Course Title: Realise an installation work

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6149 Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts

Course Title: Realise an installation work

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 90

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.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term1 2017


City Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context


Term1 2020

Course Contact: Joel Rainford

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8193

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to realise all aspects of an installation project, from initial brief or idea to the actual installation of the work. 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAINS601 Realise an installation work


1. Originate ideas for installation works

2. Articulate and present project ideas

3. Plan and document work in response to the site and the brief

4. Create the installation work

5. Finalise the installation work

6. Evaluate own 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 be able to:

  • Originate and realise an installation work suitable for the public domain
  • Articulate and present ideas about installation work in relevant contexts
  • Evaluate, explain and discuss work in a professional context.

In this course you will develop the following program capabilities:

  • The ability to create a body of work from concept stage to the finished product
  • Have an awareness of contemporary art practices.

Overview of Assessment

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