Course Title: Work effectively in the creative arts industry

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4370 Certificate IV in Visual Arts

Course Title: Work effectively in the creative arts industry

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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


340T Art


Term2 2017

Course Contact: Jennifer Mills

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify and evaluate career opportunities in the creative arts industry, including personal skills analysis and portfolio development.  This course is delivered in conjunction with CUAPPR404 Develop self as artist and CUAPRP304 Participate in collaborative creative projects.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAIND301 Work effectively in the creative arts industry


1. Maintain currency of own industry knowledge

2. Establish effective contractual relationships

3. Complete work tasks effectively

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will have evidence of the ability to: develop a career plan, develop a skills portfolio and write a personal résumé.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is on going throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through completion of tasks that demonstrate your understanding of creative arts practice and industry requirements.