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Visual Arts - Diploma (CUA51115-01V01-GR)
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Study area: VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS 
National code: CUA51115  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Nowra  Full Time  35 Weeks 3-Feb-2017  Mon, Fri 
Wollongong West  Full Time  35 Weeks 6-Feb-2017  Mon, Tue, Wed 
Features: VET student loans 
Description: This qualification reflects the role of individuals who combine specialised technical, creative and conceptual skills to plan and realise a body of work in one or more art forms. Mediums may include ceramics, drawing and illustration, painting, photomedia, printmaking, public art, sculpture, textile design, wood design, digital art and glasswork.

Practice at this level is underpinned by application of arts theory and history and the ability to critically analyse and synthesise information from a range of sources. Discourse around complex ideas is also required.

Visual artists may work in their own practice, or in a wide range of contexts across the arts, government, community or commercial organisations.

Licensing/Regulatory Information No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. 
Entry requirements: To enter this qualification, individuals must have the technical and organisational skills to conceptualise and create works in selected medium. 
Career opportunities:
Support for students: TAFE Illawarra has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children�s centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE Illawarra can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Nowra
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Nowra Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Diploma in Visual Arts 
Offering code: 17NWR-003 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 35 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Monday and Friday 9am-4pm Nowra campus plus directed off campus 
Hours per week: 12 
Starting from: 3 February 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 4:00pm
About: This course is delivered via a combination of class attendances and off campus directed activities. Students will be required to purchase an Art Kit. Details to be supplied in the first class.
Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 800 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills This is a Diploma level course. Skills required include essay writing and referencing, typing skills, computer literacy, reading and analysing material and resources, problem solving, the ability to be a self- direct learner, advanced communication skills and manage time effectively

If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling
 
Application next steps: Your application will now be assessed and we will let you know the outcome. If you indicated you would like a VET Student Loan we will be in touch with you soon to assess your eligibility. 
Course fees: $10,000
Fee explanatory text: Pending the passage of legislation, a VET student loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of their course fees. More information will be made available clser to your enrolment

The Unit of Study fees below, apply if this is not your first qualification. Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study or experience. Make sure you talk to a teacher as soon as possible about applying for Recognition

CUA51115, 17NWR-003 17NWR-001 FFS VSL UOS 1 $2500
Start: Monday, 3 February 2017 Census Date: Monday, 6 March 2017

CUA51115, 17NWR-003 17NWR-002 FFS VSL UOS 2 $2500
Start: Monday, 24 April 2017 Census Date: Monday, 5 June 2017

CCUA51115, 17NWR-003 17NWR-003 FFS VSL UOS 3 $2500
Start: Monday, 17 July 2017 Census Date: Monday, 7 August 2017

CUA51115, 17NWR-003 17NWR-004 FFS VSL UOS 4 $2500
Start: Monday, 9 October 2017 Census Date: Monday, 6 November 2017
Comments: Class will commence Friday 3 February 2017 at 9am Nowra campus, first floor, room L101. Please bring a folder, a pen and some paper to your first class.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Wollongong West
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Wollongong West Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Diploma in Visual Arts 
Offering code: 17WST-002 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 35 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Monday and Tuesday 5 hours per day 9am-3pm Wednesday 4 hours 9am-11am F Block Wollongong West Campus. 
Hours per week: 12 
Starting from: 6 February 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 4:00pm
About: Applicants will be required to attend an interview and present 6-8 examples of their own art work in any medium.

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 800 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills This is a Diploma level course. Skills required include essay writing and referencing, typing skills, computer literacy, reading and analysing material and resources, problem solving, the ability to be a self- direct learner, advanced communication skills and manage time effectively

If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling
 
Application next steps: Your application will now be assessed and we will let you know the outcome. If you indicated you would like a VET Student Loan we will be in touch with you soon to assess your eligibility. 
Course fees: $10,000
Fee explanatory text: The Unit of Study fees below, apply if this is not your first qualification. Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study or experience. Make sure you talk to a teacher as soon as possible about applying for Recognition

UOS 1/4 CUA51115 17WST-002 , 17WST-001 $2,500.00
Start: Monday, 6 February 2017 Census Date: Monday, 6 March 2017

UOS 2/4 CUA51115 17WST-002 , 17WST-002 $2,500.00
Start: Monday, 24 April 2017 Census Date: Monday, 5 June 2017

UOS 3/4 CUA51115 17WST-002 , 17WST-003 $2,500.00
Start: Monday, 17 July 2017 Census Date: Monday, 7 August 2017

UOS 4/4 CUA51115 17WST-002 , 17WST-004 $2,500.00
Start: Monday, 9 October 2017 Census Date: Monday, 6 November 2017
Comments: Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123