Course Title: Manage creative and professional self

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5233

Course Title: Manage creative and professional self

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 20.0

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


320T Design (TAFE)


Term2 2012

Course Contact: Julian Pratt

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4820

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage self and includes understanding and applying ethical practices to 
creative and business activities, setting and meeting priorities and developing and maintaining artistic and professional competence.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VPAU014 Manage creative and professional self


1.  Apply ethical standards

2.  Set and meet own work priorities

3.  Develop and maintain artistic and professional competence

Learning Outcomes

The application of this unit in the workplace sees an individual artist or designer managing their own creative and professional

Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit will be able to realise the outcomes described in the Elements to the required level detailed in the Performance criteria.
The demonstrated ability to manage creative and professional by:
   • Applying ethical standards
   • Setting and meeting own work priorities
   • Developing and maintaining artistic and professional competence