This course is a fantastic way to start your career in visual arts by learning to develop your own artistic voice and command of techniques in a range of art forms. You'll be introduced to a multitude of new techniques and creative practices, as well as the tricks of the trade working as a visual artist in industry. You'll gain further integrated technical and theoretical knowledge and the ability to analyse and use information from a range of sources.
- Research and communication skills
- General administration
- Painting, printmaking, photography, drawing and digital media
- Collaboration on arts projects
- Creative thinking and diversity
- Work health and safety
- Business planning
- Networking with others in the field
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
CUAPPR407 Select and prepare creative work for exhibition
CUASCU401 Experiment with techniques to produce sculpture
CUATEX301 Produce textile work
CUADES401 Research and apply techniques for the design of wearable objects
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.
By successfully completing this course you will receive a nationally recognised AQF Qualification.
On completion of this course students will be well prepared for employment opportunities 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 (Albury Art Gallery) has an excellent volunteer program.
- On-campus – The majority of teaching and assessment is conducted on-campus
- McKoy Street, Wodonga Vic (Main campus)
Part-time: 2 years
Wednesdays 9am-4pm OR Wednesday evenings 6pm-9pm (part-time)
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.
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.
Government Funded $2,370.00 (Tuition $2,370.00, Materials $0.00)
Concession $474.00 (Tuition $474.00, Materials $0.00)
Fee For Service $5,530.00 (Tuition $5,530.00, 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.
How to apply
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 email@example.com
Students will work with practising artists from the local area, and will be encouraged to attend relevant talks, exhibitions and seminars from leading industry practitioners to complement their visual arts studies.
On completion of this qualification you can pathway into further study in a creative field or creative business.
When You Can Enrol
Apply now for the course commencing February 2020. We also encourage individuals to join the course throughout the two years, commencing their studies at the beginning of any new unit - contact us for further information.
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