Creative Arts

Students who select the Media Production and Analysis (MPA) course will acquire the skills to enable them to produce media works of the highest level. 

Delivered within a student-centered and flexible learning environment, Media students will experience and pursue mastery in a variety of different media specialties including, but not limited to, producing, gaffing, cinematography, editing, sound engineering and directing. Beyond this, they will become familiar with video equipment and editing software used by professionals within the media industry; including Rhode Blimps, Pre-Mix Sound Devices and the Adobe Creative Suite.

ATAR units comprise of both theoretical and practical units; preparing students for University, most specifically in areas concerning marketing, communication and film & television.

When Year 12 students were asked, what they enjoyed most about Media Production and Analysis they responded:

  • “The opportunity to express myself; to form an idea and be able to see my vision come to life.”
  • “Using all the different technologies used in the Media Industry.”
  • “Learning about the creative process!!”

Pathway: Year 11 Units 1 and 2 lead to Year 12 Units 3 and 4 (ATAR)

Prerequisite: C Grade in Year 10 English

Do you want the creative freedom to make anything?

This is a fun, student-driven course that will give you the freedom to develop your skills and create artworks in a style that interest you! You will spend the majority of your time planning and making two individual artworks that you develop from overarching themes. The course caters for students who wish to explore the following mediums: painting, drawing, sculpture, mixed media, video, textiles, animation, photography, printmaking, glass, or any combination of these.

Guest speakers, artists and Art teachers work as a team to coach and mentor students through the practical and theoretical aspects of the course. Students don’t need to be overly proficient in any one area when they enter the course, as they will develop skills along the way.

Pathway:  Units 1 & 2 in Visual Arts (ATAR) lead to Units 3 & 4 (ATAR) in Year 12.

Prerequisite: C Grade in Year 10 English

   

Students who select the Graphics course will acquire the skills to enable them to produce design works of the highest level. 

Delivered within a student-centered and flexible learning environment, students focus on the elements of digital and interactive media, graphics technology, print production and visual communication. Graphics participants have access to the latest equipment within the Creative Arts area, including a range of print media options for placing images on large format posters, banners, mugs, shirts and ceramic products.

Pathway: Units 1 and 2 lead to Year 12 Units 3 and 4.

Prerequisite: Nil

Students learn about photography, and the different forms of digital media while completing highly engaging projects. Photography students have access to the latest equipment within the Creative Arts area, used within the well-resourced rooms, or on the many excursions to local areas of interest.

Students will gain industry experience through participating in various events, exhibitions and competitions throughout the year.

Pathway: Units 1 and 2 lead to Year 12 Units 3 and 4.

Prerequisite: Nil

Students who select the Media Production and Analysis (MPA) course will acquire the skills to enable them to produce media works of the highest level. 

Delivered within a student-centred and flexible learning environment, Media students are provided with an opportunity to specialise in fields of interest including, but not limited to, producing, gaffing, cinematography, editing, sound engineering and directing. Beyond this, they will become familiar with video equipment and editing software used by professionals within the media industry; including Rhode Blimps, Pre-Mix Sound Devices and the Adobe Creative Suite.

Units comprise of both theoretical and practical units and prepare students for University entrance or studies at The Central Institute of TAFE.

When Year 12 students were asked, what they enjoyed most about Media Production and Analysis they responded:

  • “The opportunity to express myself; to form an idea and be able to see my vision come to life.”
  • “Using all the different technologies used in the Media Industry.”
  • “Learning about the creative process!!”

Pathway: Units 1 and 2 lead to Year 12 Units 3 and 4.

Prerequisites: Nil

This is a fun, student-driven course that will give you the freedom to develop your skills and create artworks in a style that interest you. Students will draw on their experience to develop and complete three major pieces throughout the year. This will include a painting, a ceramic sculpture, and a collaborative project with a well-known Perth street artist to paint a car that will participate in the annual fundraising Cancer Council car rally.

This subject represents the first year of the two-year course where students have the opportunity to gain a Certificate III in Visual Arts. Over the two years, the students will cover workplace skills and knowledge related to working in the Creative Arts industry. To achieve the full qualification Certificate III in Visual Arts (CUA31115) 12 units must be completed over two years: 4 core units and eight elective units.

Pathways Information: Successful completion of a Certificate III in Year 12 secures a place in a Certificate IV course at North Metropolitan TAFE.

Prerequisites: Nil

 

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