Course Title: Extend expertise in a specialised art form to professional level

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6149 Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts

Course Title: Extend expertise in a specialised art form to professional level

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 80

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities. 

To participate in any RMIT course in-person activities or assessment, you will need to comply with RMIT vaccination requirements which are applicable during the duration of the course. This RMIT requirement includes being vaccinated against COVID-19 or holding a valid medical exemption. 

Please read this RMIT Enrolment Procedure as it has important information regarding COVID vaccination and your study at RMIT:

Please read the Student website for additional requirements of in-person attendance: 

Please check your Canvas course shell closer to when the course starts to see if this course requires mandatory in-person attendance. The delivery method of the course might have to change quickly in response to changes in the local state/national directive regarding in-person course attendance. 


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term1 2017,
Term1 2019


City Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context


Term1 2020

Course Contact: Tyler Payne

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4320

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to add depth to expertise in a specialist field or technique.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAPPR606 Extend expertise in a specialised art form to professional level


1. Maintain currency of specialised knowledge in professional practice

2. Evolve ideas in a specialised art form

3. Manage specialised resources

4. Refine specialised technique to professional level

5. Resolve technical and conceptual challenges

6. Finish and prepare work for public presentation

7. Evaluate professional work

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

You will have the ability to:

  • evaluate own skills and knowledge against planned strategies and career goals
  • apply planned strategies to develop and enhance own skills and knowledge
  • research trends within area of specialisation.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include two projects. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on Canvas.