Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Webpage Design - TAFE PLUS Statement

TAFE PLUS programs are fast-tracked programs. Commercial fees apply. For more information about TAFE PLUS, click the TAFE PLUS logo. http://www.tafeplus.com/

Qualification: TAFE PLUS Statement
Course No: 24514
Nominal Hours: 12
Career Opportunities: Graphic Designer
Industry Area: Creative Arts
Field of Education: Graphic Arts and Design Studies

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Learn web page design concepts and skills to produce a sample completed web

This course is presented using Dreamweaver and Photoshop/Image Ready
software on the latest PC computers (at Crows Nest college) and MACs (at
Hornsby college).

- Design considerations, Basic HTML (Hyper Test Mark Up language)
- Graphics text styles, links tables, backgrounds

Entry Requirements
Participants must have basic computer operation skills; and digital image
preparation for web content would be an advantage.

2 year advanced diploma / 
 fashion design and textiles

advanced diploma of fashion design and textiles NTIS No. 90913NSW

duration: 4 semesters full-time
study mode: full-time or part-time
The Advanced Diploma of Fashion Design and Textiles prepares you to work in a professional design capacity in fashion design and related design industries.
As you progress in your learning, you will develop your own creative garment designs from concept to fruition, including construction, merchandising and marketing.
The assessment methods used in the program are engaging and complementary, including practical and written assignments, portfolio preparation, critiques, presentations, practical and written examinations, exhibitions, role-play and simulation.
On successful completion, you will graduate with an essential range of creative skills and industry knowledge required to actively pursue your design ambitions both locally and overseas.

stage 1

semester 1 subjects :
0. Introductory Design for Fashion
0. Introduction to Figure Drawing for Fashion
0. Flat Patternmaking Fundamentals
0. Garment Construction Fundamentals
0. Trade Design
0. Technical Drawing Fundamentals for Fashion
0. Textile Design Fundamentals
0. Colour Theory and Applications
0. Design Throughout History
semester 2 subjects :
0. Fashion Design and Adaptation
0. Fashion Drawing
0. Applied Patternmaking 1
0. Garment Construction 1
0. Custom Textile Design
0. Design Computing Fundamentals
0. Professional Practice Fundamentals
0. Cultural History 1
Vocational Work Experience (optional)

stage 2

semester 3 subjects :

0. Fashion Design and Identity
0. Fashion Illustration
0. Textile Design Applications and Extensions
0. Applied Patternmaking 2
0. Garment Construction 2
0. Computer Illustration 1
0. Business Communication
0. Applied Professional Practice
0. CADD Patternmaking Fundamentals
0. Cultural History 2
0. Industry Placement 1

semester 4 subjects :
0. Contemporary Fashion Design
0. Fashion Sketching and Rendering
0. Concept Development
0. Millinery
0. Light Tailoring and Grading
0. Garment Construction 3
0. Computer Illustration2
0. Applied CADD
0. Patternmaking
0. Project Management
Industry Placement 2


Elise- Visual Arts Teacher

Bachelor of Visual Arts

Campus: Toowoomba University of southern queensland
Duration: maximum 9 years minimum 3 years

Program aims
The aims of the Bachelor of Visual Arts program are:
-to provide the opportunity to research and practise a range of studio disciplines
- to enable the student to explore materials, processes and techniques which will contribute to a high level of material and expressive skills, perceptual awareness and independence of imagination
- to gain arts technology and craft skills, an awareness of the contemporary relationships between technology and contemporary arts practice, professional work habits and expertise in studio management procedures and the safe use of tools and equipment
- to develop an appreciation of the cultural contributions offered by the arts to society
- to foster a positive critical attitude and personal awareness and a readiness to seek new solutions to creative problems
- to provide a basic understanding of the cultural and economic consequences of art practice as it applies to Australian society by finding effective ways to utilise this practice within the community in general.

