This course may be fee free, or available at a reduced cost.
This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday with day classes. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learnt and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development.
Knowledge assessments: short answer, extended response, research tasks, multiple-choice questions, projects
Practical skills assessments: demonstrations under observation
Simulated workplace projects: scenario-based problem solving
Portfolio of work
Work placement provides you with opportunities to respond to situations and circumstances that cannot be replicated in a learning or simulated environment. Work placement strengthens your training and supports continued learning and assessment in the workplace.
To complete this course, the following materials are required:
To make sure this delivery option is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.
This course offering is designed for people who:
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Animation and Visual Effects) qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 13 Units of competency, including 4 core and 9 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
Study in purpose built facilities that supports and accelerates your learning - from art studios and mechanical workshops to laboratories and bakeries. Structure your weekly schedule, immerse yourself in your craft, build friendships and networks, and enjoy an impactful learning experience.
TAFE NSW Newcastle is located in the trendy, inner-city suburb of Tighes Hill, a quick bus ride from Hamilton railway station and a short drive from the Newcastle CBD. Home to some of the most advanced equipment in Australia, TAFE NSW Newcastle is a beacon of opportunity for the people of the Hunter region, where they can come to learn, prosper, and create an exciting future for themselves and their local community.
266 Maitland Road Tighes Hill 2297
Parking on campus grounds is available.
Refer to your local bus timetables, visit transportnsw.info
Hamilton Station is 1400 metres from campus.
TAFE NSW campuses work closely with the community and industry to ensure you have access to the industry standard technologies, equipment and facilities.
Design Centre Hunter, featuring:
Collaborative design workspaces
Industrial design workshop
Purpose designed gallery
Hunter Maritime College, featuring:
Fully operational auxiliary boiler system
Heat engine lab
Replicated engine control room
Ship bridge simulator
State-of-the-art simulated engine room
Newcastle Knights study hub, featuring:
Access to TAFE facilities for National Youth Cup players
Foundation media skills
Governance in sport
Staff development skills
Regional Music Institute, featuring:
Costume and props room
Four flexible rehearsal rooms for music, dramatic performances and screen work
Large performance space with Vertec QL PA system
Portable foley sound pit
Two Mac computer labs
Two state-of-the-art recording studios
Regional Institute of Performing Arts
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