Diploma in 3D Animation Design with Autodesk 3ds Max (CEF Approved)

CEF Course Code: 22L02125-9
CEF Institution Code: 548

Course Description
Application Procedure
Schedules/Enrol
   

Continuing Education Fund
The course has been included in the list of reimbursable CEF courses

Course Objective

3D animation talents are much sought after in the job market, as 3D technology is now applied widely to a multitude of industries including entertainment, architecture, industrial design, marketing and education.

3ds Max is a powerful creativity tool for designers. It creates digital effects that make objects, light, and space look amazingly real and attractive. 3D animation experts are indispensable contributors in computer game design and of special effects in movies. 3D virtualization has opened up new horizons for visual creativity by making impossibles become possible, and turning concepts into visual reality.

This course provides participants with both theory and hands-on practice on 3D graphic and animation design based on the highly acclaimed Autodesk official learning framework and Autodesk 3ds Max 2016 software.

The course is designed for those who have basic knowledge in graphic design and want to advance their skills in 3D modeling and design techniques. Upon course completion, participants will be able to produce professionally executed 3D graphics and animation using Autodesk 3ds Max. In addition to the course diploma, students will receive a certificate endorsed by Autodesk after satisfying attendance and assignment requirements.

Course Duration

48 Hours

Course Prerequisites

Participants should be at least 18 years old, understand basic computer operations and have basic concepts of space and form. No previous knowledge of 3ds max or other 3D animation software is required.

Course Content

The course comprises of two modules. 3ds Max 2016 will be used during hands-on practice.

Module I: Basic 3D Graphic Design and Modeling (12 hours)
  • Concept in 3D graphic design and modeling
  • Creating objects
    • Creating Mesh Objects
    • Creating Shape Splines
  • Viewport Navigation and Display
  • Object Selection and Display
  • Modifying Objects
    • Transform tools
    • Using Modifie
Module II: Advanced Modeling Techniques and 3D Animation (36 hours)
  • Animation
  • Editing Meshes
  • Editing Shapes
  • Compound Objects
  • Working with Lights
    • Illuminating Scenes
    • Creating Lights and Shadows
  • Working with Cameras
    • Viewing Scenes
    • Creating Cameras
  • Creating Materials
    • Using Material Editor
    • Creating Standard Materials
    • Creating Compound Materials
  • Rendering
    • Rendering Scenes
    • Rendering Effects

Title of Award and Assessment Methods

Each module includes a practical project; all projects will be assessed according to aesthetic value, technical skills, creativity, and functionality. On completion of the assessed modules, the students will be able to construct a portfolio based on their project work. The course diploma will be awarded to the students who pass in all project assessments and produce a satisfactory portfolio.

Course Fee

$6,900 ($1,380 for eligible applicants after maximum 80% course fee reimbursement from CEF upon successful completion of the course)

Course Delivery Language

Cantonese-taught and English-taught courses are available. Course material is only in English.

Schedules/Enrol

(A) 6 hours per week, course fee in 2 instalments
Course Title Duration Fee Outline/Schedules/Enrol
Diploma in 3D Animation Design with Autodesk 3ds Max (CEF Approved) 48 hours $3450 Outline Schedules/Enrol
$3450 x 2 monthly instalments (total $6900, $1380 after 80% CEF reimbursement), 48 hours in 16 sessions, 2 sessions per week

(B) 6 hours per week, course fee in 3 instalments
Course Title Duration Fee Outline/Schedules/Enrol
Diploma in 3D Animation Design with Autodesk 3ds Max (CEF Approved) 48 hours $2300 Outline Schedules/Enrol
$2300 x 3 monthly instalments (total $6900, $1380 after 80% CEF reimbursement), 48 hours in 16 sessions, 2 sessions per week

(C) 3 hours per week, course fee in 4 instalments
Course Title Duration Fee Outline/Schedules/Enrol
Diploma in 3D Animation Design with Autodesk 3ds Max (CEF Approved) 48 hours $1725 Outline Schedules/Enrol
$1725 x 4 monthly instalments (total $6900, $1380 after 80% CEF reimbursement), 48 hours in 14 or 16 sessions, 1 session per week

(D) Full-day classes, 2 days per week, course fee in one payment
Course Title Duration Fee Outline/Schedules/Enrol
Diploma in 3D Animation Design with Autodesk 3ds Max (CEF Approved) 48 hours $6900 Outline Schedules/Enrol
$6900 ($1380 after 80% CEF reimbursement), 48 hours in 16 sessions, 4 sessions per week

Application Procedure

  1. Proceed with on-line registration or send the completed enrolment form (download) to us together with a cheque (made payable to Welkin Compuer Training) for the program fee.

  2. CEF applicants have to complete the CEF Application Form (download) and send it to us for certification. They will then send the form to the Office of the Continuing Education Fund, Room 916, 9/F, Kwai Hing Government Offices, 166-174 Hing Fong Road, Kwai Chung, New Territories, together with a photocopy of their HKID Card before course commencement.

  3. Applicants will receive application results from the Office of the CEF within 14 working days.

 

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