Program objectives
On the successful completion of the Bachelor of Visual Arts program, the student will:
-demonstrate proficient levels of technical skill, knowledge of materials and a responsible work ethic necessary for practice as an independent, articulate professional artist
- possess a visual awareness, imaginative independence and sensitivity of expression
- have developed artistic integrity through the integration of studio practice and theory
- have acquired the skills of critical evaluation of both personal achievement and art practice in general
- possess an awareness of the historical, critical and philosophical perspectives underlying theory and practice in the visual arts perceived in traditional and contemporary cultural and social contexts
- possess an understanding of the visual arts in relation to other forms of artistic expression in the arts industry
- have refined the ability to pursue research in visual arts practice, to document, and further explore the role this imagery plays in cultural growth of a nation/society
- demonstrate an understanding of the skills, knowledge and values provided by the University's core curriculum.

Admission requirements

- Interview to discuss background, interests, aims and aspirations.
- Present a reasonably broad folio of recent work completed over the past two years. The folio should show an awareness of drawing from life and an understanding of different media.
The criteria used for selecting students includes interest, enthusiasm and purpose in studying visual arts; career aspirations; knowledge of visual arts processes and theory; demonstrated perceptual ability and handskills; critical abilities; and evidence of self-motivation, initiative and commitment.

VISUAL ARTS TEACHER ( +1 year bachelor of education)

Bachelor of visual arts and education (secondary)

Program summary
Mode of study Campus Fees Duration Articulation
SCA TF IF RTS Max Min From program To program
On-campus Toowoomba ✓ – ✓ – 9 years 4 years
External N/a – – – –
Web N/a – – – –
= Student contribution amount

= Tuition fee

= International fee

= Research training scheme

Program objectives
The Bachelor of Visual Arts and Bachelor of Education (Secondary) is designed to prepare teachers for employment in both compulsory and post-compulsory education sectors and to satisfy the National Competency Framework for Beginning Teaching as outlined below:
- using and developing professional knowledge and values
- communicating, interacting and working with students and others
- planning and managing the teaching and learning process
- monitoring and assessing student progress and learning outcomes
- reflecting, evaluating and planning for continuous improvement.

Underlying these objectives is the important principle that teacher education is a continuing process embracing both pre-service and in-service education. Accordingly, graduates of the Bachelor of Visual Arts and Bachelor of Education (Secondary) program will be competent beginning teachers able to assume a continuing responsibility for their own professional and career development.

Admission requirements
Applicants who have completed Year 12 at a Queensland secondary school (or its equivalent) are eligible for consideration under the standard admission requirements. The Overall Position (or its equivalent) is used as the general basis for selection. An interview and portfolio are required as well as a Sound Achievement over four semesters in English. Contactvisualarts@usq.edu.au or telephone 0746311121 for details and application form.
Applicants not meeting standard admission requirements may apply for special consideration. Applicants may be offered a place in a program if they can demonstrate that special experience or training compensates for the absence of the formal qualifications identified above.
Content studies in the relevant discipline areas necessary to meet entry requirements for the Education component will be met through the discipline studies of the degree.

Visual Arts requirements
- Interview to discuss background, interests, aims and aspirations.
- Present a reasonably broad folio of recent work completed over the past two years. The folio should show an awareness of drawing from life and an understanding of different media.
- The criteria used for selecting students includes interest, enthusiasm and purpose in studying visual arts; career aspirations; knowledge of visual arts processes and theory; demonstrated perceptual ability and handskills; critical abilities; and evidence of self-motivation, initiative and commitment.
- OP Score.

Program structure
Duration: Four years, up to a maximum time period of nine years
Mode of Offering: Full-time on-campus but some discipline studies may be offered externally
Units: 34 units plus 100 days of professional experiences
Professional Experiences sometimes occur outside the usual University teaching weeks. Travel to settings outside the Toowoomba area may be necessary to complete the Field Experience component of this program.
20 days of Professional Context Experiences must be completed as part of the 100 days of professional experience to complete this program.
Areas of Study
Core Studies: Core Courses
Content Studies: Discipline Studies
Professional Studies: Education Courses
Students seeking additional preparation for work in the Catholic Education system may complete Religious Education courses available cross-institutionally through the Australian Catholic University in external mode. Students intending to do this should negotiate with the Program Coordinator to seek possible exemption from one of the Secondary electives.
Students transferring from other programs or from other universities may be eligible to apply to the Program Coordinator for exemptions.

