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|Study Mode||Full-time, On Campus|
|Timetable||Two days a week|
The Certificate III in Visual Arts equips you with a broad range of artistic skills in a supportive environment.
This course can help you find your niche or simply broaden your horizons. Whether you want to be a professional artist or explore your creativity, this course covers a range of studio areas including painting, photography (Warrnambool), drawing, printmaking and textiles (Colac).
You will learn a range of studio areas including:
This course will prepare you for further study in visual arts at Certificate IV or Diploma level to provide you with further skills to gain employment in the professional art practice.
You may also choose to use the skills and knowledge developed in this course to continue producing artwork for personal interest or gain.
This qualification will prepare you to continue study in Certificate IV in Visual Arts and the Diploma of Visual Arts.
There is no formal placement in this course but you will have the opportunity to work with the local arts community.
Why don’t you come along to our next course info session to find out everything you need to start your learning journey? You can chat with our teachers, tour our facilities, learn more about the course, find out about the application process and get your questions answered by our course experts.
An entry requirement into this course, is for you to have a careers consultation with the Skills and Jobs Centre. After submitting your online application, a member of the Skills and Jobs Centre team will be in contact with you to make an appointment.
To be eligible for this qualification you must successfully complete 12 units: 4 core and 8 elective units.
You will need to provide:
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|BSBWHS211||Contribute to the health and safety of self and others||20||$0.00|
|CUAACD311||Produce drawings to communicate ideas||90||$42.00|
|CUAPPR311||Produce creative work||45||$42.00|
|CUARES301||Apply knowledge of history and theory to own arts practice||50||$70.00|
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|CUADES201||Follow a design process||50||$0.00|
|CUADES301||Explore the use of colour||50||$35.00|
|CUAPHI312||Capture photographic images||60||$0.00|
|CUAPPR312||Document the creative work progress||15||$0.00|
|CUAPPR417||Select and prepare creative work for exhibition||30||$33.00|
|CUATEX311||Produce textile work||50||$66.00|
|CUATEX401||Experiment with techniques to produce textile work||50||$66.00|
Please note the following units are only offered in the Colac course:
Please note the following units are only offered in the Warrnambool course:
This course involves accredited units. You will be required to complete assessment tasks to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the course outcomes. A combination of written, oral and practical assessment strategies will be used in either a classroom, online or workplace environment.
Where units require demonstration of skills in a workplace environment, you will have the opportunity to do this either in your own workplace (where appropriate), through a practical placement, or by using one of the Institute's simulated workshops/classrooms. Detailed information about the types, conduct and dates of assessments will be provided in advance. You will also be provided with information about the opportunity for reassessment and appeal.
Once you have applied for your chosen course, you will receive a thank you email from South West TAFE with a few steps to help process your enrolment.
Complete a Pre-Training Review
You will receive an email to complete a Pre-Training Review online evaluation. This evaluation helps us tailor your training to suit your needs.
Create or provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
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If you have experience or prior qualifications, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of prior learning and gain credits. You will be asked to provide any relevant Statement of Attainment to support identified credits.
Here's an outline of fees and costs associated with your course.
Your fees each year can be made up of 3 different elements. Everyone has different circumstances that can affect what you pay and how much you pay. :
There are 4 different rates of tuition fees. Only one will apply to you (depending on your eligibility and circumstances).
The fees listed below are indicative only. The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future.
|Course fees by student type||Indicative Course Fee|
|Government subsidised rate (if eligible)||$4,650.00|
|Full fee rate (if not eligible for govt subsidy)||$7,050.00|
Some courses require specific resources or materials necessary for your study eg: tools of the trade, excursions, etc. Final costs will be determined upon enrolment.
|Additional course fees||Indicative Course Fee|
|Course consumable/materials (approximate)||$462.00|
Once we have processed your enrolment form, you will receive an email with your invoice.
Payments will need to be arranged within five(5) business days of receiving the email containing your invoice.
We also offer a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for to assist with course fees.
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