Diploma of Visual Arts

National ID: CUA51115
State ID: AZL3
Qualification level:

Course is available at the following locations

Public
Central Regional TAFE

Training Package Version:1.0

"Creativity is a drug I cannot live without- -- Cecil B. DeMille

Turn your passion into a career. With a Diploma of Visual Arts you will develop your skills and knowledge in selected areas of visual art and craft, with options to focus on painting, print media, ceramics, sculpture and digital art. This diploma will enable you to take on complicated art projects with a developed skill set and knowledge of various materials and mediums. You'll have the opportunity to focus on areas such as painting, print media, ceramics, sculpture and digital media and refine these skills in studio classes designed to bring your ideas to reality. Visual artists may work in their own practice, or in a wide range of contexts across the arts, government, community or commercial organisations.

Additional Resources

Students will not be required to purchase additional resources for completion of class exercises. However, if the student personally requires additional materials for projects they will need to purchase these individually.

VET Student Loans

This course IS ELIGIBLE for a VET Student Loan. Central Regional TAFE is an authorised Vocational Education and Training provider approved to offer VET Student Loans.

Course description

Training Package Version:1.0

"Creativity is a drug I cannot live without- -- Cecil B. DeMille

Turn your passion into a career. With a Diploma of Visual Arts you will develop your skills and knowledge in selected areas of visual art and craft, with options to focus on painting, print media, ceramics, sculpture and digital art. This diploma will enable you to take on complicated art projects with a developed skill set and knowledge of various materials and mediums. You'll have the opportunity to focus on areas such as painting, print media, ceramics, sculpture and digital media and refine these skills in studio classes designed to bring your ideas to reality. Visual artists may work in their own practice, or in a wide range of contexts across the arts, government, community or commercial organisations.

Additional Resources

Students will not be required to purchase additional resources for completion of class exercises. However, if the student personally requires additional materials for projects they will need to purchase these individually.

VET Student Loans

This course IS ELIGIBLE for a VET Student Loan. Central Regional TAFE is an authorised Vocational Education and Training provider approved to offer VET Student Loans.

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

Take your art to a high level. This course will develop your skills and knowledge in selected areas of visual art and craft, with options to focus on painting, print media, ceramics, sculpture and digital art.

This diploma will enable you to take on complicated art projects with a developed skillset and knowledge of various materials and mediums.

You'll have the opportunity to focus on areas such as painting, print media, ceramics, sculpture and digital media and refine these skills in studio classes designed to bring your ideas to reality.

Our art and craft facilities are purpose built to a high standard of equipment and facilities. Students also benefit from the close proximity to the Perth Cultural Centre which is home to the Art Gallery of WA, PICA and many other smaller galleries.

A successful career in visual arts will require you to promote yourself and look outside the square when it comes to gaining employment. You can work on small or large scale public art projects or work as a freelance artist. You can also combine your studies with other courses and become a teacher or work in arts administration.

Your Diploma of Visual Arts and Craft prepares you for roles such as a designer-maker or an artist.

Units

Core Units

Unit Title

National ID

Refine drawing and other visual representation toolsCUAACD501
Realise a body of creative workCUAPPR501
Develop own sustainable professional practiceCUAPPR502
Present a body of own creative workCUAPPR503
Establish and maintain safe creative practiceCUAPPR505
Analyse cultural history and theoryCUARES503

Elective Units

Unit Title

National ID

Experiment with moulding and casting techniquesCUAACD402
Refine ceramics techniquesCUACER501
Research and apply light and colourCUAACD504
Refine 2D design ideas and processesCUAACD506
Work with the human form in creative practiceCUAACD505
Work with photomedia in creative practiceCUAACD512
Develop and refine illustrative workCUAILL401
Plan social media engagementBSBMKG527
Write complex documentsBSBWRT401

Course description

Take your art to a high level. This course will develop your skills and knowledge in selected areas of visual art and craft, with options to focus on painting, print media, ceramics, sculpture and digital art.

This diploma will enable you to take on complicated art projects with a developed skillset and knowledge of various materials and mediums.

You'll have the opportunity to focus on areas such as painting, print media, ceramics, sculpture and digital media and refine these skills in studio classes designed to bring your ideas to reality.

Our art and craft facilities are purpose built to a high standard of equipment and facilities. Students also benefit from the close proximity to the Perth Cultural Centre which is home to the Art Gallery of WA, PICA and many other smaller galleries.

A successful career in visual arts will require you to promote yourself and look outside the square when it comes to gaining employment. You can work on small or large scale public art projects or work as a freelance artist. You can also combine your studies with other courses and become a teacher or work in arts administration.

Your Diploma of Visual Arts and Craft prepares you for roles such as a designer-maker or an artist.

Units

Core Units

Unit Title

National ID

Refine drawing and other visual representation toolsCUAACD501
Realise a body of creative workCUAPPR501
Develop own sustainable professional practiceCUAPPR502
Present a body of own creative workCUAPPR503
Establish and maintain safe creative practiceCUAPPR505
Analyse cultural history and theoryCUARES503

Elective Units

Unit Title

National ID

Experiment with moulding and casting techniquesCUAACD402
Refine ceramics techniquesCUACER501
Research and apply light and colourCUAACD504
Refine 2D design ideas and processesCUAACD506
Work with the human form in creative practiceCUAACD505
Work with photomedia in creative practiceCUAACD512
Develop and refine illustrative workCUAILL401
Plan social media engagementBSBMKG527
Write complex documentsBSBWRT401

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Regional TAFE

This qualification will provide you with developed skills and knowledge across many media, and practice may incorporate ceramics, digital art, glasswork, drawing and illustration, jewellery making, painting, photomedia, printmaking, sculpture, textile design and wood design. You will have a sound grasp of the theory and history to critically analyse and synthesise information from a range of sources. You will further develop skills in arts and crafts, interpret and respond to a design brief and refine art techniques.

This course has additional entry requirements, please enquire for details.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Course description

This qualification will provide you with developed skills and knowledge across many media, and practice may incorporate ceramics, digital art, glasswork, drawing and illustration, jewellery making, painting, photomedia, printmaking, sculpture, textile design and wood design. You will have a sound grasp of the theory and history to critically analyse and synthesise information from a range of sources. You will further develop skills in arts and crafts, interpret and respond to a design brief and refine art techniques.

This course has additional entry requirements, please enquire for details.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Campus locations

Course page link