Program fees
Student contribution amount
For domestic students who are offered Commonwealth supported places, the Government pays some money directly to the University, but students are also required to make a contribution. This contribution is called the ‘student contribution’. For more information about student contribution amounts, including the calculation of fees for a particular program of study, refer to USQ fees.

Elise- Dilpoma of Arts

Interior Design
Diploma of Arts 
(Interior Decoration and Design)

The Diploma of Arts (Interior Decoration and Design) is a unique course most suited to students wishing to gain a high level of education in the Interior Decoration and Design field.
The course aims to help students acquire a much greater design awareness and to develop individual style. They will become effective and creative communicators who are able to analyse problems and visualise concepts with the skills that they have developed throughout the course to a level of professional competence.

Core modules:
Cert 3

Colour 1
Interiors 2
Furniture Construction and Design
Interiors 1
Business Practice - Marketing
Design Core
Product Knowledge
[Natural and Man-Made Materials]
Make a Presentation
Product Knowledge
[Soft Furnishings]
Operate a Personal Computer.
History of Decorative Styles
Visual Merchandising
Graphic Communication 1
Product Knowledge 3
[Applied Finishes, Furniture, Whitegoods and Accessories]
Colour 2
Vocational Placement 1
Building Studies 1


History of Art Model Making
Perspective Drawing
Graphic Communication 2
History of Architectural Styles
Graphic Communication 3
Interiors 3
Research for a Complex Brief
CADD 1 Design an Original Concept for a Complex Brief
CADD 2 Document all Aspects of a Complex Brief
CADD 3 Vocational Placement 2
CADD 4 Provide Information to a Client
Building Studies 2
Deliver a Service to Customers

Graduates may be able to seek employment in the following:
- Assistant Interior Designer in large Architectural or Interior Design firm.
- Interior Decoration/Design Consultancy operating from a specialised wholesale or retail outlet.
- Independent Interior Decoration/Design Consultant.

Course Code: 30303QLD
Award: Diploma of Arts 
(Interior Decoration and Design)
Full time: 45 Weeks (excluding holidays) 
Plus 6 weeks off campus
Part time: 2 years (including holidays) Plus 6 weeks off campus\

Location: Commercial Arts Training College, Surfers Paradise

Entry Requirement: 
Year 12 level of education or Recognition of Prior Learning
* No OP required.

Enmore Design centre

Interior Design – Diploma

Starting Date
February 2008

Training Program Description
This nationally recognised program is for people who want to learn the theoretical and practical aspects of interior decoration.

You will learn how to apply colour to interiors, select furniture, choose fixtures, select appropriate fabrics, renovation and restoration. In addition you will learn how to solve problems creatively, be imaginative, think laterally and extend and transform problems by designing innovative solutions. You will learn how to encourage and promote creativity both for yourself, your colleagues and contacts; produce creative contemporary designs taking into account historical, socioeconomic, political and environmental influences; and produce creative solutions within domestic and commercial contexts.

You will also learn how to work productively with others; respond to changing circumstances; clarify ideas, communicate them clearly and make sure that the vision is shared and understood the same way by all involved; and use effective interpersonal skills to interact with design team members, clients, associated professionals, suppliers and service providers, communicate intentions using a range of techniques, media and technologies.

You will also learn how to stay abreast of trends, fashions and technical developments; develop and maintain knowledge of sources of related products, suppliers, contractors and specialist expertise required to support a creative proposal; and apply knowledge of manufacturing, construction and fabrication processes in the development of a decoration project.

Career Opportunities
Interior Decorator.

You may find it useful to explore the My Future website www.myfuture.edu.au

When you finish this program you may be eligible to do Interior Design Advanced Diploma 7557.

