Begin your journey as an artist with our Visual Arts course. You’ll explore a variety of art techniques under the guidance of practising artists at our City campus in vibrant Degraves Street.

In this course, you’ll develop skills in drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture and digital media. With your creative classmates, visit exhibitions, attend artist talks, and participate in special workshops. If you’re new to the art world, the Certificate III in Visual Arts is the perfect entry level course.




National Code CUA31115
Study Areas Art & Design
Study Level Certificate III
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 1 year
PT: 2 years,

Course Type Victorian TAFE Course
Campuses City

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $2,079.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $416.00
Full Tuition Fee $6,129.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $383.40
Retain Course Items*** No fee applies


* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

February and July

Full time: 1 year (2 - 3 days per week)

Part time: flexible options available

City

After successful completion, you may apply to study the Certificate IV in Visual Arts.

Direct entry

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3

After successful completion of this course, you will have the essential skills and a portfolio of work that could be used for self-promotion or further study. You may wish to find employment as an arts and media professional, sculptor, painter (visual arts) or visual arts and crafts professional.

You will complete 12 units of competency.  The following is the proposed timetable for 2019:

Semester 1 (11 February – 5 April and 22 April – 21 June)

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

BSBDES303 – EXPLORE AND APPLY THE CREATIVE DESIGN PROCESS TO 3D FORMS (SCULPTURE)

(10:00am – 1:00pm)

Teacher Mila Faranov

CUAACD201 – DEVELOP DRAWING SKILLS TO COMMUNICATE IDEAS

(10:00am – 1:00pm)

Room: A.604

Teacher Toby Dutton

CUAIND304 – PLAN A CAREER IN THE CREATIVE ARTS INDUSTRY

(11.00am – 1.00pm)

Room: A.604

Teacher Mila Faranov

BSBDES201 – FOLLOW A DESIGN PROCESS (PRINT)  (51/40)

(2.00pm –  5.00pm)

Teacher – Jo Wilson

BSBDES301 – EXPLORE THE USE OF COLOUR (PAINT) (51/40)

(2:00- 5:00pm)

Teacher – Chris Pittard   

CUAPPR301 – PRODUCE CREATIVE WORK (51/45)

(2:00pm – 5:00pm)

Teacher – Mila Faranov

Semester 2 (15 July – 20 September and 7 October – 8 November)

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

CUASCU301 – PRODUCE SCULPTURE 

(10.00am – 1:00pm)

Teacher – Mila Faranov

CUADIG305 – PRODUCE DIGITAL IMAGES

(10:00am – 1:00pm)

Teacher – Toby Dutton

BSBWHS201 – CONTRIBUTE TO THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF SELF AND OTHERS

(11.30am – 1.00pm)

Teacher – Mila Faranov

CUAAPRI301 – EXPERIMENT WITH TECHNIQUES TO PRODUCE PRINTS 

(2:00- 5:00pm)

Teacher – Jo Wilson

CUAPAI301 – PRODUCE PAINTINGS

(2.00- 5:00pm)

Teacher – Chris Pittard

CUARES301 – APPLY KNOWLEDGE OF HISTORY AND THEORY TO OWN ARTS  PRACTICE

(2.00pm – 5.00pm)

Teacher – Mila Faranov

Code

Title

Hours

CUAACD201 DEVELOP DRAWING SKILLS TO COMMUNICATE IDEAS 60.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop simple drawing techniques to communicate ideas. It does not relate to drawing as an art form.

It applies to individuals who use drawing to visually represent ideas about objects, the use of space, narratives or the steps in a process.
Prerequisites:
Assessment:

CUARES301 APPLY KNOWLEDGE OF HISTORY AND THEORY TO OWN ARTS PRACTICE 50.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assess the relevance of historical and theoretical information for application to own arts practice.

It applies to individuals working in any area of arts practice who use analytical skills and apply some judgement and autonomy to the research process.
Prerequisites:
Assessment:

CUADIG305 PRODUCE DIGITAL IMAGES 50.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to produce digital images through the exploration and application of a range of techniques, tools, equipment and materials.

It applies to individuals who are developing expertise with digital imagery to produce photo images or digital art.
Prerequisites:
Assessment:

CUAPAI301 PRODUCE PAINTINGS 50.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to explore and use a range of combined techniques to produce finished paintings from design concepts which are reviewed and adjusted during the work in progress.

It applies to individuals who are still developing their expertise in design and technique. They work under supervision but have some independence and use discretion and judgement within defined guidelines.
Prerequisites:
Assessment:

CUAPRI301 PRODUCE PRINTS 50.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to explore and use a range of combined techniques to produce finished prints from design concepts which are reviewed and adjusted during the work in progress.

It applies to individuals who are still developing their expertise in design and technique. They work under supervision but have some independence and use discretion and judgement within defined guidelines.
Prerequisites:
Assessment:

CUASCU301 PRODUCE SCULPTURE 50.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to explore and use a range of combined techniques to produce finished sculptures from design concepts which are reviewed and adjusted during the work in progress.

It applies to individuals who are still developing their expertise in design and technique. They work under supervision but have some independence and use discretion and judgement within defined guidelines.
Prerequisites:
Assessment:


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