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Certificate II in Visual Arts (Photography)

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CUA20720 Certificate II in Visual Arts (Photography)

Park Ridge State High School

RTO number: 30421


Qualification description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are developing the basic creative and technical skills that underpin visual arts and craft practice. It applies to work in different visual arts, photography and design environments.

Refer to training.gov.au for specific information about the qualification.

​Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.


Duration and location

This is a two-year course delivered in Years 11 and 12 on site at Park Ridge State High School​


Delivery modes

A range of delivery modes will be used during the teaching and learning of this qualification. These include:

  • face-to-face instruction
  • work-based learning
  • guided learning
  • online learning

Fees

There are no additional costs involved in this course, however, there is a subject levy of $50 per year, which covers the use of cameras, SD cards, camera lenses and filters, light boxes, studio lighting, tripods, Adobe software, props, backdrops and a multitude of other equipment needed to complete the course, including the printing of their final photographic folio.​

Course units

Students will participate in the delivery of a range of business activities and projects w ithin the school.  Graduates will be competent in a range o f essential workplace skills – including leadership and organisation, customer service, personal management, teamwork and relationships, business technology and financial literacy. Students will also investigate business opportunities.​


Work placement

Students are provided with the opportunity to do structured workplace learning, where they could work in a real photographic environment. 

Assessment

To attain a CUA20720 Certificate II in Visual Arts, 9 units (4 core units plus 5 elective units) of competency must be achieved: ​


Unit code​​​Title

BSBWHS211 

Contribute to the health and safety of self and others

CUAACD201

Develop drawing skills to communicate ideas

CUAPPR211

Make simple creative work

CUARES202

Source and use information relevant to own arts practice

BSBTEC101 

Operate digital devices

BSBTWK201

Work effectively with others

CUADIG212 

Develop digital imaging skills

CUADIG315 

Produce Digital Images

CUAPHI312

Capture Photographic Images


RTO obligation

The RTO guarantees that the student will be provided with every opportunity to complete the qualification. We do not guarantee employment upon completion of this qualification.

Students who are deemed competent in all 9 units of competency will be awarded a Qualification and a Record of Results.​

Students who achieve at least one unit of competency (but not the full qualification) will receive a Statement of Attainment. Certificates will be issued at the end of Year 12 in Term 4.

 

Pathways

This qualification may articulate into:

  • CUA31120 Certificate III in Visual Arts

  • The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Ceramics Studio Trainee, Community Arts Workshop Assistant and Arts Practitioner.

  • It also provides a pathway to other visual arts, craft, photography and design job roles.

See other qualifications at training.gov.au.

Students eligible for an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) may be able to use their completed Certificate III to contribute towards their ATAR. For further information please visit https://www.qcaa.qld.edu.au/senior/australian-tertiary-admission-rank-atar


Disclaimer:
The RTO Park Ridge SHS # 30421 guarantees that the student will be provided with every opportunity to complete the qualification. We do not guarantee employment upon completion of this qualification.
Correct at time of publication but subject to change.


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Last reviewed 04 August 2022
Last updated 04 August 2022