Course code: 900-82773

Statement of Attainment in Studio Practice - Printmaking

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Overview About this course

Develop your creative skills in traditional printmaking - an artistic process that's been around for hundreds of years. Learn the basics of printmaking and turn ideas into printed artworks. Get your hands dirty working with print inks and different media materials such as wood, paper and fabric.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

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

  • Use printmaking and artistic engraving equipment including etching presses, line rollers and solar plate etchers and more

  • Research printmaking ideas, materials and techniques

  • Explore and use a range of printmaking materials such as wood, copper and zinc

  • Expand your knowledge of historical and contemporary printmaking to help influence your own projects

  • Evaluate potential creative and professional opportunities, through different printmaking materials and techniques

  • Identify and resolve technical printmaking 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 in printing

  • Specialist skills to operate print machinery

  • An understanding of the printmaking and graphic arts industry

  • Create a portfolio of print works that demonstrate a range of printmaking techniques

  • The ability to identify and resolve technical issues with materials and equipment

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:

  • A passion for visual design and a desire to work in an artistic studio

  • Creativity and imagination

  • Intermediate art and drawing abilities

  • Basic computer knowledge and reading, writing and maths skills to Year 10 level

  • Clothing appropriate for an art studio including an apron and leather closed-toe shoes

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: print shop assistant, etsy seller, practising artist and small creative business owner.

Study pathways

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

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Statement of Attainment in Studio Practice - Printmaking does not have any pre-requisite courses.

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Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

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.

  • Investigate printmaking materials and processes CUAPRI512

  • Refine printmaking techniques CUAPRI511

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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

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