Course Title: Develop and Apply Industry Knowledge

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4144

Course Title: Develop and Apply Industry Knowledge

Portfolio: DSC

Credit Points: 15

Nominal Hours: 15.0

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


Course Contact: Rebekha Naim

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4345

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will seek information on the structure and operation of the audiovisual industry, on employment obligations and opportunities related to the industry, on new technology used in industry and update your current knowledge of the industry.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFGEN01A Develop and Apply Industry Knowledge


Seek information on industry employment obligations and opportunities

Seek information on new technology

Seek information on the structure and operation of the industry

Update industry knowledge

Learning Outcomes

Refer to NTIS approved elements    

Overview of Assessment

To demonstrate competency in EMPL, 5229C, Develop and Apply Industry Knowledge CUFGEN01A you must successfully complete all of the following:

1.    Peer Assessment of Four Guest Speaker Discussions

These discussions are designed for you to gather information about the special guest speaker, their career in the audiovisual industry and for you to gain a deeper understanding of the industry itself.
You will have a question sheet to assist you with questions and you must take notes at each session which your peers will review.
    40%  (10% each)    During teacher guided hours   

2.    Employment Compilation: Audiovisual Employment Vacancies Journal/Scrapbook.

Over the duration of Semester 1, you will be expected to maintain a journal that demonstrates your ability to source audiovisual related employment opportunities. An exercise book (64 pages approx.) would be suitable for this.
30%    Due   TAFE WEEK 16   

3.    Case Study
You must put together a Case Study that demonstrates your ability to identify a particular Audiovisual Company (or Department) and its role within the Audiovisual Industry. A word processed report a few pages in length would be suitable.
30%    Due   TAFE WEEK 6   
Total 100%*       

NB. * You must attain 50% (Pass) or over to achieve the competency ‘EMPL, 5229C, Develop and Apply Industry Knowledge CUFGEN01A’