Certificate III in Screen and Media

Certificate III   NRT
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  • Screen and Media course details

    Course description and aims

    This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator in digital video, radio and online content creation, or a skilled assistant in the film and television production services who applies a broad range of competencies in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge.

    Other Requirements

    Licensing/Regulatory Information
    National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work
    The National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work applies to persons performing dogging and rigging work. Completion of the following units is required for certification at either basic, intermediate or advanced levels:
    CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging
    CPCCLRG3001A Licence to perform rigging basic level
    CPCCLRG3002A Licence to perform rigging intermediate level
    CPCCLRG4001A Licence to perform rigging advanced level.

    National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work
    Sets and staging for some performances or events may fall within the definition of construction work. If so, people entering the construction site are required to complete the general induction training program specified by the National code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (Australian Safety Compensation Council, May 2007). Achievement of the unit 'CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry' from the CPC08 Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package fulfils this requirement.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification

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    Eora Centre
    Full Time
    Course type:
    Short Film
    Course start:
    Mon 12 Feb 2018
    Course duration:
    1 Semester
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    16 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
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    About offering:

    Certificate III in Screen and Media (Short Film):

    This course is for people who want to acquire knowledge and skills to pursue a career and further training in animation, visual effects, media archiving, camera/lighting operator, digital artist, production coordinator and television production.

    Direct and shoot television,
    Sound recording on location and studio,
    Edit and post production,
    Camera Techniques,
    Present ideas.

    You will also investigate and present features of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, relating to Screen and Media consulting and communicating with Elders and/or Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community members to access relevant information.


    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Wednesday, 6 December 2017 or Wednesday, 31 January 2018 from 10.00am to 2.00pm at Eora College, Theatre Ground Floor, 333 Abercrombie Street Chippendale.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 16 hours of class over 3 days per week for 1 semester. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Wednesday & Thursday, 9:00am to 4:00pm; and Friday, 9:00am to 12:00pm

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:


    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.


    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance


    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    CUACAM201Assist with a basic camera shoot30
    BSBWHS201Contribute to health and safety of self and others20
    BSBCRT301Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills40
    CUALGT301Operate basic lighting30
    CUASOU202Perform basic sound editing30
    CUAPOS201Perform basic vision and sound editing40
    CUASOU405Record sound60
    CUARES403Research history and theory to inform own arts practice70
    CUAIND301Work effectively in the creative arts industry40
    CUAWRT301Write content for a range of media40
    CUAWRT302Write simple stories30



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