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Creative Industries

Explore your innovation and imagination through a wide range of career opportunities in a creative industry.  There is a variety of fields that you can specialise in including beauty or complimentary therapies, sculpture, drawing, painting, jewellery or design.

Our celebrated visual arts program offers courses which are run by practising artists, designers and craftspeople and the Diploma qualification can be completed as a pathway into University.


National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
MST20616 BDH5 Applied Fashion Design and Technology
Certificate II Face to face (class room)
Geraldton Campus
fashion, fashion design, design

Are you a creative person who wants to get involved in the vibrant and colourful world of fashion design?

The resurgence of home-based fashion, catwalk designers, and contemporary indigenous textiles has never been as popular as it is right now. If you’re considering a career in the ever popular creative fashion industry, this is the perfect entry level qualification.

You'll learn the skills and knowledge required in the design and production of garments and accessories as well as the development of unique fashion and textile designs used in contemporary Australian Indigenous and non-indigenous culture. 

Main areas of study include:

  • Fashion Design Process
  • Textile Development
  • Millinery (hats and head wear)
  • Design and production of simple garments
  • Electronic design tools
  • Identifying materials for millinery
  • Modifying patterns
  • Hand finishing techniques

Graduates can look forward to potential career pathways in fashion and textiles.

KAB28 Beginner Sewing Skills Set
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Carnarvon Campus
stitch, sewing, skill set, carnarvon. KAB28, textile, craft, fabric,

Are you looking for a little sewing motivation and inspiration as well as the opportunity to have some dedicated sew-time away from distractions?

Learn basic sewing techniques using a sewing machine and how to prepare resources and materials to get ready to sew small projects using basic sewing patterns. 

Topics covered include:

  • How to thread a sewing machine and wind cotton to a bobbin
  • Construct a simple tote bag and pencil case
  • Learn to lay your fabric, use a pattern and cut fabric
  • Sew a simple garment

 

Course Content

For a list of the nationally accredited units included in this course please refer to your preferred campus delivery information below. 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact:  Ashton Ryder - Training & Campus Administration Coordinator | Carnarvon Campus

9941 0100 | 1800 672 700 

Email: info@cratfe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

KAB97 Develop Glassworking Skills Set
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Geraldton Campus
glass, kiln, design, creative, visual, art, creative industry, kiln forming,sculpting, fusing

Further your creative skills with glass 

In this course you will learn  basic glass working techniques to produce glass objects from simple design concepts. This course is suitable for people with no or little experience, and  for those that may already have general design, drawing or craft skills but are looking to branch out into visual arts. 

 

Course Content

For a list of the nationally accredited units included in this course please refer to your preferred campus delivery information below. 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Pam Francis | Commercial Training Coordinator

99562704 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below.

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

KAB50 Digital Illustration Skills Set
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Batavia Coast Maritime Institute
art, digital. drawing, procreate, ipad, apple, illustration, design, pen, sketch, creative, multimedia, tablet, app,

Expand your creative skills into the digital space.

Students will learn how to draw on an iPad using the Apple Pencil and the raster graphics editing app Procreate.  

Topics covered include:

  • Navigating the workspace
  • Brushes and gestures
  • Essential tools
  • Drawing basics
  • Setting up the canvas
  • Layers, masks and liquify
  • Importing files and photos
  • File formats

 

Course Content 

For a list of the nationally accredited units included in this course please refer to your preferred campus delivery information below. 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Popsy Ihanimo  | Academic Program Assistant - Geraldton Campus

9956 2783 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below.

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

 

 

 

G017P G017P Digital Photography
Short Course Face to face (class room)
Kalgoorlie Campus
pictures, camera, digital, photography, photographs, image, photoshop, editing, capture, png, jpeg, stills, portrait, landscape,

Pursue your passion for photography. 

In this short course students will learn the skills and knowledge required to use a digital camera and alter and upload digital images. Students will learn how to correctly set-up and use a digital camera, different shooting modes and how to use Photoshop to edit, retouch and enhance photos.

 

Certification

Upon successful completion students will be issued with a Certificate of Participation

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator- Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

KAB60 Glassworking Skills Set
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Geraldton Campus
creative industry, glassworking, art,kiln forming, design, creative,sculpting, glass,fusing

Master your skills to create beautiful glass objects for your home

This course will introduce you to the exciting range of techniques and skills used in the kiln-forming of glass. You will learn the basics of fusing and slumping glass and therefore is suitable for people with no or little experience. It is also suitable if you already have some experience but wanting to build on your existing skills or just want to get back into getting creative. 

A new technique and application is covered each term so there will be something for everyone. 

 

Course Content 

For a list of the nationally accredited units included in this course please refer to your preferred campus delivery information below. 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol: 

Contact: Kelly O'Malley | Academic Program Assistant MAES - BCMI Campus

9956 6175   | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

KAC08 Introduction to Acrylic Painting Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Geraldton Campus
acrylic, painting, art, creative, colour, modern, visual,

Create a modern painting 

In this course you will learn the  basics of acrylic painting where you will have the opportunity to work on a short project and create a finished painting.  

