Certificate III in Design Fundamentals - CUA30715

Whitehouse Institute of Design, Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 02863C

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are developing a broad range of technical and conceptual design skills and who take responsibility for own outputs in work and learning. Practice at this level is underpinned by the application of introductory design theory and history.Licensing/Regulatory Information No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 12 units: 7 core
  • 5 elective


  • Write content for a range of media
  • Participate in collaborative creative projects
  • Implement copyright arrangements
  • Produce PDF files for online or screen display
  • Create pages using a page layout application
  • Evaluate the nature of design in a specific industry context
  • Produce computer image for screen printing
  • Maintain interactive content
  • Explore the use of colour
  • Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • Produce creative work
  • Experiment with techniques to produce calligraphy
  • Plan a career in the creative arts industry
  • Author interactive sequences
  • Produce pages using a page layout application
  • Create electronic presentations
  • Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
  • Source and apply design industry knowledge
  • Generate high-end PDF files
  • Process photo images to work-print and file stage
  • Produce desktop published documents
  • Create 3D digital models
  • Produce computer-aided drawings
  • Capture photographic images
  • Use typography techniques
  • Create graphics using a graphics application
  • Create visual design components
  • Use advanced features of computer applications
  • Prepare files for publication
  • Produce technical drawings
  • Source and apply information on the history and theory of design
  • Produce and prepare photo images
  • Digitise images for reproduction
  • Prepare video assets
  • Select and apply type
  • Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms
  • Make scale models
  • Produce drawings to communicate ideas
  • Follow a design process

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