Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing

CUA40118

Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $9125

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Average Course Duration: 1 Year

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who undertake a range of writing and editing tasks required across a range of industries. Individuals will be required to write in a range of contexts and text types. They will also be required to edit and proofread their own written works preparing them for roles across a range of industries, including the writing or editing industries. They may provide guidance to others but have limited responsibility for the output of others.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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NOTE: This course is more recent than the latest Student Outcomes Survey.

Satisfied with Training

Percentage of graduates in the Creative Arts field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate IV).

Improved Work Status

Percentage of graduates in the Creative Arts field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate IV).

Salary

The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Creative Arts field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate IV).

Jobs

Graduates of the Creative Arts field (Certificate IV) are most often employed as:

Professionals

27%

Professionals
Community and Personal Service Workers

20.7%

Community and Personal Service Workers
Sales Workers

16.3%

Sales Workers

Industries

Graduates of the Creative Arts field (Certificate IV) are most often employed in:

Retail trade

19.5%

Retail trade
Accommodation and food services

17.9%

Accommodation and food services
Professional, scientific and technical services

12.5%

Professional, scientific and technical services

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

 


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Subsidised Training

The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
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VET Student Loans

Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.


Career Information

Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


Creative Arts and Culture Career Pathway

Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing is in the Creative Arts Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Creative Arts and Culture.


Stream

Creative Industries

Certificate II

Certificate III

Advanced Diploma

Stream

Dance
Musical Theatre
Community Dance Theatre & Events
Music Industry
Visual Arts
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
Screen & Media
Design
Broadcast Technology
Live Production & Services
Arts Administration & Services

Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



Apprenticeships and Traineeships


Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship.


Australian Apprenticeships Pathways

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