Qualification details

CUA30615 - Certificate III in Arts Administration (Release 2)


Usage recommendation:
Is superseded by CUA30620 - Certificate III in Arts and Cultural Administration 15/Apr/2021
Supersedes and is equivalent to CUV30411 - Certificate III in Arts AdministrationUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Clarification of packaging rules. Unit codes updated 14/Jan/2016

ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 20/Dec/2018
(View details for release 1) 15/Jan/2016


SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 511112 Program Or Project Administrator 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Arts Administration,Entertainment Customer Service,Entertainment Administration 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Arts Marketing Assistant,Venue Attendant,Arts Administrative Assistant (Small Theatre),Arts Function Assistant 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 511112 Program Or Project Administrator 24/Jun/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 24/Jun/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 15/Jan/2016 
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Modification History



Release 2

This qualification was released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package Version 4.0.

Release 1

This qualification first released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package Version 2.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work in administrative roles across a range of arts organisations, such as galleries, museums, theatres and community arts centres.

Licensing/Regulatory Information  

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements


Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 12 

4 core units  plus

8 elective units  of which:

  • 4 units must be selected from Group A
  • 2 units must be selected from Group A or Group B
  • 2 units may be selected from the remaining listed electives or any currently endorsed training package qualification or accredited course at Certificate II, III or IV level.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid vocational outcome.

Core units 

BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity

BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others

BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others

CUAIND201 Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge

Elective units 

Group A 

BSBADM307 Organise schedules

BSBADM311 Maintain business resources

BSBCMM301 Process customer complaints

BSBCRT101 Apply critical thinking techniques

BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers

BSBFIA301 Maintain financial records

BSBFIA303 Process accounts payable and receivable

BSBINM301 Organise workplace information

BSBITU301 Create and use databases

BSBITU302 Create electronic presentations

BSBITU303 Design and produce text documents

BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets

BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents

BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents

BSBMKG408 Conduct market research

BSBPRO301 Recommend products and services

BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development

BSBWRT301 Write simple documents

CHCCD307D Support community resources

CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

CUAATS303 Develop and apply knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural arts

CUAPPR406 Plan work space

CUAWRT301 Write content for a range of media

ICTICT306 Migrate to new technology

ICTICT308 Use advanced features of computer applications

Group B 

BSBCUS201 Deliver a service to customers

BSBINN201 Contribute to workplace innovation

BSBLED101 Plan skills development

BSBLIB304 Develop and use information literacy skills

BSBLIB401 Record and maintain collection information

BSBWOR202 Organise and complete daily work activities

BSBWOR204 Use business technology

CUAADM302 Book performance venues

CUAATS101 Develop understanding of own Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identity

CUAATS504 Work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural material

CUACMP311 Implement copyright arrangements

CUACNM201 Monitor collections for changes in condition

CUADIG305 Produce digital images

CUAEVP202 Provide visitors with venue information and assistance

CUAEVP211 Assist with the staging of public activities or events

CUAFOH301 Provide seating and ticketing services

CUAIND304 Plan a career in the creative arts industry

CUAIND311 Work effectively in the creative arts industry

CUAIND313 Work effectively in the music industry

CUAMKG301 Assist with marketing and promotion

CUAPPR203 Store finished creative work

CUAPPR403 Store and maintain finished creative work

CUAPPR407 Select and prepare creative work for exhibition

SITTGDE304 Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities

SITTGDE305 Develop and maintain the general and regional knowledge required by guides

SITTGDE306 Research and share general information on Australian Indigenous cultures

SITTTSL201 Operate an online information system

SITXCCS201 Provide visitor information

SITXCOM202 Provide a briefing or scripted commentary

SITXEVT302 Process and monitor event registrations

SITXEVT303 Coordinate on-site event registrations

SITXEVT304 Provide event staging support

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 


Equivalence status 

CUA30615 Certificate III in Arts Administration (Release 2)

CUA30615 Certificate III in Arts Administration (Release 1)

Unit codes updated

Equivalent qualification


Companion Volumes are available from VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=1db201d9-4006-4430-839f-382ef6b803d5