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Diploma of Visual Arts

National ID: CUA51115 | State ID: AZL3

 

Course Details
Training Package Version : 1.0

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who combine specialised technical, creative and conceptual skills to plan and realise a body of work in one or more art forms.  Mediums may include ceramics, drawing and illustration, painting, photo-media, printmaking, public art, scupture, textile design, wood design, digital art and glasswork.

Practice at this level is underpinned by application of arts theory and history and the ability to critically analyse and synthesise information from a range of sources.  Discourse around complex ideas is also required.

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 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. 
Please note that whilst our Geraldton Campus is not taking new enrolments for this course in Semester 2, our Northam Campus will be.

Entrance Requirements

Study pathway

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements
Study pathway
Job opportunities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Visual artists may work in their own practice, or in a wide range of contexts across the arts, government, community or commercial organisations.

Further study opportunities:

Advanced Diploma and Degree qualifications in a range of arts-related disciplines.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

How to apply

Important information

Overview

Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Northam
Duration

12 months

HowFace To Face (Class Room)
Full-Time
Online Delivery
Recognition Of Prior Learning
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2017
Available Semester 2, 2017
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

Units

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Analyse cultural history and theoryCUARES503AWG97
Develop own sustainable professional practiceCUAPPR502AWH22
Establish and maintain safe creative practiceCUAPPR505AWH20
Present a body of own creative workCUAPPR503AWH23
Realise a body of creative workCUAPPR501AWH24
Refine drawing and other visual representation toolsCUAACD501AWK27
2 Group A Electives
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Investigate ceramic materials and processesCUACER502AWJ59
Investigate drawing materials and processesCUADRA502AWJ16
Investigate materials and processes for textile workCUATEX502AWG57
Investigate painting materials and processesCUAPAI502AWH79
Investigate printmaking materials and processesCUAPRI502AWH09
Investigate sculptural materials and processesCUASCU502AWG89
Make mixed media artworksCUAACD513AWK16
3 Group B Electives
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Install and dismantle exhibition elementsCUAEVP403AWF46
Make a presentationBSBCMM401AUI59
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Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Northam
Duration

12 months

HowFace To Face (Class Room)
Full-Time
Online Delivery
Recognition Of Prior Learning
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2017
Available Semester 2, 2017
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Visual artists may work in their own practice, or in a wide range of contexts across the arts, government, community or commercial organisations.

Further study opportunities:

Advanced Diploma and Degree qualifications in a range of arts-related disciplines.

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Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

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1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Analyse cultural history and theoryCUARES503AWG97
Develop own sustainable professional practiceCUAPPR502AWH22
Establish and maintain safe creative practiceCUAPPR505AWH20
Present a body of own creative workCUAPPR503AWH23
Realise a body of creative workCUAPPR501AWH24
Refine drawing and other visual representation toolsCUAACD501AWK27
2 Group A Electives
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Investigate ceramic materials and processesCUACER502AWJ59
Investigate drawing materials and processesCUADRA502AWJ16
Investigate materials and processes for textile workCUATEX502AWG57
Investigate painting materials and processesCUAPAI502AWH79
Investigate printmaking materials and processesCUAPRI502AWH09
Investigate sculptural materials and processesCUASCU502AWG89
Make mixed media artworksCUAACD513AWK16
3 Group B Electives
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Install and dismantle exhibition elementsCUAEVP403AWF46
Make a presentationBSBCMM401AUI59
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Central Regional TAFE is committed to ensuring that all international students have an enjoyable experience studying in Australia. Students are supported by a dedicated Client Services staff who provide personal counselling, course advice, student support and many other services.

Fees, applications and enrolments for International Students are different to those for local students. International students must be enrolled in full time study on campus.

For more information about courses, enrolment and course fees for international students:

TAFE International Western Australia,
Department of Training and Workforce Development - Customer Service Centre
Level 7, 3 Forrest Place, Perth WA 6000
Tel: +61 8 9218 2100
Fax: +61 8 9218 2160
Email: study.eti@det.wa.edu.au
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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF

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If you have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification with Central Regional TAFE, you may be able to obtain credits towards a degree at Geraldton Universities Centre (GUC), Charles Sturt University, Central Queensland University and the University of Southern Queensland.

In addition to the arrangements in place with specific Universities, a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification from us will enable you to gain direct entry into related undergraduate degree courses in most Universities throughout Australia. You may also be eligible to gain credits with other Universities on a case-by-case basis.

 

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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF

If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF

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