Arts, design and digital media

Would you like to express yourself creatively and work with a variety of media to create images and objects for others to enjoy?


Find new ways to interpret and respond to the world around you as you embrace a career in art, design or digital media!

TAFE SWSi offers a range of fine arts, digital media, graphic design, interior design, furniture design, product design, fashion design, music, theatre and screen courses.

Arts, Design and Digital media

Graphic and Interior Design

Did you know...

  • Design student drawing up plansGraphic design, web design, photography and interior design are growth areas.
  • Over a five year period from November 2014 to 2019, the number of job openings for graphic and web designers, and illustrators is expected to be
    above average (between 25,001 and 50,000).
  • Graphic design is a very large occupation (49,400 in November 2014) suggesting that opportunities should be available in most regions.*
  • With a predicted revenue base of more than $29 billion and a workforce of just over 100,000, the printing and graphic arts Industry continues to play an important role in Australia’s economy.
  • Employment for interior designers rose very strongly in the past five years. Looking forward, employment for Interior Designers to November 2019 is expected to grow strongly.*
 

What we offer:

Certificate III to Advanced Diploma qualifications in:
We also offer students the opportunity to articulate to a Bachelor of Applied Management (Design) from Federation University Australia while continuing to study in the supportive TAFE SWSi environment. 

Those who complete an advanced diploma in a design related field may receive two years credit toward the degree.

To see where a career in design can take you, have a look at our graphic design, photography, interactive and digital media career pathway.

Visit our course search and get started on the path to a great career, or call 13 SWSi (13 7974) for more information.
 

Why study at TAFE SWSi

Take advantage of state-of-the-art facilities and experienced teachers who are experts in their field, which cover the interior decoration, interior design, product design, and furniture design industries.
Read about the success of TAFE SWSi Design students who scored a $2000 IKEA Design Grant.


Source: The Environment Scan, Innovation and Business Skills Australia, and Job Outlook www.joboutlook.gov.au
For more detailed information on this industry, please visit the job outlook website. This will give you interesting facts and statistics, such as job prospects; weekly earnings and the size of the industry.


 
Digital media

Did you know...

  • digital media student at computerGraphic design, web design and Illustration and photography are growth areas.
  • With a predicted revenue base of more than $29 billion and a workforce of just over 100,000, the printing and graphic arts Industry continues to play an important role in Australia’s economy.
  • Over the next three years, the number of job openings for Graphic and Web Designers, and Illustrators is expected to be above average.
Source: The Environment Scan, Innovation and Business Skills Australia, and Job Outlook www.joboutlook.gov.au

For more detailed information on this industry, please visit the job outlook website. This will give you interesting facts and statistics, such as job prospects; weekly earnings and the size of the industry.

To see where a career in design can take you, have a look at our graphic design, photography, interactive and digital media career pathway.

Why study at TAFE SWSi

We are a leading provider of training for the visual arts, graphic design, screen and media, interactive digital media and photography industries.
Our design teachers are experts in their field and provide quality industry-aligned training programs to help you develop the technical skills and creative agility to succeed.




What we offer:

Certificate IV through to advanced diploma qualifications in:
We also offer a wide range of short courses focusing on:
  • Photography
  • Video editing
  • Adobe software

Visit our course search and get started on the path to a great career, or call 13 SWSi (13 7974) for more information.

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Fashion technology

Did you know...

  • fashion student surrounded by her designsThe fashion design industry has an above average proportion of full-time jobs (85%).
  • For fashion designers working full-time, average weekly earnings of $1,138 are above average compared to other industries.
Source: www.joboutlook.gov.au

For more detailed information on this industry, please visit the job outlook website. This will give you interesting facts and statistics, such as job prospects; weekly earnings and the size of the industry.

Why study at TAFE SWSi

Our Fashion Design and Technology Training Centre works closely with local designers, industry, business and community organisations to develop practical training opportunities.

Our trainers are practicing designers and teachers with extensive industry experience, so you know you’re on the right track.

What we offer:

Certificate II through to Diploma in:
We also offer short courses in:
  • Elements and principles of design
  • Pattern-making
  • Style and apparel production.

Visit our course search and get started on the path to a great career, or call 13 SWSi (13 7974) for more information.
 
Visual arts

Did you know...

  • Visual Art student worksEmployment for Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals to November 2018 is expected to remain relatively steady.
  • Many students use a visual arts course as a stepping stone to further education.
Source: www.joboutlook.gov.au, TAFE SWSi research.

For more detailed information on this industry, please visit the job outlook website. This will give you interesting facts and statistics, such as job prospects; weekly earnings and the size of the industry.

To see where a career in visual arts can take you, have a look at our graphic design, photography, interactive and digital media career pathway.

Why study at TAFE SWSi

We are a leading provider of training for the visual arts, graphic design, screen and media, interactive digital media and photography industries.

Our design teachers are experts in their field and provide quality industry-aligned training programs to help you develop the technical skills and creative agility to succeed.

What we offer:

Visit our course search and get started on the path to a great career, or call 13 SWSi (13 7974) for more information.
 
Music

Did you know...

  • Music student playing guitarEmployment for Music Professionals to November 2018 is expected to grow strongly.
  • Over the five years to November 2018, the number of job openings for Private Tutors and Teachers is expected to be above average
  • Music Professionals are mainly employed in Arts and Recreation Services, Education and Training and Information Media and Telecommunications.
Source: www.joboutlook.gov.au

For more detailed information on this industry, please visit the job outlook website. This will give you interesting facts and statistics, such as job prospects; weekly earnings and the size of the industry.

Why study at TAFE SWSi

Our teachers are experts in their field and can give you the practical skills and knowledge you need to succeed.

What we offer:

Certificate II and III in: Plus a range of short courses such as:
Visit our course search and get started on the path to a great career, or call 13 SWSi (13 7974) for more information.