This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply a broad range of competencies in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. They may provide technical support to a team. The qualification is designed to reflect the role of individuals who work in a range of music business roles and who have the ability to select, adapt and transfer skills to different situations. This qualification is applicable to a variety of industry contexts.
assistant band manager.
Total number of units = 11
5 core units
4 Group A units
2 elective units
The 2 elective units may be selected from the Group A and/or Group B units listed below or any unit of competency from any endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level.
Electives must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the qualification level.
CUSOHS301A Follow occupational health and safety procedures
The context for this qualification varies, and this must guide the selection of elective units. The following examples are designed to assist in the selection of appropriate electives for particular outcomes at this level, but they are in no way prescriptive.
CUSMLT301A Apply knowledge of genre to music making
CUSMKG301A Assist with the promotion of creative acts
Pathways into the qualification
CUS20109 Certificate II in Music or
BSB20107 Certificate II in Business
with limited or no vocational experience and without a relevant lower level qualification.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification considerations
There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, where required, a unit of competency will specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit.
The following table contains a summary of the employability skills required by the music industry 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 include:
sharing industry information with colleagues and peers
proofreading documents to ensure conformity and consistency of information
clarifying information and referring errors or discrepancies to appropriate people
monitoring and advising on customer service strategies
establishing and maintaining work/contractual relationships through regular contact
working constructively with others
establishing and maintaining industry networks
reading and interpreting financial data and preparing cash analysis sheets
identifying market trends and developments and assessing their impact on products and services
undertaking a risk analysis for a performance
Initiative and enterprise
generating ideas for potential businesses
adjusting artistic image in line with feedback
Planning and organising
identifying timelines and action plans to achieve career goals
organising work priorities and arrangements
completing work tasks to timeframes and within budgets
using agreed processes to ensure operational effectiveness
accessing reliable information on the promotional viability of artists and artistic works
prioritising work tasks and establishing deadlines
working within established budgets and timeframes
monitoring own work and introducing strategies to improve performance
monitoring career aspirations and introducing strategies to improve career potential
seeking feedback and integrating constructive advice into own work performance
identifying learning opportunities to maximise career goals
giving and receiving constructive feedback relating to development needs
using information management skills to store and retrieve relevant OHS documents
accessing/downloading relevant information
selecting and using technology appropriate to a task
using current industry computer hardware and software