Federation University Australia

Certificate I in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts - CUA10215

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00103D

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are developing fundamental creative and technical skills that underpin visual arts and craft practice in an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural arts context.Licensing/Regulatory InformationNo licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 6 units: 4 core
  • 2 elective


  • Make a small furniture item from timber
  • Apply printing techniques to produce indigenous textile designs
  • Make an object from cloth using an existing pattern
  • Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
  • Follow safe dance practices
  • Assemble a basic artwork package
  • Use glass and glazing sector hand and power tools
  • Use basic drawing techniques
  • Make an object from plastic
  • Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • Identify fibres and fabrics
  • Produce a simple garment
  • Use digital devices
  • Communicate electronically
  • Work within an indigenous cultural framework
  • Develop foundation cultural dance technique
  • Use basic measuring and calculating skills
  • Produce simple word processed documents
  • Operate a personal computer
  • Make an object from metal
  • Apply dyeing techniques to produce indigenous textile designs
  • Organise and complete daily work activities
  • Use ideas and techniques to develop creative work
  • Develop foundation dance techniques
  • Develop understanding of own Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identity
  • Frame a simple artwork
  • Use business technology
  • Develop keyboard skills
  • Apply basic communication skills

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
SMB (Ballarat) No
SMB (Ballarat) No

Further information

Indigenous students can apply for a CIT Indigenous scholarship. Information is available through the Yurauna Centre.

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