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Diploma of Visual Arts

Code: CUA51120

Diploma of Visual Arts

Methods of delivery

Qualification level


Training options

General Training
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who combine specialised technical, creative and conceptual skills to plan and realise a body of work in one or more art forms. Mediums may include ceramics, drawing and illustration, painting, photo media, printmaking, public art, sculpture, textile design, wood design, digital art and glasswork. Visual artists may work in their own practice, or in a wide range of contexts across the arts, government, community or commercial organisations.

Practice at this level is underpinned by application of arts theory and history and the ability to critically analyse and synthesize information from a range of sources. Discourse around complex ideas is also required. The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Printmaker, Photographer, Illustrator, Visual Artist, Ceramic Artist, Painter, Public Artist, Sculptor, Textile Designer, Woodwork Designer, Digital Artist, Glasswork Artist, Arts Practitioner. It also provides a pathway to other visual arts, craft and design job roles.
Government assistance