Diploma of Visual Arts (Compositing and Lighting) (CUA51115)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: CUA51115
Study mode: Online
Payment options: VET FEE-HELP may be available
Payment plan
Duration: 1 year
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 Diploma of Visual Arts (Compositing and Lighting) (CUA51115) course from CG Spectrum teaches you how to refine your digital art techniques as well as develop a body of creative work that will set you apart from the rest.

Working with mentors who have extensive industry experience, and who have worked at major studios such as EA, Ubisoft, Weta and ILM, you will be taught to approach professional visual effects in the same way that studios do, and be trained to build finished film shot sequences through compositing, lighting and visual effects techniques.

Your training will also deepen your technical capabilities with industry-standard software programs. This course develops your creative, artistic and technical abilities and is the ideal pathway for a career in game art and animation.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Submit a portfolio of creative work, with minimum of 2 pieces demonstrating previous experience creating visual work

AND

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

Areas of study

In this Diploma of Visual Arts (Compositing and Lighting) (CUA51115) course, the areas of focus will include:

  • CUAACD501 - Refine drawing and other visual representation tools
  • CUAPPR606 - Extend expertise in a specialised art form to professional level
  • CUAACD506 - Refine 2-D design ideas and processes
  • CUAACD512 - Work with photomedia in creative practice
  • CUADIG508 - Refine digital art techniques
  • CUAGRD502 - Produce graphic designs for 2-D and 3-D applications
  • BSBCMM401 - Make a presentation
  • ICTGAM531 - Complete compositing to create elements for the 3-D and digital effects environment
  • CUARES503 - Analyse cultural history and theory
  • CUAPPR505 - Establish and maintain safe creative practice
  • CUAPPR503 - Present a body of own creative work
  • CUAPPR502 - Develop own sustainable professional practice
  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
  • CUAPPR501 - Realise a body of creative work
  • CUADIG509 - Investigate technologies for the creation of digital art

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Become a professional compositor and see your creations come to life.

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Visual Arts (Compositing and Lighting) (CUA51115) from Republica Education (RTO 20814) t/a CG Spectrum.

Graduates from this course with the technical expertise and creative ability to excel in the competitive film, television and games industries as a:

  • VFX Compositor
  • Lighting Artist
  • Rotoscope Artist
  • Matchmove Artist

 

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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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