Course Details - CUA31015 Certificate III in Screen & Media - Open Access College

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EASVA TitleCertificate III in Screen & Media
QualificationCUA31015 Certificate III in Screen & Media
RTOMarden Senior College
Host OrganisationOpen Access College
Course Length4 Semesters (2 years)
For the first-year units of competency have been packaged into semesters. Students have the opportunity to progress through the course semester by semester in year 1 with those who are committed to working toward completing the full qualification to undertake a full year of study in the 2nd year.
Course DescriptionGAMES DESIGN. This qualification reflects the role of a skilled artist designer or programmer in game design or development who applies a broad range of competencies in varied work context using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge
PathwaysCertificate lll is a pathway to Certificate lV level courses in Digital Media, Design Screen, Game Art and Visual Effects. Students could further their education in Adelaide at Academy of Interactive Education (AIE), CDW Studios, TAFE, University of South Australia and Flinders University. Information sessions from AIE and CDW Studios are presented to the students every year. The Certificate III is a pathway to further study that would assist in gaining employment in the screen and media industries (i.e. Character design, 3D modelling and animation, Website design and more).
Other RequirementsStudents will need to have ongoing access to an internet connection to be able to digitally submit work. Students will need to have a strong commitment in meeting deadlines and be highly organised, also having good general computing skills including the ability to use a variety of programs, software applications and file management.
Delivery Location(s)Open Access College, 1-37 Marden Road, Marden, SA, 5070
This course is delivered by Open Access College on behalf of Marden Senior College RTO under a third-party agreement. Lessons are online.
Dates and TimesTo be confirmed
Online lesson times will be established in early 2021. Two 1 hr contact sessions per week for units delivered in Semester 1 and 2 of year 1 One 1 hr contact session per week for units delivered in year 2.
Work Placement0 days
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 2, 65 SACE credits
The full 2 year certificate totals 65 credits. Year 1: Sem 1 - 20 credits, Sem 2 - 20 credits, Year 2: 20 credits
Units Of Competency
CoreSemester 1 - BSBCRT301Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills40 nominal hours
 Semester 1 - BSBWHS201Contribute to health and safety of self and others20 nominal hours
 Semester 2 - CUAIND311Work effectively in the creative arts industry50 nominal hours
ElectiveSemester 2 - CUADIG504Design games30 nominal hours
 Semester 2 - BSBDES302Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms50 nominal hours
 Semester 1 - CUAACD201Develop drawing skills to communicate ideas60 nominal hours
 Semester 1 - CUAWRT302Write simple stories30 nominal hours
 Semester 2 - CUASOU202Perform basic sound editing30 nominal hours
 Year 2 - CUAANM303Create 3D digital models75 nominal hours
 Year 2 - ICTICT308Use advanced features of computer applications40 nominal hours
 Year 2 - BSBDES303Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms50 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Training Cost$360.00
$360 for government school students. See OAC website for cost -
Other CostsNone
Number Of StudentsMinimum    6
Maximum   10
Public TransportNA
Contact PersonMr Adam Hodson, Phone 8309 3592, Email
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