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Course Details - ICT30115 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (Playford International College)

 This Course will not be offered in 2021

NASSSA TitleCertificate III in Information, Digital Media & Technology (Game Development Foundations)
QualificationICT30115 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology
RTOAcademy of Interactive Entertainment (National Code 88021)
Host OrganisationPlayford International College
Course Length2 Semesters (1 year)
One year
Course DescriptionThis course teaches Game Development Foundation skills. It teaches students how to program games using Unity3D and the C# programming language. Within this course you will learn how to correctly use Unity3D, understanding the components that make up one of the most popular game engines for hobbyists and professionals alike. You will also learn how to program using C#, a powerful yet elegant programming language that allows you to create the interactions and gameplay mechanics for whatever game you can imagine.
PathwaysSuccessful completion of Certificate III in IDMT can be used as a pathway to the Advanced Diploma of Professional Games Development (Programming or Design) or Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media. The general skills acquired by this course have applications across a range of traditional industry sectors, including programming, graphic design, advertising, publishing computing and computer gaming, information design and simulation for the defence/medical/science industries.
Entry RequirementsStudents must have a minimum of Year 10 literacy and numeracy skills as well as basic computing skills.
Other RequirementsStudents are required to bring an 8Gb USB and writing equipment, (i.e. pens and pencils etc.), to every session. Student ID Cards must be carried at all times and a name badge worn. Students will be issued with a Regional VET Uniform which must be worn at all times. Students are also required to wear Black shoes.
Delivery Location(s)Playford International College, Phillip Highway, Elizabeth, SA, 5112
Dates and Times36 weekly sessions at Playford International College on Thursdays from 09:00 until 15:00.
Commencement date 13/02/20.
Sessions exclude school holiday breaks and public holidays. The orientation session on February 6th 2020 is COMPULSORY and counts as one of the 36 sessions.
Work Placement0 days
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1 and 2, 75 SACE credits
Hybrid Stage 1 = 10 Stage 2 = 75 (as per SACE Recognition Register)
Units Of Competency
CoreBSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes30 nominal hours
 BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices40 nominal hours
 ICTICT202 * Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment40 nominal hours
 ICTICT301 * Create user documentation20 nominal hours
 ICTICT302 Install and optimise operating system software20 nominal hours
 ICTSAS3018Run standard diagnostic tests40 nominal hours
 BSBEBU401Review and maintain a website50 nominal hours
 ICTWEB201Use a social media tools for collaboration and engagement30 nominal hours
 ICTWEB302Build simple websites using commercial programs40 nominal hours
 ICTWEB303Produce digital images for the web30 nominal hours
 ICTICT305 Identify and use current industry specific technology60 nominal hours
 ICTICT306Migrate to new technology20 nominal hours
 ICTPRG301 Apply introductory programming techniques40 nominal hours
 ICTGAM302 Design and apply simple textures to digital art50 nominal hours
 CUADIG302 Author interactive sequences40 nominal hours
 CUADIG304 Create visual design components30 nominal hours
 ICTGAM401Produce an interactive game60 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Training Cost$2,800.00 including GST
Please Note: The $2,800.00 cost is based on a minimum number of 10 students. The cost will reduce on a sliding scale down to $2000.00 for 15 students.
Other Costs$41.00 including GST
$41.00 including GST

Enclosed shoes are required and need to be purchased before the commencement of the course. These shoes must be worn to every session and students may wish to purchase a NASSSA jacket as part of their uniform, costing approximately $41. Until this occurs students can only wear their own ‘Home School Jumpers’.
Cost NotesDepartment for Education Non-NASSSA students enrolling will incur a $250.00 additional Administration fee (Full year course – pro rata for semester/term courses). Non-Department for Education students enrolling will incur a $1,000.00 administration fee. (Full year course – pro rata for semester/term courses) Enrolments for both these groups of students MUST be done through the WebVET Administrator.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    10
Maximum   20
Selection ProcessSchools will undertake their own schools selection process however should the course be oversubscribed a short written application and or an interview at Playford International College may be required.
Orientation DetailsCourse orientation for all students will be on the first day of training
Public TransportBoth the Elizabeth Bus Exchange and the Elizabeth Train Station are only a few minutes’ walk from the College where a wide range of bus and train routes are easily accessible.
Contact PersonMr Neville Hubbard, Phone 8255 7566, Mobile 0427 015 108, Fax 8287 1113, Email
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Playford International College
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