Course Start Date
25 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally accredited Certificate IV in Screen and Media is designed to give you practical sought-after skills in your specialised screen and media area. Learn from experts and put your passion for creativity and storytelling to use in this dynamic and evolving field.
FOCUS YOUR STUDY
The Certificate IV in Screen and Media is offered with a unique focus area, depending on your location and career goals:
- Film and television
- Radio broadcasting
- Animation and digital effects
- Game development
Check study locations below to view your options.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through practical course work, you will learn to:
- Apply script language in authoring
- Carry out television transmission operations
- Create 3D digital animations
- Develop storyboards
- Edit dialogue and sound
- Prepare audio and video assets
- Write content for a range of media
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the soft skills you need to get ahead:
- Creative thinking
- Critical problem solving
- Adaptability and self-management
- Communication and storytelling
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will provide you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
- A pathway to continue to specialise your study
- Digital media artist
- Specialist make-up artist
- Assistant television director
- Radio producer
- Camera/lighting operator
- Production coordinator
GROW YOUR CAREER
Progress your screen and media career with the:
- Diploma of Screen and Media
- Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media
Or, head into animation and VFX with the specialist TAFE NSW Bachelor of 3D Art and Animation.
Screen and Media encompasses a range of sectors including video, gaming, animation, broadcasting, film and television and radio and all need skilled professionals. Stand out with a qualification from TAFE NSW.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is an online course. You will need to complete approximately 19 hours of online study, each week, for your enrolment duration of 1 year.
You can increase the hours of online study per week to complete the course sooner.
You can also expect to complete approximately 6 hours of additional study each week outside of online study hours, including direct one-to-one contact via email and phone; assignment preparation and research; additional practice and review questions.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- want to gain knowledge and experience in gathering information for writing stories and presenting to wide ranging audiences. This will lead to further career and study opportunities in screen and media.
- want to start a career or upskill in the screen and media industry
The skills and experience needed to successfully study this course include:
- medium level digital skills
- sound language and literacy skills
- good time management skills
- medium level organisational skills, to take responsibility for following the timetable and managing the study schedule
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- access to Smarthinking and online tutorials and webinars as well as LinkedIn learning tutorials
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)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.
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?
This training is subsidised by the NSW government under Smart and Skilled. The student fee you will need to pay, will be determined according to your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, you may also be eligible for a concession fee, fee exemption or fee free scholarship. Payment by instalments is available.
You may continue with an enrolment into this course if you are not eligible for subsidised training, however the full training fee will be applicable. There are conditions to enrolment if you are a Temporary Visa Holder. To discuss your visa status and eligibility to enrol please phone 131 241.
For further information on fees and charges, please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-information
Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
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.
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|CUAWHS302||Apply work health and safety practices|
|CUAAIR302||Develop techniques for presenting to camera|
|CUAAIR402||Present a wide range of material on air|
|CUACAM301||Shoot material for screen productions|
|CUAWRT301||Write content for a range of media|
|CUAWRT302||Write simple stories|
|CUAWRT402||Write extended stories|
|CUAWRT403||Write narration and material for current affairs, features and documentaries|
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