Course Title: Establish and maintain work and contractual relationships

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5181

Course Title: Establish and maintain work and contractual relationships

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 70.0

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

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Professional Writing and Editing Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4368

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course deals with the skills and knowledge required to set up and maintain work relationships, including contracts.  During the course, you will gain professional industry experience by working on or observing the development or production of current projects with professional mentors, in appropriate and approved companies and organizations. This is a course that involves work integrated learning.                        

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSADM07A Establish and maintain work and contractual relationships


1. Establish and conduct work relationships

2. Conduct negotiations

3. Make formal agreements/contracts

4. Foster and maintain business relationships 

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have demonstrated the relationship building and negotiation skills required by workers in the industry.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in the workplace environment and through a written reflection on learned skills and insights.