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.

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Career Opportunities
  • 2D and 3D Animation
  • Game Creation and Authoring
  • Digital Video Effects
  • Special Effects Animation

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.


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


NSW - Sydney

QLD - Brisbane

VIC - Melbourne

Course length
Full-time: 1 year
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Start date

3 start dates per year.

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Payment options

Study now pay later – FEE-HELP

12-month interest free payment planTerms & conditions apply

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  • Written application
  • Minimum of 17 years of age
  • Interview
  • Basic drawing skills

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

Course structure

8 units


  1. Production art 1

  2. Traditional animation

  3. Introduction to 3D

  4. Creative process


  1. Production art II

  2. Motion design

  3. 3D animation I

  4. 3D modelling I

  5. Design subject

Choose 4 elective units.

Payment options

There are 3 ways you can pay for this course:

1. Study now pay later – FEE-HELP

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme.

This means you don’t need to pay upfront for the course if you:

2. 12-month interest free payment plan

Pay for your course over time by making weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.

This flexible payment plan requires no deposit, and you pay no interest for the first 12 months.

3. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

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