Minimum Entry Requirements
NSW Higher School Certificate (or equivalent statement from another educational
authority) or NSW School Certificate (or equivalent, from another educational authority) with one year's fulltime study or work experience in a relevant industry.

Selection Criteria
Your application will be assessed using the following selection criteria:
1. Individuality of expression.
2. A creative approach to problem solving.
3. The ability to develop design solutions.
4. A well developed sense of colour appreciation.
5. Demonstrated awareness of this profession and extent of previous studies/experience in related areas.
6. Ability to comply with the requirements of the selection process.
7. A successful result in selection test, or presentation of a portfolio from previous study and an interview.

Selection Method
This progran requires a standard application form to be completed and returned to the Design Centre no later than 4pm on the advertised closing date and successful completion of design tests and/or interview. To ensure that you obtain the precise application details and to allow yourself maximum preparation time to work on your application, you should contact the Design Centre in August.

• $543.00 per Semester (in 2007) TAFE NSW Fee

Additional Cost
. $195 for fulltime program(Course Related Charges see note 5)
. $95 for parttime program
Includes software licences & upgrades, art supplies & materials, handouts & worksheets and student exhibitions.

Course Structure & Assessment Guide
For more information on Course Structure and Student Assessment Guide please go to the website http://www.tafensw.edu.au or call 1300 360 601.

Number Subject Name Hours
5361B Design Processes 54
5394A Applied Design Colour 54
5394D Restoration Decoration 54
5394G Soft Materials Application 54
5395B Interior Design Drafting 72
5395C Design Sketching & Presentation Skills 108
5395D Design Computing 54
5395E Design Contextual Studies 54
7556A Interior Decoration Contextual Studies 36
7556B Materials Technologies for Decorators 108
7556C Colour & Applied Finishes 54
7556D Interior Styling 36
7556E Applied Interior Decoration 1 108
7556F Applied Interior Decoration 2 180
7557B Design Professional Practice 3 54
7557D Interior Project 72
7557E Applied Lighting Design 36
7557F Design Rendering & Presentation Skills 72
7557G Design Professional Practice 1 54
7557H Design Professional Practice 2 54
7557J Interior Detailing & Documentation 72

Friday, May 25, 2007

RAFFLES KvB welcomes the International School of Colour and Design (ISCD) to our Sydney campus!

Tel: (61) 029 9224278 or contact@kvb.edu.au

We welcome the International School of Colour and Design (ISCD) to our North Sydney campus!
ISCD are a well-known and prestigious school specialising in colour and design offering vocational programs in flexible study modes. Visit their website at: www.iscd.edu.au

Interior Design
The Bachelor of Arts (Visual Communication) Degree is 3 years full time.

Interior Design will give you the confidence and skill you need to really make a difference in this booming discipline.
This major will teach you an appreciation of design, lighting and colour, and provide you with technical skills to create unique spaces. You’ll learn to take you ideas from conceptual drawings to detailed building specifications through practical projects which will challenge you to find creative, functional solutions to a variety of briefs. From awkward domestic spaces to vast shopping malls, Interior Design is a diverse and global discipline which can take you and your talent wherever you want to go.

Interior designer for an architectural firm
You'll be working closely with the architects to develop a style that's consistent with their vision for the project. You could also have an individual responsibility for aspects of the project.

Interior designer for an interior design firm
Interior design firms can work with any architectural firm, developer or private client on almost any kind of project.
The job is varied and can include working on a hospital one week, an exhibition another week, and a nightclub the next.

Interior designer for theatre set design
This specialised area requires specific skills related to dramatic staging, not only in traditional theatre, but also in movies, videos, and TV commercials.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Bachelor of Fine Art

Course Code: 617 AA
Course Duration: 3 years
Course Coordinator: Jan Murray
Applications Close: 5/10/2007

0. Overview
0. Description
0. Objectives
0. Prerequisites
0. Generic Skills
0. Student Commitment
0. Assessment
0. Course Progression Guidelines
0. Qualification for Award
0. Subjects by Year
0. Subjects

A three year undergraduate degree in Fine Art. Students undertake study in one of the Studio Programs of Drawing, Printmaking, Painting, Photography or Sculpture and Spatial Practice.
The Bachelor of Fine Art aims to produce professional practitioners in the contemporary visual arts.

