degrees: Refer to entries for: D Interactive Digital Media/B Creative Arts; D Interactive Digital Media/B Media; D Interactive Digital Media/B Multimedia.
This price is the minimum program tuition fee for this qualification. Programs also attract additional material and administration costs. VET FEE-HELP may be available to eligible applicants for study at some certificate IV, diploma and advanced diploma level. Some diploma and advanced diploma programs will also have certificate level study as a requirement. The VET FEE-HELP payment option is not available for the required level certificate study and upfront fees will apply. Applicants should contact the relevant institute for details. For combined diploma/degree courses, refer to entry under university for bachelor component.