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Qualification details

CUA30720 - Certificate III in Design Fundamentals (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to CUA30715 - Certificate III in Design Fundamentals 15/Apr/2021

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 16/Apr/2021


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 211400 Visual Arts And Crafts Professionals 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1005 Graphic And Design Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Design 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Junior Graphic Design Assistant 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 211400 Visual Arts And Crafts Professionals 16/Apr/2021 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1005 Graphic And Design Studies 16/Apr/2021 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 16/Apr/2021 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package Version 5.0.

Qualification Description

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 design process and introductory theory and history for a range of design contexts.

The outcomes of this qualification apply to those working in design roles across different work environments. The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Design Assistant, Junior Graphic Design Assistant and Junior Interior Design or Decorator Assistant. It also provides a pathway to other junior design assistant roles.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification considerations

Qualification

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

Units of competency in qualification

Some individual units of competency may have their own licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements. Users must check individual units of competency for licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements relevant to that unit.

Entry Requirements

Nil

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 12

7 core units  plus

5 elective units , of which:

  • 3 must be from the electives listed below
  • 2 may be from the remaining listed electives or any currently endorsed training package qualification or accredited course.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the overall integrity of the AQF alignment, not duplicate the outcome of another unit chosen for the qualification, and contribute to a valid industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core units

CUAACD311 Produce drawings to communicate ideas

CUADES201 Follow a design process

CUADES301 Explore the use of colour

CUADES302 Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms

CUADES304 Source and apply design industry knowledge

CUAPPR311 Produce creative work

CUAWHS312 Apply work health and safety practices

Elective units

CUADES202 Evaluate the nature of design in a specific industry context

CUADES303 Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms

CUADES305 Source and apply information on the history and theory of design

BSBTEC303 Create electronic presentations

BSBTEC301 Design and produce business documents

CUAACD312 Produce computer-aided drawings

CUAACD313 Produce technical drawings

CUAACD314 Make scale models

CUACAL411 Experiment with techniques to produce calligraphy

CUACMP311 Implement copyright arrangements

CUADIG211 Maintain interactive content

CUADIG311 Prepare video assets

CUADIG312 Author interactive sequences

CUADIG303 Produce and prepare photo images

CUADIG304 Create visual design components

CUAGRD311 Prepare files for print

CUAPHI312 Capture photographic images

CUAPHI316 Capture images using drone technology

CUAANM313 Create 3D digital models

CUAWRT301 Write content for a range of media

CUAIND314 Plan a career in the creative arts industry

CUAIND311 Work effectively in the creative arts industry

CUAGLA201 Develop glassworking skills

CUAGLA301 Produce glasswork

CUAGRD312 Use typography techniques

CUAPHI313 Process photo images

CUAPPR314 Participate in collaborative creative projects

ICPPRP2210 Select and apply type

ICPPRP224 Produce pages using a page layout application

ICPPRP2840 Produce PDF files for online or screen display

ICPPRP3220 Digitise images for reproduction

ICPPRP3240* Create pages using a page layout application

ICPPRP3250 Create graphics using a graphics application

ICPPRP3820 Produce computer images for screen printing

ICPPRP3960* Generate high-end PDF files

ICTICT312 Use advanced features of applications

*Note the following prerequisite unit requirements:

Unit in this qualification 

Prerequisite unit 

ICPPRP3240 Create pages using a page layout application

ICPPRP224 Produce pages using a page layout application

ICPPRP3960 Generate high-end PDF files

ICPPRP2840 Produce PDF files for online or screen display

Qualification Mapping Information

Supersedes and is equivalent to CUA30715 Certificate III in Design Fundamentals.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found on VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=1db201d9-4006-4430-839f-382ef6b803d5