Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development - CUA60415


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have high level technical, creative and conceptual skills which they apply across a range of creative arts industry contexts. Practice at this level is underpinned by the ability to research, analyse, conceive and develop ideas and negotiate solutions. Licensing/Regulatory Information No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 16 units: 4 core
  • 12 elective


  • Research and apply design theory
  • Apply visual communication theory to photo imaging practice
  • Develop and implement strategic plans
  • Obtain revenue to support operations
  • Establish and maintain environmentally sustainable creative practice
  • Present a body of own creative work
  • Collaborate in professional creative projects
  • Manage design realisation
  • Research and apply concepts and theories of creativity
  • Manage risk
  • Originate a body of independent creative work
  • Research global design trends
  • Develop and implement a business plan
  • Manage market research
  • Lead innovative thinking and practice
  • Extend cultural research expertise
  • Ensure a safe workplace
  • Manage knowledge and information
  • Obtain and manage sponsorship
  • Originate and develop concepts
  • Engage in the business of creative practice
  • Evolve ideas for professional creative work
  • Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief
  • Critique cultural works
  • Manage finances
  • Refine drawing and other visual representation tools
  • Extend professional expertise across new art forms and media
  • Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
  • Publicly present a body of own creative work
  • Extend professional expertise with drawing and other visual representation tools
  • Manage strategic contracts
  • Direct the integration of projects
  • Initiate and lead applied research
  • Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • Extend typographic design expertise
  • Develop cross cultural communication and negotiation strategies
  • Manage copyright arrangements
  • Develop public relations campaigns
  • Design digital simulations
  • Evaluate international marketing opportunities
  • Implement design solutions
  • Develop a marketing plan
  • Engage in the business of graphic design
  • Extend expertise in a specialised art form to professional level
  • Manage innovation and continuous improvement
  • Manage the marketing process
  • Design innovative products
  • Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships
  • Originate graphic designs for complex briefs

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Design Centre Enmore No
  • Full-time : 32 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Design Centre Enmore.

**PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE**This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process. Find out more about [VET Student Loans](https://www.tafensw.edu.au/vet-student-loans)Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course. The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

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