Certificate III in Screen and Media (Game Design and Animation)

Course code: CUA31015

This program introduces students to the many career opportunities available for 3D artists, animators and designers. The course focuses on 3D animation and game design, providing students with an understanding of the creative potential and application of 3D animation and game software in the game development, television and film, and visual effects industries.

Consider this course if you are:

  • Capable of working with people in a team
  • Curious and creative
  • Interested in creating stories and characters
  • Comfortable with operating computers
  • Thinking about a career in media – television, film, games development, etc.
  • Comfortable with learning new software

For more information about this course, download the Information Booklet.

  • Sample competencies covered in the first year include:
    • Create 3D digital animations
    • Develop drawing skills to communicate ideas
    • Explore and apply creative design process to 3D forms
  • Sample competencies covered in the second year include:
    • Use advance features of computer applications
    • Create 3D digital models
    • Prepare audio assets

Collingwood College

The Academy of Interactive Entertainment Ltd
RTO Number: 88021

Units 1 & 2 | Wednesdays | 1.45pm – 5.00pm
Units 3 & 4 | Wednesdays | 1.45pm – 5.00pm

Part Time / Face to Face

This is a two year course.

Assessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations and practical application projects.

80 hours of work placement (over two years) is strongly recommended.

Contact the VET Coordinator at your Secondary College for specific information regarding your college’s application process. Your VET Coordinator and/or staff from your Secondary College will assist you with planning for your VCE or VCAL certificate and will advise you where a VET Course fits within this plan. They will also give you information about travel arrangements and any costs associated with VET Courses.

For information on the IMVC Application Process please go to About VET Delivered in Schools.

Contact your school to discuss fees for VET Courses.

VCAL: This program contributes to the Industry Specific Skills Strand and may also contribute to the Work Related Skills Strand.

VCE: Students may be eligible to receive recognition of up to four units of credit: two units at the Units 1 & 2 level and two units at the Units 3 & 4 level.

ATAR: This subject does not have a study score and therefore cannot contribute towards the student’s primary four. Students who receive a Units 3 & 4 sequence may be eligible for a 10% increment towards their ATAR (10% of the lowest result of your primary four scaled studies). Please note the student must already have English and three other fully scored VCE/VET subjects to create the primary four.

  • Games Developer
  • Animator
  • Film/Television/VFX
  • Medical Visualisation
  • Defence Simulations
  • Architecture and Town Planning
  • Simulations
  • Advertising
  • Graphic Designer