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Certificate II in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts CUA20415

Overview

This qualification allows you to develop the basic art-making skills that underpin visual arts and craft practice.

Qualification: Certificate II in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts CUA20415
Program No: C2-YC03
Campus: CIT Reid 
Duration: 1 semester full-time (approx. 19 hours per week) OR part-time equivalent.
Likely Job Outcome: This program provides a pathway to further study in the creative arts field.
Application Type: Public
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Entry Requirements / How to Apply

Open Entry.
As this is an identified Indigenous program it is not generally considered appropriate to have international students enrol.

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Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

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Subject Information

Complete all 10 subjects

  • CUAACD101  Use basic drawing techniques
    • CIT Code: ARTS148
      Cost: $100.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create a basic visual representation of objects or ideas. It does not relate to drawing as an art form.  It applies to individuals in any context where a basic sketch or drawing of objects, ideas or layouts is required.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CUAATS101  Develop understanding of own Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identity
    • CIT Code: ARTS147
      Cost: $300.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop an understanding of the cultural and intellectual properties of one’s own cultural identity. The local cultural knowledge necessary to achieve competency in this unit may only be accessible to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples. This unit also reflects the fact that there is no single Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander culture. It applies to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in areas of work that include arts practice and cultural tourism. They could be preparing for work or further learning to pursue a career in the visual or performing arts, or as a tour guide in local communities. This learning and work would be closely guided by appropriate members of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander communities.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CUARES202  Source and use information relevant to own arts practice
    • CIT Code: ARTS150
      Cost: $60.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to access relevant historical and theoretical information relevant to one’s own area of creative work. It applies to individuals developing their skills in any area of arts practice. Supervision and guidance would usually be provided.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CUAPPR201  Make simple creative work
    • CIT Code: ARTS299
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to make simple creative work in any medium. It involves the process of developing and discussing ideas, and then using a limited range of specific art and design techniques to communicate those ideas through the work. It applies to individuals who, with the help and feedback of key people, develop and apply a repertoire of skills to make simple creative work in any form.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWHS201  Contribute to health and safety of self and others
    • CIT Code: OHSS200
      Cost: $50.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work in a manner that is healthy and safe in relation to self and others and to respond to emergency incidents. It covers following work health and safety (WHS) and emergency procedures and instructions, implementing WHS requirements and participating in WHS consultative processes. It applies to individuals who require a basic knowledge of WHS to carry out work in a defined context under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility, in a range of industry and workplace contexts.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CUADRA201  Develop drawing skills
    • CIT Code: ARTS154
      Cost: $100.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use a limited range of basic drawing techniques to produce fundamental drawings from simple ideas. This unit relates to drawing as an art form and differs from units that focus on drawing as a visual representation tool. It typically applies to individuals who have developed some general design or drawing skills and who are now embarking on a career in visual arts. They have little or no experience in drawing and work under close supervision and with guidance from others.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CUAWOO201  Develop woodworking skills
    • CIT Code: ARTS334
      Cost: $100.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use a limited range of basic woodworking techniques to produce fundamental wood objects from simple design concepts. It typically applies to individuals who have developed some general design, drawing or woodworking skills and who are now embarking on a career in visual arts. They have little or no experience in woodwork and work under close supervision and with guidance from others.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBDES201  Follow a design process
    • CIT Code: DSGN161
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to follow a design process at a basic level, incorporating an element of problem solving to identify and resolve challenges that may hinder the process. It applies to individuals who work under direct supervision and respond to specific issues or changes which may relate to product and service requirements.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWOR203  Work effectively with others
    • CIT Code: CLER161
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work cooperatively with others and deal effectively with issues, problems and conflict. It applies to individuals who perform a range of routine tasks using a limited range of practical skills, and a fundamental knowledge of teamwork in a defined context under direct supervision or with limited individual responsibility.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBCRT101  Apply critical thinking techniques
    • CIT Code: INNO103
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use fundamental critical thinking skills in work and life situations.
      It applies to individuals who need the capacity to think critically, ask essential questions and consider answers to those questions.

      Prerequisites: Nil

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More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au