Certifcate IV in Visual Art

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This qualification reflects the role of individuals working at a pre-professional level who are beginning to develop their own artistic voice and command of techniques in a range of art forms.

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.

General Course Information

Course CodeCUA41315
FacultyVET
SectorVocational Education & Training - VET
AwardCertificate IV
Apprenticeship availableNo
Year Offered2017- Intake will be offered to new and continuing students
Full Time Equivalent (FTE)2
Units RequiredTotal 15Core 6Elective 9
Nominal HoursMinimum 774Maximum 815
Last updateTuesday, 07 March 2017 03:44 pm
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Course's Descriptors



Admission Requirements

There are Nil requirements

Course Structure

To obtain a Certificate IV in Visual Arts a total of FIFTEEN (15) units of competency must be completed. This comprises of SIX (6) core units of competency and NINE (9) elective units of competency

Unit Summary

Unit CodeTitleHours
Core Units
BSBWHS201Contribute to health and safety of self and others20
CUAACD301Produce drawings to communicate ideas80
CUAPPR401Realise a creative project60
CUAPPR404Develop self as artist60
CUAPPR405Develop and discuss ideas for own creative work60
CUARES403Research history and theory to inform own arts practice70
Elective Units
CUAPPR302Document the creative work progress15
CUAPPR407Select and prepare creative work for exhibition30
CUACER301Produce ceramics50
CUAPAI401Experiment with techniques to produce paintings50
CUAPRI301Produce prints50
CUASCU401Experiment with techniques to produce sculpture50
CUATEX401Experiment with techniques to produce textile work50
CUADRA401Experiment with techniques to produce drawings50
BSBSMB302Develop a micro business proposal30

Individual Unit's Descriptors


Core


Contribute to health and safety of self and others

Code - BSBWHS201 Contact Hours - 20
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work in a manner that is healthy and safe in relation to self and others and to respond to emergency incidents. It covers following work health and safety (WHS) and emergency procedures and instructions, implementing WHS requirements and participating in WHS consultative processes. It applies to individuals who require a basic knowledge of WHS to carry out work in a defined context under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility, in a range of industry and workplace contexts.

Produce drawings to communicate ideas

Code - CUAACD301 Contact Hours - 80
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to produce drawings that represent and communicate ideas. It does not relate to drawing as an art form. It applies to individuals who use drawings, either electronic or hand drawn, for personal use or in response to a project or brief. Drawings may include design concepts for objects, processes or spaces, movement sequences for performances or screen productions, exhibitions, tenders, proposals or publications.

Realise a creative project

Code - CUAPPR401 Contact Hours - 60
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to experiment with ideas and techniques to find an individual style or voice throughout a creative project that results in a completed work. It applies to individuals who have sound technical, conceptual and theoretical skills in a particular area of creative practice, often at a pre-professional level.

Develop self as artist

Code - CUAPPR404 Contact Hours - 60
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop the technical and conceptual skills required to work in any area of arts practice. It applies to individuals who commit to improving their professional practice in both an artistic and business context. The skills developed in this unit apply to all areas of creative practice, including photography, craft, design, live performance, technical production and visual arts. This work would usually be carried out under mentored supervision.

Develop and discuss ideas for own creative work

Code - CUAPPR405 Contact Hours - 60
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and discuss ideas for own creative work. It involves research and analysis, as well as the ability to take part in critical and informed discussion with others about the creative work for a particular art form. It applies to individuals who work across all areas of creative practice. This work would usually be carried out under mentored supervision.

Research history and theory to inform own arts practice

Code - CUARES403 Contact Hours - 70
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use investigative and critical thinking techniques to evaluate history and theory information and distil key themes and ideas. It applies to individuals working in all areas of arts practice.

Elective


Document the creative work progress

Code - CUAPPR302 Contact Hours - 15
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to document the conception, development and progress of own creative work. It applies to individuals who work in all areas of creative practice, and the work being documented could be created in any medium. Documentation could be for personal use, for example as professional development informing future work; or it could be for background information in an exhibition, for research purposes, or to comply with the requirements of a funding body.

Select and prepare creative work for exhibition

Code - CUAPPR407 Contact Hours - 30
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select, organise and prepare creative work for display or exhibition. It applies to individuals who might work as exhibition venue staff, or to those who work independently to assist in preparing works for exhibition in galleries or other spaces, including virtual spaces. Exhibitions may take place in many different contexts and environments across both business and community contexts. They may be temporary or permanent in nature.

Produce ceramics

Code - CUACER301 Contact Hours - 50
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to explore and use a range of combined techniques to produce finished ceramic work from design concepts which are reviewed and adjusted during the work in progress. It applies to individuals who are still developing their expertise in design and technique. They work under supervision but have some independence and use discretion and judgement within defined guidelines.

Experiment with techniques to produce paintings

Code - CUAPAI401 Contact Hours - 50
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to proactively experiment and innovate with various painting techniques and ideas to develop professional practice and an individual style. It applies to individuals who have well developed skills in design and technique and who often produce work at a pre-professional level for sale in outlets such as markets and fairs. They work independently with limited supervision and guidance as required.

Produce prints

Code - CUAPRI301 Contact Hours - 50
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to explore and use a range of combined techniques to produce finished prints from design concepts which are reviewed and adjusted during the work in progress. It applies to individuals who are still developing their expertise in design and technique. They work under supervision but have some independence and use discretion and judgement within defined guidelines.

Experiment with techniques to produce sculpture

Code - CUASCU401 Contact Hours - 50
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to proactively experiment and innovate with various sculptural techniques and design concepts to develop professional practice and an individual style. It applies to individuals who have well developed skills in design and technique and who often produce work at a pre-professional level for sale in outlets such as markets and fairs. They work independently with limited supervision and guidance as required.

Experiment with techniques to produce textile work

Code - CUATEX401 Contact Hours - 50
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to proactively experiment and innovate with various textile techniques and design concepts to develop professional practice and an individual style. It applies to individuals who have well developed skills in design and technique and who often produce work at a pre-professional level for sale in outlets such as markets and fairs. They work independently with limited supervision and guidance as required.

Experiment with techniques to produce drawings

Code - CUADRA401 Contact Hours - 50
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to proactively experiment and innovate with various drawing techniques and ideas to develop professional practice and an individual style. This unit relates to drawing as an art form and differs from units that focus on drawing as a visual representation tool. It applies to individuals who have well developed skills in design and technique and who often produce work at a pre-professional level for sale in outlets such as markets and fairs. They work independently with limited supervision and guidance as required.

Develop a micro business proposal

Code - BSBSMB302 Contact Hours - 30
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research the feasibility of a business opportunity, and to present a business idea in formats suiting a range of stakeholders. It applies to individuals who are establishing or operating a micro business providing self-employment.
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