This qualification reflects the role of individuals with the skills and knowledge to perform in a range of varied activities in the creative industries where there is a clearly defined range of contexts. Activities are of limited complexity with required actions clearly defined. 

 

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are developing fundamental creative and technical skills that underpin visual arts and craft practice.

Licensing/Regulatory Information  

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


This qualification reflects the role of individuals who develop the creative skills that underpin visual arts and craft practice in a photographic context and develop problem-solving, planning, organising and self-management skills as they undertake projects from design brief to final project presentation.

Total number of units = 9 

Core units

  • BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • CUAACD101 Use basic drawing techniques
  • CUAPPR201 Make simple creative work 
  • CUARES202 Source and use information relevant to own arts practice
Suggested elective units

  • CUAPHI302 Capture photographic images
  • CUADIG202 Develop digital imaging skills
  • ICPDMT321 Capture a digital image
  • ICPDMT322 Edit a digital image
  • BSBWOR202 Organise and complete daily work activities


This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are developing a range of visual art skills and who take responsibility for own outputs in work and learning. Practice at this level is underpinned by the application of introductory art theory and history.

Total number of units = 12

4 core units plus 8 elective units of which:

  • 4 units must be selected from Group A
  • 2 units must be selected from Group A or B 
  • 2 units may be selected from the remaining listed electives or any currently endorsed training package qualification or accredited course at Certificate II, III or IV level.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are developing the basic creative and technical skills that underpin visual arts and craft practice.

This qualification has a total number of 9 units 

  • 4 core units plus
  • 5 elective units.

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

This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator in digital video, radio and online content creation, or a skilled assistant in the film and television production services who applies a broad range of competencies in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. 

This course has 11 units: 3 core units and 8 electives.  

The core units are:

BSBCRT301 Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills

BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others

CUAIND301 Work effectively in the creative arts industry  

This qualification reflects the role of individuals with the skills and knowledge to perform in a range of varied activities in the creative industries where there is a clearly defined range of contexts. Activities are of limited complexity with required actions clearly defined.  

This course covers units in both media and live production


CUA20215 Certificate II in Creative Industries (Media Focus)

This qualification reflects the role of individuals with the skills and knowledge to perform in a range of varied activities in the creative industries where there is a clearly defined range of contexts. Activities are of limited complexity with required actions clearly defined.