ICT40915 Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games

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Course description

The Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in supporting the design, development and programming of basic digital games as part of a larger development team. Students will learn how to identify and apply principles of games design and game playing, produce an interactive game and apply artificial intelligence in game development.

Nationally recognised

Average duration

12 months

Online or Distance

On-campus

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Complex Problem Solving

Identifying a problem and finding the best solution to solve it.

Computers and Electronics

Computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

Engineering and Technology

Use engineering science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

Programming

Writing computer programs in a mix of programming languages.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
3D Modeller$1,250 weekly pay
Video Editor$1,150 weekly pay
Video Game Designer$1,250 weekly pay
Digital Animator$1,250 weekly pay

Subjects

You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.

BSBWHS304
Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to participate in work health and safety (WHS) communication and consultation processes. It applies to individuals who participate in WHS communication and consultation processes as part of their work health and safety responsibilities, which are in addition to their main duties.

CUAANM303
Create 3D digital model

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create 3D digital models that meet technical and design specifications. It applies to individuals who clarify production requirements and produce 3D models under supervision, but may have responsibility for planning their own work. They produce these 3D models primarily for online and mobile device application.

ICTGAM401
Produce an interactive game

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to produce an interactive game using an industry standard authoring tool. It applies to individuals who work in the game development industry and support the design, development and programming of basic digital games as part of a larger development team.

ICTICT418
Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain professional and ethical conduct, as well as to ensure that personal information of stakeholders is handled in a confidential and professional manner when dealing with stakeholders in an information and communications technology (ICT) environment. It applies to ICT personnel who are required to gather information to determine the organisation’s code of ethics, and protect and maintain privacy policies and system security.

ICTICT419
Work effectively in the digital media industr

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work effectively as an individual or in a team environment in the digital media industries. It applies to individuals who use digital media technologies to work in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry as digital media designers, developers, programmers, contractors or digital media authoring specialists.

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Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the ICT40915 Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the ICT40915 Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

Australian Qualifications Framework
Nationally Recognised Training


This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

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