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211 Arts Professionals

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

Arts Professionals communicate ideas, impressions and facts in a range of media to achieve particular effects, and interpret compositions such as musical scores and scripts for performance.

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this minor 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
  • reading scripts and undertaking research to gain understanding of parts, themes and characterisations
  • composing music and dance routines and creating visual forms such as paintings, pictures and sculptures
  • learning lines, parts, cues, dance routines and music
  • performing music, dances, dramatic roles and other parts for audience entertainment
  • transporting and setting up photographic equipment, and taking photographs