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Course Info

Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts

National Course Code: CUA60715

Overview

The nationally recognised Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts will give you the confidence to express your creative vision. Refine your craft in a supportive, immersive environment and learn highly technical and conceptual skills, engage in critical discourse and explore the ways you can practice as a professional visual artist.

DESIGN YOUR WAY

Express yourself by specialising in:

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Jewellery making
  • Photo media
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Textiles

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Research and apply concepts and theories of creativity
  • Extend your professional expertise
  • Draw and use visual representation tools
  • Publicly present a body of your own creative work
  • Extend cultural research expertise
  • Establish and maintain safe creative practices

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal attributes that will help you get ahead:

  • Effective communication to present ideas and concepts clearly
  • A critical eye, unique design ideas and big picture thinking
  • The ability to work collaboratively and also independently
  • Adaptability to work on different projects and discover different opportunities
  • A continuous improvement mindset

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A developed portfolio
  • Skills and knowledge to become a freelance visual artist

Career opportunities:

  • Artist
  • Gallery curator
  • Visual arts and crafts professional
  • Freelance artist

GROW YOUR CAREER

Master your creativity with the TAFE NSW Bachelor of Creative Practice degree.

INDUSTRY DEMAND

The art industry is craving individuals who have the skills and knowledge to confidently and independently work across a variety of art forums, using modern and contemporary approaches.

Locations

This course is currently available at 12 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this industry have:

  • Self-motivation and self-discipline
  • Unique design ideas and design thinking
  • A critical eye
  • The ability to work independently
  • The ability to accept and discuss feedback
  • A different way of interpreting the world

Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learned and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development. In this course you will undertake:

  • Written assessments such as research projects and essays
  • Practical assessments such as skills assessments and visual portfolio development

The Diploma of Visual Arts is where you will expand your core capabilities and combine specialised technical, creative and conceptual skills. You will be able to critically analyse and synthesise information from a range of sources, and discussion around complex ideas is required.

This course, the Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts is where you will enhance your strongly developed technical and practical skills. It doesnt cover underpinning experience gained in the Certificate III, IV or Diploma. You will be able to specialise in your chosen area, while engaging in critical discourse to debate your own work, and the work of others.

The TAFE NSW Bachelor of Creative Practice is where you will master your studies with a university-level degree. It is a Bachelor degree created for specialist creative practitioners, to succeed in their area of expertise, and is one of the highest levels of formal education.

Depending on your campus location and local partnerships with TAFE NSW, you may have the opportunity to participate in excursions that take you behind the scenes in the visual arts industry.

You will gain hands-on experience in:

  • Using industry specific tools and materials
  • Applying theory and history to further your art
  • Engaging in critical discourse to debate art
  • Publically displaying own work
    -Extending professional expertise to others

TAFE NSW is known for delivering theory along with practical, hands-on learning. You will work on real world projects, such as:

  • Creating a body of visual artworks for exhibiting
  • Building out your professional portfolio

TAFE NSW offers you a range of study environments to enhance your learning and employability, such as:

  • Fully equipped studio workshops
  • Computer labs
  • Libraries
  • Exhibition spaces
  • Open studios
  • Art galleries

Student facilities, amenities and support services include:

  • 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
  • Studiosity - online access to a tutor

Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts graduates can be found working in their own studios, or in a wide range of contexts across the arts, including government or commercial organisations. Graduates offer their insightful services and bring visual arts to business, community services and science organisations.

The Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts allows students to explore new technology while working within a traditional framework of visual arts practice. This allows students to keep traditional artistic skills alive, while encompassing new ways of working. This ensures that students have the best of both modern and contemporary worlds.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • VET Student Loans Available
  • Full Time, Part Time, Part Time Day

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Coffs Harbour: Full Time

  • Full Fee: $9,180.00
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Dubbo, Myall Street: Part Time

  • Full Fee: $9,180.00
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 21 Months

Dubbo, Myall Street: Full Time

  • Full Fee: $9,180.00
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 26 Weeks

Great Lakes: Full Time

  • Full Fee: $9,180.00
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Hornsby (Ceramics): Part Time Day

  • Full Fee: $9,180.00
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 2 Years

Hunter Street: Full Time

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  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Lismore: Full Time

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  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Meadowbank: Full Time

  • Full Fee: $9,180.00
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Meadowbank: Part Time Day

  • Full Fee: $9,180.00
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 2 Years

Murwillumbah: Full Time

  • Full Fee: $9,180.00
  • Start Date: 15 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 32 Weeks

Nepean, Kingswood: Part Time Day

  • Full Fee: $9,180.00
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 2 Years

Northern Beaches: Part Time Day

  • Full Fee: $9,180.00
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 2 Years

Orange, March Street: Part Time

  • Full Fee: $9,180.00
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 21 Months

Orange, March Street: Full Time

  • Full Fee: $9,180.00
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 26 Weeks

Wollongong West: Part Time Day

  • Full Fee: $9,180.00
  • Start Date: 16 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 2 Years

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