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

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Occupations In This Industry

Scholarships & Grad Programs

Job Stream

Featured Job
  • Trainee Audio Visual Technician

  • Harry The Hirer
  • Trainee Audio/Visual Technician Harry the Hirer is one of Australia’s leading providers of entertainment and event technologies. Offering high end sound, lighting systems, LED screen, Rigging, video production and content design, our services are backed by a world class team of committed designers and technicians.
    • Diverse working environment where no day is the same
    • Chance to work on world class events
    • Genuine career progression with ability to grow within the company
  • Advertising, Arts & MediaPerforming Arts Technicians
  • Tue 17 Apr , 2018
  • Botany, New South Wales
  • Wed 11 Apr , 2018
  • Brisbane City, Queensland
  • 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 hot 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
  • Wed 11 Apr , 2018
  • Artarmon, New South Wales
  • Apprentice Signwriter - SW187

  • Apprenticeship Support Australia
  • Appropriate training for sign manufacturers who design and produce signs and graphics for a range of purposes. Signs and graphics can be produced using a range of traditional and contemporary techniques, often involving the use of advanced printing software and technology, and a range of methods for illumination and fabrication.
  • Advertising, Arts & MediaSignwriters
  • Tue 10 Apr , 2018
  • South Geelong, Victoria