22589VIC Certificate III in Emerging Technologies

VU course code: 22589VIC | Level of study: TAFE
2 years part time
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Become an expert on the impact of technology on the workplace, with a Certificate III in Emerging Technologies 22589VIC from Victoria University.

As part of your studies, you'll learn how to:

  • solve workplace challenges
  • develop a career plan for technology and digital futures
  • explore evolving technology and its impact on jobs.

You will also have the opportunity to specialise in an emerging stream, such as game design, product design and 3D printing.

NRT logoThis course is nationally recognised training.

Entry requirements

When assessing your application, we consider your education, work experience, current skills and personal attributes (where relevant).

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a different course. We call this a ‘pathway’.

You may also be eligible for ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’, which lets you finish your course more quickly when you have gained some of the skills required from past study or work experience.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Course Structure

To be awarded the 22589VIC Certificate III in Emerging Technologies, 14 units must be completed comprising:

  • 6 core units
  • 8 elective units, of which:

A minimum of two full streams are to be selected as follows: Two (2) Emerging Streams:

  • Game Design
  • Design Thinking and Product Design

And where the 2 streams selected contain less than the 8 elective units required: Must select up to 2 elective units that have been designed for career exploration. These have been drawn from the streams and Victoria University has selected the following units from the list:

  • VU23142 Investigate applications for smart cities technology
  • VU23164 Explore and prepare for 3D printing in industry

Fees & scholarships

TAFE fees vary, depending on how much the government contributes towards course costs (if anything).

Read below to find out about the fee ‘type’, the estimated yearly tuition costs for this course, and the financial support on offer.




Once you’ve completed the Certificate III in Emerging Technologies 22589VIC, you’ll have the necessary skills and qualifications to pursue a career in the:

  • design of interactive digital media components
  • development of interactive games
  • maintenance and troubleshooting solutions for three-dimensional (3D) printing.

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Immersed in evolving technologies
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"If you need help with lessons or assignments, your lecturers are there for you – because while they’re industry experts, they’re very approachable."
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