Diploma of Creative Arts (3D Animation)

With the use of 3D animation becoming more and more popular, this diploma will help you get your career started in this growing field.

The course is hands on and practical and will train you in everything from drawing and colours to operating 3D graphics programs and developing your skills in animation design.

With this course you can work behind the scenes in digital video effects or special effects animation. Learn and be supported by industry experts and get the training you need to jump into the 3D animation field.

At a glance

At a glance
Qualification Diploma - VET

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards

Provider JMC Academy

At least 17 years of age, a written application and interview

Study mode
  1. In-class
  1. NSW (Sydney)
  2. QLD (Brisbane)
  3. VIC (Melbourne)
Study load 1 year
Assessment Assignments
Start date Three start dates a year. Contact us about enrolling.
Payment options
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What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • 2D and 3D animation
  • special effects
  • web and graphic design
  • project management
  • integration of sound and vision for the web, CD roms and DVDs


"JMC Academy has established connections in the industry, which means work experience and job opportunities are regularly brought to the attention of students."

Jamie Watson, JMC graduate

Course structure

Total Units: 8
  • Drawing and Concept
  • Creative Thinking & Concept Development
  • Traditional Animation
  • 3D Studio Skills
  • Colour and Design
  • History of Animation
  • Figure Drawing
  • Introduction to 3D Animation

Course features

  • Complete a Diploma in 1 year
  • World class facilities
  • Hands-on learning
  • Get experience in real professional studios
  • Opportunity to progress to the Bachelor or Associate degree
  • Collaboration opportunities with students studying other courses at JMC
  • Access to SEEK Learning Online Library


  • Written application
  • Minimum of 17 years of age
  • Interview

Get started - we're ready when you are!

Send us an online enquiry and one of our expert consultants will get in touch.

We'll give you all the info you need about choosing the right course, payment options, enrolling and fitting study into your life.

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