TAFE Queensland

Certificate III in Visual Arts

CUA31115TAFE Queensland
Institution rating
6 monthsfull-time
Study mode
Next start date

Why study this course

Explore your love of photography with this entry-level course and get the skills you need to enter the industry as an assistant photographer or pursue further study. This qualification provides introductory skills required for employment within both art and commercial areas of photography. In this course you'll gain experience in studio photography, darkroom techniques, and digital imaging post production. You'll also have the opportunity to work with industry-standard equipment associated with professional studio production.  Photoshop will be a key feature of the course with plenty of opportunities to utilise the software to edit your images. Successful completion of this course will equip you with the skills required to enter the photography industry as an assistant photographer or photography studio assistant.

Career Insights from SEEK

Roles related to this course: Graphic Designer, Artist, and Photographer.


This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Nambour
  • South Bank

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit TAFE Queensland's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit TAFE Queensland's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, TAFE Queensland can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit TAFE Queensland's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Career Insights

SEEK users who hold a Certificate III in Visual Art have been employed in these roles:

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Graphic Designer
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What are students saying?

Certificate III in Visual Arts
TAFE Queensland
(1 reviews)

Published Jul 2018
Certificate III in Visual ArtTAFE Queensland
Graduation date2015
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
Fantastic to study with likeminded people in a very supportive environment. It was nice having teachers being invested in you, which I think was owing to the small and personal class sizes.
The student would recommend this course to a friend, colleague or relative
It is too soon to tell if this course had a positive impact on the student’s career, or they did not study for career reasons
Ability to balance study with your other commitments
Assistance to help you find a job
Balance between theory and practical work
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Find out more about this course

Certificate III in Visual ArtsCUA31115

You may wish to discuss the following with TAFE Queensland:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Certificate III in Visual Arts

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