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					Diploma of
Graphic Design
WA Course Number: 7295 National ID: 52004



Great Southern TAFE is committed to assisting students                             Post Code: 6330
with disabilities and also increased access to course by
recognising prior learning.
                                                                                   Study Period
This publication is available in alternative formats on
                                                                                   Norminal Hours 736 - Two semesters full-time study
request

                                                                                   Entrance Requirements
Study Area                                                                         Specific course prerequisites:
Business and Creative Industries - Art and Design                                  - CS82 - Dsgn (Graphic Design) (CUV40303)
Available for full-time study in Semester One
Yes                                                                                More information about the entrance requirements is
Available for full-time study in Semester Two                                      available                                          from:
Yes                                                                                http://www.vetinfonet.det.wa.edu.au/course/er-sc.aspx
Status
Active                                                                             Application Notes
                                                                                   When applying for this qualification you are required to
About This Course at this College                                                  address entry requirements ONLY. You must provide
The Diploma of Graphic Design is offered at GSTAFE as a                            documentary evidence of your previous academic record
future study pathway from completion of the Certificate IV                         ONLY.
in Graphic Design. This course is run over 2 semesters
full-time. Students are given the opportunity to participate                       What are Selection Criteria?
in real world solutions for a range of graphic design                              Selection Criteria apply to competitive qualifications. If
application including logo design, web design, packaging                           there are more people applying for a qualification than
and advertising.                                                                   there are places, you will need to supply additional
                                                                                   information to TAFE Admissions Services. The Selection
Career Opportunities                                                               Criteria are based on previous education and training, life
Our Graduates may continue to follow a study pathway                               experience and paid and unpaid work experience.
into an Advance Diploma of Art or another higher
qualification at university. Some graduates are employed                           Benefits of studying at this College
as designers for small to large agencies, newspapers and                           Great Southern TAFE services clients from all areas of the
many freelance.                                                                    region utilising a range of innovative and flexible delivery
                                                                                   methods, thus increasing access to learning, both on and
Study Mode                                                                         off campus. Alternative study options can be available
Flexible                                                                           through the External Studies Centre, delivery and
Full-Time                                                                          assessment in the workplace, skills recognition, and
Part-Time                                                                          through a blended delivery approach that offers
                                                                                   convenience and flexibility.

Course Type
A - Award (Normal college-based)                                                   Further Study Options
                                                                                   Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design

Location
Campus: Albany Campus
Address: Anson Rd                                                                  Career Pathways
Suburb: Albany                                                                     Further information on career pathways is also available
                                                                                   at:




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Fees Summary                                                                      TAFE Admissions contacts successful applicants by
There are two types of fees which are paid each semester                          letter with details of enrolment dates. You can enrol at the
at the time of enrolling.                                                         college, through the call centre or online. Fees are paid at
                                                                                  the time of enrolling.
1. Course fees vary with each qualification: maximum
course fees for 2009 are $570.00 per semester.                                    Previous Studies Recognition
Concession rates are available. Students studying in                              The Units of Competency listed in this brochure are those
Access or Bridging Programs pay a $25 course fee per                              offered by this college. If you have successfully completed
semester.                                                                         any units in this qualification with another Registered
                                                                                  Training Organization, the college may recognise this
2. Resource fees cover the cost of materials and                                  study as partial completion of the qualification.
resources provided by the college. Costs vary from unit to
unit with most below $25. However, a small number of                              Alternative units may be available or you may be eligible
units have fees over $100.                                                        for recognition of other training or experience. Discuss
                                                                                  these options with the course coordinator.
Please note: There may also be textbooks, equipment or
materials to purchase.                                                            Not all colleges offer the same elective units.

