National code: RTOSS

Statement of Attainment in Studio Practice - Drawing

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Overview About this course

This interactive course allows students to explore and improve their drawing techniques. Learn in a shared studio with a range of tools, equipment and materials. Set yourself up for higher level study to pursue an exciting career in the visual arts.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Improve your drawing and visual representation skills

  • Explore and refine ideas, techniques, tools, equipment, effects and materials

  • Document how you generated your work and the research and ideas that informed it

  • Select and review cultural, historical and contemporary information required for creative work

  • Resolve technical problems

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment

  • A pathway to further study and credit towards a full qualification

  • Specialist skills to develop technical and conceptual drawings

  • A sound understanding of how to finalise and format images for presentation and archive

  • Experience working with budgets and art project viability assessment

  • The ability to produce digital images for display in art publications, galleries and electronic media

  • Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Access to a computer and a strong wifi signal

  • Basic art supplies such as charcoals, pencils, erasers, cartridge paper and pastels etc.

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: art gallery or museum curator, illustrator, graphic designer, interior designer, fashion designer and practising artist with the Diploma of Visual Arts.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Refine drawing and other visual representation tools CUAACD531

  • Create observational drawings CUAACD532

  • Refine drawing techniques CUADRA501

TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

Delivery options Find a location to enrol

On campus, online and blended study environments; at TAFE NSW your learning works with your lifestyle. Heart your favourites, compare courses and discover what works for you.