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This course was available for Semester 2, 2016.
This course is available for Semester 1, 2017.

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Preparatory Skill Set For Professional Graphic Design Practice

State ID: CUASS00049

Description

This skill set addresses fundamental skills, knowledge and performance requirements for graphic design practice.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    BSBDES302 Explore and Apply the Creative Design Process to 2D Forms
    BSBDES401 Generate Design Solutions
    CUAGRD302 Use Typography Techniques
    CUAGRD401 Research and Apply Graphic Design Techniques

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Entrance Requirements

No minimum requirements

Fees and charges

Non-Concession: $ to be advised
Concession: $ to be advised
Commercial / International: $ to be advised

School age students
Students who would normally be attending year 12 or below in the current calendar year will be eligible to enrol at the commercial / international rate for this course.

International students
This courses isn’t available to Visa 500 International Students.
For information on international courses, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website
www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses
Other visa holder students
All other visa holders (i.e 457, 300, 485, 489, 496) contact either South West or Great Southern Campuses to confirm your eligibility;
South West Campuses    studentservices@srtafe.wa.edu.au    0417 937 894
Great Southern Campuses    studentsupport@srtafe.wa.edu.au    1800 675 781

How to apply

Please complete the Course enquiry form below to receive enrolment information.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Albany Campus
This course can be completed over 6 months, part time, online.
Esperance Campus
This course can be completed over 6 months, part time, online.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Drawing Fundamentals

State ID: MAB03

Description

This course is suitable for beginners and people wanting to refresh their skills.
Learn how to see like an artist with this foundation drawing course.
You will learn fundamental techniques such as expressive line, tone, perspective and proportion, as well as how to use drawing materials.

Exercises explored in this course include:
    Still life
    Perspective
    Tonal Drawing
    Mark making & mixed media techniques

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How to apply

Entrance Requirements

No minimum requirements

Fees and charges

Non-Concession: $235.20
Concession: $98.80
Commercial / International: $413.20

School age students
Students who would normally be attending year 12 or below in the current calendar year will be eligible to enrol at the commercial / international rate for this course.

International students
This courses isn’t available to Visa 500 International Students.
For information on international courses, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website
www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses
Other visa holder students
All other visa holders (i.e 457, 300, 485, 489, 496) contact either South West or Great Southern Campuses to confirm your eligibility;
South West Campuses    studentservices@srtafe.wa.edu.au    0417 937 894
Great Southern Campuses    studentsupport@srtafe.wa.edu.au    1800 675 781

How to apply
  1. Please check to see if dates have been set for this course by selecting the campus you wish to attend at the bottom of this page.
  2. Complete the Course enquiry form below and advise which dates you would like to enrol into.
  3. We will then send you enrolment forms to complete.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Busselton Campus
Date: Register your interest for 2020
Time: To be advised
Duration: 6 weeks

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Digital Photography for Beginners

State ID: MAA60

Description

Get the most out of your digital camera.
Learn the fundamentals of using your DSLR in a fun and supportive environment.
Includes course notes, feedback and Q&A sessions.
Learn the advantages of using manual modes and controlling shutter speed, aperture and ISO, so you can progress to the next level of creative photography.
This course offers a blend of helpful theory in easy-to-understand terms, clear demonstrations and student practicals so you can put the theory into practice.

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Entrance Requirements

This course has basic equipment and/or PPE requirements

Fees and charges

Non-Concession: $151.40
Concession: $49.10
Commercial / International: $284.90

School age students
Students who would normally be attending year 12 or below in the current calendar year will be eligible to enrol at the commercial / international rate for this course.