The subjects offered are shown below for the Studio Studies program. Within the Studio Studies program students choose from a menu of programs that provide a focus for their initial studies, according to specific technological and materials practices, such as the Photography Program that will introduce students to the technological and methods of both analogue and digital photographic practices. Similarly a student who opts for the Sculpture and Spatial Practice Program will be provided with the necessary skill and safe uses of materials.

In addition to the major study in the studio students will be required to undertake the adjunct studies as a co-requisite including Visual Art Theory and History and the courses delivered through the Common Curriculum.

Course Structure
Year 1
Studio Studies 1
Related Studies (discipline) 1
Visual Art Theory and History 1
The Artist in the World Part 1
Studio Studies 2
Related Studies (discipline) 2
Visual Art Theory and History 2
The Artist in the World Part 2
Year 2
Studio Studies 3
Visual Art Theory and History 3
The World in the Artist 2A
Studio Studies 4
Elective or Independent Study Program
Visual Art Theory and History 4
The World in the Artist 2B
Year 3
Studio Studies 5
Visual Art Theory and History 5
Collaborative Contract
Studio Studies 6
Visual Art Theory and History 6
Professional Development

The objectives of this course are to:
0. produce professional practitioners in the contemporary visual arts;
0. enable students to learn the skills and techniques required for contemporary art production;
0. encourage the simultaneous development of students’ conceptual and technical abilities by providing a study program that is designed to relate to the practical and theoretical requirement of visual art disciplines;
0. enhance student awareness of their relationship with and responsibility to their cultural environment and society by providing opportunities for informed critical enquiry, social interaction and cultural exploration during their studies;
0. allow students, if they so desire, to move away from medium-dominated directions in their art activities;
0. enable student learning in aspects of the history and theory of the visual arts and culture in order to build up their understanding and knowledge of the past and present;
0. enable students to prepare themselves for postgraduate study;
0. provide opportunities for students to work in a range of mediums of their choosing.
Students should have successfully completed an approved Year 12 course of study or equivalent with a pass in English.
Generic Skills
At the completion of the course or subject students should be able to:
0. demonstrate capacities for artistic imagination, creativity, transformation and interpretation;
0. demonstrate practical skills in respect of critical analysis, problem solving, report writing, team work and oral and written communication;
0. demonstrate a flexible and innovative approach to the national and international challenges for the professional visual artist in the 21st century;
0. work at various levels, both as an individual and as a team member, in a wide variety of visual artistic environments;
0. demonstrate an open, independent and inquiring attitude towards contemporary cultural developments and new ideas;
0. understand their relationship with and responsibility to their cultural environment and society.
Student Commitment
Contact and supervised studio hours have been included in each of the major study subject descriptions to accurately reflect the mode of teaching and supervision.
Contact hours include attendance at classes, tutorials, workshops, demonstrations, other individual instruction and excursions. Supervised studio hours are the hours that students are expected to commit to working in their studios to fulfil course requirements.
The Assessment statements in the subject descriptions should be read in conjunction with the information given in the following paragraphs.

Assessment and grading will be decided through the exercise of professional judgement, the result being arrived at through the averaging of individual results supplied by each member of a panel.

The panel may consist of the Head of the Studio Program and appropriate academic staff.

The assessment of Visual Art Theory and History and Independent Studies Program subjects differs from this general pattern and students should refer to the Assessment statements for these subjects for information.
The criteria for assessment are the successful completion of set subject requirements; demonstration of conceptual ability as indicated by the exploration of ideas, demonstration of critical capacity as evidenced by selection of work and level of critical process brought to bear on the project, item or program; evidence of independent work practices as demonstrated by the research for and development of work produced; technical, manipulative and perceptual skills displayed and the quality of the work submitted.
Course Progression Guidelines
The maximum time permitted for completion of the course is six years.

