Visual Arts

The competencies from the Visual Arts, Craft & Design Package involve accredited training in the areas of Visual Arts, Craft & Design.

Are you unsure which creative field you wish to pursue? Want to enhance your knowledge and folio towards a specific course? This program incorporates elements of visual arts, craft and design. This program is folio based and offers you the opportunity to develop your skills and folio as well as the opportunity to exhibit your works in an exhibition.

These programs aim to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to achieve competence that will enhance their employment prospects in a visual arts environment or related industries.

Visual Arts  is open to Year 12 (Units 3 & 4).

This includes  research and analyse  history and theory to inform artistic practice;  research and experiment with techniques to produce sculpture ; document the work process; select and prepare for exhibition and research and experiment with techniques to produce drawings.


Chisholm Institute of TAFE.

Day | Time | Venue

Sandringham College- Holloway Road, Sandringham
(Wednesday 1.30pm-5.00pm).


1 year.

Work Placement

Students will gain industry exposure through industry tours and guest speaker opportunities.

Selection Criteria

Student suitability decided by home school/ referral by home school to program.

2015 students will be required to attend a mandatory information session at Sandringham College (details to be advised) with the trainer to discuss program expectations.

You will be required to present a folio of samples of work completed.

Sample Program Outline

  • Research and critically analyse history and theory to inform artistic practice
  • Research and experiment with techniques to produce sculpture
  • Document the work process
  • Select and prepare work for exhibition
  • Research and experiment with techniques to produce drawings


To be confirmed upon enrolment.
Basic stationery is required for written components.


* TBA – VCE/VCAL credit: Up to four units: a Units 3 and 4 sequence (Block Credit) each year (new course – credits to be confirmed).

Future Employment Opportunities

Completion of this Certificate III in Visual Arts, Craft & Design units provides a pathway for students into the industry. With additional training and experience, future employment opportunities may include Artist,  Curator, Sculptor, Creative Director,  Architect, Games Designer and Ceramicist.

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