Creative Industries

CUA20715 Certificate II in Visual Arts

CUA20715 – Certificate II in Visual Arts enables learners to use a range of materials, processes, skills and techniques to produce art and craft works. They have the ability to select, adapt and transfer skills to different situations. This qualification would suit people interested in developing basic visual art and craft skills.

Career Opportunities

This course may lead to the following career opportunities:

  • Assistant in art/craft studio
  • Gallery assistant

Study Pathways

This course may be a pathway to further study. Related courses include:

Locations, Dates and Times

Inveresk Campus

  • Next Intake:  12 February – 26 November 2019
  • Duration:  Full-time – Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday – 9am to 3pm.  Part-time – Tuesdays from February to November.
  • Information Sessions:  Tuesday, 22 January 2019 – 10.30am
    • Venue:  Lecture Theatre, Academy of the Arts, Invermay Road, Inveresk
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Interviews will be held on:

  • 22 January 2019 – 12.30pm to 4.30pm
  • 23 January 2019 – 9am to 4.30pm

Studio areas available at Inveresk Campus

  • Textiles
  • Illustration
  • Jewellery
  • Printmaking

Devonport Campus

  • Next Intake:  May – 27 September 2019
  • Enrolments and Induction:  9 April 2019
  • Orientation:  8  – 10 May 2019
  • Duration:  Full-time – 2 to 3 days per week, Wednesday to Friday – 9am to 3.15pm, February to November.  Part-time – 1 to 2 days per week depending on units selected.
  • Information Session: 
    • Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 10am,  OR
    • Monday, 1 April 2019 – 10am
    • Venue:  Room A1.65, Visual Arts, A Block, 20 Valley Road, Devonport
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Interviews will be held on: 

  • 4, 5 &  6 December 2018 – 9.00am to 4.00pm
  • 1 April 2018 – 12.30pm to 4pm
  • 2 & 8 April 2019 – 9.00am to 4.00pm

Studio areas available at Devonport Campus

  • Ceramics
  • Glass
  • Painting
  • Printmaking

Learning Options

This course is delivered via the following study modes:

  • On campus
  • In the workplace

Assessment Process

Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge. They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course.

Examples of assessments for this course may include:

  • assessment checklists
  • assignments
  • journal
  • portfolios
  • products
  • samples
  • student presentations
  • workbooks

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.  For further details please refer to

Fees and Payments

South: Additional costs of $55.00 will cover materials used in class

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Essential Requirements

There are no essential requirements for this course.


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Student Support

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CUA20715 – Certificate II in Visual Arts.

Qualification Requirements

The qualification consists of a total of 9 units comprising of 4 core units and 5 electives. These units are delivered in a range of studios and will vary and will depend on the campus selected.


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