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CUA31120 Certificate III in Visual Arts

CUA31120 Certificate III in Visual Arts

National ID CUA31120 State ID BGV9

Sculpt your skills and your career path.

Your career in Visual Arts is only limited by your imagination. Build on your current skills and knowledge in this course and expand your expertise across a wider range of visual art disciplines.

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When Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode On campus.

Creativity starts here.

In this qualification, you'll learn how to create two and three-dimensional forms in a variety of visual arts areas.

Our training will help you visualise, develop and present ideas and images and give you the skills to design and produce paintings, sculptures, ceramics, textiles, printmaking and electronic art and experiment with materials and techniques. You will also develop knowledge of art history and theory and gain an understanding of current art issues and trends.

Important information

Select your preferred campus and apply

Semester 1, 2024


Duration 1 Month
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Geraldton
How Classroom

Units and fees

To attain this qualification, you are required to successfully complete twelve (12) units of competence, comprising four (4) core and eight (8) elective units selected from the options provided below. 

For an approximate fee estimate, mark the boxes below corresponding to the number of units needed for this course. The estimated fees will be displayed on the right-hand side.


National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
BSBWHS211 Contribute to the health and safety of self and others $73.20 $22.05 $10.10
CUAACD311 Produce drawings to communicate ideas $195.20 $58.80 $32.23
CUAPPR311 Produce creative work $195.20 $58.80 $119.16
CUARES301 Apply knowledge of history and theory to own arts practice $292.80 $88.20 $66.15


National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Organise personal work priorities
$146.40 $44.10 $9.02
Work effectively with others
$170.80 $51.45 $9.02
Produce ceramic works
$244.00 $73.50 $79.34
Follow a design process
$195.20 $58.80 $84.62
Explore the use of colour
$195.20 $58.80 $123.77
Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
$244.00 $73.50 $123.77
Develop glassworking skills
$195.20 $58.80 $103.89
Produce prints
$244.00 $73.50 $112.11

Please note: Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

  • Fees may differ between campus locations due to the difference between elective units in the course study plan or a need to adapt courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for individuals depending on units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning (RPL).
  • Fees are payable at the time of enrolment.
  • Total fees quoted include tuition fees and resource fees. You may also be required to purchase text books, uniforms or other personal equipment that are not included in this fee estimate.
  • For Lower Fees, Local Skills (half-price) courses please refer to additional eligibility information above.
  • Concession rates: If eligible, proof of concession must be presented.
  • Concessions and the secondary school age fee cap do not apply to commercial courses (short courses), or Foundation Programs (i.e ESL and General Education).
  • Secondary school aged persons (in 2024, students born on or after 1 July 2006 who are at least 15 years old in 2024) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course (tuition) fee chargeable is $420. Additional resource fees and discretionary fees may apply. 
  • VET Student Loans for eligible courses and fee caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.

More information: Visit our fees and payment options page or call us on 1800 672 700

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