Certificate I in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
Complete 4 core units:
BSBOHS201A Participate in OHS processes
CUVCOR01B Source concept for own work
CUVCOR07B Use drawing techniques to represent the object or idea
CUVPRP02B Develop understanding of own Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identity
Complete 2 other units with at least 1 unit from the following areas of the Visual Arts Craft and Design Training Package:
Remaining units may be selected from other areas of the Visual Arts Craft and Design Training Package or any relevant endorsed Training Package at the appropriate level.
The total package of units must meet the requirements of the Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptor for a Certificate I. In all cases selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the level of the qualification.
Notes on Certificate I in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
This qualification is suitable for delivery in schools or local communities and allows learners to develop basic knowledge and skills for the visual arts and craft industries.
The local cultural knowledge necessary to achieve some of the units of competency in this qualification may only be accessible to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people. Any organisation or individual planning to offer this qualification would be expected to work closely with the local Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community, for example through establishing a local Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander reference group.
Examples of other Training Packages, which may be relevant to this qualification, are as follows:
Business Services, e.g. computer technology
Entertainment, e.g. props, sets, scenic art, costume
Financial Services, e.g. bookkeeping
Furnishing e.g. furniture production
Hospitality, e.g. food and beverage
Information Technology, e.g. Internet
Manufactured Mineral Products, e.g. ceramics
Metal and Engineering, e.g. jewellery
Museums and Library/Information Services, e.g. exhibitions
Music, e.g. performance
Printing and Graphic Arts, e.g. pre-press
Retail, e.g. customer service, sales
Screen and Media, e.g. digital content, set and scenery construction
Textile, Clothing and Footwear, e.g. clothing production
Tourism, e.g. guiding
Appropriate elective units may include units such as:
BSBDIV301A Work effectively with diversity
CUFRES201A Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication
CUVVSP14B Apply techniques to produce drawings
CUVVSP34B Apply techniques to produce paintings
The following table contains a summary of the
Discussing issues of family and kinship with one's own Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community.
Passing on key safety information to colleagues.
Producing ceramic objects or paintings that communicate a concept or idea.
Checking safety procedures with other team members.
Identifying sensitive issues and using information in a culturally appropriate way.
Identifying safety issues and reporting them to appropriate person.
Initiative and Enterprise
Collecting information to develop a concept for own work.
Planning and Organising
Collecting and organising information on one's own Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage.
Organising work tasks to ensure safety.
Following workplace procedures, particularly in relation to OHS.
Maintaining personal safety standards.
Improving ceramics, drawing and painting skills through experimentation.
Using the internet to source information.
Using a range of tools to produce art works, including computer applications.