Course Title: Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4295 Certificate IV in Screen and Media

Course Title: Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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


Term2 2012,
Term2 2013,
Term2 2014,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will gain skills and knowledge required to develop methods for thinking in a more creative way.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBCRT301A Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills


1. Develop a questioning mindset

2. Generate ideas and responses

3. Challenge, test and re invent ideas

4. Enhance creative thinking skills

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to use a range of skills to develop different creative options for workplace situations

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will include both individual and group creative thinking exercises