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Certificate III in Visual Arts

National ID: CUA31115 | State ID: AZN2

The art industry is significant in the North West of Australia with its vibrant festivals, exhibitions and cultural celebrations.

The Certificate III in Visual Arts provides participants with the practical skills to utilise appropriate mediums for different genres of work. Students will gain introductory skills in art theory and history, and investigate and create original works which reflect their responses to the inspiration and research undertaken.

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Job opportunities
  • Arts worker
  • Emerging artist
  • Officer in community art organisation
  • Community arts facilitator
How to apply
Local student - all study modes

For most courses at North Regional TAFE, you can enrol anytime. Please visit our Apply and Enrol page, contact us on 1300 996 573, email info@nrtafe.wa.edu.au or drop into your local campus.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be engaged in a training contract with an employer. To find out more about apprenticeships and traineeships, please click here.

High school students

Please visit our VET delivered to secondary students page by clicking here.

International students

Please apply through TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) by clicking here.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available all year

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Overview

Fees and charges

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Overview
Duration 1 year
When Available all year
Where
How Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Full-time
On the job/on location
Part-time
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Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

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Certificate III in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts

National ID: CUA30515 | State ID: AZN9

Are you passionate about cultural art?

The Certificate III in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts helps students gain the skills  to produce a range of art and craft works, and select, adapt and transfer those skills to many situations. Participants will be expected to work closely with the local Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community, which will prepare them to communicate more broadly about the creative industries within the community.

Job opportunities

How to apply

How to apply
Local student - all study modes

For most courses at North Regional TAFE, you can enrol anytime. Please visit our Apply and Enrol page, contact us on 1300 996 573, email info@nrtafe.wa.edu.au or drop into your local campus.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be engaged in a training contract with an employer. To find out more about apprenticeships and traineeships, please click here.

High school students

Please visit our VET delivered to secondary students page by clicking here.

International students

Please apply through TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) by clicking here.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available all year

Qualification details

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 year
When Available all year
Where
How Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Full-time
On the job/on location
Part-time
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Certificate II in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts

National ID: CUA20415 | State ID: AZN8

Are you passionate about cultural art?

The Certificate II in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Art will help students develop the basic art-making skills underpinning visual arts and craft practices.

Students will complete oral and written coursework and gain hands-on skills through independent and collaborative projects. Throughout the course, participants will work closely with the local Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community to establish a reference group and use local cultural knowledge necessary to achieve some units of competency.

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Job opportunities
  • Aboriginal visual arts worker
  • Community arts centre trainee
  • Community arts workshop trainee
  • Ceramics studio trainee
How to apply
Local student - all study modes

For most courses at North Regional TAFE, you can enrol anytime. Please visit our Apply and Enrol page, contact us on 1300 996 573, email info@nrtafe.wa.edu.au or drop into your local campus.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be engaged in a training contract with an employer. To find out more about apprenticeships and traineeships, please click here.

High school students

Please visit our VET delivered to secondary students page by clicking here.

International students

Please apply through TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) by clicking here.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available all year

Qualification details

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Available all year
Where
How Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Full-time
On the job/on location
Part-time
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

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.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
CUA20415 AZN8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts Certificate II Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Full-time
On the job/on location
Part-time
Broome Campus
Aboriginal artist, indigenous art, artist, cert 2 art, torres strait islander art, ATSI ar

Are you passionate about cultural art?

The Certificate II in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Art will help students develop the basic art-making skills underpinning visual arts and craft practices.

Students will complete oral and written coursework and gain hands-on skills through independent and collaborative projects. Throughout the course, participants will work closely with the local Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community to establish a reference group and use local cultural knowledge necessary to achieve some units of competency.

After successfully completing this qualification, participants could progress into a number of positions including Aboriginal visual arts worker, community arts centre trainee, community arts workshop trainee or ceramics studio trainee.

CUA30515 AZN9 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts Certificate III Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Full-time
On the job/on location
Part-time
Broome Campus
Visual arts, artist, arts and craft professional, cert 3 art, ATSI art

Are you passionate about cultural art?

The Certificate III in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts helps students gain the skills  to produce a range of art and craft works, and select, adapt and transfer those skills to many situations. Participants will be expected to work closely with the local Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community, which will prepare them to communicate more broadly about the creative industries within the community.

This qualification prepares students for the higher level learning that supports professional art practices. Following completion, participants could work in a number of roles including Aboriginal visual arts worker, community arts centre assistant, community arts workshop assistant, ceramics studio assistant or emerging practicing artist.

