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Turn your raw talent into a skill set for a creative career.

Develop your signature style

Whether you're a gifted graphic designer, a passionate illustrator, or an amateur photographer, our Trainers will guide you in your studies and help you thrive as a professional creative. You'll gain useful industry connections and hands-on experience, so you can grow and develop as an artist and reach your full potential. You'll graduate with specialised skills in your chosen art form, as well as general small business skills that will help you turn your talent into a career.

Art & Design

Art & Design

Become a practicing artist or designer, and use your talent to delight your clients and the public.

"Students can access equipment and tools of the trade as well as qualified and industry recognised Trainers like myself. The course includes a mentoring program that not only accommodates artists who need to juggle study and work but also gives participants the ability to share and develop ideas in a creative and encouraging environment."

– Jan Donaldson, GOTAFE Trainer

Why study a Creative course at GOTAFE?

Passionate Trainers

Our Trainers are all passionate practicing artists with experience in a range of media and techniques

Develop your signature style

Perfect your practice and develop your own unique style as an artist

Learn the tools of the trade

Learn to use industry-standard software including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

Free TAFE courses

Free TAFE is available for a number of courses that are 'high priority' due to skills shortages in some industries. Find out more about the Victorian Government's Free TAFE scheme.

Discover Free TAFE courses on offer
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