Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are developing a range of art and craft skills in an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural arts context and who take responsibility for own outputs in work and learning. Practice at this level is underpinned by the application of introductory art theory and cultural history.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Arts Workshop Assistant, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ceramics Studio Assistant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Artist.

After successful completion of this qualification, students may have the opportunity to progress into other courses with Australian Skills Management Institute

Students are required to have access to a computer with suitable word processing software and will require access to the internet for research purposes.

Credit may be assigned for the recognition of equivalence in content and learning outcomes between different types of learning and/or qualifications. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to achieve a qualification.

Students applying to access funded places will be required to meet the eligibility requirements applicable to the funding program, this may include undertaking a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. 

Classroom Based – offered in Brisbane and Sydney, classroom and workplace-based (combination of training and assessment delivery methods, including written assessment, portfolio of evidence, logbook and practical observation including 280 hours of vocational placement), 56 weeks full time

RPL – offered in Australia, external based (combination of assessment of written evidence, practical observation and competency conversations), duration and fees will be determined by quality of evidence submitted and amount of gap training required. For more information on the RPL process please visit our website

Option 1 – Apprenticeship – Not Available

Option 2 – Standard Student Fee – First Qualification: $1740.00 / Second Qualification Tuition Fees: $2080.00 / Concessional Fees: $240.00 

Option 3 – Fee For Service – Administration Fee: $30.00, Tuition Fees: $3,500.00 Delivery options – Face to Face (Classroom)

  • BSBWHS211 Contribute to the health and safety of self and others
  • AHCILM306 Follow Aboriginal cultural protocol
  • CUAATS111 Develop understanding of own Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identity
  • CUAATS312 Produce work that expresses own Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identity
  • CUAATS313 Develop and Acknowledge of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural arts
    • BSBTWK201 Work effectively with others
    • CUAACD201 Develop Drawing Skills to Communicate Ideas
    • CUADES201 Follow design process
    • CUADRA311 Produce Drawing Skills
    • CUAPAI211 Develop Painting Skills
    • CUAACD311 Produce drawings to communicate ideas
    • CUAPAI311 Produce Painting

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