CUA31115 Certificate III in Visual Arts: Art

RTO: North Metropolitan TAFE

In the Visual Arts course, students engage in traditional, modern and contemporary media and techniques within the broad areas of art forms. The course promotes innovative practice. Students are encouraged to explore and represent their ideas and gain an awareness of the role that artists and designers play in reflecting, challenging and shaping societal values. Students are encouraged to appreciate the work of other artists and engage in their own art practice through the production of sculpture, prints, paintings, drawings, ceramics and other creative works.


CUA31115 Certificate III in Visual Arts: Photography

RTO: Skills Strategies International and Pathways Skills Centre

This course provides the opportunity for students to learn skills in both Photography and Design. In this course, students develop a competitive edge for current and future industry and employment markets. It also provides access to further vocational and university pathways. Students are exposed to all facets of photography and visual arts in the many processes such as studio lighting, studio and environmental portraiture, outdoor landscape photography, macro, abstract and digital manipulation and design fundamentals. Students have opportunities to attend multiple excursions to enhance their skills in the area at interesting and diverse locations. On completion of the two year course students will achieve the Cert III Visual Arts (Photography) certification.


BSB20115 Certificate II in Business


The Certificate II in Business is designed for students who are seeking to gain an understanding of business fundamentals within the Australian context and who may be interested in gaining employment at an entry level administrative or customer service role. The Certificate II in Business course has been designed to equip students with the essential knowledge, skills and attributes required for a variety of career paths in clerical and administrative occupations where the work is carried out under supervision.  Students will develop their capacity to produce desktop published and word processed documents, and spreadsheets in addition to gaining other skills aligned to working effectively in a business environment.


ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology

RTO: Skills Strategies International and Pathways Skills Centre

This course is designed to provide a solid grounding in ICT as well as enhance students’ prospects of gaining employment in the roles of Support Technician, Customer Service or provide skills to aid in setting up a small business.  A range of computer hardware and software is used to create, manipulate and communicate information. Students will develop skills that will be useful in all employment areas and will gain an appreciation of the impact of lCT on society in general.

Through the completion of this Certificate course students will gain:

  • a solid grounding in widely used business computer software packages (eg Microsoft office and Adobe products)
  • a basic understanding of computer networks and computer hardware and operating systems
  • skills in the areas of communication and social media
  • an understanding of the workplace in an lT environment including Work, Health and Safety issues.
  • the ability to installing software packages and maintain computer system security
  • familiarity with the operation of computer hardware and peripherals




This qualification reflects the role of entry level workers who engage in volunteer work under direct, regular supervision within clearly defined guidelines. This qualification may be used as a pathway to workforce entry and is highly recommended for students who plan to enter the workforce and/or continue into further vocational training. Students must engage in the Authority Developed Workplace Learning program (ADWPL) to meet the certification requirements of this qualification.




If you want to make a career out of helping others, the Certificate II in Community Services course is designed to provide you this opportunity. The course can provide pathways into work opportunities in fields such as childcare, aged care, home and community care, drug and alcohol work, disability work, social housing or mental health work. The Certificate II in Community Services equips students with the skills and knowledge that will enhance their employment prospects. The course is comprised of 9 units which are delivered over the space of 2 years. After competent completion, this qualification may be used as a pathway for workforce entry as community service workers who provide a first point of contact and assist individuals in meeting their immediate needs. At this level, work takes place under direct, regular supervision with clearly defined guidelines.




Whilst enrolled in the Certificate II in Music, students must also be taking instrumental lessons and participating in at least one ensemble. Provided students have a lower-school history of participation in the Music Program, it is possible to receive both through the Education Department’s Instrumental Music School Services. This practical component is integral in enabling the students to produce the evidence required when assessed in the practical aspects of the certificate course. Students will develop their skills and knowledge with regard Instrumental and Ensemble performance, performing from notation, basic sound editing, relevant workplace health and safety regulations, assisting with bump-in/bump-out of shows, and the music industry itself – its sectors, occupations and career pathways. Pre-requisites: Students ideally should have completed Year 10 Music. New students may apply for enrolment, providing they are already receiving instrumental tuition through IMSS or privately, and have satisfied the Teacher in Charge of Music that they are both committed to the course as well as capable in both music theory and instrumental performance enough to warrant their participation.




This certificate would suit students focused on careers within the Health, Sport and Fitness industry. Completed certificates and competencies also carry competitive weight towards any general TAFE entry. These courses focus on the development of sport and recreation skills required within the Health, Sport and Fitness industry. Areas covered may include: • Working effectively in fitness, sport and recreation environments • Responding to emergencies and applying first aid • Daily work activities and providing quality service • Occupational Safety and Health • Leadership, Coaching and Officiating Certificate courses provide an integrated approach between theoretical and practical experiences, recreational environments and engagement by the individual and others. Through these experiences students will gain an understanding and develop skills for safe participation in sport and recreation activities.