Visual Arts

 
 

Certificate IV in Visual Arts

 
 

CUA41315

About this Course

Are you looking to turn your creative passion onto a career opportunity or just enhance your pre-existing skills? This new look qualification - design in close collaboration with Murray Art Museum Albury (MAMA) - will not only introduce you to new skills and techniques but provide you with guidance to taking your creative practices to the next level by adding in a business slant. We want to help you to grow your local network, learn from great local artists and exhibit a full body of work you can be proud of.

Learning Outcomes

- Research and communication skills - General administration - Painting, printmaking, photography, drawing and digital media - Collaboration on arts projects - Creative thing and diversity - Work health and safety - Business planning - Networking with others in the field

Compulsory Units

BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others CUAACD301 Produce drawings to communicate ideas CUARES403 Research history and theory to inform own arts practice CUAPPR405 Develop and discuss ideas for own creative work CUAPPR401 Realise a creative project CUAPPR404 Develop self as artist CUAACD401 Integrate colour theory and design processes CUAPHI302 Capture photographic images CUAPHI403 Enhance, manipulate and output photo images CUAPAI401 Experiment with techniques to produce paintings CUAPRI401 Experiment with techniques to produce prints BSBCRT402 Collaborate in a creative process BSBDES302 Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms CUAPPR407 Select and prepare creative work for exhibition BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning

Assessment

The assessments will enable students to demonstrate the underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes required to meet the specific unit outcomes. A range of assessment strategies will be utilised, including practical assessments, theoretical assessments such as written tasks and tests, as well as displaying your technical abilities through project based assessments.

Certification

By successfully completing this course you will receive an AQF Qualification.

Job Opportunities

On completion of this course students will have further opportunities for employment in: - Galleries (Retail, teaching, exhibiting, curating, administration) - Arts therapy (Aged care, mental health, rehabilitation- some further training required)) - Teaching (further study required) - Artist with small business (Product development alongside body of work) - Arts and cultural position in local government - Designer (further study required) We do recommend work experience whilst on and after completion of the course. MAMA have an excellent volunteer program.

Delivery Methods

- On-campus – The majority of teaching and assessment is conducted on-campus

Locations

- McKoy Street Main Campus VIC

Duration

Part-time: 2 years

When You Can Start

The full course runs over two years . We also allow for individuals to join the course throughout the two years, commencing their studies at the beginning of any fresh new unit. Places are filled for Feb 2017 intake; however, we plan to create another course for mid-year intake that will run in the evening.

Delivery Schedule

Part-time, Wednesday evenings, 6-9pm.

Field Placement

There are no field placements associated with this course, students receive extensive and direct industry engagement during the course. All students have the opportunity to exhibit their work at various points throughout the year. All students participate in a major exhibition in November each year. This is an excellent opportunity to start or extend your exhibition practice for your portfolio.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements, however we recommend that you have completed Year 10 as a minimum, or that you enrol as a mature-aged student. A pre-training interview is required.

Fees

Funded $2,340.00 (Tuition $2,340.00, Materials $0.00) Concession $468.00 (Tuition $468.00, Materials $0.00) Full Fee $7,020.00 (Tuition $7,020.00, Materials $0.00)

Fees Additional Information

The student tuition fees published are indicative only and can be subject to change given individual circumstances at the time of 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. For more information see ‘Fee information and eligibility’ under the 'Apply Now' tab on the Wodonga TAFE website.

Application Procedure

Apply via the ‘Apply online now’ button in this course information page. If the course is not available for online application, you can submit your enquiry via the online form below. Alternatively, please feel free to contact our friendly customer service team on 1300 69 8233 or email info@wodongatafe.edu.au

Other Information

This course has been designed in close collaboration with MAMA Albury. Students will work with practicing artists from the local area, they will be encouraged to attend talks, exhibitions and seminars that will complement their studies beautifully.

Pathways

On completion of this qualification you can pathway into further study in a creative field or creative business.

How To Apply

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Customer Service

Phone:

1300 MY TAFE (1300 69 8233)

Fax:

02 6055 6611

Email:

info@wodongatafe.edu.au

Address:

87 McKoy Street, West Wodonga, Vic, 3690

Postal:

PO Box 963, Wodonga Vic 3689