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This course meets the 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.
Love video games and want to get your foot in the door of the action-packed games industry? Look no further than Upskilled's Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games (ICT40915) course!
Delivered online by Upskilled, the course is designed to provide you with a foundational understanding of how video games are conceptualised, designed and built for commercial release.
The course covers basics in game design, storyboard and scriptwriting, and also provides an introductory look at code automation and maintenance. To help you develop your technical skills, you will also be given access to a range of industry-leading video content from Pluralsight – an on-demand platform that brings together 5,000 IT short courses led by a global network of industry experts!
Upon completion of this course, you will walk away with the foundational knowledge needed to apply for entry-level roles in the dynamic games industry!
It is recommended that applicants have:
In this game design course, the units of competency you may study include:
Upskilled may make changes to this course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or meet other regulatory requirements.
As a student of Upskilled, you will have access to continued support, advice and guidance from your online trainer via phone or email. Your trainer will give you valuable feedback on your assessments and help you with your course material. Additional support with your study is also available during out-of-work hours via phone or Skype.
Upskilled recognise that learning is an interaction. For that reason, they've put in place the right tools that deliver effective skills learning and are interactive too. By understanding how people systemise information effectively, Upskilled has been able to develop online programs that make study natural, rewarding, and fun.
"So much better than TAFE and very good instructors that actually care. With all of the IT technical training it was very well done."
"I wanted to say a big thank you to Upskilled for its wonderful support during my study. It was a pleasure to do a course through such a professional organisation, and I will be recommending the course to my friends. Again, many thanks!"
"My initial reason for attending was to have my experience recognised with a certificate. However, as I settled into the course, I found that I embraced new ideas and concepts, and with each unit found a renewed enthusiasm and confidence to make changes to processes I currently use in my work. I thank Upskilled for being so informative and helpful throughout this course. I have found the Upskilled trainers to be down to earth and professional. I know I have grown and contributed to the running of the course, which I recommend to anyone currently working in the field."
"I recently completed a Certificate IV course in Frontline Management at the Crowne Plaza, Terrigal. Our trainer was Don who, from the outset, made all participants feel very relaxed and comfortable, setting the tone for the days that followed. This was quite an achievement given the diversity of backgrounds and occupations in attendance. Don obviously has a lot of relevant life experience, making him the perfect person to deliver this kind of training. His real world examples were delivered with confidence and humour and were always in sync with unit material, which ensured we remained on track."
"Upskilled offered a prompt, friendly and efficient service. My increased knowledge of human resources has provided me with a greater understanding and awareness of the many functions within HR and an increased confidence in my current role. The facilitator was fantastic, very motivating and encouraging. The course attendees came from a diverse range of companies and disciplines including legal, IT, recruitment, and retail. It was interesting to share our experiences of how HR functions are carried out by different industries."
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games (ICT40915) from Upskilled.
Wondering where a career in programming could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Game Programmer, Gameplay Programmer, Software Engineer, Generalist C++ Programmer, Assistant Software Developer, Assistant Web Developer, Assistant Programmer, Assistant Applications Programmer, Assistant Web Application Programmer.
Upskilled offers a choice of two convenient payment options to help make studying more affordable:
Option 1 – Save 15% when you pay upfront
Total course cost: $3,780 (down from $4,450)
Option 2 – 24-month interest-free payment plan
No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months. Get started for just $43 a week!
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