The perfect creative combination of at home and on-campus visual arts study

Our Certificate III in Visual Arts gives you the best of all worlds in your creative education..

The course has been designed to offer a flexible study option for people who are working, full-time parents, or anyone living in regional south-east Victoria.

The Certificate III in Visual Arts is an excellent foundational course, with a focus on creative thinking, arts practice and theory. You will explore colour, drawing and painting techniques, creative design, sculpture, printmaking and arts history and theory. Our teachers are current, practising artists who bring their experience to the classroom, whether it is online or in our workshops. You will be involved in exhibitions and invited to attend our Visiting Artist days.

Most classes for the Certificate III in Visual Arts will be delivered online via Zoom as live interactive sessions with your teacher. The workshop intensives delivered face-to-face at our Frankston campus.

The online teacher-led evening classes sessions are held Monday and Thursday evenings from 5.30pm to 9pm with a 30 minute break included

The face-to-face workshops are held every six weeks on a Saturday, in our Art Studios, Frankston campus.

Please note that you must be able to attend both the online sessions and on-campus workshops (Frankston) to meet the requirements of this course.

Monday and Thursday evenings – 5.30pm to 9pm
Saturday: dates to be confirmed.

Course code
Delivery location
Not available for International students
Part Time, 1 year.
Start dates
26 February, 15 July

Please note: Students may be required to undertake an assessment of their literacy and numeracy as part of their application process.

Nationally Recognised Training logoChisholm is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and provides Nationally Recognised Training (NRT). This means you can be assured that our training will provide you with a qualification that is recognised and respected across Australia.

Chisholm courses are subject to minimum and maximum group numbers. Courses may be cancelled or postponed if minimum numbers are not achieved by the start date of the course. Courses may close prior to the start date if the maximum numbers are reached. In that situation, eligible applicants will be offered a place in the next available intake.