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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Screen and Media

  • National Course Code: CUA41215
  • TAFE NSW code: CUA41215-01V01-19ULT-010

Location – Ultimo College, Main Campus (Radio and Journalism)

Study Type

PT Evening

Course Start Date

29 Jul 2019

Hours Per Week

6

Duration

1 Year

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

Course Details

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use basic skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts in the screen, media and entertainment industries. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.

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.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience your fee may decrease from the maximum shown.
Payment by instalment may also be available. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW 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 https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/are-you-eligible

PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

Fees: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/fees

Payment - funding: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/payment-funding

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.

Find out more about recognition: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/recognition-credit-transfers

Incidental Cost
  • Student Association - $20.00
Number Title
CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices
BSBCRT401 Articulate, present and debate ideas
CUAAIR401 Conduct interviews
BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunities
CUAPOS201 Perform basic vision and sound editing
ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
CUAWRT301 Write content for a range of media
CUAWRT302 Write simple stories
CUAPHI507 Produce media photo images
CUAAIR201 Develop techniques for presenting information on air
CUAAIR302 Develop techniques for presenting to camera
CUAPPM302 Plan and prepare program content
There are no entry requirements for this qualification
RADIO AND JOURNALISM is the focus of this part time Certificate IV in Screen and Media

This course introduces students to the foundations of good media production: writing, research and interviewing. You?ll learn blogging and social media, MoJo (mobile journalism), photography, and some radio and TV presentation. You have the opportunity to publish work on our student news site Sydney TAFE Media.

In addition to attending classes, you should expect to do at least 8 to 20 hours per week outside of class, including listening to the radio, following news and current affairs, watching YouTube and other online videos, engaging with social media, writing and working on assessment tasks.

INFORMATION SESSION

MEDIA INFO SESSIONS
Attend one of the following information sessions to meet with teaching staff, discuss the course, and get more information about enrolment and next steps.
Info sessions are at Ultimo College, Building Z, Level 1, Room Z1.6, Harris St Ultimo, at the following times:
Wednesday 26 June 12:30pm
Wednesday 26 June 6:30pm
Wednesday 3 July 12:30pm
Wednesday 3 July 6:30pm
Wednesday 24 July 12:30pm
Wednesday 24 July 6:30pm

If you're unable to attend and would like to schedule an alternative time, please phone Customer Service on 131 601 or email the Head Teacher natalie.pozdeev@tafensw.edu.au

MEDIA OPEN DAY
Featuring free sample classes in various aspects of media, including radio presenting, interviewing and mobile journalism, as well as career advice and enrolment help.
9:30am to 12:30pm on Wednesday 26 June

Ultimo College, Building Z, Level 1, Room Z1.6, Harris St Ultimo.

Although there is not a national pre-requisite, this course assumes that participants have written and spoken English language proficiency, and basic computer literacy. For course and career guidance contact natalie.pozdeev@tafensw.edu.au.

In addition to attending classes, you should expect to do at least 8 to 20 hours per week outside of class, including listening to the radio, following news and current affairs, watching YouTube and other online videos, engaging with social media, writing and working on assessment tasks

MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE

Did you know as a TAFE NSW student you have unlimited access to Lynda.com which is an online library of video courses in software, design, technology, communication, learning and business. These skills can help you to achieve your study goals. Visit the Student Portal to get started.
You will need to attend approximately 2 hours of class a week over 2 days per week. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Tuesday, 05:30pm to 08:30pm, Wednesday, 05:30pm to 08:30pm
To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/are-you-eligible

GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

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.

Find out more about applying and enrolling: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/applying-enrolling

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

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Course Location

Ultimo College, Main Campus
651-731 Harris Street, Ultimo
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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