The progress of a student will be deemed to be unsatisfactory if the student:
(a) fails to pass 50 % of the total credit points in any semester; or
(b) obtains two successive fails in any one subject.
Qualification for Award
The award of the Bachelor of Fine Art in the Studio Programs of Drawing, Printmaking, Painting, Photography or Sculpture and Spatial Practice requires the successful completion of the prescribed subjects



This sight covers all design courses in NSW. Go to the bottom of the page and select a career. You will then be taken to all the courses that cover that career path with the course code and qualification level of each. Select a course by clicking on the course code and this will give you all the specifics on that course including locations that have it on offer

Qualification: Diploma (AQF)
Training Package: LMT00 - Textiles, Clothing and Footwear
National Code: LMT50306
Course No: 19508
Nominal Hours: 1604
Vocational Area: Business Arts and Info Tech
Program Area: Textile Clothing & Footwear
Availability: This course is not currently being offered at any locations, but you can check for related courses and proposed locations on the Find a course page.

This course is for people who want to learn and apply creative, practical,
Technical skills and knowledge, and to explore the application of design
And product development processes as a means of gaining employment in the
Fashion industry at an assistant manager level.
The focus of this qualification is on the design and development of fashion
Concepts from research through to patternmaking, sizing, fitting and
analysis, construction, garment realisation to merchandising, all within a
industry context.

The principles and techniques of block construction, figure and size
analysis, patternmaking and garment cutting and construction are the key
to successful garment design and development.

Depending on the electives selected, areas covered include textile fibre
and fabric identification and analysis of their characteristics, fabric
manipulation to achieve creative effects, identifying design influences,
sketching, fashion illustration, and applying design elements and
Principles to fashion concept development, developing product
Specifications, development of the fashion designs through patternmaking,
Pattern draping, grading and advanced construction techniques for complex
garments, lingerie and swimwear design, block construction using sizing
systems, analysing garment fit, calculating costs and communicating and
selling design concepts, using computer technology and specialist fashion
computer software for fashion industry applications. The training
environment will simulate what it is like to work in the fashion industry,
Industry-linkage work placement with a host fashion company is included in

It is a hands-on course that allows for creative expression to develop and
displayed through the design, development and production of fashion ranges
applying design studio processes to meet client briefs.
Career Opportunities
Graduates from this qualification are well-placed to gain employment within the
fashion industry as assistant designers, product developers, assistant
patternmakers and graders, CAD operators, specification technicians, fashion
prototype developers, assistant production managers, assistant supply chain
managers, assistant brand managers, and fashion merchandisers.

When you finish this course you may be eligible to do LMT60306 Advanced
Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology.
Students with LMT31406 Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology
and LMT30505 Certificate III in Clothing Production are encouraged to do this

Entry Requirements
NSW Higher School Certificate or equivalent.

Early Exit Points
Depending on your choice of electives you may be eligible to receive LMT41006
Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Technology (19507).

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Industry Subgroup: Textile Clothing & Footwear

Whitehouse Institute of Design

As one of Australia's leading Australian owned, independent design colleges the Whitehouse Institute of Design achieves excellence in fashion, interior design, styling and promotional design.

Style and Design Co-ordination: 2 Year Advanced Diploma

What is style and Design Co-ordination:
Styling governs the look, feel, appeal or ambience of a visually orientated experience that is specifically designed for a target audience. Styling involves making choices and decisions about colour, texture, line, shape, lighting, mood, atmosphere, sound and environment and could apply to a particular magazine, a specially staged event, a specialist exhibition, show, expo or festival. It requires the creative and astute selection and on-time on-budget presentation of all aspects of the star attraction or feature event. Typically, stylists work in the public relations, publication, media, events or retail fields where they carry significant responsibility for achieving and maintaining high standard visual quality, consistency and presentation for displays, events, personalities, publications, photography, television or film.