International students
This courses isn’t available to Visa 500 International Students.
For information on international courses, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website
www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses
Other visa holder students
All other visa holders (i.e 457, 300, 485, 489, 496) contact either South West or Great Southern Campuses to confirm your eligibility;
South West Campuses    studentservices@srtafe.wa.edu.au    0417 937 894
Great Southern Campuses    studentsupport@srtafe.wa.edu.au    1800 675 781

How to apply
  1. Please check to see if dates have been set for this course by selecting the campus you wish to attend at the bottom of this page.
  2. Complete the Course enquiry form below and advise which dates you would like to enrol into.
  3. We will then send you enrolment forms to complete.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Busselton Campus

Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 6 weeks

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Diploma of Graphic Design

National ID: CUA50715 | State ID: AZK6

This qualification focuses on you starting your career in the Graphic Design industry. You will combine technical, creative and conceptual skills to create designs that meet client requirements and solve a range of visual communication challenges. Graphic designers work in many different commercial and community contexts across both print and digital media.

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Job opportunities

Successful completion of this qualification provides the opportunity to become employed in Graphic Design, Advertising and Multimedia industries as practitioners and designers.

Study pathway

Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design

How to apply

For full time, part time, flexible or online courses apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.

For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Available Semester 1 & Semester 2

Esperance - Online

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Esperance - Online

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Duration 3 semester/s
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Where Esperance
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Graphic Design

Gain the technical skills to explore your creativity through a wide range of mediums. Studying these courses may lead you to rewarding career opportunities in painting on canvas, public art, print, illustration, arts administration and events coordination, sculpturing and ceramics.

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MAB29 Creative Recycled Art Short Course Busselton

Description

Would you like to guarantee your recyclable waste is getting recycled?

Most of us try to recycle where we can, but we can’t always be assured our waste ends up in the right place. More and more, we hear about our plastic footprint and experts say that by the year 2050, there will be more plastic in our oceans than fish!

Join us in this workshop using and combining recycled objects to create a unique sculptural piece that holds succulents. The workshop will explore different combinations of connecting the recycled objects, adding colour and texture then the succulents to create hanging or standing features.

The succulents and most of the recycled objects will be provided.  (You’re welcome to bring your own!).

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

     CUAPPR101 Use ideas and techniques to develop creative work

MAB28 Develop Printmaking Skills Short Course Busselton

Description

This course covers basic printmaking techniques and is designed for anyone that is keen to learn a variety of printmaking techniques such as:

  • drypoint etching
  • relief printing
  • monoprinting​​​​​​

You will get to create and take home some exciting original prints.

All course materials are provided.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    CUAPRI201 Develop Printmaking Skills

MAB31 Develop Skills in Painting Short Course Busselton

Description

Join us for a fun introduction to the world of colour. Exploring a range of painting styles, methods and techniques to help you build skills and develop your own personal style. 

Colour mixing, value, composition, abstract, still life and expressionist painting will all be covered in a relaxed and enjoyable environment.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

     CUAPAI201 Develop Painting Skills

MAB03 Drawing Fundamentals Short Course Busselton

Description

This course is suitable for beginners and people wanting to refresh their skills.
Learn how to see like an artist with this foundation drawing course.
You will learn fundamental techniques such as expressive line, tone, perspective and proportion, as well as how to use drawing materials.

Exercises explored in this course include:
    Still life
    Perspective
    Tonal Drawing
    Mark making & mixed media techniques

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units.

    CUAACD101 Use Basic Drawing Techniques

MAB15 Photography - Portraiture, People & Products Short Course Busselton

Description

Know your camera basics but still unsure how to progress? Leading on from our popular Digital Photography for Beginners, you will learn more about the skills needed to move past the limitations of auto modes to continue on your creative journey.
Using Portraiture, People and Products as our subject matter, you will learn about lighting, composition and how to use aperture, shutter speed and ISO to capture the important things in life.
This course offers a blend of helpful theory in easy-to-understand terms, clear demonstrations and student practicals so you can put the theory into practice.
 
This course will cover:
    Portraiture
    Still life photography
    Creative photography concepts
    Understanding light qualities and exposure
    Lighting types
    Using a flash
    Composition
    Shooting to a design brief
    Defining your style
    Working in photoshop

Entry requirements

It is preferred that participants have completed the unit ICPDMT321 Capture a Digital Images (Digital Photography for Beginners) before enrolling in this course. Otherwise, a good working knowledge of your camera in manual mode is required.

