If you're looking for a career where your creative flair can shine, this industry area can be very rewarding and fulfilling. Offering a wide range of areas that you can specialise in including interior design, drawing, fashion design, printing and graphic arts, jewellery manufacturing, visual arts, music, floristry, and film and photography, the creative industries offer something for everyone.
Many of these qualifications and courses are delivered by practising artists, designers and craftspeople with excellent studios and facilities, offering you hands-on experience in both theory and practical skills. Specialist qualifications include Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural arts, and multimedia game development.
Whether you want to launch your creative idea into a new business venture, get into the music business or fine tune your design skills, there's a qualification or course just for you.
Skills ready: Free training and more!
We’re making training affordable and accessible so you can boost your skills and be job ready as the WA economy recovers.
How about a free training course — yes... free! Or choose from over 70 half-price qualifications that match up with where the jobs are.
To meet the specific needs of businesses for COVID-19, we have new skill sets — fast track training to get you job ready — and to make sure anyone can get skills ready we have made a range of courses available online at TAFE colleges.
Using this course list
The list presented here is only for this industry category. You can select a qualification or course title to see a list of training providers in Western Australia who deliver it – then select a provider to find out more.
The list of courses displayed for a selected industry category is intended to assist individuals learn more about occupation and training pathways, and may not represent all possible pathways for an industry. For further assistance on occupation and training pathways please contact your nearest Jobs and Skills Centre on 13 64 64.
The vocational education and training (VET) courses delivered in Western Australia on this course list are funded through the Department of Training and Workforce Development; these are referred to as publicly funded training. A range of qualifications and courses for priority industry areas and occupations are subsidised under Jobs and Skills WA, to reduce the cost of training in priority skill areas. To find out more about which courses are subsidised, please take a look at the information available here.
Other non-publicly funded courses are available through TAFE colleges and private providers; however these are not included in this course list. To find these other courses, you can search a list of all VET courses in WA via the myskills.gov.au website.