duration: 4 semesters full-time
study mode: full-time or part-time

semester 1 subjects :
• Understanding Style and Taste
• Merchandising and Design
• Introductory Design
• Introduction to Drawing for Design
• Colour Theory and Applications
• Design Throughout History
• Industry Orientation

semester 2 subjects :
• Total Concept Styling
• Text Based Design
• Copy Writing and Editing
• Design Layout and Prepress
• Colour and Design
• Drawing and Media
• Design Computing Fundamentals
• Professional Practice Fundamentals
• Cultural History 1
• Vocational Work Experience (optional)

semester 3 subjects :
• Styling and Identity
• Publication Design
• Market Research
• Computer Based Presentation
• Rendering Objects in Context
• Computer Illustration 1
• Applied Professional Practice
• Business Communications
• Cultural History 2
• Industry Placement 1

semester 4 subjects :
• Design Coordination
• Creative Direction: Still Imaging
• Promotional Design
• Trend Prediction
• Computer Illustration 2
• Project Management
• Computer Project Management
• Industry Placement 2

Entry Requirements:
To enrol in the course, applicants who are Australian residents are required to submit an Application for Admission and must:
1 :have passed the equivalent of the NSW Higher School Certificate, OR
2 :if mature aged (20 years or over), demonstrate a capacity to undertake study in this field through relevant work experience OR
3 :if experienced in the areas of fashion or design, expertise will be considered at the Interview for Admission AND
4 :submit a portfolio of creative work and designs OR complete the entrance exam, in order to evaluate creative potential and ability to complete the course AND
5 :be interviewed to determine commitment to study.
The Australian University Admissions Index (UAI) score is not required for entry into Whitehouse programs. The selection emphasis is on creative potential and demonstration of interest in and commitment to design studies.

When to apply :
The Whitehouse Institute program commences mid-February of each calendar year. A mid-year intake (usually at the end of July) of students is considered once the minimum number of students have enrolled in each course.
We suggest prospective Advanced Diploma students apply for admission approximately three months prior to course commencement. Placement is awarded on creative potential and on a first come first served basis.

Course requirements :
To graduate, students must successfully complete all modules of study in their selected course, over a minimum of 2 years.
The full-time tuition program enables students to complete the Advanced Diploma in four semesters consisting of direct learning and workplace application. The part-time tuition program allows students to complete the course over a longer period of time.

Articulation :
On completion of an Advanced Diploma, students may articulate into the Bachelor of Technology Education (BTechEd) - in conjunction with - Southern Cross University or the Bachelor of Visual Art and Design (BVAD) at the Australian Catholic University.

Web page: http://www.whitehouse-design.edu.au

Marija Study Option 1

Film and Video
Certificate IV in Screen
(Film and Video)
Mt Gravatt
Start dates: February
Duration: 1 year full time
Entry requirements: Direct entry
Why choose this program?
The Certificate IV in Screen (Film and Video)
focuses on skills needed for successful film
production. The program covers production
of a non-sync film, SP Betacam, DV video
and AVID editing from concept to completion.
This includes screenwriting, working with a
variety of 16mm, 35mm and SP Betacam
cameras, deciding on the right film stock
for the project, knowledge of continuity,
coverage and composition, lighting, working
with the laboratory, logging footage, editing,
sound editing and digital cut of final product.
Students also take a diploma level subject
as part of this program that allows them to
have an operational understanding in the use
of 16mm, Super16mm, 35mm, SP Betacam
and DV cameras. Graduates will be familiar
with AVID digital editing software and those
administrational, graphics and special effects
software packages needed to produce
projects to broadcast standard.
Career opportunities
Positions within the Film and TV industry or independent film making

Marija; Study Option 2

Diploma Of Live Production, Theatre & Events (Construction & Manufacturing)
Program Description
Students have the opportunity to develop a diverse range of creative skill sets within live production, theatre and events. Project based simulated working environments will enable students to apply their skills to a major project in the course of their study and act in accordance with organisational approaches to planning and Occupational Health and Safety legislation. 

