Offering Info

Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Interactive Media)

  • National Course Code: CUA41215
  • TAFE NSW code: CUA41215-02V01-19ULT-008

Location – Ultimo College (Animation and Visual Effects)

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

30 Jul 2019

Hours Per Week



16 Weeks

  • 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.


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.

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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:

Number Title
BSBCRT301 Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
BSBCRT401 Articulate, present and debate ideas
BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunities
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
CUAANM301 Create 2D digital animations
CUAANM302 Create 3D digital animations
CUAANM303 Create 3D digital models
CUADIG301 Prepare video assets
CUADIG303 Produce and prepare photo images
CUADIG304 Create visual design components
CUADIG401 Author interactive media
CUAPOS402 Manage media assets
CUAPPM407 Create storyboards
CUASOU304 Prepare audio assets
CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
ANIMATION and VISUAL EFFECTS are the focus of this Certificate IV in Screen and Media

You will grow your skills in a variety of digital media, including animation, visual effects, motion graphics and more. This course provides a pathway into the Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation and Visual Effects) qualification.

In addtion to attending classes you can expect to do 8 to 20 hours per week outside of class, depending on a range of factors such as previous experience. This may include online work, creative development and production work.

If you have any queries or if you are enrolling after the course has already started, please email

Attend one of the following information sessions to meet with teaching staff, discuss the course, and get more information about enrolment and next steps, at
TAFE NSW TAFE NSW Ultimo Campus, Mary Ann St between Harris and Wattle Streets, Building M, Level 3, Room M3.1 at the following times:
Wednesday 19 June, 6.30pm
Wednesday 26 June, 6.30pm
Wednesday 3 July, 6.30pm
Wednesday 24 July, 6.30pm
Wednesday 31 July, 6.30pm

If you're unable to attend and would like to schedule an alternative time to visit, please email the Head Teacher at, or call 131 601.

Come in for free sample classes, as well as career advice and enrolment help at TAFE NSW TAFE NSW Ultimo Campus, Mary Ann St between Harris and Wattle Streets, Building M, Level 3, Room M3.1 at the following times:
Wednesday 26 June, 10:00am to 1:00pm

It?s all happening at TAFE NSW INFOFEST, 24 to 28 June 2019, so keep an eye out for updates and register to attend at


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You will need to attend approximately 26 hours of class, 6.5 hours a day over 4 days per week for 16 weeks. The timetable may include day and evening classes plus online learning.

Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit to request a USI.

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Course Location

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

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