Want to turn your ideas and imagination into reality? Study the ICT50215 Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games.

With our ICT50215 Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games, you will develop skills and knowledge necessary to work in a variety of areas within the digital and interactive games industry.

Learn how to design games and the programming skills you need to work on digital game briefs, independently or as a part of a team. When you finish the diploma you will be qualified to work in new and emerging gaming areas such as 3D modelling and mobile device gaming – a growing industry that’s not set to slow down.

You’ll learn to:

Design and build great games Create 3D game characters Develop interactive 3D environments Construct a digital animation sequence Develop games for mobile devices Create 3D digital effects including particles, fluids and bodies.

Career opportunities:

3D Games Animator

3D Games Animators create and manipulate images and models using 2D and 3D computer graphics software. They work closely with animators and concept/layout artists to design characters, vehicles, buildings and other objects present in the gaming environment.


Animators create drawings and design films, television and multimedia. They work on paper, celluloid, and two (2D) and three dimensional (3D) models.

Games Designer

Game Designers develop the layout, concept and gameplay of a video or computer game. This may include playfield design, specification writing, and entry of numeric properties that balance and tune the gameplay.

Games Tester

Games Testers monitor and test technical standards in gameplay, graphics, sound and functionality during a games development. They also assist programmers and work on performance related issues.

Instructional Designer

Instructional Designers develop instructional material for training courses, utilising multimedia technology and authoring tools.

Interactive Digital Media Developer

Interactive Digital Media Developers create special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products or creations, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.

Multimedia Designer

Multimedia Designers generate and manipulate graphics, images, animations, sound, text and video to create integrated multimedia programs. They arrange and present multimedia content creatively, and may also pitch their design ideas to clients.

Multimedia Developer

Multimedia Developers develop graphic or multimedia content for websites and other digital media. They determine client needs, devise and pitch ideas, liaise with specialists, and oversee the whole process of developing multimedia products which achieve their client’s objectives.

Software Engineer

Software Engineers are involved with the design, development, testing, and evaluation of the software and systems that make computers or anything containing software work.

ICT50215 Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games

The ICT50215 Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games has 16 units structured into 3 major clusters of learning. Each cluster contains units grouped into core study areas that are covered during the 12-month qualification. The tuition fee for this course is $10,000

The units that belong to each cluster of learning are outlined in the table below.

Cluster 1
Unit Code Unit Name
ICTGAM514 Design and create models for a 3-D and digital effects environment
ICTGAM526 Create complex 3-D characters for games
ICTGAM519 Manage technical art and rigging in 3-D animation
ICTGAM516 Animate a 3-D character for digital games
ICTICT419 Work effectively in the digital media industry
Cluster 2
Unit Code Unit Name
ICTGAM517 Produce a digital animation sequence
ICTGAM515 Design and create advanced particles, fluids and bodies for 3-D digital effects
ICTGAM523 Collaborate in the design of 3-D game levels and environments
ICTGAM521 Create interactive 3-D environments for digital games
ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects
Cluster 3
Unit Code Unit Name
ICTPRG501 Apply advanced object-oriented language skills
ICTGAM501 Create design concepts for digital games and 3-D media
ICTGAM528 Create games for mobile devices
ICTGAM503 Create a complex 3-D interactive computer game
ICTGAM511 Manage testing of games and interactive media
BSBWHS403 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes

Australian Institute of ICT holds regular induction and orientation sessions, plus rolling starts for workshops and tutorials, so you can start learning when it suits you.

To apply, simply  fill in the application form here.

Eligibility Requirements apply

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  1. A course advisor will call to chat about your course and set up a time for you to get started.
  2. You will attend an information session and complete a student enrolment agreement and Pre-Enrolment Profile.
  3. You will complete a Kick Start Workshop to get started in the course. If all your documentation is in order you will then be enrolled and ready to start studying!

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