Certificate II in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts - CUA20415

Bendigo TAFE

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 01218G

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are developing the basic creative and technical skills that underpin visual arts and craft practice in an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural arts context.Licensing/Regulatory Information No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 10 units: 5 core
  • 5 elective


  • Apply critical thinking techniques
  • Develop basic dance techniques
  • Operate manufacturing equipment
  • Make a small furniture item from timber
  • Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge
  • Design and produce a simple garment
  • Store finished creative work
  • Apply printing techniques to produce indigenous textile designs
  • Participate in planning process for proposed artwork sites
  • Evaluate the nature of design in a specific industry context
  • Make simple creative work
  • Contribute to workplace innovation
  • Develop painting skills
  • Make an object from cloth using an existing pattern
  • Paint and fire glass
  • Follow safe dance practices
  • Assemble a basic artwork package
  • Make measurements and calculations
  • Use glass and glazing sector hand and power tools
  • Develop jewellery-making skills
  • Use basic drawing techniques
  • Make an object from plastic
  • Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • Develop printmaking skills
  • Identify fibres and fabrics
  • Work effectively with others
  • Identify suitability for micro business
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Hand mould products
  • Communicate electronically
  • Develop glassworking skills
  • Work within an indigenous cultural framework
  • Develop woodworking skills
  • Produce simple word processed documents
  • Develop skills in textile work
  • Operate a personal computer
  • Develop ceramic skills
  • Make an object from metal
  • Develop video art skills
  • Source and use information relevant to own arts practice
  • Apply dyeing techniques to produce indigenous textile designs
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of casting operations
  • Organise and complete daily work activities
  • Develop sculptural skills
  • Develop digital imaging skills
  • Operate a digital media technology package
  • Perform basic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dance technique
  • Develop understanding of own Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identity
  • Frame a simple artwork
  • Use business technology
  • Develop keyboard skills
  • Operate slip casting equipment
  • Follow a design process
  • Form glass
  • Develop drawing skills

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Bendigo Domestic: $3,986
  • Full-time : 1 year
Echuca Domestic: $3,986
  • Part-time : 1.5 years

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