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Certificate III in Visual Arts

National ID: CUA31115 | State ID: AZN2

Get those creative juices flowing!  

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Study pathway

How to apply

Job opportunities

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

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Semester 1, 2021

Geraldton Campus - Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 2 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2021
Where Geraldton Campus
How Flexible delivery
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Adobe InDesign

State ID: G0039P

Get creative using Adobe InDesign 

This course is ideal for small business owners who want to learn how to create their own newsletters, brochures, flyers and a variety of other tasks using Adobe InDesign.  A small portion of this workshop will also be set aside to learn how to use Adobe Illustrator. 

 

Certification

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

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

How to apply

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Semester 2, 2020

Kalgoorlie Campus - Adobe InDesign - 17 to 18 September

Details

Overview
Duration 2 day/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Kalgoorlie Campus
How Face to face (class room)
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

From Cloth to Clothing Skill Set

State ID: KAC00

Are you interested in sewing and would like to get creative? 

In this course you will gain the skills and knowledge required to design, plan and produce a simple garment.  You will use a domestic sewing machine or a plain lock stitch machine. 

This course is suited for beginners with no experience and for those wanting to upskill. 

 

Course Content 

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

MSTFD2001           Design and produce a simple garment   

How to apply

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Semester 2, 2020

Geraldton Campus - From Cloth to Clothing Skill Set - 19th August to 14th October

Overview

Units

Overview
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Geraldton Campus
How Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Develop Glassworking Skills Set

State ID: KAB97

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

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

CUAGLA201          Develop glassworking skills

How to apply

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Semester 2, 2020

Geraldton Campus - Develop Glassworking Skills Set - 31 July to 25 September

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 9 week/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Geraldton Campus
How Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Enquire now
Use our course enquiry form below to contact us and to express interest in this course. Places may still be available.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Silversmithing Skills Set

State ID: KAB74

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:

Important information

How to apply

Important information

Duration

8 Weeks 

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Semester 2, 2020

Geraldton Campus - Silversmithing Skills Set - 28 July to 15 September

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 8 week/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Geraldton Campus
How Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Apply now
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Geraldton Campus - Silversmithing Skills Set - 30 October to 4 December

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 8 week/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Geraldton Campus
How Face to face (class room)
Skill set
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Polymer Clay Skills Set

State ID: KAB75

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:

How to apply

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Semester 2, 2020

Geraldton Campus - Polymer Clay Skills Set- Term 3

Overview

Units

Overview
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Geraldton Campus
How Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Social Sewing Skills Set

State ID: KAB72

Use your creativity and complete sewing projects 

Are you looking for a little motivation as well as the opportunity to have some dedicated time away from distractions?  Social sewing is the perfect opportunity for those who love sewing to get together and have fun while creating your own project.  This social sewing class is aimed at women who want to make the gentle transition back into an education and training environment and develop skills in a supportive environment. 

You will need:

How to apply

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Semester 2, 2020

Carnarvon Campus - Social Sewing Skills Set - 18 August to 1 December

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 17 week/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Carnarvon Campus
How Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Glassworking Skills Set

State ID: KAB60

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. 

Important information

How to apply

Important information

Duration

8 Weeks 

Course Requirements

Students will need to:

  • Wear enclosed shoes 
  • Bring a visual diary 

All equipment and tools required for the class is provided. 

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

We are currently taking expressions of interest for this course. Contact our student services team on 1800 672 700 for more information or complete the course enquiry form below. 

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Digital Illustration Skills Set

State ID: KAB50

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 

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

Prerequisites

Important information

How to apply

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course

Important information

Course Requirements

Students are required to bring their own iPad, apple pen and have the Procreate app downloaded prior to the class. (Procreate cost: $14.99)

 

 

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Semester 2, 2020

Batavia Coast Maritime Institute - Digital Illustration Skills Set - 29 August to 26 September

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 5 week/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Batavia Coast Maritime Institute
How Face to face (class room)
Skill set
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts

National ID: CUA60715 | State ID: AZL6

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have para-professional level technical, creative and conceptual skills to originate, realise and exhibit a substantial body of resolved work that expresses their own creative vision. Visual artists work within and across many mediums, and their practice may incorporate ceramics, digital art, glasswork, drawing and illustration, jewellery making, painting, photomedia, printmaking, public art, sculpture, textiles or wood design.

Entrance Requirements

Important information

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

 

The applicant must sit an interview and present a portfolio of evidence that demonstrates the same skills as the entry requirements for the course. Questions will be asked in relation to the applicants intention for the course to ensure the content of the course are appropriate.

Important information

To enter this qualification, individuals must have the conceptual, technical and organisational skills to create and present work in their chosen creative form.  Those skills and knowledge may have been acquired through experience in a creative field or through formal study.

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Available all year round, 2020

Geraldton Campus - Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 year/s
When Available all year round
Where Geraldton Campus
How Face to face (class room)
Enquire now
Use our course enquiry form below to contact us and to express interest in this course. Places may still be available.

Semester 1, 2021

Geraldton Campus - Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 year/s
When Semester 1, 2021
Where Geraldton Campus
How Face to face (class room)
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.