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CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Film & Television)

National ID: CUA51015 State ID: AA76
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The need for creative and qualified thinkers in the film and television industry is growing

This industry-focused course will provide you with the specialised knowledge to operate individually or collaboratively within the media industry. Gain practical experience with this Diploma from North Metropolitan TAFE.

By working in North Metro's industry standard studios and on professionally-run productions, you'll be getting the most practical experience possible that will prepare you for working in a TV crew or film shoot with confidence. You will gain experience making a short documentary, networking, be given the opportunity to get work experience and many other practical training projects.

Once completed you can continue on to Advanced Diploma options in such areas as directing, cinematography, producing, production design, outside broadcast, corporate documentary work or sound design with further study at North Metropolitan TAFE.

If you continue with your studies you could also find yourself on a path to becoming a:

  • Camera Operator
  • Producer
  • Editor
  • Cinematographer
  • Director
  • Writer
  • Operate professional cameras
  • Edit video and audio using industry-standard software
  • Lighting techniques
  • Work as part of a TV studio crew
  • Develop content and script ideas for production

I have the following attributes:

  • A passion for film and visual arts
  • Creative flair
  • The ability to follow instructions
  • Technical and practical ability
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

The National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work applies to persons performing dogging and rigging work.

Sets or events may fall within the definition of construction work. People entering the construction site are required to complete the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training.

Other jobs title may include:

  • Screen Writer
  • Production Manager (Film and Television) | Assistant Producer
  •  Sound Recordist
  • Lighting Designer (Productions)
  • Instructional Designer

 Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

Study options and next steps

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Semester 1, 2022

Perth - On Campus

Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2022
Where Perth
How On Campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $4,574.10 $0.00 $4,574.10

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2021 (fees are subject to change in 2022). Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

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