Course Title: Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5295 Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing

Course Title: Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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 2013

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency requires you to collect general information about the current roles, structures and operations of relevant sectors of the creative arts industry. You will identify issues of contemporary concern, including changing technology, considering how they relate to professional writing and editing generally, and to your chosen area of specialisation.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

For information regarding the delivery of this course please refer to the Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing Student Handbook.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFIND201A Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge


Identify industry laws and regulations

Source and apply industry information

Update and maintain industry knowledge

Learning Outcomes

Please refer to the Diploma of Profesional Writing and Editing- Program booklet for Students

Overview of Assessment

To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete a number of pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessment.