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Unit of competency details

CUAIND304 - Plan a career in the creative arts industry (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to CUSIND302A - Plan a career in the creative arts industryUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Minor edits to performance criteria. 14/Jan/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 21/Feb/2019
(View details for release 1) 15/Jan/2016

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Training packages that include this unit

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeTitleRelease
CUA41315 - Certificate IV in Visual ArtsCertificate IV in Visual Arts1-2 
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CUA40915 - Certificate IV in Music IndustryCertificate IV in Music Industry1-3 
CUA40615 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural ArtsCertificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts1-2 
CUA40513 - Certificate IV in Musical TheatreCertificate IV in Musical Theatre2-4 
CUA40415 - Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical ServicesCertificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services1-3 
CUA40113 - Certificate IV in DanceCertificate IV in Dance2-4 
CUA31115 - Certificate III in Visual ArtsCertificate III in Visual Arts1-2 
CUA30915 - Certificate III in Music IndustryCertificate III in Music Industry1-2 
CUA30715 - Certificate III in Design FundamentalsCertificate III in Design Fundamentals1-2 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 120501 Career Development Programmes 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 120501 Career Development Programmes 24/Jun/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version was released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package Version 4.1. Minor edits to performance criteria.

Release 1

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

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and evaluate career opportunities in the creative arts industry, including personal skills analysis and portfolio development.

It applies to individuals entering or moving into another area of the industry.

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

Unit Sector

Industry capability - industry context

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Build industry networks

1.1 Attend creative arts industry events, and identify contemporary creative arts industry products and services

1.2 Talk with people in the industry to develop an awareness of typical formal and informal pathways into different job roles

1.3 Use a range of sources to establish potential contacts and to keep up to date with industry trends and career possibilities

1.4 Explore and participate in work opportunities as a way of advancing career possibilities

2. Develop a career plan

2.1 Seek advice from people working in areas of interest about career potential and any specific preparation required

2.2 Evaluate and align own skills and interests to career goals within the creative arts industry, and discuss with relevant people

2.3 Identify further skill development required to achieve career goals, and confirm with relevant people

2.4 Investigate learning opportunities to maximise career opportunities for preferred job roles within the creative arts industry

2.5 Document timelines and actions in a career plan, and discuss with relevant people

3. Develop a skills portfolio

3.1 Plan a portfolio of evidence to meet a range of purposes in consultation with relevant people

3.2 Identify appropriate presentation formats for a portfolio, and confirm with relevant people

3.3 Develop a resume or resumes to profile own ability to meet a range of job role requirements

3.4 Maintain portfolio in format appropriate to creative arts industry work contexts

Foundation Skills

This section describes language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills incorporated in the performance criteria that are required for competent performance.

Skill 

Performance  Criteria 

Description 

Learning

2.4

  • Identifies professional development activities to maximise career opportunities

Reading

1.3

  • Analyses industry-specific resources to identity future directions and current trends

Writing

2.5, 3.3, 3.4

  • Documents own career in different formats to appeal to different job requirements

Oral communication

1.2, 2.1- 2.3, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2

  • Checks own understanding and initiates conversations to further own learning and to foster work networks

Navigate the world of work

1.1-1.4, 2.1-2.5

  • Takes responsibility for own professional and career development
  • Identifies personal skills and appropriate networks to support personal development
  • Identifies work options and appropriate steps to obtain work
  • Creates a career plan and supporting documentation

Interact with others

1.1,1.2, 2.1-2.3

  • Builds rapport and trust in in order to establish and clarify understanding
  • Draws on others' perspectives when discussing employment and career options

Get the work done

1.1-1.4, 2.1-2.3, 2.5, 3.1-3.4

  • Plans and implements routine tasks
  • Recognises and responds to predictable routine problems related to career planning
  • Uses appropriate digital applications to maintain sources of information and career planning documentation

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

CUAIND304 Plan a career in the creative arts industry (Release 2)

CUAIND304 Plan a career in the creative arts industry (Release 1)

Minor edits to performance criteria.

Equivalent unit

Links

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

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version was released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package Version 4.1. Minor edits to performance criteria.

Release 1

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

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • use a range of methods to establish and build contacts relevant to professional career interests
  • develop a career plan that incorporates the results of self-analysis and feedback from others
  • plan and create a skills portfolio using appropriate presentation formats.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:

  • identify sources of information about the industry and career possibilities
  • describe job roles and pathways into and within the industry
  • list components of a typical career plan
  • summarise information that should be included in a skills portfolio
  • describe different presentation formats for skills portfolios and personal resumes.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in creative arts industry environments. The assessment environment must include access to:

  • career information and resources
  • industry information, job roles and career pathways
  • interaction with others.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational educational and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

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