This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work effectively in the creative arts industry. It applies to any field of the arts industry and is relevant to people in a wide range of occupations, for example, dancers, musicians, actors, cabaret performers, street performers, entertainment administrators, reviewers, film makers and public artists.

These individuals are required to apply judgement and operate under broad supervision within an established framework of plans and procedures.

Unit details

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - apply information about creative arts industry trends and emergent technologies to own work practice; - negotiate terms of a contract; - establish and maintain work and contractual relationships; - comply with relevant regulations and organisational requirements, and; - prioritise and complete work tasks, in collaboration with others in the creative arts industry.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - key features of creative arts industry workplace practice; - key features of copyright; - key features of a contract; - relationships between different sectors of the creative arts industry sector; - terminology associated with the creative arts industry sector; - key roles and responsibilities in the creative arts own industry sector; - key sources of creative arts industry information; - current and emerging technologies used in the creative arts industry sector, and; - revenue streams through digital content.

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