No matter where you are in life, or what study or career goals you may have for your future, TasTAFE has a qualification or training program that is right for you!
In the last five years, the creative industries have emerged as one of Australia’s largest employment growth areas.
There are now more choices than ever in the creative arts and cultural industries. Some jobs are highly creative or technical, while others have more of a management or customer service focus.
Our industry-focused training is designed to advance your knowledge and technical skills. So, if you are creative, enjoy designing and making things with different materials and using a variety of techniques, the creative industries area may be just the area of study for you!
A qualification in this area will allow you to develop abilities in creative and critical thinking along with specialised technical and design skills in the following areas:
- design fundamentals
- fashion design
- graphic design
- interior decoration
- music and sound production
- print communications
- screen and media
- visual arts practice in ceramics, drawing, glass, jewellery, photography, painting, printmaking, textiles
- web design
visual arts practice in painting, drawing, ceramics, glass, photography, wood, printmaking, textiles or jewellery.
At TasTAFE, you can gain the skills you need for entry into this dynamic industry. Learn traditional making skills in a contemporary digital workflow context and explore strategies to support lifelong learning in an ever-changing technical landscape.
A range of courses are available across the state, and are delivered by industry practitioners in professional studio and workplace environments.
Pathways exist from Certificate III level through to Advanced Diploma level with clear articulation arrangements that may allow you to gain credits with the University of Tasmania through your Certificate IV and Diploma/Advanced Diploma qualifications.
“I chose TasTAFE because I’d already studied there and I knew the fashion course would be very hands-on.” – Georgia, Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology
“Anyone that wants to do photography – go through TAFE – it’s the best thing you could do. I’ve learnt so much more – I love it.” – Dominik, Diploma in Visual Arts (Photography)