VET Studies
VET Studies

Design Fundamentals

Chisholm Institute of TAFE RTO 0260


Course Code CUA30715

Gain a qualification to broaden your capacity to design through innovative technology while completing your secondary school studies
This course is aimed at supporting creative arts industries including emerging technology. Students will learn skills in photo imaging and 3 D printing to
support a range of creative arts industries including screen and media, interactive games, graphic design and visual arts.

Contribution to the VCE/VCAL

VCE: Attainment of units of competency/modules at AQF level III or above provides credit at Units 3 and 4 level.  Where available, a Units 3 and 4 sequence may be awarded on
VCAL: Up to 270 hours of accredited training for the first year of the program; Up to 250 hrs hours of accredited training for the second
year of the program. VCE: This program may contribute to a 1-2 or 3-4 sequence, depending on the students' subject

Unit code           Unit Description

BSBDES301       Explore the use of colour
BSBDES201       Follow a design process
BSBDES304       Source and apply design industry knowledge
BSBDES302       Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
BSBDES303       Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms
CUAACD301      Produce drawings to communicate ideasCUAACD304 Make scale models
CUAACD302      Produce computer-aided drawings
BSBWHS201     Contribute to health and safety of self and others
CUAGRD302     Use typography techniques

Training and employment outcomes

  • product designer
  • graphic designer
  • photographer
  • photo store specialist
  • studio assistant
  • photo lab technician
  • graphic designer
  • advertising designer
  • multimedia designer