Spend your work days in a creative environment. Gain the skills to build your career as an arts administrator and be an integral part of a team in art galleries, museums, performing arts centres and community groups.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Develop and present activities, events and public programs
Manage exhibition strategies and displays
Implement marketing and promotion strategies
Work with cultural materials and understand cultural protocols
Integrate inclusion and access strategies
Communicate with arts professionals
Conduct research and analysis
Understand work, health and safety relating to the arts industry
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Techniques to plan and create successful exhibitions and events
Deeper understanding of how to communicate with customers and network with peers and arts professionals
Confidence to provide support to galleries, museums, cultural and community centres
Experience in creating promotional and marketing materials to support the arts
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.
This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Digital literacy, including some knowledge in computer desktop applications
Introductory knowledge of 2D and 3D artworks
Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) at a Year 10 high school level
TAFE NSW may ask you to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test.
This skills test helps us to understand your individual study needs, to design an individualised plan that supports your study success and ensures your LLN skills match the demands of the course.
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like:
Program or Project Administrators plan and undertake administration of organisational programs, special projects and support services.
Other jobs include: Arts marketing and promotions officer, Arts and cultural officer, Community engagement officer, Arts event promotions officer, Events coordinator and Arts administrator
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate IV in Arts and Cultural Administration does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Certificate IV in Arts and Cultural Administration does not have any post-graduate courses.
The Certificate IV in Arts and Cultural Administration does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate IV in Arts and Cultural Administration qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 14 Units of competency, including 4 core and 10 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
TAFE NSW Libraries
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Smarthinking - online access to a tutor
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