Arts

Arts

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Make pieces of art, contribute to the cultural conversation, launch your own creative small business, or support artists in communicating their vision to the world. You’ll learn to master your creative process, immerse yourself in art history or work behind the scenes in the arts industry when you graduate from a TAFE NSW arts course.

Arts Administration

Gain business skills and work behind the scenes championing the arts industry and celebrating artists, art culture and performance.

  • Certificate IV Arts and Cultural Administration (Galleries and Museums)

    CUA40820-02

    Work in a creative environment every day and gain the skills to build your career as an arts administrator or museum educator. Build key skills and gain first-hand experience working on leading artistic and cultural events in Sydney and regional NSW.

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  • Certificate IV Arts and Cultural Administration

    CUA40820-01

    Spend your work days in a creative environment. Gain the skills to build your career as an arts administrator and be an integral part of a team in art galleries, museums, performing arts centres and community groups.

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Ceramics

Whether you’re a keen hobbyist or dream of a thriving small business, a ceramics course gets you on the wheel to shape your skills in artistic and functional pieces.

  • TAFE Statement Ceramics Foundation - Intermediate Skills/Techniques

    800-000185

    Learn the foundations of ceramic studio art practice in a supportive and professional environment. Build upon existing wheel forming, design, mould making, hand forming, kiln packing and firing skills. You will refine technical and conceptual skills through a process of experimentation and practice. Teachers will demonstrate a wide range of specific techniques and skills so that you can further develop with clay. This course can be extended into a full year program as a series of four payment terms to give a full range of basic ceramics skills. On completion of the full year, students may articulate into the Diploma of Ceramics.

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  • TAFE Statement Ceramics Foundation - Basic Skills/Techniques

    800-000187

    In this course, you will learn the foundations of ceramic studio art practice in a supportive and professional environment. Explore basic wheelforming, design, mouldmaking and handforming skills. In developing ideas for project work, you will refine technical and conceptual skills through a process of experimentation and practice. Teachers will demonstrate a wide range of specific techniques and skills so that you can unlock your creativity with clay. This course can be extended into a full year program as a series of four payment terms to give a full range of basic ceramics skills. On completion of the full year, students may be eligible to articulate into the Diploma of Ceramics.

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  • TAFE Statement Ceramics - Handbuilding

    800-000195

    Learn basic and intermediate techniques of hand forming with clay. Along with pinching, coiling, extruding and slabbing, surface, glaze, and firing techniques will be covered.

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  • TAFE Statement Ceramics PLUS - Master Series

    800-000196

    This workshop will be presented by expert artists who will demonstrate specific individual techniques and apply advanced skills and knowledge to specialist application areas of the ceramic art form.

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  • TAFE Statement Ceramics - Wheelforming

    800-000194

    Relax, unwind and get creative in this short 8 week ceramics course. Learn about the art of clay and wheelforming as you explore the techniques behind making ceramic products and finish the course with the skills to start your own small business.

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  • TAFE Statement Ceramics - Wheelforming Advanced

    800-000750

    This course is designed for advanced hand forming techniques and imaginatively explore ceramic materials and process to create sculptural and hand-formed vessel forms. Learn to design and discuss ideas and concepts, combine various hand-building techniques, decorate, glaze and fire your body of work.

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  • TAFE Statement Open Studio Practice - Ceramics

    800-000178

    This program provides access to studios and facilities so you can improve your skills by developing your own work. The studios and facilities are under the supervision of a skilled TAFE teacher who can provide tutorial assistance.

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  • Diploma Ceramics

    CUA51220-01

    Gain the confidence to sustain your own highly individual ceramics practice. You’ll learn to analyse art theory and combine technical, creative and conceptual skills to make unique hand-crafted objects that can be purely artistic or functional.

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Floristry

Focus your love of flowers and design into a career that allows you to make someone’s day with a thoughtful posy or wow a crowd with a stunning floral installation.

  • TAFE Statement Flowers for the Home-Floral Workshop

    800-000596

    In this 3 hour intensive course, you will learn how to purchase, care for and arrange fresh flowers for your home in a natural style. You will build new found skills and create a beautiful floral arrangement to take home.

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  • TAFE Statement Advanced Floristry Workshop with David Berger

    800-000071

    This course is perfect for the flower enthusiast. Each week, you will enjoy learning how to care and prepare your flowers and foliage to maintain the best vase life from them. You will gain hands on practical application creating gorgeous arrangements suitable for the home and event styling. All flowers, foliage, equipment and containers are included in the course fee.

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  • TAFE Statement Christmas Wreath - Floral Workshop

    800-000598

    You will get the opportunity to learn the basic skills in floral wreath making. The workshop will allow you to create your very own Christmas Wreath that you can display with pride in your home.

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  • Statement of Attainment Floristry - Introduction to Floristry Services

    900-82770

    Sprout your career in the floristry industry with key skills to build supplier relationships, floristry techniques and healthy workplace organisation habits. Gain confidence to identify plant materials, work with timelines and use your creative flair.

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  • Certificate II Floristry (Assistant)

    SFL20115-01

    Turn your greenthumb talents into real-world skills as a creative floristry assistant. TAFE NSW is an award-winning floristry trainer and you'll spend your days working with a variety of flowers, creating beautiful arrangements to accompany the most memorable moments in life.

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  • Certificate III Floristry

    SFL30115-01

    Leave your mark and bring joy to others through the creative world of floristry. Fine-tune your design skills, compete in competitions and learn to use social media to help boost your sales. Study as a trainee and learn on-the-job, or put your skills into practice in our industry-standard facilities.

