Course Title: Address legal and administrative requirements

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5234

Course Title: Address legal and administrative requirements

Portfolio: DSC

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


340T Art


Term1 2011,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Jennifer Cabraja

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course develops your skills and knowledge required to ensure that business or project comply with relevant legislative and regulatory requirements. It introduces you to the skills needed in setting up and managing legal and administrative aspects of businesses and projects in a cultural industry context.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSADM09A Address legal and administrative requirements


1. Establish legal structures for businesses or projects

2. Comply with statutory and regulatory requirements

3. Establish rights to materials, products/services

4. Secure rights to materials/products/ services

Learning Outcomes

This course will provide you with a focus on the acquisition of essential industry skills.
You will learn the following:

  • How to make a proposal for funding
  • How to prepare a budget
  • Legal considerations relevant to a project
  • How to negotiate project requirements
  • Skills to liaise effectively.

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to undertake the following:

  • Understand how to interpret a project brief
  • Be able to respond creatively and imaginatively to a project brief
  • Be aware of legal and administrative requirements necessary to successfully undertake the project
  • Have developed effective negotiation skills
  • Have prepared a proposal suitable for submission.

Overview of Assessment

To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete the following evidence of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessment. On completion of this course, you will receive graded assessment.

Assessment may incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of essential underpinning knowledge, and might include:

  • case studies
  • work samples or simulated workplace activities
  • oral questioning/interview
  • projects/reports/logbooks
  • third party reports and authenticated prior achievements
  • portfolios of evidence.

Assessment must take place over a period of time in order to determine competence in the ongoing implementation and monitoring aspects of this unit.