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Qualification details

CUV40303 - Certificate IV in Design (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
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Is superseded by CUV40311 - Certificate IV in DesignThis qualification replaces CUV40303 Certificate IV in Design. Significant changes made to facilitate greater differentiation between this qualification and the Certificate III in Design Fundamentals Overall number of units reduced from 18 to 15 Core units substantially changed and reduced from 10 to 7 New units in the core include: • BSBCRT301A Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills • BSBDES401A Generate design solutions • CUVPRP401A Realise a creative project Units deleted from the core include units already in Certificate III in Design Fundamentals: • 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 11/Oct/2011

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

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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BSBDES301A - Explore the use of colourExplore the use of colour N/A
BSBDES302A - Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D formsExplore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms N/A
BSBDES303A - Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D formsExplore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms N/A
BSBDES304A - Source and apply design industry knowledgeSource and apply design industry knowledge N/A
BSBDES305A - Source and apply information on the history and theory of designSource and apply information on the history and theory of design N/A
BSBDES402A - Interpret and respond to a design briefInterpret and respond to a design brief N/A
BSBOHS201A - Participate in OHS processesParticipate in OHS processes N/A
CUFDIG201A - Maintain interactive contentMaintain interactive content N/A
CUFDIG303A - Produce and prepare photo imagesProduce and prepare photo images N/A
CUVCOR04B - Originate concept for own work and conduct critical discourseOriginate concept for own work and conduct critical discourse N/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 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Visual Arts and Craft 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Furniture Design Assistant,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 511 Certificate IV 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 specialising in Graphic Design. 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 designs which are 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.
  • Using digital cameras.
  • Updating web pages.

Packaging Rules

Core Units 

Complete 10 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

BSBDES402A Interpret and respond to a design brief

BSBOHS201A Participate in OHS processes

CUVCOR04B Originate concept for own work and conduct critical discourse

CUVCOR09B Select and apply drawing techniques and media to represent and communicate the concept

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

Elective Units 

Complete 8 other units  with at least 2 from the Design specialisation units within the Visual Arts Craft and Design 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 IV. 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 Certificate IV in Design 

The Certificate IV in Design 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
  • Tourism, e.g. guiding

The workplace context for this qualification will vary, and this context must guide the selection of elective units. Examples of appropriate units at this level are as follows:

Graphic Design Specialisation 

CUFDIG201A Maintain interactive content

CUFDIG303A Produce and prepare photo images

CUVCRS03B Produce computer-aided drawings

CUVCRS05B Use typography techniques for design work

CUVCRS16B Prepare text and graphic files for print processing

CUVDSP07B Research and apply techniques for graphic design

CUVDSP11B Research and apply techniques for illustrative work

CUVVSP02B Research and experiment with techniques to produce calligraphy

Furniture Design Specialisation 

CUVCRS03B Produce computer-aided drawings

CUVCRS04B Produce technical drawings

CUVDSP14B Research and apply techniques for the design of products

CUVVSP59B Research and experiment with techniques to produce wood objects

LMFDN4001A Produce drawings from design concepts

LMFDN4002A Produce line and component production drawings

LMFDN4003A Produce patterns and/or templates

LMFDN4005A Work within a furniture design team