Course Title: Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4230 Certificate IV in Audiovisual Technology

Course Title: Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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


345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2018

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and apply basic industry practices within the creative arts industries. It addresses the collection, application and updating of general information relevant to work roles within the creative arts industry sectors, including industry structures and operations, employment obligations and opportunities, the impact of new technology and the identification of industry laws and regulations.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites or co-requistes for this unit.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFIND201A Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge


1.    Source and apply industry information

2.    Identify industry laws and regulations

3.    Update and maintain industry knowledge

Learning Outcomes

On succesful completion of this unit, you will develop knowledge of the audiovisual industry, the roles, companies, technology, laws and ways to keep up to date with your work. 

Overview of Assessment

Critical aspects of assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit are:
Ability to source industry information
Ability to seek appropriate assistance to collect industry information
Ability to apply industry information to day-to-day work activities to enhance work outcomes
Understanding of ways in which to maintain currency of industry knowledge.