Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation) (CUA60615)

Qualification: Advanced Diploma
Course Code: CUA60615
Study mode: Online
Payment options: VET FEE-HELP may be available
Payment plan
Duration: 2 years
Start date: Multiple intake dates. Enquire now for upcoming start dates
Awarded by: Republica Education (RTO 20814) t/a CG Spectrum
Course fees: Price may vary
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

This online Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation) (CUA60615) course from CG Spectrum equips you with the skills to become a professional animator for the TV, film and video game industries.

Working with world-class industry mentors, you will learn the principles of advanced character animation techniques and be trained to create 3D models, explore 2D concept design, and develop textures and materials.

The course also covers character rigging, the use of motion capture and animation to create fully functioning characters, and covers training for Unreal Engine 4 and Autodesk Maya®.

You will also learn to breathe life into your characters and understand the advanced acting techniques to create convincing performances while delving into the principals of creature animation. This course will help develop your technical and artistic skills, and is the ideal pathway to a career in the TV, film and gaming industries.

Eligibility

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, or have parental consent if aged 16-18.

Areas of study

In this Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation) (CUA60615) course, the areas of focus will include:

  • CUAANM503 - Design animation and digital visual effects
  • BSBCRT501 - Originate and develop concepts
  • CUAPPM603 - Plan and manage film and media pre-production
  • CUAPPR603 - Engage in the business of creative practice
  • CUAPPR505 - Establish and maintain safe creative practice
  • CUAPPM502 - Realise productions
  • CUAWRT502 - Develop storylines and treatments
  • CUAWRT601 - Write scripts
  • CUAACD505 - Work with the human form in creative practice
  • CUAWRT602 - Edit scripts
  • CUAPOS501 - Edit complex screen productions
  • ICTGAM519 - Manage technical art and rigging in 3-D animation
  • ICTGAM517 - Produce a digital animation sequence
  • CUAIND601 - Work professionally in the creative arts industry
  • CUAPPR605 - Evolve ideas for professional creative work
  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work

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Make characters come to life! Become a 3D animator.

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation) (CUA60615) from Republica trading as CG Spectrum College of Digital Art and Animation.

CG Spectrum students graduate with the technical skills and creative flair needed to succeed as animators for television, film and video games. Potential job outcomes include:

  • Game artist
  • Character animator
  • Creature animator
  • Motion editor

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Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive a government study loan through VET FEE-HELP, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees. CG Spectrum offers flexible payment plans using credit or debit card.

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You may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the VET FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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RTO 20814

CG Spectrum is the brainchild of two animators who were fed up with poor quality demo reels, and wanted to provide students with personalised training from the very best the animation industry had to offer. Today, CG Spectrum has a 40-strong cohort of industry mentors who have worked on award-winning titles like Game of Thrones, Avatar, and Assassin’s Creed, meaning students gain a world-class education from the comfort of their own homes. CG Spectrum courses are delivered entirely online, and cover specialities such as game design, 3D animation and modelling, visual effects, concept design, and compositing and lighting. Studying with CG Spectrum means being a part of the most globally connected film and game school in Australia, and graduating studio-ready.
Students will use Canvas, CG Spectrum’s learning management system to watch video tutorials, download course materials and upload assignments. The college has also designed Catapult Week to get you comfortable with the learning platform, and offer step-by-step guidance on how to install and set up your software. You will also take part in live Q&A sessions with your mentors and fellow students, during which your mentors will have real-time access to your files to demonstrate their workflow and show you new techniques and problem-solving strategies. If you’ve got any further questions, you can contact your mentor via email, and they will get back to you within 24 hours.

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