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Diploma of Screen and Media

  • National Course Code: CUA51015
  • TAFE NSW code: CUA51015-01V02-19ULT-014

Location – Ultimo College (Radio Broadcasting)

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Hours Per Week

18

Duration

1 Semester

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • VET Student Loans Available

Course Details

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate the work of self and/or team in the film, television, radio and interactive media industries.

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.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification
RADIO BROADCASTING is the focus of this Diploma of Screen and Media.

This course is designed for people who have completed the Certificate IV Screen and Media, or have equivalent experience. You will build greater skills and knowledge in every aspect of radio production and presentation, including video and multimedia production for online. You will be helped and encouraged to apply for work experience and internship positions, and opportunities exist for taking leadership roles in the student radio station Sydney TAFE Radio.

In addition to attending classes 3 dyas a week, you should expect to do at least 8 to 20 hours per week of work 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
There are no Information Sessions scheduled at this time.? Please contact campus for more information.

Although there is not a national pre-requisite, this course was designed for those who have completed a Certificate IV Screen and Media or have the equivalent skills and experience. For course and career guidance contact Natalie Pozdeev natalie.pozdeev@tafensw.edu.au.

In addition to attending classes 3 dyas a week, you should expect to do at least 8 to 20 hours per week of work 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.

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You will need to attend approximately 18 hours of class over 3 days a week for 1 semester. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30am to 4:00pm.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan. If you meet the eligibility requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

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.

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

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

Find out more about VET Student Loans at: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/vet-student-loans

Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each unit of study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

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

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

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

Enrolments will open from 14 October 2019 for our February 2020 intake.

To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

*Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

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 your chosen 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.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee or Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.

Core Units
Number Title
BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts
CUAIND502 Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
CUAPPR505 Establish and maintain safe creative practice
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBCRT401 Articulate, present and debate ideas
BSBCRT402 Collaborate in a creative process
BSBMKG527 Plan social media engagement
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
CUAAIR401 Conduct interviews
CUAAIR501 Explore issues on air
CUACAM401 Shoot a wide range of screen content
CUAPPM404 Produce programs and program segments
CUASOU410 Record sound on location
CUAWRT403 Write narration and material for current affairs, features and documentaries
CUAWRT502 Develop storylines and treatments
ICTDMT501 Incorporate and edit digital video

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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.

Course Location

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

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