Advertising, Arts & Media

Industry Overview

If you enjoy dealing with people, working in the outdoors, entertaining, or seek a career with a taste of adventure, then this industry could be the place for you. The Advertising, Arts & Media encompasses a wide range of professionals; from traditional advertising including television and radio, through to photography, arts and dance.

Specific skills you will need may depend on which profession you take on, but to succeed in this industry you’ll need to be someone who enjoys working as part of a team. You’re day to day activities will involve working with your colleagues to achieve the best results so you’ll need to be a good team player and someone that is easy to get along with.

With so much variety on offer there are a number of careers that you can embark on.


Training & Qualifications

Training and study options for this industry can include Apprenticeships and Traineeships (including school-based options), VET and University pathways. You can also build on your initial qualifications and work experience to gain advanced qualifications. Entry level courses include:

  • Certificate IV in Visual Arts
  • Diploma of Visual Arts
  • Certificate II in Live Production, Theatre and Events
  • Certificate III in Community Dance, Theatre and Events, Certificate III in Dance, Certificate III in Assistant Dance Teaching
  • Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management, Certificate IV in Community Culture, Diploma of Musical Theatre, Diploma of Dance Teaching and Management

Head to the Career pages to find out more >


Occupations In This Industry

Scholarships & Grad Programs

Job Stream

  • Trainee Audio Visual Technician - Live Events!

  • AV 24/7
  • Based in Sydney, this is an entry level role in a progressive, dynamic and enjoyable environment. You will be working with and learning from a highly skilled team of AV professionals and will actively support the team of technicians and the operations department. Daily jobs include prepping jobs, attending installations and assisting in the warehouse. You will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of events and may be required to travel nationwide.
  • Advertising, Arts & MediaPerforming Arts Technicians
  • Wed 14 Feb , 2018
  • Caringbah
  • Tue 13 Feb , 2018
  • Sydney
  • Trainee Audio Visual Technician

  • Microhire Pty Ltd
  • We are seeking trainees in Certificate III in Live Production and Services, that are capable of or ready to learn how to operate and/or install audio, vision and lighting to the events market. Experience in entertainment would be advantageous but not necessary to be successful, most importantly, a successful applicant will need to be customer focused, passionate, and enthusiastic.
  • Advertising, Arts & MediaPerforming Arts Technicians
  • Mon 12 Feb , 2018
  • Artarmon
  • Mon 29 Jan , 2018
  • Frenchs Forest