National code: CUA41220

    Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Film and Video Production)

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    OverviewAbout this course

    Take the leap into film and video production and create your reality of becoming an audio narrator, camera operator or podcast editor. Specialise in the creative field that speaks to you, learn from the experts and turn your passion for film and video storytelling into a dynamic media career.

    OutcomesWhat you'll gain

    Learning outcomes

    Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

    • Coordinate production operations

    • Create storyboards

    • Shoot material for screen productions such as short films and documentaries

    • Edit dialogue and sound and other digital content, for fast turnaround

    • Record sound on location

    • Set up locations contributing to production concepts and deciding on audio and video equipment positions

    • Network with the industry in order to build networks and foster future work opportunities

    Course outcomes

    Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

    • A nationally accredited qualification at Certificate IV level

    • Gain a thorough introduction to the screen and media industry

    • Work on a variety of projects to demonstrate your hands-on skills and experience

    • Have the skills to create storyboards, edit dialogue and sound, prepare audio and video assets and write content for a range of media

    • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

    SuitabilityIs this course right for you?

    Entry requirements

    Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

    • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

    • This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.

    Entry recommendations

    To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

    • An interest in, or understanding of the skills and knowledge required in the industry

    • Completed a Certificate III in Screen and Media or have equivalent industry experience

    • Access to a computer and internet access

    • Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) at a Year 10 high school level

    Note:

    • TAFE NSW may ask you to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test. This skills test helps us to understand your individual study needs, to design an individualised plan that supports your study success and ensures your LLN skills match the demands of the course.

    TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

    PathwaysFuture career and study options

    Career pathways

    Our graduates go onto roles like: audio narrator, editor (film, television, podcast), camera operator, assistant producer, assistant director, special effects operator and lighting supervisor.

    Study pathways

    Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

    Previous study1 Course

    Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

    Further study2 Courses

    Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

    Your experience counts

    At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

    UnitsUnits taught in this course

    Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Film and Video Production) qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 13 units of competency, including 4 core and 9 speciality units.

    Please note, not all specialty units are offered at every TAFE NSW location. It is highly recommended that you check with your preferred campus for information about the specialty units offered at that location.

    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.

    • Develop personal work prioritiesBSBPEF402

    • Work effectively in the creative arts industryCUAIND311

    • Develop and implement own self-care plan in the creative industriesCUAMWB401

    • Apply work health and safety practicesCUAWHS312

    TAFE NSW servicesFacilities and support

    TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

    • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

    • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

    • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

    • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

    • TAFE NSW Libraries

    • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

    • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

    • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

    • Student associations – get social with our student community

    Info sessionsWant to know more?

    There are a total of 2 information sessions planned for this course. They'll take place at different locations across the state.

    You can select a study option below to see the sessions available. Or you can view all sessions related to Screen, Media and Games

    Study optionsFind a location to enrol