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CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Film & Television)

National ID: CUA51015 | State ID: AA76

The need for creative and qualified thinkers in the film and television industry is growing

Like our previous graduates, this Diploma from North Metropolitan TAFE will put you a cut above the rest and you'll be able to 'test before you buy' the different areas of film and television.

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
Gain these skills
  • 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
Is this course right for me?

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

Screen and Media students on the set of The Heights

Entrance Requirements

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
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
Important information

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.

Job opportunities

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. 

Further study

North Metropolitan TAFE offers you a range of further study opportunities, see below for a list of related courses.

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

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Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Perth (Northbridge) - On Campus


Fees and charges


Duration 1 year/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Perth (Northbridge)
How On campus
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Page last updated January 14, 2020