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21 Arts and Media Professionals

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

Arts and Media Professionals communicate ideas, impressions and factual information through printed, electronic, visual and performance media, and produce, direct and present film, television, radio and stage productions.

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this sub-major group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1); or
  • AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1); or
  • NZQF Diploma, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • conceiving and developing ideas, styles, characters, emotions and themes and translating them through artistic presentation
  • composing music and dance routines and creating visual art forms such as paintings, pictures and sculptures
  • writing, reviewing and editing journalistic copy, literary works, musical compositions, and film, television and radio scripts
  • presenting information and producing, directing and performing various kinds of entertainment