Courses

We call them courses, but really they’re a pathway for a generation of courageous, curious and conceptive minds, ready to drive the economies of the future to change the world.
It’s about the whole training environment, where you have the opportunity to stand out and change the world around you.
Our students are liberated and empowered to think differently. We teach you how to think, not what to think.

HDS courses are flexible, fully supported by industry, accredited and loads of fun, but serious enough for you to become the expert who is highly sought after.

The facts are, more than half a million Australians now work in the creative sector, making it one of the fastest-growing, most dynamic segments of the national economy.  Everything we do, wear, use, see and read has been designed.  Our future will be built on design thinking and innovation.

Check out our courses below and begin your creative career today.

Graphic Design

Choose a course below;

Cert IV
Diploma

If you are serious about all aspects of graphic design, this fully accredited program builds a foundation, allowing students to enter the workforce confidently upon graduation. Learn the ability to adapt and sustain the ever-changing demands of the design world, allowing you to excel and providing the opportunity to become a leader of tomorrow.

These programs will enhance your skills through the practical application of the Adobe Creative Suite, working to the demands of clients, producing creative design solutions and begin developing a cutting-edge industry-relevant portfolio.

You need:
Laptop
Adobe Suite
We supply:
Textbook for Cert IV
Delivered:
Face to face and self directed

Interior Design

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Cert IV
Diploma

Become an industry professional in Interior Design with this fully accredited course that will instil you with the knowledge and skills needed to make a career, and the courage and passion to soar within the field.

Create amazing interiors, understand how to master the tools and execute great designs that stand the test of time. Provided with opportunities push your comfort zones, we can move from common to courageous designers who are able to achieve amazing things within the industry.  

You need:
Laptop
Creative Materials
We supply:
Kit Lists
Specialty supplies
Delivered:
Face to face and self directed

Colour and Design

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Cert IV

Nationally recognised and accredited, the Cert. IV in Design equips you with the essential skills and knowledge whilst helping you access your independence and imagination, laying a foundation within any chosen design discipline.

This course opens the door for further, higher level studies at HDS, as well as providing sound knowledge and skills that allow you to enter the workforce as a confident small business owner, sole practitioner or consultant freelancer.

You need:
Laptop
Creative Materials
We supply:
Kit Lists
Specialty supplies
Textbook
Delivered:
Face to face and self directed

Colour Consulting

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Industry Course

Become a master in Colour Consulting, knowing how to use colour confidently, with expertise, precision and perfection while maintaining the ability to create amazing and inspiring colour combinations.

By effectively using colours in varying combinations you can alter the psychological disposition of a viewer. Mastering this allows you to manipulate and dictate how people feel within a space. By using this to your advantage you can make spaces inviting, fresh and inspiring, creating happy places where people thrive.

You need:
Laptop
Creative Materials
We supply:
Kit Lists
Specialty Supplies
Delivered:
Face to face and self directed

Digital and Interactive Games

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Industry Course

One of the largest and fastest growing industries, Digital and Interactive media has really exploded.  Today almost every business relies on digital media, as cloud computing, social media and 3D experiences form part of our everyday lives.

An industry that does not rely on a formal qualification, but more likely a very strong portfolio, it is vital you are capable and can demonstrate your skills.  Sometimes referred to as the 100 billion $$$ industry, this is a great direction into the future of employment.

You need:
Laptop or PC
Internet Connection
We supply:
Mentors
Delivered:
Face to face and self directed

Creative Styling for Events

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Cert IV

Event Styling is not for the faint hearted, you need to have the patience of a saint, the skin of an alligator and the soul of an artist. Offering training, opportunities to connect with industry and suppliers, plus great internships, this fully accredited course is set to give you all the tools, transforming your passion into a successful career.

Learn to combine aspects of styling to transform events into an amazing experience. Work with spatial concepts, the effect of colour in styling and theming and discover how to manage a creative and successful event. Use your creative lead and cutting edge aesthetic styling to turn every event into something to be remembered.

You need:
Laptop
Creative Materials
We supply:
Kit Lists
Specialty Materials
Delivered:
Face to face and self directed