Advanced Diploma of Industrial Design

TAFE Western Australia

Program Description

Advanced Diploma of Industrial Design

TAFE Western Australia

Industrial design is responsible for designing products for the home, workplace and public spaces. If you embark on a career in three dimensional design you could find yourself designing products like computers, iPods, tableware, bathtubs, medical equipment and even street lighting! This course will see you designing furniture and craft products. Your ideas will be nurtured and developed from the design stage to the prototype stage and you will learn the most effective way to turn your ideas into designs through the design processes, creative thinking and problem solving strategies and methods. Throughout your studies you will be learning in a practical, project based teaching environment and will learn on the industry standard software (CAD/ CAM). This Advanced Diploma continues to develop your capability as a designer and fine tunes your skills and enables you to create and produce individual or mass produced designs to a professional standard as well as developing your skills in project management and building your portfolio with at least five complete and varied design projects.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 24 units which comprise of 11 core units plus 13 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are:

  • Create and evaluate a digital production prototype
  • Test digital prototypes
  • Develop complex prototype models
  • Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief
  • Research global design trends
  • Develop a marketing plan
  • Design sustainable product or process
  • Produce graphic designs for 2-D and 3-D applications
  • Originate a body of independent creative work
  • Assess and resolve technical integrity of a design
  • Research and recommend alternative manufacturing processes
  • Design for mass production
  • Undertake project work
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 14, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Feb. 2017
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
Price
Price
11,480 AUD
Information
Deadline
Start date Feb. 2017
Place
Australia Perth, Western Australia
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Duration 1 year
Price 11,480 AUD
two semesters tuition