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Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games

Career Area:Creative Industries, Fashion & Media National Code:ICT40915
Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive GamesThis qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in supporting the design, development and programming of basic digital games briefs as part of a larger development team. The qualification has a small suite of core units with an opportunity to select units from specialist groups of electives across the different artistic or programming fields of the industry.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Prior Learning

For further information please refer to the Recognition area of the Hunter TAFE website.

Students with Disabilities

If you are considering studying with Hunter TAFE and are unsure what impact your disability may have on your study, please feel free to contact Disability Services to find out!

Delivery Locations, Important Dates, Study Options and Timetables

Hunter Street Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Units of Competency Important Information
Various Full Time
16hrs/Week for 36 weeks
Thanks for visiting! We are currently taking enquiries for this course.

Depending on demand, this course may be available to study full-time and part-time evening. Students can discuss options to study flexibly, on campus, with a mix of campus and online or in the workplace.

This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government.

We encourage you to enquire now so we can keep in touch with you on when and how to enrol.

Alternatively call us on 131 225.

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Classes will be advised. The 2017 Smart and Skilled prices for this qualification are:

First Qualification Fee is $1,980.00
Second Qualification Fee is $2,310.00

The Concession Fee is $240.00. You may also be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility for a concession or exemption will be confirmed at enrolment.

The fees indicated above are based on students who have been approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 to find out how we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake an Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment. The Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regards to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. A copy of the Instalment Plan Agreement and the Fee and Refund policy can be found on the TAFE NSW – Hunter & Central Coast website.

If your employer is covering the cost of your student fees, a letter or purchase order from your employer is required.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation will be at the student’s own expense.

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • BSBWHS304 - Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
  • CUAANM301 - Create 2D digital animations
  • CUAANM302 - Create 3D digital animations
  • CUAANM303 - Create 3D digital models
  • CUAANM402 - Create digital visual effects
  • ICTGAM401 - Produce an interactive game
  • ICTGAM402 - Identify and apply principles of games design and game playing
  • ICTGAM405 - Write story and content for digital games
  • ICTGAM409 - Create 3-D characters for interactive games
  • ICTGAM412 - Design interactive media
  • ICTGAM414 - Create audio for digital games
  • ICTICT406 - Build a graphical user interface
  • ICTICT418 - Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
  • ICTICT419 - Work effectively in the digital media industry
  • ICTPRG301 - Apply introductory programming techniques
  • ICTPRG405 - Automate processes
Other Information

Days and times are indicative only and could change due to enrollment numbers.

The animation stream includes digital effects, basic programming, 3D Modelling, 3D animation, and games design.

Enquire Now
Hunter Street Campus campus
Semester: Semester Various,
Study Options: Full Time, 16hrs/Week, 36W weeks
How to Enrol: Thanks for visiting! We are currently taking enquiries for this course.

Depending on demand, this course may be available to study full-time and part-time evening. Students can discuss options to study flexibly, on campus, with a mix of campus and online or in the workplace.

This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government.

We encourage you to enquire now so we can keep in touch with you on when and how to enrol.

Alternatively call us on 131 225.
Proposed Timetable: Classes will be advised.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: The 2017 Smart and Skilled prices for this qualification are:

First Qualification Fee is $1,980.00
Second Qualification Fee is $2,310.00

The Concession Fee is $240.00. You may also be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility for a concession or exemption will be confirmed at enrolment.

The fees indicated above are based on students who have been approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 to find out how we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake an Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment. The Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regards to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. A copy of the Instalment Plan Agreement and the Fee and Refund policy can be found on the TAFE NSW – Hunter & Central Coast website.

If your employer is covering the cost of your student fees, a letter or purchase order from your employer is required.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation will be at the student’s own expense.
Units of Competency:

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • BSBWHS304 - Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
  • CUAANM301 - Create 2D digital animations
  • CUAANM302 - Create 3D digital animations
  • CUAANM303 - Create 3D digital models
  • CUAANM402 - Create digital visual effects
  • ICTGAM401 - Produce an interactive game
  • ICTGAM402 - Identify and apply principles of games design and game playing
  • ICTGAM405 - Write story and content for digital games
  • ICTGAM409 - Create 3-D characters for interactive games
  • ICTGAM412 - Design interactive media
  • ICTGAM414 - Create audio for digital games
  • ICTICT406 - Build a graphical user interface
  • ICTICT418 - Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
  • ICTICT419 - Work effectively in the digital media industry
  • ICTPRG301 - Apply introductory programming techniques
  • ICTPRG405 - Automate processes
Important Information: Other Information

Days and times are indicative only and could change due to enrollment numbers.

The animation stream includes digital effects, basic programming, 3D Modelling, 3D animation, and games design.

Disclaimer

Courses will run subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability is subject to review and change.