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Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts

National ID: CUA60715 | State ID: AZL6

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. Visual artists may work in their own practice, or a wide range of contexts across the arts, government or commercial organisations and also bring visual arts perspective to areas such as business, community services and science.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further Study Option(s) Upon successful completion of CUA60715 Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts the student can gain direct entry to individual arts practice at a professional level or direct entry into the Visual Art Degree program at Edith Cowan University. The student is able to apply for advanced standing on the Degree program.

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Perth

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth Two semesters No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Diploma of Visual Arts

National ID: CUA51115 | State ID: AZL3

Take your art to a higher level

This course will develop your skills and knowledge in selected areas of visual art and craft, with options to focus on painting, print media, ceramics, sculpture and digital art. You'll refine these skills in studio classes designed to bring your ideas into reality.

This diploma will enable you to take on complicated art projects with a developed skill set and knowledge of various materials and mediums. You will further develop skills in arts and crafts, interpret and respond to a design brief and refine art techniques.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Art practitioner or employee in government and commercial organisations, Visual Artist, Illustrator,
Printmaker, Designer-Maker.

Further Study Option(s)

Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Perth

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth Two semesters No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Busselton

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Margaret River

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Busselton 12 months No No selection criteria
Margaret River 12 months No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate IV in Visual Arts

National ID: CUA41315 | State ID: AZO2

Add to your palette of visual arts and crafts skills in the cultural heart of the city

This course will give you an immersive visual arts experience, where you'll be able to explore a variety of mediums including painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking and digital art. Plus you'll gain skills in contextual studies and safety and sustainability in the visual arts.

The Certificate IV in Visual Arts will further develop your practical skills and knowledge enabling you to create original artworks in a range of areas including painting, printmaking, drawing, sculpture, 2D and 3D design and textile art. Your skills will be developed through direct investigation and experimentation of techniques and materials.  You will learn and apply art terms and incorporate a critical approach to the production and presentation of your artwork. You will undertake research and critical analysis of culture and history to inform your arts practice, as well as focus on your personal development, and professional practice in arts business in preparation for the arts industry.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Freelance Artist, Craftsperson, Visual Artist, Ceramic Artist and Studio Artist.

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Visual Arts, Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Perth

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth Two semesters No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Busselton

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Margaret River

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Busselton 12 months No No selection criteria
Margaret River 12 months No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate III in Visual Arts

National ID: CUA31115 | State ID: AZN2

Let your creativity flow!

Through this course you'll learn how to create two and three dimensional forms in a variety of visual arts areas. This course will help you visualise, develop and present ideas and images. You'll develop skills in drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, textiles and design. 

Your Certificate III in Visual Arts gives you the skills to begin an exciting career in art or for further study in visual art.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Visual Artist, Ceramics Studio Assistant

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Visual Arts, Diploma of Visual Arts, Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Perth

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Busselton

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Margaret River

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Busselton One semester No No selection criteria
Margaret River One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate II in Visual Arts

National ID: CUA20715 | State ID: AZN4

This qualification allows participants to develop the basic creative and technical skills that underpin visual arts practices. Come and join in on the fun while you explore your artistic talents and by the end of the course you will be on your way to creating your very own masterpiece.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with skills which may lead to employment as a trainee or junior assistant in a craft studio or visual art studio performing mainly routine tasks under direct supervision.

This course provides a pathway to a wide range of other qualifications in visual arts and craft, or more broadly, the creative industries.

Course overview

View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Collie

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Collie Six months No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Visual Arts

Gain the technical skills to explore your creativity through a wide range of mediums. Studying these courses may lead you to rewarding career opportunities in painting on canvas, public art, print, illustration, arts administration and events coordination, sculpturing and ceramics.

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Product Design

Bring your creativity to life. Turn your ideas into individual or mass produced consumer products, such as furniture packaging or any type of 3D item. Your ideas will be developed into design using design processes, creative thinking and problem solving techniques together with knowledge of materials and the application of computer technologies and manufacturing systems.

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Photography

Photography is arguably one of the most powerful art forms and means of communication. Success in this field requires a combination of sound technical skills and an intuitive sense of what makes a good photograph. Studying photography will encompass photographic illustration in diverse fields such as advertising, industrial and commercial, domestic (wedding and portraiture), photojournalism, fashion and ​photography business management.​​

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Music

Our training can be your stepping stone to Perth’s internationally renowned music scene, or you could produce, present or edit a breakfast or drive time show and have millions of listeners captivated by your work.​​ During your training, you will not only gain extensive industry knowledge, you will also develop broad, transferable skills that apply to performance, business management and sound engineering. Develop your skills using our industry standard professional recording studios and live performance venue with full staging, lighting and sound production.

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Media

There’s no business like show business. And there’s no show without all the work going on behind the scenes. Screen and Media students learn by working hands on in a production studio, in a range of roles.

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