This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts. 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 with some limited responsibility for the output of others.
Total number of units = 14
3 core units
7 Group A units
4 elective units
2 elective units must be selected from the Group A and/or Group units listed below.
The remaining 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.
No more than 3Group A or Group B units previously achieved as part of another qualification may be counted towards the qualification. Electives must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and be at an appropriate 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.
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:
modelling open and supportive communication
using language appropriate to the intended audience
presenting analysis in a format appropriate to the intended audience or as agreed
conducting negotiations to identify realistic solutions to work/contractual issues
using presentation and consultation skills to communicate issues arising in the workplace
recognising and supporting the contribution of other artists
working creatively with individual differences
sharing industry information with colleagues and peers
evaluating and challenging ideas and moving them forward towards solutions
analysing appropriate musical elements of composition and/or performance
establishing and maintaining personal financial and work record-keeping systems
developing personal budgets and monitoring income and expenditure against budgets
Initiative and enterprise
generating and exploring ideas
interpreting musical structures and elements to enhance musical outcomes in performance
using original and innovative approaches in stage performances
engaging with audiences in ways that entertain and enhance people's overall experience
Planning and organising
setting work and practice goals
preparing self for performance
monitoring own work and introducing strategies to improve performance
prioritising work tasks and establishing deadlines
preparing and circulating self-promotional material to potential clients or employers
planning for contingencies
setting development goals
observing protocols appropriate to the genre, style and context of performance
maintaining an appropriate standard of stage presentation relevant to the area of specialisation
responding appropriately to constructive feedback on own performance
reflecting on and enhancing own ability to contribute effectively to a collaborative creative process
improving music performance skills and expression through rehearsal and performance
accessing opportunities to improve stagecraft skills
seeking feedback and integrating constructive advice into own work performance
storing and retrieving relevant OHS documents/information
using relevant business equipment
using stage equipment and technology to enhance stage performance