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Certificate III Visual Arts (CUA31120)

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Rationale

This course provides students with the opportunity to gain experience with various forms of media. It will provide students with a general knowledge of art skills, procedures and materials.

The practical aspect of this course aims to:

  • Equip students with the ability to work creatively in practical art activities.
  • Develop skills in art and craft which may be used by the students as a hobby or even, in the future, on a small business level.
  • To develop discrimination and appreciation of good design in practical activities.

 

Course Structure

This course requires students to explore, experiment and develop/complete concept ideas. The presentation of a visual journal requires consideration of the Elements and Principles of Design, class notes, research and lead up ideas by the student.  There are 4 core units and 8 elective units each requiring an understanding of workplace health and safety procedures:

             

CORE

BSBWHS211                 Contribute to the health and safety of self and others

CUAACD311                  Produce drawings to communicate ideas

CUAPPR311                  Produce creative work

CUARES301                  Apply knowledge of history and theory to own arts practice

 

ELECTIVE

CUAACD201                Develop drawing skills to communicate ideas

CUACER311                 Produce ceramic works

CUAPHI312                  Capture photographic images

CUAPAI311                  Produce paintings

CUATEX311                  Produce textile work

CUAPRI312                   Produce prints

CUASCU311                 Produce sculpture

CUAPPR312                 Document the creative work progress

 

Assessment

To gain this qualification, students must successfully complete:

  • various theoretical, practical, verbal and observable assessments
  • present lead up ideas and final art pieces by the set date
  • display a visual journal which reflects ideas, research and class work using the         
    elements and Principles of Design
  • interview with trainer/assessor – review / reflection of own work

 

Pathways

This qualification will provide students with a strong foundation knowledge with which they could pursue a career in the Art / Craft industry.

 

Costs

A materials cost is associated with this course to ensure consumable products can be provided to students. In 2020 this course cost is $65.00.  Art excursions are available, at a cost, to further enrich and engage the students experiences in this course.

 

ALL INFORMATION IS CORRECT AT TIME OF PRINTING BUT SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Date of publication June 2021

 

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Last reviewed 11 February 2022
Last updated 11 February 2022