You will learn:

  • Basics of colour theory
  • Use of light and dark techniques of paint application
  • How to use texture and colour

Course Content 

For a list of the nationally accredited units included in this course please refer to your preferred campus delivery information below. 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Enrolment & enquiries 

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Lexie Lazenby | Visual Art Coordinator - Geraldton Campus

9956  2751 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: You can also complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack. 

KAB24 Jewellery Skills Set
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Geraldton Campus
silver, solder, art, design, jewellery, jewel, metal, KAB24, creative, hobby,

Make your own jewellery 

This introductory course is aimed at jewellery hobbyists with the basic skills to make jewellery at home.  Learn various techniques and create jewellery pieces from simple design concepts.

This jewellery making skill set is a great precursor to further study in jewellery and bbject design or further study in visual arts.  

 

Course Content 

CUAJWL201         Develop jewellery-making skills 

CUAJWL301         Produce jewellery 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment 

 

Enrolment & Enquiries 

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Kelly O'Malley | Academic Program Assistant MAES - BCMI Campus

9956 6175 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack. 

 

 

 

 

 

KAB34 Nature Journal Skill Set
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Batavia Coast Maritime Institute
KAB34, drawing, creative, journal, nature,

Capture the natural world 

This course is suited for individuals interested to learn more about the natural world and how to capture information in a nature journal using creative techniques. 

No previous drawing experience is required.

 

Course Content

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course:

CUAPPR101         Use ideas and techniques to develop creative work

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries 

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Kelly O'Malley | Academic Program Assistant– BCMI Campus

9956 6175 | 1800 672 700

Email: bcmi@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below.

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

KAB75 Polymer Clay Skills Set
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Geraldton Campus
KAB75, jewellery, sculpting, art, creative, design, carving, polymer, clay

Create contemporary polymer clay jewellery to take home with you 

In this course you will explore a range of polymer clay processes and techniques to create contemporary polymer clay jewellery. 

Polymer clay is a sculpting medium which originated in Germany over 50 years ago and  can be used in a variety of different ways. The basics of using polymer clay will be covered in this course from conditioning to curing clay. Students will also learn:

  • Techniques such as carving, using molds, heat crackle, silk screening and texture
  • Basic jewellery design and stringing options 
  • Introduction to a variety of art products that work beautifully with polymer clay

Course Content 

For a list of the nationally accredited units included in this course please refer to your preferred campus delivery information below. 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Enrolment & enquiries 

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Lexie Lazenby | Visual Art Coordinator - Geraldton Campus

9956  2751 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: You can also complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack. 

KAB74 Silversmithing Skills Set
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Geraldton Campus
jewellery, creative, silversmith, art, design, sterling silver, metal

Make your own silver jewellery 

Learn the skills and knowledge to create simple silver and metal jewellery in this beginner course. Using a range of techniques, you will learn to develop your own ideas about design and style. At the completion of this course you will get to take home your own sterling silver creations.

Topics covered include:

  • How to accurately measure and saw silver and other metals
  • Filing, hammering, texturising and forging metals
  • How to safely solder
  • Polishing and finishing jewellery pieces
  • Theory 

No previous experience required. 

Course Content

For a list of the nationally accredited units included in this course please refer to your preferred campus delivery information below. 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Enrolment & enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Lexie Lazenby | Visual Arts Coordinator - Geraldton Campus

9956  2751 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack. 

 

CUA20715 AZN4 Visual Arts
Certificate II Face to face (class room)
Exmouth Campus
G000000, G000001, arts visual arts, artist, drawing, painting, ceramics, glasswork, textiles

Do you have a creative itch you need to scratch?

A Certificate II in Visual Arts may be just what you are looking for. Designed for people who are keen to develop a range of skills in the visual arts area and gain a foundation for further study in the field. It will also assist you in determining which area/s of visual arts you would like to pursue.

Our Focus on Flexible Options
 Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and complete within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

CUA51115 AZL3 Visual Arts
Diploma Flexible delivery
Online delivery
Geraldton Campus
g000000, g000001, visual arts, ceramics, digital art, graphic art, glasswork, glass making, glass art, art theory, textiles, printmaking, public art, wood design, illustration, photo media, sculpture, painting, drawing

Turn your passion into a career.

This qualification will enchance 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.

You will be able 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.

CUA60715 AZL6 Visual Arts
Advanced Diploma Face to face (class room)
Geraldton Campus
art, visual arts, artist, design, creative arts

Take your visual arts career to the next level.

Visual artists work within and across many mediums, and their practice may incorporate ceramics, digital art, glasswork, drawing and illustration, jewellery making, painting, photo media, printmaking, public art, sculpture, textiles or wood design.

This qualification enhance your skills and knowledge of visual arts to a para-professional level. You'll develop technical, creative and conceptual skills to originate, realise and exhibit a substantial body of resolved work that expresses their own creative vision.

Employment outcomes as a paid artist and professional visual arts professional are endless. You may obtain work as a consultant or commissioned artist for private and public sector organisations. 

 

 

CUA31115 AZN2 Visual Arts
Certificate III Flexible delivery
Geraldton Campus
visual arts, ceramics, painting, drawing, art,creative

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.

Our focus on flexible options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and complete within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location!

 

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