Potter or Ceramic Artist – ANZSCO 211412
- Potter or Ceramic Artist conceives and creates functional or artistic articles by moulding clay, glass and other fusible materials using hand-building and wheel techniques. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.
- Skill Level
Skills Assessment Requirement
Unless you are exempt in very limited circumstances, you are required to have a positive Skills Assessment to apply for the visas listed above.
Skills Assessment authority for Potter or Ceramic Artist is Vocational & Education Training Assessment (VETASSESS). To have a positive skills assessment, you must meet the following criteria:
- Qualification assessed at AQF Bachelor degree or higher in a highly relevant field of study AND at least one year of post-qualification highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level in the last five years; OR
- Qualification assessed at AQF Bachelor degree or higher WITH an additional qualification at AQF Diploma level in a highly relevant field of study AND at least two years of post-qualification highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level in the last five years; OR
- Qualification assessed at AQF Bachelor degree or higher WITHOUT a highly relevant field of study AND at least three years of post-qualification highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level in the last five years
- Applicants must meet both the qualification and employment requirements to obtain a positive skills assessment
Potential Visa Pathway for Potter or Ceramic Artist
|ANZSCO||Occupation||Skills Assessment||189||190||485 (Graduate Work)||491 (State)||491 (Family)||186 (Direct)||407 (Training)||494 (regional Sponsored)||482 (TSS Medium Term)|
|211412||Potter or Ceramic Artist||VETASSESS||x||x||x||x||x||x||x||√||x|
Group: 2114 Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals
- Create visual two- and three-dimensional concepts and forms through painting, drawing, carving, sculpting, modelling, printmaking, video, multimedia, found objects, ephemera, soundscapes and other media to communicate concepts and ideas.
- Conceiving and developing ideas, designs and styles for paintings, drawings, pottery pieces and sculptures
- Arranging objects, positioning models, and selecting landscapes and other visual forms according to chosen subject matter
- Selecting artistic media, method and materials
- Applying media to surfaces using appropriate techniques
- Moulding clay into functional and artistic articles by wheel-throwing, moulding and hand-building
- Mixing glazing materials and applying glazes to dried pottery by dipping and painting
- Placing finished and decorated pieces in kilns
- Sketching designs of proposed sculptures, and making wax and plaster models
- Devising forms from metal using welding and metalworking equipment, and from stone using masonry tools
- Carving and forming materials to desired shape using hand and power tools
- Skill Level
- Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. Some occupations in this unit group require high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
- Occupations in this Group
- 211411 Painter (Visual Arts)
- 211412 Potter or Ceramic Artist
- 211413 Sculptor
- 211499 Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals nec
You can apply for subclass 494 if you have a regional employer who is willing to sponsor you. To be eligible for this visa, you must have at least 3 years of working experience in your nominated occupation and have a relevant skills assessment. With this visa, there is a requirement that you must work for the employer who is sponsoring you.
This visa provides pathway to permanent residency through the 191 visa.