Certificate IV in Information Technology (Gaming Development)


Course details

CRICOS course code: 106251M

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


The Certificate IV in Information Technology (Gaming Development) course will give you the knowledge and skills to work in gaming development and virtual reality (VR).

Studying the Certificate IV in Information Technology (Gaming Development) at Holmesglen

With this course, you'll discover the latest techniques used to develop 3D models and Games. You'll learn how to create and develop 3D models, animations, game user Interfaces, and programming techniques that give functionality to your games. We’ll help you bring your ideas to life – to create an experience player will never forget.

The program 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.

You will make the most of the industry’s latest software (including Maya, Unity, ZBrush, Substance Painter, Photoshop, and 3D Coat) and learn how to design, create, develop and deploy a wide range of games.

During this practical program, you will develop the skills and knowledge you need to get your foot in the door or launch your own indie title.

Skills you will acquire include:
• 3d Modelling
• 3d Sculpting
• Character development
• Asset design
• Level design
• Animation
• UI development
• Visual effects
• Game Design
• C# Game programming


Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.

Career opportunities:

  • Assistant animator
  • Assistant digital media developer
  • Assistant games programmer
  • Assistant graphic designer
  • Support 2D/3D artist

Pathways to further study:

  • ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Game Art and Design Specialisation)
  • ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Game Programming Specialisation)
  • BIS17 Bachelor of Information Systems

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
7,500 Per Year Feb 2023 6 months
Full time
Moorabbin Campus
488 South Road
Melbourne Victoria 3189

Entry criteria

The language, literacy and numeracy levels required for the International learners enrolling in this program are:

VCE or equivalent, mature age (at least 18 years and above) with English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 (Academic).

Prior to enrolment or commencement of training, you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training review interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan and identify any support needs.

Your digital and computer skills will also be determined and confirmed during this process.


Chadstone Campus
Corner Batesford and Warrigal Roads
Melbourne Victoria 3148
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