This qualification reflects the role of people who work in an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural arts context. Students will produce work that shows a well-developed command of technique in their chosen art form and are able to apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems. Course details
Full time /
4 x Residential blocks of two weeks each
Students must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent. Students should also have the language, literacy and numeracy skills to study at Certificate IV level with reasonable support. It is also a recommendation that interested applicants possess some relevant art or design skills and knowledge prior to entry e.g. drawing or particular art techniques.
Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets
Manunda QLD 4870
Students are required to wear covered shoes at all times when working in the studio.
This course is delivered full time studies over nine months. Lessons will be delivered face-to-face over five two-week residential blocks. Students are required to complete assessments in own time and required to attend all classes at specific times as indicated on timetables. Please find attached below the timetable, with residential blocks, for the 2018 delivery of Certificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts.
ABSTUDY: This qualification is ABSTUDY approved. Students who qualify for ABSTUDY may be eligible to receive travel, accommodation and meal allowances to attend residential study blocks in Cairns (or an approved location). Students must register and provide their confirmation of ABSTUDY upon enrolling in the qualification.
If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.
The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.
Higher Level Skills Subsidy
The Higher Level Skills Subsidy is a one-off subsidy that offsets the cost of an eligible Certificate IV or higher courses.
You're eligible for the Higher Level Skills Subsidy if you:
Are 15 years or older and no longer in school
Live in Queensland full time
Are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident, or temporary resident with the necessary visa or work permits
And don't currently have (or are enrolled in) a certificate IV or higher level qualification.
For some courses, you may also be required to hold a certificate 3 in a relevant industry field.
You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.
By telephone: 1300 656 959. In person: at any TAFE Queensland North location.
Recognition of prior learning
Recognition of prior learning
Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.
Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.