Course Title: Develop and Apply Industry Knowledge

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5181

Course Title: Develop and Apply Industry Knowledge

Portfolio: DSC

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: Professional Writing Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4368

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge required to develop and apply an understanding 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


1. Seek information on the structure and operation of the industry

2. Seek information on industry employment obligations and opportunities

3. Seek information on new technology

4. Update industry knowledge

Learning Outcomes

  Not applicable

Overview of Assessment

This course is assessed with 2 other competencies:
•    Identify industry laws and regulations and apply them to workplace activities (CUFGEN02A )
•    Maintain workplace safety (BSBCMN311A )
Students will be required to produce a 1000 word essay on an area of the writing and publishing industry..