Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Visual FX) (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

Hone your skills in this highly technical specialisation and become a qualified visual effects artist with CG Spectrum's online Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Visual FX) (CUA60615) course.The course covers topics such as 3D theory and pipeline processes, simulation theory and techniques, and the procedural techniques of modelling and animation.

By studying this course you will also become proficient in industry programs such as Houdini (intermediate) and Maya software. By the end of this course, you will have developed a strong portfolio that will showcase your work and contribute towards pursuing a fulfilling career as a visual effects technical director.

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 (Visual FX) (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
  • CUAANM402 - Create digital visual effects
  • CUAPPM604 - Plan and manage film and media post-production
  • ICTGAM515 - Design and create advanced particles, fluids and bodies for 3-D digital effects
  • CUADRT601 - Establish the creative vision for screen productions
  • CUADRT605 - Collaborate with editors during post-production
  • ICTGAM522 - Complete digital editing for the 3-D and digital effects environment
  • CUACAM601 - Direct cinematography for screen productions
  • CUAIND601 - Work professionally in the creative arts industry
  • CUAPPR605 - Evolve ideas for professional creative work
  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work

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CG Spectrum gives you highly specialised training from industry-leading artists.

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Visual FX) (CUA60615) from Republica Education (RTO 20814) t/a CG Spectrum.

Successful completion of this course qualifies you to pursue a wide range of careers as an artist within the film and games development industries. Graduates have gone on to work in the following roles:

  • Game artist
  • FX artist
  • FX technical director

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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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