CUA10315 Certificate I in Visual Arts

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Course description

The Certificate I in Visual Arts (CUA10315) is perfect for complete beginners who want to develop a creative arts practice (and experiment with different art forms). Over 6 months of classroom study you’ll be learning how to draw, create sculptures, frame pictures, and make artworks from metal. Graduate with a solid arts practice and a qualification that is recognised all over Australia.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

6 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Production Assistant$1,150 weekly pay
Performing Arts Technician$960 weekly pay
Junior Graphic Designer$960 weekly pay
Artist$960 weekly pay
Painter$960 weekly pay
Sculptor$960 weekly pay
Potter$960 weekly pay
Art Studio Assistant$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Radio Producer$1,350 weekly pay
Sound Engineer$1,350 weekly pay
Film Editor$1,400 weekly pay
Screenplay Writer$1,300 weekly pay
Director of Photography$1,400 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the CUA10315 Certificate I in Visual Arts. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the CUA10315 Certificate I in Visual Arts such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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