Your career in visual arts starts here

Extend your creative visual language skills and set yourself up for an exciting career in the field of visual art.

The Certificate IV in Visual Arts is a hands on and popular course that prepares you for both the traditional media and new media perspectives of visual art world. You’ll have a strong understanding of technical and conceptual art including visual problem solving and building skills in creativity. By multi-skilling you are building experience that will give you a competitive edge with employment opportunities and the ability to greater inform your visual art training and direction.

The Certificate IV in Visual Arts is the introduction to developing a student’s understanding of art theory, materials and arts practice. This course is suitable for both Fine Arts, Photography and Illustration students and extends the student's awareness of self-expression, creativity, drawing, 2D studies, 3D studies, digital media, visual language and cultural industry.

This one year course gives students a broad experience of art within the studio, workshops, visiting artist programs, public exhibition opportunities and facilitates each student’s understanding of their future direction in the creative industries.

Students may also enrol into the Certificate IV Design as part of a dual qualification.

Please note: The quoted course material fee (GST inc) covers in-class materials and activities. This course may require the student to purchase additional materials, dependent on their choice of medium or activity for practical assignments.

View some of our Visual Arts student's work on flickr

Course code
On campus
Dandenong, Frankston
Not available Online
Not available for International students
Full Time, 1 year.
Start dates
Weeks commencing 28 Jan and 15 Jul 2019