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Qualification details

CUA50118 - Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Replaces 22091VIC - Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing 30/Jun/2019

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 21/Feb/2019
(View details for release 1) 20/Dec/2018


Units of competency

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CUAWRT301 - Write content for a range of mediaWrite content for a range of mediaElective
CUAWRT601 - Write scriptsWrite scriptsElective
CUAWRT404 - Perform writing and editing tasksPerform writing and editing tasksElective
CUAPPR601 - Originate a body of independent creative workOriginate a body of independent creative workElective
CUAWRT602 - Edit scriptsEdit scriptsElective
CUAWRT506 - Develop nonfiction works for publicationDevelop nonfiction works for publicationCore
BSBSMB403 - Market the small businessMarket the small businessElective
BSBITU404 - Produce complex desktop published documentsProduce complex desktop published documentsElective
BSBCRT402 - Collaborate in a creative processCollaborate in a creative processElective
CUAWRT509 - Develop fiction works for publicationDevelop fiction works for publicationElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 212499 Journalists And Other Writers Nec 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1007 Communication And Media Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Arts and Recreation Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A No Specific Job Role 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 212499 Journalists And Other Writers Nec 01/Feb/2019 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1007 Communication And Media Studies 01/Feb/2019 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 20/Dec/2018 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version was released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package Version 4.1. Minor edits to elective unit list.

Release 1

This version first released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package Version 4.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who undertake a range of advanced writing and editing tasks required across diverse industries, including the writing or editing industries. Individuals will be required to write in a range of contexts and text types. They have autonomy in performing writing and editing tasks and can be responsible for planning, coordinating and evaluating writing and editing their own work and the work of others.

Licensing/Regulatory Information  

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

Entry Requirements

To enter this qualification, individuals must provide evidence of their technical skills in writing and editing and ability to:

  • Write short works (approximately 1,000 words) suitable for publication in any media
  • Edit other people’s written work for grammar, punctuation and appropriate use of language
  • Provide an objective critique of other people’s written work in a positive manner to assist re-writing.

Skills may have been acquired through personal or work experience, or through formal study.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 13 

6 core units  plus

7 elective units  of which:

  • 5 units must be selected from the electives listed below,
  • 2 units may be selected from the remaining listed electives or any currently endorsed training package qualification or accredited course.

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

Core Units 

BSBPMG522 Undertake project work

CUAIND402 Provide freelance services

CUAIND502 Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge

CUAWRT504 Perform advanced editing tasks*

CUAWRT505 Perform advanced writing tasks*

CUAWRT506 Develop nonfiction works for publication*

Elective Units 

BSBCRT402 Collaborate in a creative process

BSBCRT403 Explore the history and social impact of creativity

BSBDES402 Interpret and respond to a design brief

BSBITU404 Produce complex desktop published documents

BSBMKG537 Develop a social media engagement plan

BSBSMB403 Market the small business

BSBWRT401 Write complex documents

BSBWRT501 Write persuasive copy

CUACMP511 Manage copyright arrangements

CUAMCP302 Write song lyrics

CUAPPR501 Realise a body of creative work

CUAPPR601 Originate a body of independent creative work

CUARES403 Research history and theory to inform own arts practice

CUAWRT301 Write content for a range of media

CUAWRT402 Write extended stories

CUAWRT404 Perform writing and editing tasks

CUAWRT405 Write fiction material

CUAWRT406 Write nonfiction material

CUAWRT508 Develop children’s and young adults’ written works for publication

CUAWRT509 Develop fiction works for publication*

CUAWRT510 Coordinate editing and pre-production processes for publication*

CUAWRT601 Write scripts

CUAWRT602 Edit scripts

ICPPRN498 Adapt digital content for publication on different devices

PSPGEN081 Provide public affairs writing and editorial services

*Note the following prerequisite unit requirements:

Unit in this qualification 

Prerequisite unit 

CUAWRT504 Perform advanced editing tasks

CUAWRT404 Perform writing and editing tasks

CUAWRT505 Perform advanced writing tasks

CUAWRT404 Perform writing and editing tasks

CUAWRT506 Develop nonfiction works for publication

CUAWRT406 Write nonfiction material

CUAWRT509 Develop fiction works for publication

CUAWRT405 Write fiction material

CUAWRT510 Coordinate editing and pre-production processes for publication

CUAWRT404 Perform writing and editing tasks

CUAWRT504 Perform advanced editing tasks

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

CUA50118 Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing (Release 2)

CUA50118 Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing (Release 1)

Minor edits to elective list.

Equivalent qualification.

Links

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