Express yourself in a creative career

Arts and design play a crucial role in our society. Performing arts and visual arts tell us stories about who we are and where we’re going. Design is an essential part of turning ideas into reality.

TAFE SA's arts and design courses offer intensive, practical learning across a range of disciplines. From acting and dancing to graphic design, digital media and sound production, there’s a huge range of careers to choose from.

You’ll study and work in modern, professional facilities, mastering tools and techniques that are vital to a career in the creative industries.

Courses for International Students

Course NameIntake YearCRICOS CodeTAFE SA Code
Certificate III in Live Production and Services2021090377KTP00979
Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services2021090378JTP00980
Certificate IV in Visual Arts2021090409GTP01010
Certificate IV in Kitchen and Bathroom Design20210100234TP01133
Diploma of Graphic Design2021090457KTP00927
Diploma of Screen and Media2021093659JTP00931
Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services2021090379GTP00981
Diploma of Interior Design20210101704TP01134
Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design2021093661DTP00928
Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media2021093660ETP00932
Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising20210100765TP01155
Certificate III in Live Production and Services2020090377KTP00979
Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services2020090378JTP00980
Certificate IV in Visual Arts2020090409GTP01010
Certificate IV in Kitchen and Bathroom Design20200100234TP01133
Diploma of Graphic Design2020090457KTP00927
Diploma of Screen and Media2020093659JTP00931
Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services2020090379GTP00981
Diploma of Interior Design20200101704TP01134
Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design2020093661DTP00928
Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media2020093660ETP00932
Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising20200100765TP01155

Entry Portfolio Requirements

As part of the course admissions requirements for some courses, you must provide a portfolio which showcases your technical skills and ability.

Please refer to the following for details of these requirements:


facilities_photo_studio2Specialist Facilities

  • Light Square Gallery – a purpose-built exhibition space for visual arts
  • Specialised studios for ceramics, drawing, jewellery, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, game art, CGI and visual effects
  • Two theatres, green room, control room, wardrobe maintenance room, suite of production offices, lighting studio, design studios, set construction, props manufacture and scenic art workshops, costume manufacture workrooms
  • Industry-standard digital production equipment including cameras, lights and sound-recording gear and accessories, a portable television studio with video and audio mixing, and a sound recording studio and mixing facilities. Editing suites with industry-standard software suited to film and television pre- and post-production

Video: Multimedia and Web Design

Sue Rattanoonda studied graphic design at university in Thailand before becoming the editor-in-chief of the Candy 14 teenage girl magazine. With the coming of the digital age, Sue chose to broaden her skillset by studying multimedia and web design at TAFE SA in Adelaide, South Australia. Listen to Sue as she talks about her study and her employment as a web designer at Mollydooker Wines.

Diploma of Graphic Design