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Multimedia and Games

Games development is a relatively new and dynamic growth industry that has developed out of a blending of creative and technical production. There is a strong focus on the design, development and programming of digital games. Learn how to produce an interactive game, write a story and content for digital games, and develop high level 3D modelling, rendering and interactivity skills.

National ID: CUA20215
State ID: AZN1
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Certificate II in Creative Industries

An exciting ICT creative career pathway as a multimedia designer, web developer, or production assistant.


Get your creativity flowing! 

Creativity is the third top skill that employers are looking for to future proof your career. The Certificate II in Creative Industries will start you on your journey towards an exciting creative career pathway as a multimedia designer, web developer, or production assistant. By completing this qualification you will also improve your ICT employability skills.

Gain these skills:

  • Use digital technologies and multimedia
  • Social media skills
  • Design and Drawing skills
  • Gain arts industry knowledge 
  • Effective team Work 

Full-time study is equivalent to three days a week. This course is not available to study by applicants outside of WA. 

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics

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This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

Good news!

This course is going to transition to a new training package in 2022. This means that students starting in 2022 will transfer during their study to new units developed to meet current and future industry needs.

Certificate II
National ID: ICT30120
State ID: BFF7
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Certificate III in Information Technology

Build your skills to work in IT roles including client support officer, ICT operations support, and IT technician.

Looking to commence an IT career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Information Technology general focus, you will be an attractive applicant for IT roles such as client support officer, IT technician, or ICT operations support.

Gain these skills in the general focus stream:

  • hardware installation and maintenance
  • supporting PC operating systems
  • networking operating system installation and management
  • Microsoft Office applications and documentation
  • ICT helpdesk skills 

All certificate III qualifications include these core skills:

  • programming, ethics and privacy
  • personal data protection
  • critical thinking
  • teamwork and ICT client support

This course is a suggested entry point for high school graduates with limited information technology skills or those who have limited industry experience. 

Specialist facilities on campus

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

See our IT Training Facebook page!

@ITtrainingSMTAFE(opens in a new tab)

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

Certificate III
National ID: ICT40120
State ID: AC17
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital
Half price^

Certificate IV in Information Technology (Gaming Development)

Delve into the creative world of gaming and gain career enhancing knowledge and game-related artificial intelligence.

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Launch into a future-proof IT career

When you complete the Certificate IV in Information Technology (Gaming Development) you will gain career enhancing knowledge and skills to support a wide range of growing gaming development, virtual (VR) and augmented reality (AR, 360) fields. Opportunities exist to engage in real life projects using industry standard software, skills, and knowledge.

You will be an attractive applicant for roles growing in demand such as 3D modelling and animation, interactive media design and production, and user interface design.

Gain these skills:

  • 3D modelling
  • Immersive technologies
  • Coding for games
  • 3D animation
  • Simple artificial intelligence
  • Interactive media design
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Industry standard game design software and hardware
  • All SM TAFE certificate IV IT qualifications include core skills of programming ethics and privacy, cyber risk management, critical thinking, new technology research, teamwork and client support.

Full-time attendance is equivalent to three days a week.

Specialist facilities on-campus

Our Simulated Games Development Studio at the Thornlie campus provides a training environment designed to emulate professional industry working conditions and provide access to current industry-standard hardware and software. The simulated studio also provides students with opportunities to collaborate with other digital media students to create engaging interactive applications for a range of industries and platforms.

See our IT Training Facebook page!

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This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

Certificate IV
National ID: CUA31015
State ID: AZO4
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Certificate III in Screen and Media

Start your pathway towards a career as a web developer, multimedia designer or digital animator.


Immerse yourself into the digital media industry

The Certificate III in Screen and Media is the perfect foundation to make that break into the vibrant and exciting industry of digital media. Start your pathway towards a career as a web developer, multimedia designer or digital animator. This is also a great way to improve your information and communications technology skills, to help make you more employable.

Gain these skills:

  • use digital technologies and multimedia
  • manipulate digital images
  • create digital animations
  • create a website 
  • work with interactive content 
  • gain workplace health and safety knowledge 

This course is not available to study by applicants outside of WA. 

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics

Higher level studies are recommended.

See our IT Training Facebook page

@ITtrainingSMTAFE (opens in a new tab)

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

Good news!

This course is going to transition to a new training package in 2022. This means that students starting in 2022 will transfer during their study to new units developed to meet current and future industry needs.

Certificate III
National ID: CUA41215
State ID: AZK7
Industry Information Technology, Library and Digital

Certificate IV in Screen and Media

Looking to advance your skills further and build a digital media portfolio that will allow you to stand-out to prospective employers?


Explore the vibrant world of digital media 

Looking to advance your skills further and build up a digital media portfolio that will allow you to stand-out to prospective employers? When you complete the Certificate IV in Screen and Media at our state-of-the-art facilities you will develop in-demand skills to comfortably wield a wide range of digital technologies.

Gain these skills:

  • digital technologies
  • animation
  • graphics
  • multimedia
  • web design 
  • interactive media
  • visual effects
  • digital art
  • designing for 3D printers

This course is not available to study by applicants outside of WA. 

This is a STEM course as it focuses strengths in technology, but is also coupled with the creativity of aesthetic design.

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

See our IT Training Facebook page!

@ITtrainingSMTAFE (opens in a new tab)

Good news!

This course is going to transition to a new training package in 2022. This means that students starting in 2022 will transfer during their study to new units developed to meet current and future industry needs.

Certificate IV
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