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Qualification details

CUV30303 - Certificate III in Design Fundamentals (Release 1)

Summary

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Superseded
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Is superseded by CUV30311 - Certificate III in Design FundamentalsThis qualification replaces CUV30303 Certificate III in Design Fundamentals. Significant changes made to facilitate greater differentiation between this qualification and the Certificate IV in Design Overall number of units reduced from 14 to 12; core units changed and reduced by 2 Cross industry design unit BSBDES201A Follow a design process added to the core BSBDES305A Source and apply information on the history and theory of design moved from core to elective CUVCOR03B Develop, refine and communicate concept for own work deleted, with holistic creative practice unit CUVPRP301A Produce creative work now included as an elective option 11/Oct/2011

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 18/Apr/2008

Units of competency

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CUVDES04B - Integrate colour theory and design processes in response to a briefIntegrate colour theory and design processes in response to a briefN/A
CUVCRS03B - Produce computer-aided drawingsProduce computer-aided drawingsN/A
CUVVSP19B - Produce video artProduce video artN/A
BSBDES303A - Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D formsExplore and apply the creative design process to 3D formsN/A
CUVCRS16B - Prepare text and graphic files for print processingPrepare text and graphic files for print processingN/A
BSBDES305A - Source and apply information on the history and theory of designSource and apply information on the history and theory of designN/A
CUVVSP27B - Produce jewelleryProduce jewelleryN/A
BSBDES302A - Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D formsExplore and apply the creative design process to 2D formsN/A
BSBDES304A - Source and apply design industry knowledgeSource and apply design industry knowledgeN/A
CUVCOR03B - Develop, refine and communicate concept for own workDevelop, refine and communicate concept for own workN/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 211400 Visual Arts And Crafts Professionals 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 2533 Designers And Illustrators 
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 Visual Arts and Craft 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Junior Graphic Design Assistant 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 211400 Visual Arts And Crafts Professionals 18/Apr/2008 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 2533 Designers And Illustrators 18/Apr/2008 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1005 Graphic And Design Studies 18/Apr/2008 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 18/Apr/2008 
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Employability Skills Summary

The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills  required for a junior design assistant in a graphic design studio. The Employability Skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.

Communication 

  • Passing on key safety information to colleagues.
  • Presenting concepts to others.
  • Interpreting briefs and conceptual visions.
  • Producing graphic art work which is consistent with the conceptual vision.
  • Liaising with resource suppliers.

Teamwork 

  • Checking safety procedures with other team members.
  • Discussing concepts, industry developments and work issues with colleagues.

Problem Solving 

  • Identifying safety issues and reporting them to appropriate person.
  • Refining concepts to incorporate feedback from others.
  • Adjusting techniques to achieve a particular effect.
  • Responding to computer problems.

Initiative and Enterprise 

  • Developing several possible concepts to communicate an idea.
  • Producing a range of samples in response to a brief or conceptual vision.

Planning and Organising 

  • Collecting and analysing information to develop concepts and ideas.
  • Organising the presentation of a concept to others.
  • Organising work tasks to ensure safety.
  • Organising information systematically.
  • Preparing text and graphic files for print processing.
  • Identifying techniques and processes required to produce digital images and graphic art work.
  • Sourcing and analysing information to inform design practice.
  • Organising resources, taking into account cost and other constraints.

Self-management 

  • Following workplace procedures, particularly in relation to OHS.
  • Maintaining personal safety standards.
  • Challenging one's own ideas and approaches.
  • Career planning.

Learning 

  • Evaluating information gained from research and integrating ideas into the development of own work.
  • Using practice, feedback and discussion and evaluation opportunities to continuously improve skills and knowledge.
  • Improving skills through experimentation with materials and techniques.
  • Keeping up to date with industry developments.

Technology 

  • Using the internet for research.
  • Using a range of software applications to produce graphic art work.

Packaging Rules

Core Units 

Complete 9 core units 

BSBDES301A Explore the use of colour

BSBDES302A Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms

BSBDES303A Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms

BSBDES304A Source and apply design industry knowledge

BSBDES305A Source and apply information on the history and theory of design

BSBOHS201A Participate in OHS processes

CUVCOR03B Develop, refine and communicate concept for own work

CUVCOR08B Produce drawings to represent and communicate the concept

CUVDES04B Integrate colour theory and design processes in response to a brief

Elective Units 

Complete 5 other units  from other areas of the Visual Arts Craft and Design Training Package or any relevant endorsed Training Package

Remaining units may be selected from other areas of the Visual Arts Craft and Design Training Package or any relevant endorsed Training Package at the appropriate level.

The total package of units must meet the requirements of the Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptor for a Certificate III. In all cases selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the level of the qualification.

Notes on the Certificate III in Design Fundamentals 

The Certificate III in Design Fundamentals is designed as a qualification that provides a pathway to a career in Design. There are limited job outcomes at this level, though in areas such as graphic and digital design there may be some employment opportunities as a Junior Design Assistant.

Examples of other Training Packages, which may be relevant to this qualification, are as follows:

  • Business Services, e.g. computer technology
  • Entertainment, e.g. props, sets, scenic art, costume
  • Financial Services, e.g. bookkeeping
  • Furnishing e.g. furniture production
  • Hospitality, e.g. food and beverage
  • Information Technology, e.g. Internet
  • Manufactured Mineral Products, e.g. ceramics
  • Metal and Engineering, e.g. jewellery
  • Museums and Library/Information Services, e.g. exhibitions
  • Music, e.g. performance
  • Printing and Graphic Arts, e.g. pre-press
  • Retail, e.g. customer service, sales
  • Screen and Media, e.g. digital content, set and scenery construction
  • Textile, Clothing and Footwear, e.g. clothing production
  • Tourism, e.g. guiding

Appropriate elective units might include:

CUVCRS03B Produce computer-aided drawings

CUVCRS16B Prepare text and graphic files for print processing

CUVVSP12B Produce digital images

CUVVSP19B Produce video art

CUVVSP27B Produce jewellery