Course Start Date
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.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Articulate, present and debate ideas
- Create 3D digital animations and prepare video assets
- Design, apply, maintain and remove make-up
- Develop techniques for presenting to camera
- Write narration and material for current affairs, features and documentaries
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- Creative thinking and problem solving skills
- The ability to work as part of a team
- A design mindset with the ability to think critically
- Great communication and storytelling skills
- The ability to take direction
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
- A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
- Assistant producer
- Make-up artist (creative)
- Floor manager (film and television)
- Assistant director
- Digital artist
- Special effects operator
- Lighting supervisor (productions)
- Screen laboratory technician
- Website designer
- Editor (film and television)
- Camera operator
- Media announcer
- Multimedia graphic designer
- Radio producer
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Diploma in Screen and Media
- Advanced Diploma in Screen and Media
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Wednesday 23 June 2021||12:30 pm to 1:30 pm OR 6:30 pm to 7:30pm||Join information session|
|Wednesday 30 June 2021||12:30 pm to 1:30 pm OR 6:30 pm to 7:30pm||Join information session|
|Wednesday 14 July 2021||12:30 pm to 1:30 pm OR 6:30 pm to 7:30pm||Join information session|
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 9 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?
You will gain skills, knowledge and experience in the foundations of good journalism and media production: writing, research, interviewing and ethics. Youll learn blogging and social media, MoJo (mobile journalism), photography, how to record and edit audio, video, and some radio and TV presentation. You have the opportunity to publish work on our student news website, "Off Campus". Upon successful completion, you can progress to Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media focused on Radio Broadcasting and raise your skills to a professional level.
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
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. 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
|CUAWHS302||Apply work health and safety practices|
|BSBCRT401||Articulate, present and debate ideas|
|BSBSMB301||Investigate micro business opportunities|
|CUAAIR201||Develop techniques for presenting information on air|
|CUAAIR302||Develop techniques for presenting to camera|
|CUAPOS201||Perform basic vision and sound editing|
|CUAPPM302||Plan and prepare program content|
|CUAPPM404||Produce programs and program segments|
|ICTWEB201||Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement|
|ICTWEB420||Write content for web pages|
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.
Ultimo, Main Campus
651-731 Harris Street, Ultimo
Phone 131 601
Download Course Brochure
Enter your details to make an enquiry and receive the course brochure