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Certificate II in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts

  • Certificate

This course is only available for Indigenous students. Express your passion and pride in your culture through art.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
9 months full-time
Course Code
CUA20415
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$1,202 total

About this course

This course is only available for Indigenous students.

Express your passion and pride in your culture through art. Studying the Certificate II in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts, you'll master techniques in jewellery making, printmaking, painting, sculpture, textiles, and drawing.

It doesn't matter if you're a beginner artist, or if you've just started exploring your culture - this course is suitable for any level of art and cultural knowledge.

This course is a nationally recognised qualification, and is delivered on campus.

Entry requirements

Training package entry requirements

There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements

Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview with the Course Coordinator and meet with the Koorie Liaison Officer
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course.

Additional selection criteria are:

  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Interest/previous experience in Culture/Arts

Study locations

Shepparton - Fryers Street

Career pathways

This course introduces you to Aboriginal culture and its contemporary expression as art, furthers your knowledge and skills in Cultural Arts, and gives you links to the industry as an artist.

The knowledge gained through this course prepares you for work in educational or community organisations, and also gives you the skill and cultural understanding to establish yourself as an independent visual artist.

Credit for prior study or work

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

How to apply

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.