National code: RTOSS

Statement of Attainment in Traditional Illustration Techniques

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Overview About this course

Combine your love for illustration and storytelling to bring your creative ideas to life in this unique 8-week short course. Upskill with practical skills and techniques, produce a portfolio and forge a study pathway to a career in illustration.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

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

  • Prepare illustration equipment and mediums according to procedures for workplace safety and waste minimisation

  • Use and test different illustration techniques

  • Review your illustrations and seek feedback

  • Source ideas and inspiration for creative work

  • Refine and communicate your ideas through experimentation with tools and techniques that are specific to your creative work

  • Realise a creative piece of work through chosen resources and techniques

Course outcomes

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

  • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment

  • Specialist illustration skills that will put you a step ahead when looking for employment

  • A pathway to further study in design or illustration

  • Exposure to a strong network of likeminded creatives and professional teachers

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 being creative

  • An enjoyment for story telling

  • Basic drawing skills and an interest in developing your illustration techniques

  • The ability to pay for your own art supplies (TAFE NSW provides some art materials)

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: junior designer with the Certificate III in Design Fundamentals (Multi-Discipline), junior graphic design assistant with the Certificate IV in Design (Multi-Discipline) and graphic designer/ illustrator with the Diploma of Graphic Design (Illustration).

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 Traditional Illustration Techniques does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Related study 1 Course

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.

  • Develop drawing skills CUADRA201

  • Produce creative work CUAPPR311

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

  • 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

Delivery options Find a location to enrol

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