There are a number of ways to qualify for the concession
rate. Please contact the college if you think you are
                                                                                  Skills Recognition
                                                                                  Skills recognition (Recognition of Prior Learning - RPL) is
eligible.
                                                                                  the formal acknowledgement of your current skills and
                                                                                  knowledge obtained through previous; life experiences,
There is a fees installment plan/fees payment plan for                            education and training, work experience (paid and
students with valid concession or evidence of financial                           unpaid).
hardship.(This does not apply to Flexible Learning). There
are different fee arrangements for International students
                                                                                  It does not depend on how, when, where or why the skills
and Fee for Service training. TAFE students do not pay
                                                                                  and knowledge have been obtained. Skills recognition
HECS fees. Please contact the college for more
                                                                                  assessment can result in credit for a unit within a course,
information.
                                                                                  or entry to a course. It is based on evidence provided by
                                                                                  the applicant.
Full-time Enrolments
To apply for entry to a full-time TAFEWA qualification,                           You can enrol for skills recognition at any time, but
complete an Application Form which is available at any                            preferably before the course or unit starts, or within the
TAFEWA college, the Training Information Centre or in the                         first two weeks of semester. This means that you do not
TAFEWA Handbook. Application Forms and supporting                                 have to be enrolled in the unit before applying for skills
documents [copies of school reports, other qualifications                         recognition. Skills recognition carries the same fees as
and evidence of work experience] can be lodged at any                             those to enrol in the unit or course of study (less resource
TAFEWA campus or mailed to the TAFE Admissions                                    fees).
Service address on the back of the Application Form. An
application fee may apply.
                                                                                  To find out more, visit Student Services at the Albany
                                                                                  Campus or Freecall on 1800 675 781.
For online applications see www.tafe.wa.edu.au.
Supporting documentation is still required.

There are two semesters each year: first semester runs                            COURSE OUTLINE
from February to June and second semester runs from
July to December. To apply for first semester courses,                            Core Units
requiring a portfolio applications close in September of the                      10983    Develop creative processes                36 hrs
previous year. All other applications close in early                              D1005    Investigate micro business                30 hrs
November. Applications close in May for second                                             opportunities
semester courses.                                                                 D1630    Manage own work and learning              10 hrs
                                                                                  10982    Produce drawing and visualisation to      60 hrs
NB: Not all qualifications are offered in the second                                       represent and communicate the




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           concept                                                                National Unit Number: THHGCT05A
D0663      Source and apply information on the               65 hrs               Unit Hours: 76 hrs
           history and theory of design                                           About this Unit:
10981      Understanding and applying colour in              60 hrs               This unit deals with the skills and knowledge required to
           design for print and screen                                            build a basic website to meet business needs, including
10980      Use Typography                                    70 hrs               selecting a hosting service and appropriate web
                                                                                  development software, planning the structure and
                                                                                  undertaking the actual construction of the site. As such it
                                                                                  requires the technical skills and knowledge typically
Elective Group 1
                                                                                  needed by a business which elects to develop its own site
10985    Apply the design and production                     30 hrs
                                                                                  rather than access the services of IT professionals.This
         requirements for packaging
                                                                                  unit satisfies the requirements of unit BSBEBUS506A
10987    Develop creative communication                      60 hrs               Plan and develop a business website in the Business
10986    Identify key requirements of a complex              40 hrs               Services Training Package. The unit has been customised
         design                                                                   to more clearly articulate the technical skills required for
D1691     Produce technical drawings                         70 hrs               building a website and to define the scope of skills and
                                                                                  knowledge required.

