CUA40620 CERTIFICATE IV IN ABORIGINAL & TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER CULTURAL ARTS

Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people who work in an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Cultural arts context and produce work that shows a well-developed command of technique in their chosen art form.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Artist, Employment in a range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts contexts.

After successful completion of this qualification, students may have the opportunity to progress into other courses with ASMI.

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 learningoutcomes between different types of learning and/or qualifications. Credit reducesthe amount of learning required to achieve a qualification and may be acquired through Credit Transfer or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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.

Students are required to reach a minimum level of English: IELTS 5.5 (with no individual band less than 5.0) or TOEFL 530 or ISLPR 2+.
For further advice or assistance, please contact the International Student Manager.

Other IELTS equivalence :

  • PTE Academic 42
  • Cambridge (adv)  47
  • OET: Pass

Notes: Tests older than two years are not acceptable

(the snapshot under each course does not have this information which is required)

School-Based (VETiS) – offered in Queensland, classroom based (combination of training and assessment delivery methods, including written assessment, portfolio of evidence and practical observation), 6 months full time or 12 months part time. For more information on VETiS please visit the Department of Small Business and Training Website.

Classroom Based (incarcerated students) – offered in Queensland, Classroom based (combination of training and assessment delivery methods, including written assessment, portfolio of evidence and practical observation), 6 months full time or 12 months part 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.

School-Based (VETiS) – No student contribution fees are applicable for eligible students. For more information on VETiS please visit the Department of Small Business and Training Website.

Workplace Based (Fee for Service): Administration Fee: $30.00, Tuition Fees: $2,500.00

Workplace Based (Certificate 3 Guarantee – for eligible students) – Contribution Fees: $153.75, Concessional Contribution Fees (for eligible students): $87.75. Refer to the Certificate 3 Guarantee Fact Sheet for more information.

Students must successfully complete all 6 mandatory core units in order to achieve this qualification:

  • AHCILM306 Follow Aboriginal cultural protocols
  • 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
  • CUAATS411 Communicate effectively in the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural arts industry
  • CUARES403 Research history and theory to inform own arts practice
  • CUAWHS312 Apply work health and safety practices

Students must successfully complete 9 elective units of competency in order to achieve this qualification:

4 must be from Group A
3 must be from Group A and/or Group B
2 may be from the remaining listed electives or any currently endorsed training package qualification or accredited course.

