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CUA41315 Certificate IV in Visual Arts

National ID: CUA41315 State ID: AZO2
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Add to your palette of visual arts and crafts skills in the cultural heart of the city

This course will give you an immersive visual arts experience, where you'll be able to explore a variety of mediums including painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking and digital art. Plus you'll gain skills in contextual studies and safety and sustainability in the visual arts.

You'll study in our excellent art and craft facilities and benefit from our long history of delivering training in the creative industries.

If you start this course in semester two you will undertake an intensive delivery and complete the course in six months. You will be required to attend classes three days a week on campus to complete practical units in painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture and ceramics, and the fourth day will involve a mix of online learning, a virtual classroom and gallery or site visits for theoretical and digital art units.

On completion you can continue to develop your skills through a wide range of creative courses on offer at North Metro TAFE.


  • Develop as an artist and discuss ideas for own creative work
  • Experiment with techniques to produce ceramics, drawing, paintings, prints, sculpture, photographic images
  • Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D and 3D forms
  • Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills

I have the following attributes:

  • Creativity, imagination and artistic skill
  • Good hand-eye coordination, with an attention to detail
  • Dedication, confidence and self-motivation
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

Other costs for consideration:

  • Text Books
  • Art Supplies Kit (approx. $175.00)

Typical timetable:

  • 3- 4 days per week 

Other job titles may include:

  • Studio Artist
  • Ceramic Artist

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

Study options and next steps

Click on your preferred option below to get started with your application.

Semester 1, 2022

Perth - On Campus

Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2022
Where Perth
How On Campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $3,513.60 $0.00 $3,513.60
Concession $1,058.40 $0.00 $1,058.40

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2021 (fees are subject to change in 2022). Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

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