This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in a wide variety of community-based performance and production contexts, which can often focus on the maintenance of cultural heritage. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others and have limited responsibility for the output of others.
Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
community cultural development officer
performer (community theatre/events)
production manager (community theatre/events).
Total number of units = 15
5 core units plus
10 elective units
The elective units consist of:
3 units from Group A
of the remaining units:
up to 7 may be selected from Group A and/or B
up to 3 may be selected from Group C
up to 2 may be from a Certificate IV in any endorsed Training Package or accredited course
1 may be from a Certificate III or Diploma in any endorsed Training Package.
The elective units chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet local industry needs.
Candidates may enter the qualification with limited or no vocational experience and without a relevant lower level qualification.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements.
The following table contains a summary of the employability skills required by the creative industries for this qualification. The employability skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options. This table is a summary of employability skills that are typical of this qualification and should not be interpreted as definitive.
Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification
reading and understanding relevant sources of information
participating in negotiations about work/contractual issues
liaising with community groups
communicating effectively and constructively with people from different cultural backgrounds and with differing abilities
completing workplace documentation
preparing information for tour groups
presenting information to tour groups and visitors to sites
working constructively with creative and technical personnel
working collaboratively with others involved in productions and events
sharing industry information with colleagues and peers
assisting with troubleshooting technical and artistic problems
planning work tasks in a logical sequence
contributing to the resolution of conflict situations
managing budgets and financial plans
Initiative and enterprise
responding appropriately to the unexpected during productions
working with communities to develop innovative approaches to community productions and events
Planning and organising
planning productions and events in consultation with community groups
prioritising work tasks and establishing deadlines
monitoring own work and introducing strategies to improve performance
carrying out work tasks with due regard to personal health and safety considerations
prioritising work tasks and working within deadlines
demonstrating reliability in all agreed work commitments
improving skills through practice
continuously evaluating and adjusting own work through critical analysis of own performance
seeking feedback and integrating constructive advice into own performance
storing and retrieving relevant workplace documents