Elective units

Group A

  • BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices
  • BSBCRT412 Articulate, present and debate ideas
  • BSBCRT413 Collaborate in creative processes
  • BSBCRT403 Explore the history and social impact of creativity
  • CUADES301 Explore the use of colour
  • CUADES302 Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
  • CUADES303 Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms
  • CUADES304 Source and apply design industry knowledge
  • CUADES305 Source and apply information on the history and theory of design
  • CUADES411 Generate design solutions
  • CUADES412 Interpret and respond to a design brief
  • CUADES413 Develop and extend design skills and practice
  • CUAATS313 Develop and apply knowledge of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural arts
  • CUAACD311 Produce drawings to communicate ideas
  • CUAACD312 Produce computer-aided drawings
  • CUAACD313 Produce technical drawings
  • CUAACD314 Make scale models
  • CUAACD411 Integrate colour theory and design processes
  • CUAACD412 Experiment with moulding and casting techniques
  • CUAANM313 Create 3D digital models
  • CUAATS514 Work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural material
  • CUACER411 Experiment with techniques to produce ceramic works
  • CUACER412 Experiment with throwing techniques
  • CUACER413 Experiment with ceramic surface treatments
  • CUACHR311 Develop basic dance composition skills
  • CUADAN312 Increase depth of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander dance techniques
  • CUADIG401 Author interactive media
  • CUADIG412 Design user interfaces
  • CUADIG413 Create user interfaces
  • CUADIG415 Produce innovative digital images
  • CUADRA401 Experiment with techniques to produce drawings
  • CUAGLA401 Experiment with techniques to produce glasswork
  • CUAIND411 Extend expertise in specialist creative fields
  • CUAJWL401 Experiment with techniques to produce jewellery
  • CUAMWB401 Develop and implement own self-care plan in the creative industries
  • CUAMWB402 Manage feedback on creative practice
  • CUAPAI411 Experiment with techniques to produce paintings
  • CUAPER401 Experiment with techniques to produce performance art
  • CUAPHI305 Use wet darkroom techniques to produce monochrome photographs
  • CUAPHI313 Process photo images
  • CUAPHI314 Process colour materials in a wet darkroom context
  • CUAPHI316 Capture images using drone technology
  • CUAPHI411 Capture images in response to a brief
  • CUAPHI412 Apply photo imaging lighting techniques
  • CUAPHI403 Enhance, manipulate and output photo images
  • CUAPRI411 Experiment with printing techniques
  • CUAPPR312 Document the creative work progress
  • CUAPPR314 Participate in collaborative creative projects
  • CUAPPR402 Select sites for creative projects and plan work
  • CUAPPR403 Store and maintain finished creative work
  • CUAPPR408 Integrate disability access and inclusion
  • CUAPPR411 Realise a creative project
  • CUAPPR415 Develop and discuss ideas for own creative work
  • CUAPPR417 Select and prepare creative work for exhibition
  • CUASCU411 Experiment with techniques to produce sculpture
  • CUATEX401 Experiment with techniques to produce textile work
  • CUAWOO401 Experiment with techniques to produce wood objects
  • CUADIG416 Produce innovative video art
  • MSFGG3024 Form glass
  • MSFDG3003 Paint and fire glass
  • MSTGN2013 Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry
  • MSTTD4005 Produce screen printed textiles
  • MSTTD4006 Source textile materials and resources
  • MSTTD4007 Analyse textile design influences
  • MSTTD4010 Apply manipulation techniques to create experimental textile samples
  • MSTTD4012* Analyse use of colour in textiles
  • MSTTD4002 Prepare stencils and screens for textile printing
  • MSFFDT4009 Set up, operate and maintain basic static woodworking machines for furniture designs
  • MSFFDT4013 Select, use and maintain hand tools for the creation of custom furniture
  • MSFFM4001 Hand carve wood to custom design
  • MSMPMC308 Operate slip casting equipment
  • MSMPMC310 Hand mould products
  • SITTGDE007 Research and share general information on Australian Indigenous cultures
  • SITTGDE001 Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture

Group B

  • BSBSTR301 Contribute to continuous improvement
  • BSBSTR401 Promote innovation in team environments
  • BSBLDR413 Lead effective workplace relationships
  • BSBESB301 Investigate business opportunities
  • BSBESB302 Develop and present business proposals
  • BSBESB303 Organise finances for new business ventures
  • BSBESB304 Determine resource requirements for new business ventures
  • BSBESB305 Address compliance requirements for new business ventures
  • BSBESB402 Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures
  • BSBESB403 Plan finances for new business ventures
  • BSBESB404 Market new business ventures
  • BSBESB401 Research and develop business plans
  • BSBESB406 Establish operational strategies and procedures for new business ventures
  • BSBESB407 Manage finances for new business ventures
  • BSBSUS411 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • BSBPEF301 Organise personal work priorities
  • BSBPEF401 Manage personal health and wellbeing
  • BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
  • CUACMP311 Implement copyright arrangements
  • CUACMP511 Manage copyright arrangements
  • CUAEVP413 Install and dismantle exhibition elements
  • CUAFIM411 Obtain revenue to support operations
  • CUAIND311 Work effectively in the creative arts industry
  • CUAIND314 Plan a career in the creative arts industry
  • CUAIND413 Communicate effectively with arts professionals
  • CUAPPR414 Develop self as artist
  • CUARES412 Conduct research

Elective unit selection may be contextualised to business requirements. All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

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