Elective Group 2                                                                  WA Unit Number: C4186
E2169     Build and launch a website for a small             76 hrs               Create 3D digital models and images
          business                                                                National Unit Number: CUFIMA05A
D0019    Design dynamic websites to meet                     30 hrs               Unit Hours: 75 hrs
         technical requirements                                                   About this Unit:
10989    Develop creative advertising campaigns              60 hrs               This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to
10988    Develop creative retail advertising                 40 hrs               use digital animation techniques and industry standard
                                                                                  software to create 3D animation for a range of media
                                                                                  applications within the cultural industries.
Elective Group 3
D1742    Apply techniques to produce digital      40 hrs                          WA Unit Number: D0019
         images                                                                   Design dynamic websites to meet technical
C4186     Create 3D digital models and images 75 hrs                              requirements
                                                                                  National Unit Number: ICAA5141B
10990    Develop impactive editorial illustration 50 hrs
                                                                                  Unit Hours: 30 hrs
10991    Plan and produce designs for animation 40 hrs
                                                                                  About this Unit:
                                                                                  This unit defines the competency required to produce a
UNIT OUTLINE                                                                      plan that analyses specified technical requirements and
                                                                                  then designs, builds and tests a dynamic website so that
WA Unit Number: D1742                                                             it meets those technical requirements.
Apply techniques to produce digital images
National Unit Number: CUVVSP11B                                                   WA Unit Number: 10989
Unit Hours: 40 hrs                                                                Develop creative advertising campaigns
About this Unit:                                                                  Unit Hours: 60 hrs
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to
use techniques, materials and equipment for the                                   WA Unit Number: 10987
production of digital images. As such the unit covers                             Develop creative communication
general knowledge and the application of basic                                    Unit Hours: 60 hrs
techniques, which would generally be nominated by the
supervisor. It is a specialisation unit and refers to a                           WA Unit Number: 10983
specific art form. This work would usually be carried out                         Develop creative processes
under supervision. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or                       Unit Hours: 36 hrs
certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of
endorsement.                                                                      WA Unit Number: 10988
                                                                                  Develop creative retail advertising
WA Unit Number: 10985                                                             Unit Hours: 40 hrs
Apply the design and production requirements for
packaging                                                                         WA Unit Number: 10990
Unit Hours: 30 hrs                                                                Develop impactive editorial illustration
                                                                                  Unit Hours: 50 hrs
WA Unit Number: E2169
Build and launch a website for a small business




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WA Unit Number: 10986                                                             WA Unit Number: 10981
Identify key requirements of a complex design                                     Understanding and applying colour in design for
Unit Hours: 40 hrs                                                                print and screen
                                                                                  Unit Hours: 60 hrs
WA Unit Number: D1005
Investigate micro business opportunities                                          WA Unit Number: 10980
National Unit Number: BSBSMB301A                                                  Use Typography
Unit Hours: 30 hrs                                                                Unit Hours: 70 hrs
About this Unit:
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and
knowledge required to develop business ideas, and to
                                                                                   Student Services
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investigate market needs and factors affecting potential
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markets. Specific legal requirements apply to the
                                                                                   ALBANY WA 6330
management of a micro business.

WA Unit Number: D1630                                                              Phone: (08) 9892 8748
Manage own work and learning                                                       Freecall: 1800 675 781
National Unit Number: CUECOR01C                                                    Fax: (08) 9892 8898
Unit Hours: 10 hrs                                                                 Internet: www.gstafe.wa.edu.au
                                                                                   E-mail: info@gstafe.wa.edu.au
WA Unit Number: 10991
Plan and produce designs for animation                                             This document is available on request in electronic
Unit Hours: 40 hrs                                                                 format, large print, audio cassette or compact disk.

WA Unit Number: 10982
Produce drawing and visualisation to represent and
communicate the concept
Unit Hours: 60 hrs

WA Unit Number: D1691
Produce technical drawings
National Unit Number: CUVCRS04B
Unit Hours: 70 hrs
About this Unit:
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to
develop and refine a range of techniques to produce
technical drawings. It outlines the ways technical drawing
can be applied to a range of contexts where visual
representation is required. People working in many
industries require the skills and knowledge in this unit, and
the unit is written to allow for contextualisation to a
particular industry context. This work would usually be
carried out independently, although guidance would be
available if required. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or
certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of
endorsement.

WA Unit Number: D0663
Source and apply information on the history and
theory of design
National Unit Number: BSBDES305A
Unit Hours: 65 hrs
About this Unit:
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and
knowledge required to source information on design
history and theory, and to apply that information to ones
own area of work. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or
certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of
endorsement.



Course Information as of 11/09/2009 at 11:49:35 AM                          Great Southern TAFE                     4

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