ICT50215Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games

Harvest Education Technical College
Harvest Education Technical College
  • Awarded by

    Harvest Education Technical College (RTO 31671)

  • Qualification


  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    12 months part-time

  • Start Date

    Anytime – start today!

  • Course Fee

    Price may vary Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Digital Media Programmer | Digital Media Developer | Game Artist | Game Developer | View all

This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

Last modified: 14 Feb 2018

In a Nutshell

Turn your creativity into a career and build in-demand practical skills for a rewarding role in the gaming industry. It starts with this online Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games course from Harvest Education Technical College. 

A practical, specialised course requiring no prior study or work experience for admission, this course is designed for people starting their careers or seeking a career change. With an flexible online delivery, this part-time course is highly focused and delivers a competitive qualification within one year. 

In this course, you'll study key elements of digital game design, including character and environment design, and develop a strong understanding of the contemporary challenges and context that influence the gaming industry.

With focused, practical assessments, you'll have opportunities to challenge your design skills, and will graduate qualified to seek a range of exciting design and development roles in the emerging Australian gaming industry. 

  • What You'll Need to Get In


    To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

    • Be aged over 16 years; AND
    • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident; AND
    • Have intermediate computer skills. 
  • Subject Breakdown

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    In this digital media course, the subjects you may study include:

    • BSBSUS501 – Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
    • BSBWH403 – Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes
    • BSBWOR501 – Manage personal work priorities and professional development
    • ICTGAM501 – Create design concepts for digital games and 3D media
    • ICTGAM503 – Create a complex 3D interactive computer game
    • ICTGAM514 – Design and create models for a 3D and digital effects environment
    • ICTGAM516 – Animate a 3D character for digital games
    • ICTGAM517 – Produce a digital animation sequence
    • ICTGAM519 – Manage technical art and rigging in 3D animation
    • ICTGAM520 – Create and combine 3D digital games and components
    • ICTGAM521 – Create interactive 3D environments for digital games
    • ICTGAM523 – Collaborate in the design of 3D game levels and environments
    • ICTGAM526 – Create complex 3D characters for games
    • ICTGAM528 – Create games for mobile devices
    • ICTICT419 – Work effectively in the digital media industry
    • ICTPMG501 – Manage ICT projects
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  • Why Harvest Education Technical College?

    Harvest Educational Technical College (HETC) has a mantra to “Empower people to become persons of influence”. By studying at HETC, you join the ranks of thousands before you who have embraced that vision and achieved the status of persons of influence. HETC’s selection of online, on-campus and blended courses offer you the right learning resources and support to get you on your dream career path. From business and human resources to community services, youth work, hospitality and more, HETC has courses in it all!

    HETC's innovative online courses will offer you the right learning resources and support to get you on your dream career path. HETC apply the 80/20 rule to the delivery of their courses which means 80% of your learning will be practical and hands-on, and 20% theory. Enjoy learning the HETC way!

Where Will This Course Take You?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games. 

This practical qualification will enable you to immediately seek employment in a range of roles within the game design and digital media professions. You may choose to seek employment as a games designer or developer, work in 3D modelling, or apply your design and illustration skills to a role in digital multimedia production or illustration. 

You may also choose to undertake further study in order to specialise your technical skillset. 

Wondering where a career in digital media could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Digital Media Programmer
  • Digital Media Developer
  • Game Artist
  • Game Developer
  • Computer Game Developer
  • Game Designer
  • Computer Game Designer
  • Mobile Game Designer

Let's Talk Price

Harvest Education Technical College offers affordable payment options to help you start your studies sooner.

Payment Option 1: Pay in weekly instalments

  • $89.99 per week (100 weekly repayments)

Payment Option 2: Pay in quarterly instalments

  • $2,249.75 per quarter over 1 year

Payment Option 3: Pay in full when you enrol and save up to 10% on your course fees

  • $8,100.00 upfront payment
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