Certificate II in Creative Industries - CUA20215

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

This qualification is part of the Creative Arts and Culture Training Package. It 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.


10 units: 3 core; 7 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Apply critical thinking techniques; Operate application software packages; Use carpentry tools and equipment; Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge; Develop ensemble skills to perform simple musical parts; Evaluate the nature of design in a specific industry context; Communicate in the workplace; Develop basic audio skills and knowledge; Contribute to workplace innovation; Provide multimedia support; Maintain interactive content; Develop drawing skills to communicate ideas; Use basic drawing techniques; Operate elevated work platforms; Perform basic vision and sound editing; Develop basic vision system skills; Assist with a basic camera shoot; Work effectively with diversity; Make a simple headpiece; Identify fibres and fabrics; Perform basic sound editing; Work effectively with others; Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices; Produce a simple garment; Develop basic lighting skills and knowledge; Provide basic emergency life support; Deliver a service to customers; Process and maintain workplace information; Develop basic scenic art skills; Repair, maintain and alter scenic art; Use hand and power tools; Apply work health and safety practices; Minimise theft; Process financial transactions; Undertake a basic construction project; Produce simple word processed documents; Show social and cultural sensitivity; Use hygienic practices for food safety; Operate an online information system; Mix sound in a broadcasting environment; Develop techniques for presenting information on air; Develop basic prop construction skills; Usher patrons; Work safely at heights; Assist with bump in and bump out of shows; Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry; Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication; Organise and complete daily work activities; Develop skills to play or sing music; Plan skills development; Develop digital imaging skills; Use a sewing machine; Operate a digital media technology package; Draw and interpret a basic sketch; Maintain financial records; Undertake routine front of house duties; Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills; Develop basic staging skills; Provide visitor information; Create and test an interactive CD-ROM/DVD; Handle carpentry materials; Work safely in the construction industry; Assist with sound recordings; Advise on products and services; Prepare and prime scenic art cloths; Use business technology; Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement; Create and use spreadsheets; Perform routine manual metal arc welding; Follow a design process; Develop basic skills in set construction

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
CDU Melbourne No info
Katherine Rural No info
Alice Springs No info No
CDU Waterfront Darwin No info
Palmerston No info
Jabiru Centre No info
Katherine Town Centre No info
Nhulunbuy Campus No info
Tennant Creek Centre No info
Casuarina No info
CDU Sydney No info
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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