Course Details - CUA30715 Certificate III in Design Fundamentals - Marden Senior College

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EASVA TitleDesign Fundamentals III
QualificationCUA30715 Certificate III in Design Fundamentals
RTOMarden Senior College
Host OrganisationMarden Senior College
Course Length2 Semesters (1 year)
Course DescriptionStudents undertaking this face to face course learn and apply advanced skills in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat and InDesign as well as Corel Painter programs in a range of practical tutorials and tasks. They gain a thorough working knowledge of the programs and are able to transfer their skills to practical art and design tasks. Students will produce design, artwork predominately for print production and media formats while gaining skills in illustration, packaging, logos and branding, advertising, poster design and magazine layouts. This qualification is current in the national register.
PathwaysGraduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for work (Junior design assistant) and/or further learning in Design or Visual Arts.
Entry RequirementsNo licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
Other RequirementsThe course is developed for entry to employment or further education. Enrolment counselling is designed to ensure that students are willing to make the commitment of time needed and they match the student profile.
Delivery Location(s)Marden Senior College, 1-37 Marden Road, Marden, SA, 5070
Dates and Times35 weekly sessions at Marden Senior College on Wednesdays from 16:30 until 19:30.
Commencement date 03/02/21.
35 weekly sessions at Marden Senior College on Thursdays from 08:45 until 15:30.
Commencement date 04/02/21.
Plus 3 x 6 hour School Holiday workshops
Work Placement0 days
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 2, 80 SACE credits
Maximum allowed on SACE Board VET Recognition Register
Units Of Competency
CoreCUAACD301Produce drawings to communicate ideas80 nominal hours
 BSBDES201Follow a design process40 nominal hours
 BSBDES301Explore the use of colour40 nominal hours
 BSBDES302Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms50 nominal hours
 BSBDES303Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms50 nominal hours
 BSBDES304Source and apply design industry knowledge20 nominal hours
 BSBWHS201Contribute to health and safety of self and others20 nominal hours
ElectiveCUAGRD302Use typography techniques50 nominal hours
 ICPPRP224Produce pages using a page layout application60 nominal hours
 ICPPRP324Create pages using a page layout application60 nominal hours
 CUADIG304Create visual design components30 nominal hours
 CUAPHI403Enhance, manipulate and output photo images80 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
ICCPRP224 Produce pages using a page layout application is a prerequisite for ICCPRP324 Create pages using a page layout application
Training Cost$360.00
Students home school will be invoiced.
Other CostsNone
Students to purchase their own USB / external hard drive
Cost NotesIn addition to the course cost, an administration fee $100 per enrolment will apply for non-government school.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    10
Maximum   20
Selection ProcessMust have Satisfactory pass at Year 10 English and Year 10 Maths
Orientation DetailsUndertaken in first week of course – LLN Test
Public TransportBus lines stopping near Marden Senior College: Using OG Road 300 Suburban Connector, plus other 300 route variations, W90. Using Payneham Road 174, 178. Using O’Bahn at Klemzig Interchange C1, C2, M44, J1, J2, 500 – 507, 541, 544, 548, 556, 557, G40
Contact PersonMs Heather Thomas, Phone 8366 2869
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