Participants will also require:
    A DSLR or mirrorless camera with the option of manual mode, capable of manually adjusting shutter speed, aperture and ISO controls is essential for this course
    Interchangeable lenses or broad range zoom lens   
    An off camera flash is essential for this course
    Image card(s), USB, camera card reader, charged camera and flash batteries, chargers
    Tripod
    Be familiar with your camera manual prior to starting the course (most manufacturers have online manuals you can download via the web if necessary)
    Knowledge of working with computers
    Pen and notepad
    Course content includes completing assessment criteria

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    CUAPHI302 Capture Photographic Images

CUASS00049 Preparatory Skill Set For Professional Graphic Design Practice Short Course Albany
Esperance

Description

This skill set addresses fundamental skills, knowledge and performance requirements for graphic design practice.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    BSBDES302 Explore and Apply the Creative Design Process to 2D Forms
    BSBDES401 Generate Design Solutions
    CUAGRD302 Use Typography Techniques
    CUAGRD401 Research and Apply Graphic Design Techniques

CUA31115 AZN2 Visual Arts Certificate III Bunbury
Busselton
Margaret River

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to create two and three dimensional forms in a variety of visual art areas. You will learn to visualise, develop and present ideas and images, to discuss the visual arts analytically and appreciatively and to constructively evaluate your own work and that of others. You will also learn skills in drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, textiles, and design.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

CUA51115 AZL3 Visual Arts Diploma Bunbury
Busselton
Margaret River

This qualification will provide you with developed skills and knowledge across many media, and practice may incorporate ceramics, digital art, glasswork, drawing and illustration, jewellery making, painting, photomedia, printmaking, sculpture, textile design and wood design. You will have a sound grasp of the theory and history to critically analyse and synthesise information from a range of sources. You will further develop skills in arts and crafts, interpret and respond to a design brief and refine art techniques.

This course has additional entry requirements, please enquire for details.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

CUA41315 AZO2 Visual Arts Certificate IV Bunbury
Busselton
Margaret River
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The Certificate IV in Visual Arts will further develop your practical skills and knowledge enabling you to create original artworks in a range of areas including painting, printmaking, drawing, sculpture, 2D and 3D design and textile art. Your skills will be developed through direct investigation and experimentation of techniques and materials.  You will learn and apply art terms and incorporate a critical approach to the production and presentation of your artwork. You will undertake research and critical analysis of culture and history to inform your arts practice, as well as focus on your personal development, and professional practice in arts business in preparation for the arts industry.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

CUA10315 AZK5 Visual Arts Certificate I

This full time course is designed for 15-18 year olds who are not attending school. Students will engage in practical and hands on skills in printmaking, painting, drawing and digital cameras and technology. The course will incorporate elements of language, literacy and numeracy in a creative learning environment.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

CUA20715 AZN4 Visual Arts Certificate II Collie

This full time course is designed for 15-18 year olds who are not attending school. Students will engage in practical and hands on skills in printmaking, painting, drawing and digital cameras and technology. The course will incorporate elements of language, literacy and numeracy in a creative learning environment.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

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A small town on the south coast of WA,  Denmark punches way above its weight when it comes to the arts, and music is an integral part of what makes Denmark such a vibrant place.  For almost 20 years, the music course in Denmark has kick-started careers, been a stepping stone to WAAPA, and inspired professional and community musicians alike.  We have nurtured and encouraged students from playing a few chords in the bedroom right through to touring and playing music festivals.  We have taught the art of song writing to students who have gone on to win WAMi Songwriting awards.

An interior design course will provide you with skills to create vibrant and functional interior spaces. You’ll learn to mesh creativity with technical skills to meet and exceed client expectations.

Studying graphic design will equip you with the practical skills and knowledge to produce exciting creative graphic images for print reproduction and digital media. You will develop a core set of graphic design capabilities in a broad range of areas. You will explore areas such as colour, 2D and 3D forms. Plus, you will learn how to interpret a client brief and produce strong image concepts and communication ideas.