Course Title: Communicate effectively with arts professionals

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4348 Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services

Course Title: Communicate effectively with arts professionals

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2015,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Program administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

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Course Description

When you work in the live production industry, you could be working in the public or private sector and  interacting with arts professionals in contexts such as community projects, exhibitions, events or festivals. This means it is important that you are able to communicate in a positive way with a wide range of people. This unit delivers the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively with a range of arts professionals around cultural and business activities. It includes a series of seminars delivered by industry professionals giving insight into their careers and introducing you to possible career paths.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVIND401A Communicate effectively with arts professionals


1. Determine communication requirements

2. Exchange information with arts professionals

3. Establish and maintain professional relationships

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 have developed the communication skills needed to:

  • discuss and negotiate issues with arts professionals in a mutually beneficial way
  • relate to people from diverse backgrounds and people with diverse abilities
  • work collaboratively with others to establish rapport and build relationships with arts professionals
  • view issues from the perspective of others and anticipate reactions accordingly

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will involve demonstration of knowledge of skills and underpinning theory .