Course Start Date
6 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally accredited Certificate III in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts honours traditional arts and crafts practices. Learn techniques of the past and apply them to your own artistic practice, as you develop your confidence to become an artist of the future.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Develop drawing skills to communicate ideas
- Develop an understanding of your Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identity
- Develop and apply knowledge of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural arts
- Produce creative work
- Apply knowledge of history and theory to your art practice
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- Collaboration and teamwork skills
- Imagination and creative thinking
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will provide you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
- Exhibiting artist
- Curator assistant
- Cultural officer with local government council
- Assistant at a cultural organisation
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with:
- Certificate IV in Arts Administration
- Diploma of Visual Arts
- Diploma of Photography
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
This is a part-time face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 3 hours of class, over 1 days a week, for 2 years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 3 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 3.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, community cultural activities work experience and personal practice.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
are school leavers or community members who wish to return to formal study and community people who wish to develop their skills in art and awareness of their Cultural heritage and expression through Aboriginal Arts.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Wednesday from 6.00pm to 9.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others|
|CUAACD201||Develop drawing skills to communicate ideas|
|CUAATS101||Develop understanding of own Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identity|
|CUAATS303||Develop and apply knowledge of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural arts|
|CUAPPR301||Produce creative work|
|CUARES301||Apply knowledge of history and theory to own arts practice|
|BSBDES301||Explore the use of colour|
|CUAPPR304||Participate in collaborative creative projects|
|CUAPPR407||Select and prepare creative work for exhibition|
|CUAPPR302||Document the creative work progress|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
36 Gladstone Avenue, Wollongong
Phone 131 601
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