Benowa SHS: 30051
The Certificate III in Visual Arts - Photography is a great place to begin your training as a visual artist. This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are developing a Creative Arts Field of Education and Study.
Photography explores a range of cameras from traditional SLR through to modern Digital, combined with manual control practices and production methods.
Design explores the basic elements and principles of design through a variety of creative projects.
Creative Practice explores a variety of media and techniques whilst developing skills working in small groups to plan and produce a number of collaborative projects.
Digital Imaging, Video and Publication introduces students to the basic tools and functions of Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro whilst publishing their project digitally.
OHS/Critical Thinking outlines health and safety considerations relevant to the visual arts and introduces students to new ideas and new ways of thinking about art.
A laptop to complete all assessments and demonstrate competency.
Provide a folio of evidence upon application to be considered for the subject.
Duration and Location
This course is two years long. The course is delivered at Benowa SHS as part of the school timetable.
There is no cost for this course.
12 Units of competency comprising of four core units and eight elective units.
This is a nationally recognised qualification: CUA301115 Cert III in Visual Arts – Photography units listed below:
|BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others||CUADIG303 - Produce and prepare photo images||CUACMP311 - Implement copyright arrangements|
|CUAACD201 Develop drawing skills to communicate ideas||CUADIG304 Create visual design components||ICTICT203 - Operate application software packages|
|CUAPPR301 Produce creative work||CUADIG306 - Produce video art||ICTICT204 - Operate a digital media technology package|
|CUARES301 Apply knowledge of history and theory to own arts practice||CUAPHI302 - Capture photographic images|
|CUAPHI305 - Use wet darkroom techniques to produce monochrome photographs|
Refer to training.gov.au for specific information about the qualification.
Benowa SHS guarantees that the student will be provided with every opportunity to complete the qualification. We do not guarantee employment upon completion of this qualification.
Students who are deemed competent in all twelve units of competency will be awarded a qualification and a record of results. If students obtain the qualification, they will gain eight points towards their QCE. Students who achieve at least one unit of competency (but not the full qualification) will receive a statement of attainment.
A range of delivery modes will be used during the teaching and learning of this qualification. These include:
- Face-to-face instruction
- Work-based learning
- Guided learning
- Online training
Assessment is competency based and completed in a simulated Photography environment. Assessment techniques include: observations, folios of work, written and practical tasks, questioning and projects.
Students do not complete work placement for this unit of competency.
The qualification has been developed while consulting with industry to ensure that students are ready for the workplace.
This qualification may articulate into:
- CUA40115 Certificate IV in Visual Arts
- Diploma qualifications
- Degree options
- Entry level work in the Photography Industry