Certificate IV in Arts Administration

Duration Up to 24 months Part Time
National CodeCUA40815
TAFE SA CodeTP01031
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This course will equip you with skills to respond to the challenges and responsibilities of contemporary arts administration. The arts administrator must have an amalgam of creative, managerial and financial skills, knowledge of relevant artistic disciplines and an awareness of community dynamics.



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Adelaide College of the ArtsOn CampusApply Now

Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements
    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
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    Employment Outcomes

    Arts Office Administrator, Arts Project administrator, Arts Project Officer, Arts Project assistant, Arts Marketing Officer, Arts Public relations Officer, Gallery assistant.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate IV in Arts Administration (CUA40815)
    Develop the knowledge and skills needed to become professionals within the arts and work in galleries, museums, performing arts companies and festivals, as we all as many other related areas. This course combines the tools of business and management with marketing and audience development, program and events management, and arts funding to help you develop the knowledge and skills to enter this demanding yet highly rewarding field. A series of specialist invited arts professionals will provide insight into how these roles function in the cultural sector and assist students integrate their learning within an arts industry context. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 4 core units and 10 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    Credit Transfer

    Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

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     Fee Range (approx)
    Total TAFE SA course cost$6,528

    Please note that fees listed apply to the TAFE SA qualification only. Check the University website for Bachelor fees. Fees vary depending on the subjects you enrol into and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

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