Course Title: Extend expertise in a specialised art form to professional level

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6173 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Content Creation and Design)

Course Title: Extend expertise in a specialised art form to professional level

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 120

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


515T Creative Industries

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2022,
Term2 2023,
Term1 2024,
Term2 2024

Course Contact: Nat Bates

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3326

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes skills and knowledge required to extend own expertise in a specialised art form to develop a cohesive body of professional work for the public domain. This involves self-directed research and the independent, highly developed use of specialised materials, processes and techniques.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAPPR616 Extend expertise in a specialised art form to professional level


1. Maintain specialised knowledge of professional practice

2. Evolve ideas in specialised art form

3. Manage specialised resources

4. Refine specialised technique to professional level

5. Resolve technical and conceptual challenges

6. Finish and prepare work for public presentation

7. Evaluate professional work

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements. 

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral/written presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS.