CUV30211 - Certificate III in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
Certificate III in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
This qualification enables learners to use a range of skills and techniques to produce arts and craft works. They have the ability to select, adapt and transfer skills to different situations. Job roles are limited at this level.
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.
Total number of units = 12
6 core units plus
6 elective units
The elective units consist of:
4 units from Group A
of the remaining 2 units:
up to 2 may be from Group A and/or Group B
up to 2 may be from a Certificate II or above in any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.
The elective units chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet local industry needs.
People may enter this qualification with limited or no vocational experience and without a lower level qualification.
Pathways from the qualification
This qualification prepares people for working in a range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts contexts. It also prepares people for the higher-level learning that supports professional art practice.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.
The following table contains a summary of the employability skills as identified by the visual arts, craft and design industries for this qualification. The employability skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.
Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification
discussing issues of family and kinship with oneâ€™s own Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community
presenting ideas to others
passing on key safety information to colleagues
confirming work requirements with others
checking safety procedures with other team members
discussing ideas and work issues with colleagues
refining ideas to incorporate feedback from others
identifying sensitive issues and using information in a culturally appropriate way
adjusting techniques to achieve a particular effect
Initiative and enterprise
developing several possible ways of communicating an idea
producing a range of ideas in response to a brief
Planning and organising
collecting and organising information on cultural arts and oneâ€™s own Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage
collecting information to develop a concept for own work
identifying the steps and resources required to produce the proposed work
organising work tasks to ensure safety
following workplace procedures, particularly in relation to OHS
maintaining personal safety standards
challenging oneâ€™s own ideas and approaches
evaluating information gained from research and integrating ideas into the development of own work
using practice, feedback and evaluation opportunities to continuously improve skills and knowledge
improving skills through experimentation with materials and techniques
using opportunities to update knowledge of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural arts
seeking expert legal advice on contractual rights and obligation where necessary
using the internet for research
using tools and equipment to produce creative work