Course Start Date
10 Feb 2021
18 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.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Wednesday 21 October, 2020||12:30pm to 1:00pm||https://tafensw.info/ultimo-media-info-sessions|
|Wednesday 18 November, 2020||12:30pm to 1:00pm||https://tafensw.info/ultimo-media-info-sessions|
|Wednesday 9 December, 2020||12:30pm to 1:00pm OR 6:30pm to 7:00pm||https://tafensw.info/ultimo-media-info-sessions|
For more information, see http://tafensw.info/ultimo-media
This is a full time face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 18 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 17 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 9 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 11.8 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including self-paced study, research and practice outside of class to adequately develop and refine your practical projects and assessments. This inludes consuming news via social media, listening to the radio, watching video and TV, as well as making media content (writing scripts and articles, taking photos, recording audio and video).
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course gives you knowledge, skills and experience that are valuable in industries where a social media presence is required. It?s an entry level, practice-based course focused on digital content making and social media management. This course gives students skills in making and publishing content for online and social media platforms, and develop strategies for engaging audiences. You?ll have the opportunity to collaborate with radio and journalism students, and to publish to our student news site, Off Campus, and student radio station, TAFE Radio, and associated social media platforms.
FREE SAMPLE CLASS in RADIO, JOURNALISM and SOCIAL MEDIA
Log in and try a free class online to gain some useful skills and see how much you enjoy this. You will also learn about career paths in Radio Broadcasting, Media and Journalism.
Wednesday, 20 January 2021, at 9:30am to 12:30pm
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
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
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID-19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:30am to 4:00pm. 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?
There are minimal other costs and materials required to successfully complete this course. Ad hoc expenses may include the purchase of smart phone apps, or entry fees for excursions. The total of these costs are not expected to exceed $50 for the duration of the course.
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.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|CUAWHS302||Apply work health and safety practices|
|BSBCRT401||Articulate, present and debate ideas|
|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|
|ICTWEB420||Write content for web pages|
|CUAIND401||Extend expertise in specialist creative fields|
|CUADIG303||Produce and prepare photo images|
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.Enrol Now
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651-731 Harris Street, Ultimo
Phone 131 601
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