Gain experience working independently in a professional studio environment and build connections with other artists. Depending on your goals, you can prepare a body of work, build a portfolio or develop your skills for your own art practice.
During this course you'll learn to:
Work independently and safely in an art studio
Develop your portfolio or skills in your chosen medium through independent practice
Work alongside other artists and gain opportunities to build connections and community
You'll leave this course with:
A potential pathway to further study in visual art
Potential networking opportunities with other artists and like-minded individuals
Professional studio experience
Learn a new skill and improve your career prospects
Explore a hobby in a fun and supportive environment
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
You must submit a portfolio showing evidence of your skill in your chosen medium
To be prepared for this course, we recommend you have:
Completed a Diploma of Visual Arts or have equivalent professional experience
Experience as a practising artist
The ability to work independently and safely in an art studio
Your own art materials and equipment including protective equipment (PPE) and covered footwear
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.
Our graduates go onto roles like: practicing artist.
Pursue an interest or upskill in your chosen field with another course.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous work experience and study history. You may be able to use recognition of prior learning when applying for a course in the future. If you're successful, you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses can be made up of a combination of core and specialty units.
Core units consist of the knowledge you'll need to build key skills for success in your field, industry or hobby.
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
Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home
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
Choose from the below study options and locations to discover what works with your lifestyle. Heart your favourites and compare courses.