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Industrial Technology - Multimedia

Industrial Technology Multimedia 100hr - Year 9

Board Developed Course 





Why study Multimedia?


Multimedia specialists are employed by companies that produce multimedia for the World Wide Web, CD-ROMs, DVDs, the motion-picture industry, and computer-based delivery. Multimedia projects include those focused on business, marketing, education, training, presentations and entertainment applications. Multimedia is an interesting, fascinating, exciting and practical subject.


Working in the Multimedia industry involves:

  • Working in one of the fastest growing and most dynamic industries, both locally and around the world.
  • Designing, developing, programming, and creating multimedia style projects including websites, audio/visual advertisement, flash and video movies, etc.
  • Students immersed in the field will discover the value of ongoing skill development.
  • Travel and career opportunities nationally and internationally, alongside the opportunity to work from home.


Samples of occupations students can aim for in the Multimedia industry:


  • Web development
  • Communications
  • Television
  • Education
  • Training
  • Marketing.
  • Telecommunication
  • Film maker
  • Audio engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Film producer
  • Multimedia project manager
  • Multimedia associate
  • Web designer
  • Web content creation
  • Interface designer
  • Multimedia programmer/authoring specialist
  • Multimedia graphic production artist
  • Digital video specialist
  • Interactive/technical writer



Course description:


The study of Industrial Technology Multimedia provides students with opportunities to engage in a diverse range of creative and practical experiences widely available in industrial and domestic settings. Industrial Technology Multimedia develops in student's knowledge and understanding of applications/programs, equipment and processes associated with the Multimedia industry. Related knowledge and skills are developed through a specialised approach to the tools (programs), materials and techniques employed in the planning, development, construction and evaluation of quality practical projects and processes. Critical thinking skills are developed through engagement with creative practical problem-solving activities.


Course Structure:

Multimedia (100 indicative hours)


  • Image Manipulation
  • Videography & Video editing
  • Compositing and Special Effects
  • Animation and audio
  • Web Development

For more information on possible outcomes please visit the NSW Board of Studies website:            http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au


Course requirements:          

Nil.  Prerequisite to 200 hour Industrial Technology Multimedia.


Refunds: Students who exit the course before its completion may be eligible for a partial refund of fees. The amount of the refund will be pro-rata, dependent upon the time and resources the student has spent in the course.