Course Title: Write content and/or copy

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4168

Course Title: Write content and/or copy

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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


650T TAFE Business


Course Contact: David Wolstencroft

Course Contact Phone: 9925 1316

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to write content and/or copy for use in such items as advertisements, station and other promotions, sponsorship announcements, community service announcements and any other form of industrial writing for any production within the cultural industries.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFWRT05A Write content and/or copy


Plan and prepare to write the content and/or copy

Write content/copy

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course students will be able to put into practice, the skills and knowledge gained as applicable within the workplace according to the performance criteria as stipulated against the elements of the competency above.

Overview of Assessment

A pass in each assessment will result in a grade for the student. Where a pass is achieved competency for that assessment is given. Where there are multiple assessments for a single competency the students must achieve competency (a pass) in each assessment to be deemed competent. Competency MUST be achieved in all assessments of the course for a graded result to be obtained.
Grade Mark Description
HD > = 80 High Distinction (Competency Achieved)
DI 70 - 79 Distinction (Competency Achieved)
CR 60 - 69 Credit (Competency Achieved)
PA 50 - 59 Pass (Competency Achieved)
NN < 50 Fail (Not Yet Competent)
CA Not Applicable Competency Achieved
NYC Not Applicable Not Yet Competent

The student will undertake assessment by completing a number of written portfolios along with presentations to class as evidence of competence in relation to the above mentioned required elements of the competency as required under the direction of the training package.

Students will be provided specific assessment instructions, on commencement of this new course.