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Offering Info

Certificate III in Screen and Media

  • National Course Code: CUA31015
  • TAFE NSW code: CUA31015-01V02-20NEW-183

Location – Newcastle (focused on Podcasting and Digital Story-telling)

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

34.3

Duration

18 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

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.

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.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you have basic understanding of:

  • the creative industry with regards to podcasts and digital story-telling

  • fundamental audio equipment used in a digital environment

  • how the podcasting and digital story-telling course will benefit your career

    To successfully complete this course, you will need to:

  • attend classes during the day, 2 days a week, 8 hours a day

  • complete a minimum of 10 hours of assessment work per week

  • participate in a minimum of 8 hours of industry engagement per week; this may include working on radio scripts, listening and reviewing podcasts, researching stories, developing podcast ideas and particpating in independent digital-based projects

It's all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest. Register for an information session to broaden your skills set to get ahead. Can't find an Information Session for you? Enquire Online or call 131601.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date: Thursday, 7, 14, 21 or 28 November 2019
Time: 10.30am to 12:30pm
Location: Newcastle Campus, Building D, Level 1, Room 8
Or
Date: Thursday, 5 or 12 December 2019
Time: 10.30am to 12:30pm
Location: Newcastle Campus, Building D, Level 1, Room 8
Or
Date: Friday, 8, 15, 22 or 29 November 2019
Time: 10.30am to 12:30pm
Location: Newcastle Campus, Building D, Level 1, Room 8
Or
Date: Friday, 6 or 13 December 2019
Time: 10.30am to 12:30pm
Location: Newcastle Campus, Building D, Level 1, Room 8
Or
Date: Thursday, 16 or 23 January 2020
Time: 10.30am to 12:30pm
Location: Newcastle Campus, Building D, Level 1, Room 8
Or
Date: Friday, 17 or 24 January 2020
Time: 10.30am to 12:30pm
Location: Newcastle Campus, Building D, Level 1, Room 8

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time day course. You will need to attend approximately 16 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 18.3 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 8.3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including working on radio scripts, listening and reviewing podcasts, researching stories, developing podcast ideas and particpating in independent digital-based projects.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who want to work in the creative industries and:

  • want to work in the creative industries
  • would like to develop skills to create podcasts and digital stories
  • would like to gain skills in editing audio, writing techniques and creating digital content
  • want to learn from experienced teachers who are leading content creators and will provide you with extensive knowledge and skills
  • are wanting to change study options from academic study to vocational training, or are between jobs and want to transition to a new career

    If you are unsure of your level of knowledge and experience, other study options are available to support your Creative studies.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
  • Accessibility and Disability Services
  • Personal Counselling
  • Vocational Counselling
  • Learning Support
  • International Student Support
  • Scholarships
  • Multicultural Support

    Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available at the Information Sessions. Additionally, every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.

    We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

    As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

    • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
    • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
    • Easy computing online short courses
    • Access to local TAFE libraries

This course is currently scheduled on Monday and Wednesday from 8.30am to 5.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

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

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

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RECOGNITION

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.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Core Units
Number Title
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
BSBCRT301 Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
CUAIND301 Work effectively in the creative arts industry
Elective Units
Number Title
CUAAIR201 Develop techniques for presenting information on air
CUASOU204 Mix sound in a broadcasting environment
CUASOU202 Perform basic sound editing
CUAPPM302 Plan and prepare program content
CUAAIR301 Present programs on air
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
CUAWRT301 Write content for a range of media
CUASOU304 Prepare audio assets

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Course Location

Newcastle
266 Maitland Road, Tighes Hill
Phone 131 601

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