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Certificate II in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts CUA20415

Overview

So you think you can’t draw! This program is designed for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people who are interested in exploring visual arts and design. You will connect with your culture, identify and visually express your totem and Songlines. We build into this program a strong connection to Country. We work closely with National Parks, design logos for major organisations and create exhibitions and inspiring instillations. This program has been designed as an entry pathway into CUA40615 Certificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts.

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.
Cost Info:

Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. In addition, a Service and Amenities fee of $40 will be payable each semester. Further information is available at Course fees and assistance

Indicative Cost: $940
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.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

  • 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

    • To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 10 subjects (5 Core and 5 Electives)

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • CUAPAI201 Develop painting skills
    • CIT Code: ARTS183
      Cost: $100.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use a limited range of basic painting techniques to produce fundamental paintings from simple ideas.It typically applies to individuals who have developed some general design, drawing or painting skills and who are now embarking on a career in visual arts. They have little or no experience in painting and work under close supervision and with guidance from others.
      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