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  • Certificate IV Floristry

    SFL40115-01

    Get the leadership know-how and complex technical skills to flourish in this creative industry. Learn advanced floristry techniques and latest floral trends to be in demand as a floristry designer, senior florist or floristry business owner.

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Jewellery

Gain a foundational understanding of mechanical engineering and fabrication to bring your design vision to life as a jewellery designer and maker.

  • Certificate III Jewellery Manufacture

    MEM30619-01

    Apply your creative flair and inspiration as you learn techniques to craft bespoke custom jewellery pieces for clients. Become a jewellery designer or manufacturer, start your own jewellery business or advance to further study in engineering.

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  • Diploma Visual Arts (Jewellery)

    CUA51120-02

    Cultivate your jewellery skills and knowledge by exploring materials and experimenting with techniques to work in the art industry. Combine your technical, creative and conceptual skills to plan and realise artwork that interacts with the body.

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Photography and Photo Imaging

Embark on a photography career and capture the moments that matter. Direct your creative eye towards an industry sector like weddings, sport, news, portraits or advertising.

  • TAFE Statement Introduction to B&W photography and darkroom

    800-000832

    Create your own fine art black and white print. A guided step by step course in producing traditional photographs using film and darkroom techniques.

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  • TAFE Statement Open Studio Practice - Art Photography

    800-001019

    This program provides access to studios and facilities so you can improve your skills by developing your own work. The studios and facilities are under the supervision of a skilled TAFE teacher who can provide tutorial assistance.

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  • Statement of Attainment Creative Photography Skills

    900-82658

    Take your first step towards your dream photography career or add digital imaging abilities to your resume as you develop your passion for highlighting the extraordinary moments in life.

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  • Certificate IV Photography and Digital Imaging

    CUA41120-01

    Enter the exciting world of professional photography as you learn technical skills and creative know-how. Develop your abilities to work with creative briefs and grow your portfolio of high-quality images.

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  • Diploma Photography and Digital Imaging

    CUA50920-01

    Strengthen your creativity and develop technical skills to help you excel as a professional photographer. Build your knowledge across a range of photography styles and learn from industry experts in state-of-the-art facilities.

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Visual Arts

Make creative practice a way of life. Whether you want to try your hand at a range of artistic mediums or are already passionate about one, we have a course for you.

  • TAFE Statement Open Studio Practice - Painting

    800-000176

    Develop your existing Painting skills by using TAFE NSW facilities under the supervision of skilled teachers. Facilities include technical advice and studios. No formal classes are held but an individual tutorial service is provided by the teacher. No assessments are carried out, however, students are expected to provide, and work to their own creative proposals consultation with the Head Teacher is recommended.

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  • TAFE Statement Artist in Residence

    800-000271

    This is a self-paced professional development course for artists or art course graduates who want to their develop skills. Artists in residence will have access to the Visual Arts facilities (art studios) available in the Art and Design section of TAFE NSW where they can interact and communicate with staff and fellow Artists in residence. There will also be opportunities to attend studio classes with no assessment requirements. Artists in residence are responsible for providing their own personal protective equipment (PPE), covered footwear and art materials.

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  • TAFE Statement Open Studio Practice - Sculpture

    800-000183

    Develop your existing skills in sculpture using TAFE NSW facilities under the supervision of skilled teachers. Facilities include technical advice, and studios. No formal classes are held but an individual tutorial service is provided by the teacher. No assessments are carried out, however, students are expected to provide, and work to their own creative proposals - consultation with the Head Teacher is recommended.

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  • Diploma Visual Arts

    CUA51120-01

    Cultivate your visual arts skills and knowledge and benefit from a broad range of electives empowering you to work with confidence in the industry. You’ll learn to combine specialised technical, creative and conceptual skills to plan and realise your creative vision in this exciting course.

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  • Diploma Creative Practice

    HE20533V01

    The Diploma of Creative Practice is designed for specialist creative practitioners and is the first year of the three-year Bachelor of Creative Practice. You’ll fine-tune your skills in your creative medium while developing the business and entrepreneurial skills you need to flourish and grow as an artist. Develop the foundations of a studio-based creative practice, enhance your critical reflection skills and gain an understanding of cultural foundations and business as you build and foster a meaningful career in the creative arts industry.

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  • Advanced Diploma Visual Arts

    CUA60720-01

    Shape your confidence to express and convey your creative ideas as a visual artist. Refine your craft in a supportive, immersive environment and learn highly technical and conceptual skills, engage in critical discourse and explore the many ways you can practice as a creative professional.

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  • Undergraduate Certificate Arts for Wellness

    HE20553V01

    The Undergraduate Certificate in Arts for Wellness is where creative practice and community services meet. If you're driven to help others and have a passion for art, then this is the perfect course for you. Learn in high quality art studios and empower individuals with complex needs to foster a sense of independence. Use art to boost clients' wellbeing, cultivate specialist communication skills and build community spirit. Enter the sector as a community arts worker where your regular day at work can change someone’s life for the better.

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  • Bachelor Creative Practice

    HE20534V01

    Expand your career options as a creative professional, enjoy studio time with experienced teachers, and strengthen your critical thinking and creative processes. The TAFE NSW Bachelor of Creative Practice enables you to specialise in your arts discipline, choosing from Visual Arts, Music Production and Performance or Design. Participate in a range of creative projects while you make valuable connections, enhance your portfolio and strengthen your technical skills. Graduate with experience in performing or exhibiting for the public and a diverse range of professional pathways into the arts industry.

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