Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft

Are you looking to develop skills in visual arts or contemporary crafts or want to pursue career opportunities in the creative art areas?

Is this course right for me?

In this course you will develop a range of visual art skills in different visual arts, craft and design environments. Practice at this level is underpinned by the application of introductory art theory and history.

You will learn the basic skills and techniques using various art mediums such as ceramics, digital imaging, painting, printmaking, photography

Credential available Course code / name ATAR eligible Mandatory placement hours SBAT available Specialisation required for full qualification
Full certificate CUA31120 Certificate III in Visual Arts No Optional work placement No No

Where can this course take me?

Job roles such as

  • ceramics studio assistant
  • community theatre assistant and
  • arts, craft or design practitioner

It also provides pathways to other visual arts, craft and design job roles.

Further study could include:

  • CUA41320 Certificate IV on Visual Arts
  • CUA51120 Diploma of Visual Arts
  • Bachelor of Visual Arts (Design)

Subjects that support this career path

  • Visual Arts
  • Photography
  • Visual Design


For more information contact your VET Coordinator or Careers Adviser.

Download the course factsheet

Disclaimer: Qualification information is subject to change


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