2 Day - Introduction to Virtual Reality Design using Unity3D - 3/12 & 10/12
This free course, offered by Randwick TAFE - Sydney Institute Film Academy, will provide an introduction to Virtual Reality (VR) design principles, using Unity 3D as a powerful tool for creating highly immersive VR experiences. Course participants will get to play with a variety of VR gadgets (including Oculus Rift DK2, HTC Vive and Google Cardboard) and learn the most effective ways to create a simple and interactive VR world.
The course instructor will teach you the fundamental principles of the Unity 3D User Interface and show you how the main design tools are used.
Participants will work on several practical projects over the duration of the course. Each small project will build on knowledge gained, ensuring that by the end of the course, participants will be able to independently design a complete VR world to explore.
The course will be run over two Saturdays, beginning on the 3/12/2016 and finishing on the 10/12/2016.
Recieve credit towards the Certificate IV in Interactive Digital Media
Learn a variety of useful VR design principles
Understand the current trends and best practices in VR
Learn how to use Unity3d to create VR worlds
Create a VR world and build it out as an Android Application or Windows executable program.
Project files will be provided as part of the course resources, allowing participants to follow along with the instructor throughout the lessons.
Once participants have completed this course, they will have a grasp of the fundamentals needed to build a VR world using Unity 3D. This course can be used as credit towards further studies at TAFE. No prior knowledge of programming or VR is required.
How Can The Course Be Free?
This course is fully government-subsidised, meaning the government will pay your fees for you. It is part of a program called ‘Targeted Priorities Prevocational and Part Qualifications’ and aims to help you develop the skills you need to get a job, undertake entry level qualifications or transition to a new career.
To enrol in this fee-free course you must:
be aged 15 years or older
have completed year 10 (or its equivalent)
have left or be eligible to leave school
have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) - (See information below)
be living or working in NSW, and
be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or humanitarian visa holder, or New Zealand citizen.
If you are under 17 years of age, please contact me via email before enrolling.
How To Get Your Unique Student Identifier (USI)
Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visithttp://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).