Game Design & DevelopmentCourses

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Whether you want to create the next Angry Birds, be part of the team that creates FIFA 2017 or assist with animation on the next Hollywood blockbuster, we can help get you started on your career path.

Why Holmesglen?

The teachers who developed these courses have a strong background in the IT industry, with programming and networking experience as well as animation experience for films in Hollywood.

We offer a range of study options in game development including fully online, so you can study while you work.

If you choose to study online you will have access to practical classes via video/screencasts. These will provide you with all the theory required to get your game ideas off the ground.

As an on campus student you will have access to Mac labs and our collaborative lab, where you can bring your ideas to life.

Learn More, Do More

We think practical experience is one of the most important things when studying with us. That is why as a diploma student you will design and build a 3D game, Escape from Planet X as part of your studies.

You will be responsible for concept art, designs, modelling and publishing to different platforms.

Best of all you will develop your game on Unity, one of the world's most popular game development platforms. Currently 47% of the world's game developers use Unity in their development process.

You will leave Holmesglen with a portfolio of work that you can use when searching for a job or to apply for further study.

Courses available (5)

Certificate III

  • Information, Digital Media and Technology
    Multimedia/Web
    Moorabbin
    Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology Holmesglen TAFE
    ICT30115
    • Start February / July

    This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to be confident in the use of introductory multimedia and web applications.You will learn basic web page design, digital imaging, video, 2D/3D animation and IT support. You will train with applications that include Adobe Dreamweaver, Flash, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premier and Autodesk Maya, which will enable you to graduate with a basic portfolio of web design and multimedia work.This course is ideal as a pathway for [...]

Certificate IV

  • International
    Digital and Interactive Games
    Moorabbin
    Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games Holmesglen TAFE
    ICT40915
    • Start February / July

    If you are interested in creating and deploying 3D games to XBox, Playstation, iPhone, iPad, Android, Wii, Wii U, PC and Mac, then this course could be for you. It has been designed from the ground up to take advantage of the latest industry software and development environments, giving you the skills you need to design, create, develop and deploy games to your target platform and app stores.Essential skills will be employed to give you [...]

Diploma

  • Online
    Digital and Interactive Games
    Online
    Online
    ICT50215
    • Start Various dates throughout the year

    Do you have the next multimillion dollar game idea? Enrol in this course and learn to take your 3D game concepts and make them a reality. Learn the entire 3D game design and development pipeline. Follow along as we guide you through the process of building a compelling 3D game from start to finish. Once you have completed this course not only will you have built and published a polished 3D game to multiple platforms, [...]

  • International
    Digital and Interactive Games
    Moorabbin
    Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games Holmesglen TAFE
    ICT50215
    • Start February / July

    The Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games focuses on taking your game design and development skills to the next level. This course teaches you to take your 3D game concepts and make them a reality while developing the skills you need to create interactive, immersive and fun games. Publish your game to your favourite platforms, including Android, iOS, Virtual Reality, PC, Mac and the potential of publishing to consoles like the Xbox and PlayStation.Taking advantage [...]

Programs for Secondary School Students

  • Information, Digital Media and Technology
    Games Stream- VETiS
    Moorabbin
    Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology Holmesglen TAFE
    ICT30115
    • Start February

    This course is a VET in Schools program and can only be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program.This two year program is open to school aged students from Years 10-12. Over the course of the program, you will be able to complete the qualification and have the option of undertaking a Scored VET in VCE.This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to be competent in introductory game design and development, [...]

Game Design & Development Open Days

  • 11May
    Web & Game Development
    Moorabbin
    OD2749

    If you are interested in web development or 3D game development, come to our Open Day where you can choose to undertake either a web development or a 3D modelling/gaming workshop. Use current industry standard software to create and build a responsive website using the most popular front end framework for developing websites. Alternatively you can have a go at creating 3D models and a 3D game. Talk to teachers about your pathway to a creative career and let us give you a taste of these ever-evolving industries, even if you have had no previous experience.

    You can also come along to find out more about our VET in Schools course, the Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology. Our experienced teachers will provide you with information on how we can support you to successfully complete units towards your Year 11 and Year 12 studies as well as highlight future study pathways and career opportunities.

    - , Thu 11 May - bookings essential.

    Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road, Moorabbin, Vic Australia

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