Certificate III in Arts Administration - CUA30615


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work in administrative roles across a range of arts organisations, such as galleries, museums, theatres and community arts centres. Licensing/Regulatory Information No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 12 units: 4 core
  • 8 elective


  • Write content for a range of media
  • Apply critical thinking techniques
  • Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge
  • Implement copyright arrangements
  • Store finished creative work
  • Produce digital images
  • Process and monitor event registrations
  • Contribute to workplace innovation
  • Write simple documents
  • Migrate to new technology
  • Work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural material
  • Work effectively in the creative arts industry
  • Develop and maintain the general and regional knowledge required by guides
  • Design and produce text documents
  • Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • Work effectively with diversity
  • Develop and apply knowledge of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural arts
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  • Work effectively with others
  • Organise schedules
  • Store and maintain finished creative work
  • Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities
  • Plan a career in the creative arts industry
  • Assist with marketing and promotion
  • Deliver a service to customers
  • Create electronic presentations
  • Develop and use information literacy skills
  • Coordinate on-site event registrations
  • Research and share general information on Australian Indigenous cultures
  • Provide seating and ticketing services
  • Operate an online information system
  • Support community resources
  • Record and maintain collection information
  • Create and use databases
  • Recommend products and services
  • Maintain business resources
  • Produce desktop published documents
  • Work effectively in the music industry
  • Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • Provide event staging support
  • Produce spreadsheets
  • Select and prepare creative work for exhibition
  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Book performance venues
  • Organise personal work priorities and development
  • Organise and complete daily work activities
  • Assist with the staging of public activities and events
  • Plan skills development
  • Design and produce business documents
  • Provide a briefing or scripted commentary
  • Organise workplace information
  • Use advanced features of computer applications
  • Monitor collections for changes in condition
  • Maintain financial records
  • Develop understanding of own Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identity
  • Provide visitor information
  • Process customer complaints
  • Provide visitors with venue information and assistance
  • Use business technology
  • Conduct market research
  • Plan work space
  • Process accounts payable and receivable

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Newcastle Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks

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