CUA30615 AZM8 Arts Administration Certificate III Full-time
Mixed mode
Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Part-time
Broome Campus
Visual arts, art, art administration, art admin, artist, event production assistant, gallery assistant

The art industry is significant in the North West of Australia with its vibrant festivals, exhibitions and cultural celebrations.

If you are passionate about the arts and want to work in one of the many varied areas of arts administration -  or are already working in the field and would like to earn a nationally recognised qualification - this is the course for you!

Participants will learn about a broad range of art outlets including galleries, museums and theatres, while gaining a strong understanding of the administrative and system requirements of the business. Participants will also learn how to use office technology and computer application software.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

IAD61 Creative Bookbinding - Advanced Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
creative, book, bookbinding, bind, binding, art, visual arts, artistic, advanced

This course is designed for those interested in the introductory and exploratory aspects of basic bookbinding. We will explore several stitching techniques and you will complete progressive projects based on your favourite binding techniques using some basics tools.

 

Join us Wednesdays from 5.00pm - 8.00pm

IAD59 Creative Bookbinding - Beginners Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
creative, book, bookbinding, bind, binding, art, visual arts, artistic, beginners

This course is designed for those interested in the introductory and exploratory aspects of basic bookbinding. We will explore several stitching techniques and you will complete progressive projects based on your favourite binding techniques using some basics tools.

 

Join us Wednesdays from 5.00pm - 8.00pm

IAD60 Creative Bookbinding - Intermediate Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
creative, book, bookbinding, bind, binding, art, visual arts, artistic, intermediate

This course is designed for those interested in the introductory and exploratory aspects of basic bookbinding. We will explore several stitching techniques and you will complete progressive projects based on your favourite binding techniques using some basics tools.

 

Join us Wednesdays from 5.00pm - 8.00pm

IAD64 Making Marks on Paper Advanced Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
making marks, paper, making, visual arts, art, artistic, advanced, creative, marks

This class allows you to build your fundamental drawing skills and learn how to capture what is seen with an artist’s eye within the Studio environment. You will explore basic drawing techniques with pencil, ink, charcoal and pastel and investigate the elements and principles of design in this relaxed evening drawing class

 

Join us Tuesdays from 9.00am - 12.00pm

IAD62 Making Marks on Paper Beginners Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
making marks, paper, making, visual arts, art, artistic, beginner, creative, marks

This class allows you to build your fundamental drawing skills and learn how to capture what is seen with an artist’s eye within the Studio environment. You will explore basic drawing techniques with pencil, ink, charcoal and pastel and investigate the elements and principles of design in this relaxed evening drawing class

 

Join us Tuesdays from 9.00am - 12.00pm

IAD63 Making Marks on Paper Intermediate Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
making marks, paper, making, visual arts, art, artistic, intermediate, creative, marks

This class allows you to build your fundamental drawing skills and learn how to capture what is seen with an artist’s eye within the Studio environment. You will explore basic drawing techniques with pencil, ink, charcoal and pastel and investigate the elements and principles of design in this relaxed evening drawing class

 

Join us Tuesdays from 9.00am - 12.00pm

IAB08 Painting Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Derby Campus
painting, paint, creative, arts, visual, create

Learn a variety of painting skills and techniques and create your own stretched canvas artwork. Participants can expect an engaging and fun environment with like minded people.

This course is suitable for beginners, hobbyists, teachers and artists.

 

Join us Wednesday evenings at the Loch Street campus Art Studio!

IAD70 Paper and Cane Sculpture - Advanced Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
grass, animals, paper, cane, sculpture, grass animals, paper and cane

In this class you will explore and investigate a choice of materials and methods to approach 3D fibre sculpture construction with grass animals. Choose to construct your very own Grass Animals in the style of the wonderful Tjampi Desert Weavers OR construct sculptural forms using Paper and Cane. 

 

Join us Tuesdays from 5.00pm - 8.00pm

IAD68 Paper and Cane Sculpture - Beginners Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
grass, animals, paper, cane, sculpture, grass animals, paper and cane

In this class you will explore and investigate a choice of materials and methods to approach 3D fibre sculpture construction with grass animals. Choose to construct your very own Grass Animals in the style of the wonderful Tjampi Desert Weavers OR construct sculptural forms using Paper and Cane. 

Join us Tuesdays from 5.00pm - 8.00pm

 

 

IAD69 Paper and Cane Sculpture - Intermediate Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
grass, animals, paper, cane, sculpture, grass animals, paper and cane

In this class you will explore and investigate a choice of materials and methods to approach 3D fibre sculpture construction with grass animals. Choose to construct your very own Grass Animals in the style of the wonderful Tjampi Desert Weavers OR construct sculptural forms using Paper and Cane. 

