CUV40211 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
Certificate IV in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
This qualification reflects the role of people who work in an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural arts context. They produce work that shows a well-developed command of technique in their chosen art form and are able to apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems. They have broad and integrated factual, technical and theoretical knowledge with cognitive skills that allow them to analyse, compare and act on information from a range of sources.
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 = 15
6 core units plus
9 elective units
The elective units consist of:
4 units from Group A
1 unit from Group B
of the remaining 4 units:
up to 4 may be from Group A and/or Group B
up to 4 may be from Certificate III or above in any currently endorsed Training Package
up to 2 may be from a Certificate II in any currently endorsed Training Package
2 may be from a Certificate III, IV or Diploma in any endorsed Training Package or accredited course.
The elective units chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet local industry needs.
CUVPRP405A Develop and discuss ideas for own creative work
Pathways into the qualification
It is recommended that people undertaking this qualification possess some relevant art or design skills and knowledge prior to entry. This could be demonstrated through basic skills in drawing or particular art techniques.
Pathways from the qualification
This qualification prepares people for skilled work at a pre-professional level and for learning at higher levels, in particular through visual arts qualifications at Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Degree levels.
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
passing on key safety information to colleagues
presenting and discussing ideas with others
producing art works which are consistent with the ideas that inform them
obtaining feedback on ideas
discussing ideas with others
collaborating on ideas
resolving safety issues in own work
refining ideas to incorporate feedback from others
adjusting techniques to achieve a particular effect
Initiative and enterprise
developing several possible ways of communicating an idea
developing new and personal ideas, and own artistic voice from research and experimentation
Planning and organising
sourcing and analysing information to develop ideas
organising the presentation of ideas to others
organising work tasks to ensure safety
organising workspace and materials for work projects
researching history and theory to inform creative practice
establishing and following safe working practices
maintaining personal safety standards
challenging oneâ€™s own ideas and approaches
having clear goals about oneâ€™s future as a creative practitioner
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
keeping up-to-date with industry and technological developments
seeking expert advice on copyright
using the internet for research
extending the application of tools and equipment to produce art works