Arts, Fashion & Entertainment
Create and express your ideas through art, craft or design and gain the practical skills to make this a career. You can specialise in ceramics/pottery, kiln formed glass, jewellery, painting, photo-imaging, printmaking, textile design and wood design. Maybe arts administration and exhibition design is more your style? We can help you get the career skills to be successful.
Do you like exploring fabrics, colours, textures and making things? Then a career in designing garments or creating great living and working environments could be for you. A qualification in the textile or furnishings industry will help you learn how to illustrate your concepts, create patterns and exciting clothing, design a new look for a restaurant or a special home, and make curtains and cushions. The products are endless and the choices are extensive.
If you have a creative flair and know your way around a computer, perhaps the beginnings of your career can be sketched out at the Polytechnic with a qualification in media and design. The course can lead to a range of employment opportunities, with graphic designers finding work in advertising, television and film, corporate design or in the magazine industry. They make the world a more visually pleasing place to be.
A course in music, sound production or screen and entertainment can prepare you for a sector which is both an industry and an art form. Create material for the Polytechnic's very own radio station - Source FM, produce music for up-and-coming bands, operate PA systems and audio equipment, or record a CD. You will also experience professional opportunities in the industry as part of the technical or production crew for shows and events such as theatre, contemporary music and festivals.
This exciting and rapidly growing sector is focused on the film, video and digital media industries. This includes traditional techniques for developing visual media, while also embracing emerging technologies and innovations of the digital media age. If you are interested in using technology, storytelling and being creative then this could be the career area for you.
This exciting and rapidly growing sector is focused on the digital media industries. This not only includes traditional activities in developing visual media content, but embraces emerging technologies and innovations in developing digital media for all purposes. If you are looking for employment or further study in interactive digital media then the Tasmanian Polytechnic Interactive Digital Media qualifications can be just what you want.
Career Opportunities in Arts, Fashion and Entertainment
- Audio/Lighting Technician
- Camera Operator
- Ceramic Artist/Potter
- Fashion Designer
- Graphic Artist
- Graphic Designer
- Hot Glass Designer/Maker
- Interior Decorator
- Soft Furnishings Manufacturer
- Sound Technician
- Stage Manager
- Television Production Assistant
- Textile Designer
- Textile Fabricator in sail making and canvas goods
- Video and Television Director
- Visual Artist
- Web Designer
- Wood Designer/Maker.
How to Apply and Enrol
Some courses require prequisites Polytechnic staff are available to discuss your pathway and course options and answer your questions. Call 1300 655 307, drop into one of the campuses or see further information below.
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