Acting and performance

Explore your creative place in a contemporary world. Develop the skills, knowledge and outlook to build a sustainable career in the performing arts industry. 

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Career outcomes
  • Actor
  • Performer
  • Performance maker
  • Arts facilitator

Digital screen and media

Be a part of the next generation of Australian film makers and develop the skills you need to work across a variety of roles behind the scenes in radio, film, television, or interactive media.

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Career outcomes
  • 3D animator
  • Camera operator
  • Lighting assistant
  • Sound recordist
  • Video editor


Whether you want to unleash your creativity as a designer, dressmaker or milliner, or pursue a more technical job in textile production, grading, or patternmaking, we have a fashion course for you.

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Career outcomes
  • Fashion designer
  • Milliner
  • Patternmaker
  • Stylist
  • Textile design


Get the skills you need to work as a qualified florist in a range of businesses including retail floristry shops, studios, and online floristry businesses.

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Career outcomes
  • Florist
  • Florist designer
  • Retail shop assistant
  • Studio assistant

Graphic design

Develop the technical skills and experience required to work as a graphic designer in a variety of commercial contexts across both print and digital media.

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Career outcomes
  • Digital artist
  • Graphic designer
  • Illustrator
  • Multimedia designer
  • Web page designer

Games and interactive design

Be a part of the next generation of Australian games makers and media designers. Develop the skills you need to work across a variety of roles behind the scenes in design, illustration, development, software engineering, animator, and management.

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Career outcomes
  • Games designer
  • Interactive digital media developer
  • Concept artist
  • Animator/character animator


Whether you want to be centre stage as a musician or vocalist, or work behind the scenes as a sound engineer, composer, or music manager, our courses can help turn your musical dreams into a reality.

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Career outcomes
  • Composer
  • Music manager
  • Musician
  • Singer-songwriter
  • Sound engineer


Our photography and photo imaging courses can help you launch your photography career in portrait, wedding, commercial, documentary, editorial, landscape, or fashion photography.

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Career outcomes
  • Commercial photographer
  • Photographic developer
  • Printmaker
  • Professional photographer


The printing industry is one of the largest manufacturing industries in Australia and offers a range of different career opportunities including pre-press technician, print machinist, and screen printer.

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Career outcomes
  • Digital print manager/publisher
  • Pre-press technician
  • Print finisher
  • Print machinist
  • Screen printer

Visual arts

With electives in painting, printmaking, drawing, sculpture, digital media technology, photo-media, ceramics, millinery, and fashion accessories, our visual arts courses can prepare you for whatever area of the visual arts industry you're interested in.

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Career outcomes
  • Artist
  • Digital media designer
  • Painter
  • Potter
  • Sculptor

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Soon to make their foray onto the pop music scene, TAFE Queensland alumna Amira Talbot is one half of Australia's freshest all-female pop duo, Chasing Velvet. The Gold Coast pair are quirky, energetic, and have their sights firmly set on new horizons.

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