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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts

  • National Course Code: CUA40615
  • TAFE NSW code: CUA40615-01V02-20NWR-005

Location – Nowra

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

05 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

6

Duration

2 Years

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work in an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural arts context and produce work that shows a well-developed command of technique in their chosen art form.

Practice at this level is underpinned by application of broad and integrated technical and theoretical knowledge and the ability to analyse and use information from a range of sources.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

It is assumed that you have literacy, numeracy and technical skills at Certificate III level for success in this course. Contact your TAFE NSW campus if you have any questions about your suitability.

To successfully complete this course, you will need: - Achieve competency in 15 units.

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STUDY COMMITMENT
This is a part time day face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 6 hours of class, over 1 day 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 4 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours including private study, art practice, community cultural activities work experience, volunteering and personal practice.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:

  • Have completed CUA30515 Certificate III Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts and are seeking further skill development to use as a solo artist and to liaise with community art projects. They continue to develop a range of art and craft skills in an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural arts context and take responsibility for own work and learning including how to develop planning skills as an artist. Practice at this level is underpinned by the application of art theory and cultural history.

    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)
    • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
    • Easy computing online short courses
    • Access to local TAFE libraries

This course is currently scheduled on Wednesday from 9.00m to 3.30pm for the first year in 2020. The second year 2021, is scheduled on Thursday from 9.00am to 3.30pm. 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?

There are no additional costs.


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RECOGNITION

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

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

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Core Units
Number Title
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
CUAACD301 Produce drawings to communicate ideas
CUAATS302 Produce work that expresses own Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identity
CUAATS303 Develop and apply knowledge of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural arts
CUAPPR401 Realise a creative project
CUARES403 Research history and theory to inform own arts practice
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBDES402 Interpret and respond to a design brief
BSBCRT402 Collaborate in a creative process
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
CUADRA401 Experiment with techniques to produce drawings
CUAPAI401 Experiment with techniques to produce paintings
CUAPPR403 Store and maintain finished creative work
CUAPPR404 Develop self as artist
CUAPPR405 Develop and discuss ideas for own creative work
CUASCU401 Experiment with techniques to produce sculpture

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Course Location

Nowra
60 Beinda Street, Bomaderry
Phone 131 601

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