Set yourself on the path to a creative career in the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander arts industry. Gain the practical skills required to gain an entry-level position as a performer or artist.
CUA30515 Certificate III in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
Set yourself on the path to a creative career in the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander arts industry. Gain the practical skills required to gain an entry-level position as a performer or artist. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts are a rich contribution to Australia’s diverse contemporary culture and national identity. Now more than ever artists are depicting their culture in their art and showcasing it in mainland exhibitions.
This course will help you develop a range of art and craft skills in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural arts. Develop your understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity and learn to apply this knowledge to an arts context. You will gain drawing skills, explore use of colour, and produce paintings, prints and ceramics.
Successful completion of this course will prepare you for further study in this area. You will also be able to enter the industry as a dancer, artist, performer, or production assistant.
The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 6 elective units from the list below.
|UNIT CODE||UNIT NAME|
||Develop and apply knowledge of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural arts|
||Develop understanding of own Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identity|
||Contribute to health and safety of self and others|
||Develop drawing skills to communicate ideas|
||Produce creative work|
||Apply knowledge of history and theory to own arts practice|
Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.
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There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
Students must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.
Students should also have the language, literacy and numeracy skills to study at Certificate III level with reasonable support.
No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.
It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.
Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.
All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.
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