Students will construct sets and props, learn the basics of lighting, paint and install sets for a major project. Students are also assigned a range of minor -projects that they must plan and implement. 

The program focuses on set and prop construction and scenic art finishing. Beginning to intermediate construction techniques are taught from standard theatre flats with bracing, to using foam-based sculpted approaches for 3-Dimensional finishes. A variety of moulding and casting approaches are explored in the prop making curriculum with emphasis on the construction of urethane rubber based hand puppets. 

The program is conducted in a professional and challenging environment that encourages initiative and creative exploration. Pathways for future employment are to be found in burgeoning technical disciplines allied to the staging of The Arts; Film and TV; Commercial Events; Shows; Productions etc. 

The program is led by practicing professionals with currency in Industry relationships. The aim is of the program is to produce highly skilled and committed graduates who will be able to work confidently and professionally in the Entertainment Industry.
Entry Requirements
Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent with a Sound Achievement in English. 
Non school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study and personal competencies. 
Prospective students will need to submit a Folio with application & suitability will be further assessed from these.
Career Opportunities
Graduates will have achieved the skills necessary to apply for the position of Stagehand. They will have full artistic and operational understanding of major performance projects. They will be able to pursue their studies in the University Sector or be able to confidently apply to leading Theatrical Production and other Creative Industries as a multi-skilled employee with clear understandings and experience of the entire operation of a production.
Program Duration
Full Time : 1 year

Program Articulation
At the completion of the Diploma, successful students may enter University for a Degree level and higher studies.
Program Award
Recognition Of Prior Learning
Individuals may receive credit for their knowledge and skills through recognition of prior learning (RPL) upon completion of the RPL process. 
The process will involve an initial meeting with an assessor to discuss your needs. Fees may be applicable for this service. You will then be required to gather your evidence; enrol into the class/es and submit your application for assessment.

Assessment may include skills and achievements from:
• Work experience (paid and unpaid)
• Life experience (for example leisure pursuits or voluntary work)
• Previous study (formal or informal training and education, for example industry training, school, college or adult education classes)

In order to grant RPL, an assessor must be confident that candidates are currently competent. Evidence used for assessment may take a variety of forms and could include certification, references from past employers, work samples, testimonials from clients and challenge testing.

For additional information relating to RPL for this program, please contact the RPL Coordinator on 07 3244 5386 or email sbit.rplcoordinator@deta.qld.gov.au
Morningside Campus
How To Apply
FULL TIME: Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre(QTAC)
Ph: 07 3858 1222
Fax: 07 3367 1164
33 Park Road Milton QLD 4064
Email: qtac@qtac.edu.au
Internet: www.qtac.edu.au

You can apply on online at QTAC`s Website, or alternatively QTAC guides can be purchased from most newsagencies. QTAC applications must be received by the last Friday of September for programs starting first semester the following year or before the end of May for programs starting second semester in the current year. Late applications are available and attract a late fee. Contact QTAC for more details.
QTAC CODE: 554054
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For full time applicants there is only one intake per year and applications are made in September for a February intake.
Direct Institute applications may be considered, please contact our Customer Information Centre on 13 72 48 for an application package.
The cost of this program may vary depending on the individual courses nominated per semester. Concession rates are available for holders of current concession cards. Tuition fees do not include any materials or textbooks that may be required. Costs are subject to change without notice. The cost of this GST free program is approximately -

Full Rate: $3,560.00
Concession Rate: $2,780.00
Please note, all programs are subject to a $14 Administration Fee per year, payable on enrolment.
For Additional Information
Location: Morningside
Telephone: (07) 3244 6466
Facsimile: (07) 3244 6396
In Person: Centre for Arts, Culture & Creative Industries
Level 2 J Block Room 2.01
Clearview Terrace
Mail: Locked Mail Bag 14
South Brisbane QLD 4101
Email: southbank.tafe@det.qld.gov.au
Find us at: www.Southbank.edu.au

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