Hunter TAFE

Diploma of Visual Arts


Ourimbah, Newcastle (Hunter Street)

This versatile diploma develops your ability to apply arts theory in meaningful ways across a wide range of contexts including digital art, jewellery making, drawing, photo media and wood design.

  • $10,000*

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  • Ourimbah

    • TBA

    • Full time

    • In class

    In class Full time

  • Newcastle (Hunter Street)

    • TBA

    • Full time

    • In class

    In class Full time

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Entry Requirements
Certificate IV or higher, Unit(s) of study

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Photographer
  • Illustrator
  • Printmaker

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Visual Arts with Hunter TAFE, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 15 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

7 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Refine drawing and other visual representation tools

  • Research and apply light and colour

  • Realise a body of creative work

  • Develop own sustainable professional practice

  • Present a body of own creative work

  • Establish and maintain safe creative practice

  • Analyse cultural history and theory

Elective Units

8 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Elective Units for this course and provider may be changing. Check with provider before enrolling.

Course Provider

Hunter TAFE is one of the largest and oldest TAFE institutes in NSW. It's one of 10 large institutes that provide TAFE coverage across NSW, and offers vocational training and higher education to Australian and international students from 15 campuses throughout the Hunter.

It also provides a range of student services including careers, counselling, pathways and disability services. It also offers onsite accommodation at the Kurri Kurri and Muswellbrook campuses.

Campus locations include Belmont, Cessnock, Glendale, Gosford, Hamilton, Newcastle, Kurri Kurri, Maitland, Muswellbrook, Ourimbah, Scone, Singleton, Tomaree and Wyong.

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