 

Join us Tuesdays from 5.00pm - 8.00pm

IAD58 Printmaking on Paper - Advanced Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
printmaking, print, paper, printing, art, visual arts, creative, papers, advanced

Using nontoxic and sustainable methods of printmaking to produce etchings you will immerse yourself in 8 weeks of printmaking including different ways of treating surfaces and preparing paper for printing. Explore multiple techniques to produce unique state prints. 

 

Join us Wednesdays from 9.00am - 12.00pm

IAD56 Printmaking on Paper - Beginners Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
print, printmaking, print-making, paper, on paper, art, visual arts, creative

Using nontoxic and sustainable methods of printmaking to produce etchings you will immerse yourself in 8 weeks of printmaking including different ways of treating surfaces and preparing paper for printing.

Explore multiple techniques to produce unique state prints.

IAD57 Printmaking on Paper - Intermediate Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
printmaking, print, paper, printing, art, visual arts, creative, papers

Using nontoxic and sustainable methods of printmaking to produce etchings you will immerse yourself in 8 weeks of printmaking including different ways of treating surfaces and preparing paper for printing. Explore multiple techniques to produce unique state prints. 

 

Join us Wednesdays from 9.00am - 12.00pm
 

CUA10315 AZK5 Visual Arts Certificate I Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Full-time
On the job/on location
Part-time
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Arts, artist, visual artist, emerging artist, art, art practice, cert 1 art

The art industry is significant in the North West of Australia with its vibrant festivals, exhibitions and cultural celebrations.

The Certificate I in Visual Arts provides participants with the fundamental creative and technical skills that underpin visual arts and craft practices. Throughout this course, students will develop basic skills in utilising the appropriate mediums for different genres of work, and the safe use of art products in the industry.

This course is suitable for new and beginners in the visual art and craft space, and is the first in a suite of visual arts qualifications participants can progress through.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

CUA20715 AZN4 Visual Arts Certificate II Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Full-time
On the job/on location
Part-time
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Visual arts, artist, craft, art, cert 2 art

The art industry is significant in the North West of Australia with its vibrant festivals, exhibitions and cultural celebrations.

The Certificate II in Visual Arts 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'll be on your way to creating your very own masterpiece!

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

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

CUA31115 AZN2 Visual Arts Certificate III Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Full-time
On the job/on location
Part-time
Broome Campus
Visual arts, art, craft, art studio, artist, cert 3 art, visual art

The art industry is significant in the North West of Australia with its vibrant festivals, exhibitions and cultural celebrations.

The Certificate III in Visual Arts provides participants with the practical skills to utilise appropriate mediums for different genres of work. Students will gain introductory skills in art theory and history, and investigate and create original works which reflect their responses to the inspiration and research undertaken.

Throughout this course, students will complete knowledge questions and practical tasks, and present concepts underpinned by the unit of competencies.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

CUA41315 AZO2 Visual Arts Certificate IV Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Full-time
On the job/on location
Part-time
Broome Campus

The art industry is significant in the North West of Australia with its vibrant festivals, exhibitions and cultural celebrations.

The Certificate IV in Visual Arts is suitable for participants at a pre-professional level, who are beginning to develop their own artistic voice through research and creation. Participants will produce work that shows proficiency with techniques in their chosen art form, while applying solutions to a range of unpredictable problems.

Students will develop broad and integrated factual, technical and theoretical knowledge with cognitive skills that allow them to analyse, compare and act on information from a range of sources.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

IAD67 Wall Tapestry - Advanced Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
wall, tapestry, art, creative, artistic, tap, advanced

Explore the traditional and contemporary practice of Woven Tapestry, a textile art form dating back to the 1400’s designed for wall display. During the course we will explore various weaving techniques on simple loom frames and incorporate contemporary design features and creative knotting to develop your own stunning wall piece.

 

Join us Thursdays from 5.00pm - 8.00pm

IAD65 Wall Tapestry - Beginners Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
wall, tapestry, art, creative, artistic, tap

Explore the traditional and contemporary practice of Woven Tapestry, a textile art form dating back to the 1400’s designed for wall display. During the course we will explore various weaving techniques on simple loom frames and incorporate contemporary design features and creative knotting to develop your own stunning wall piece.

 

Join us Thursdays from 5.00pm - 8.00pm

IAD66 Wall Tapestry - Intermediate Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
wall, tapestry, art, creative, artistic, tap

Explore the traditional and contemporary practice of Woven Tapestry, a textile art form dating back to the 1400’s designed for wall display. During the course we will explore various weaving techniques on simple loom frames and incorporate contemporary design features and creative knotting to develop your own stunning wall piece.

 

Join us Thursdays from 5.00pm - 8.00pm

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