Certificate II in Visual Arts

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This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are developing the basic creative and technical skills that underpin visual arts and craft practice.

General Course Information

Course CodeCUA20715
FacultyVET
SectorVocational Education & Training - VET
AwardCertificate II
Apprenticeship availableNo
Year Offered2017- Intake will be offered to new and continuing students
Full Time Equivalent (FTE)1
Units RequiredTotal 9Core 4Elective 5
Nominal HoursMinimum 333Maximum 350
Last updateTuesday, 07 March 2017 02:23 pm
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Course Information Contact

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Course's Descriptors



Admission Requirements

There are nil requirements

Course Structure

To obtain a Certificate II in Visual Arts a total of NINE(9) units of competency must be co0mpleted. This consists of FOUR(4) core units of competency and FIVE(5) elective units of competency

Unit Summary

Unit CodeTitleHours
Core Units
BSBWHS201Contribute to health and safety of self and others20
CUAACD101Use basic drawing techniques50
CUAPPR201Make simple creative work40
CUARES202Source and use information relevant to won arts practice30
Elective Units
CUADRA201Develop drawing skills50
CUATEX201Develop skills in textile work50
CUAPRI201Develop printmaking skills50
CUASCU201Develop sculptural skills50
MSTFD2001Design and produce a simple garmet80

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.

Use basic drawing techniques

Code - CUAACD101 Contact Hours - 50
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create a basic visual representation of objects or ideas. It does not relate to drawing as an art form. It applies to individuals in any context where a basic sketch or drawing of objects, ideas or layouts is required.

Make simple creative work

Code - CUAPPR201 Contact Hours - 40
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to make simple creative work in any medium. It involves the process of developing and discussing ideas, and then using a limited range of specific art and design techniques to communicate those ideas through the work. It applies to individuals who, with the help and feedback of key people, develop and apply a repertoire of skills to make simple creative work in any form.

Source and use information relevant to won arts practice

Code - CUARES202 Contact Hours - 30
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to access relevant historical and theoretical information relevant to one’s own area of creative work. It applies to individuals developing their skills in any area of arts practice. Supervision and guidance would usually be provided.

Elective


Develop drawing skills

Code - CUADRA201 Contact Hours - 50
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use a limited range of basic drawing techniques to produce fundamental drawings from simple ideas. This unit relates to drawing as an art form and differs from units that focus on drawing as a visual representation tool. It typically applies to individuals who have developed some general design or drawing skills and who are now embarking on a career in visual arts. They have little or no experience in drawing and work under close supervision and with guidance from others.

Develop skills in textile work

Code - CUATEX201 Contact Hours - 50
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use a limited range of basic textile techniques to produce fundamental textile work from simple design concepts. It typically applies to individuals who have developed some general design, drawing or craft skills and who are now embarking on a career in visual arts. They have little or no experience in textiles and work under close supervision and with guidance from others.

Develop printmaking skills

Code - CUAPRI201 Contact Hours - 50
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use a limited range of basic printmaking techniques to produce fundamental prints from simple design concepts. It typically applies to individuals who have developed some general design, drawing or craft skills and who are now embarking on a career in visual arts. They have little or no experience in printmaking and work under close supervision and with guidance from others.

Develop sculptural skills

Code - CUASCU201 Contact Hours - 50
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use a limited range of basic sculptural techniques to produce fundamental sculptures from simple design concepts. It applies to individuals who have developed some general design, drawing or craft skills and who are now embarking on a career in visual arts. They have little or no experience in sculpture and work under close supervision and with guidance from others.

Design and produce a simple garmet

Code - MSTFD2001 Contact Hours - 80
The unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to design, plan and produce a simple garment. Production of the garment involves the use of a domestic sewing machine or plain lockstitch machine. Designs involve modification of existing blocks or patterns. Work is conducted according to defined procedures and would not be applied in a large scale production environment.
Course Authorisation
Last updateTuesday, 07 March 2017 02:23 pm
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Review DateMonday, 20 March 2017 01:50 am