Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games (CT50215)
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Upskilled (RTO 40374)
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.
Whether you're a fan of indie side-scrollers or AAA franchises, Upskilled's Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games (ICT50215) course will turn your passion for video games into a full-fledged career.
The course is delivered online by Upskilled, and will show you how to design games from the ground up. The syllabus covers everything from storyboarding and character design through to coding with industry-standard programs such as Unity and Visual Studio. To help you hone your technical expertise, the course also includes access to a range of industry-leading videos from Pluralsight - an on-demand platform that brings together 5,000 IT short courses led by a global network of industry experts!
By completing this 12-month course, you will gain the industry knowledge and technical expertise to pursue work in the games industry in exciting fields such as online game development, mobile device gaming, and other forms of interactive entertainment.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, so anyone can apply! It is recommended, however, that students have:
Successfully completed the Certificate IV in Digital Interactive Games (ICT40915) or equivalent;
Obtained vocational experience in digital media, games development, animation, graphic design or a similar field.
Areas of study
In this game design course, the units of competency you may include:
ICTGAM501 - Create design concepts for digital games and 3D media
ICTGAM503 - Create a complex 3D interactive computer game
ICTGAM523 - Collaborate in the design of 3D game levels and environments
BSBWHS403 - Contribute to the implementation of the WHS consultation process
ICTICT419 - Work effectively in the digital media industry
ICTGAM514 - Design and create models for a 3D and digital effects environment
ICTICT408 - Create technical documentation
ICTGAM521 - Create interactive 3D environments for digital games
ICTICT514 - Identify and manage the implementation of current industry specific technologies
ICTGAM516 - Animate a 3D character for digital games
ICTGAM517- Produce a digital animation sequence
ICTGAM519 - Manage technical art and rigging in 3D animation
ICTGAM525 - Apply digital texturing for the 3D environment in digital games
ICTGAM518 - Animate physical attributes of models and elements
ICTGAM526 - Create complex 3D characters for games
ICTGAM512 - Create and implement designs for a 3-D games environment
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games (ICT50215) from Upskilled.
Armed with this qualification, as well as the technical skills and industry knowledge you will gain from the course, you will be able to pursue a number of career opportunities in the growing games industry. Potential job titles include:
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As a student of Upskilled you will have access to continued support, advice and guidance from your online trainer via phone or email. Your trainer will give you valuable feedback on your assessments and help you with your course material. Additional support with your study is also available during out-of-work hours via phone or Skype.
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