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Offering Info

Diploma of Screen and Media (Interactive Media)

  • National Course Code: CUA51015
  • TAFE NSW code: CUA51015-02V02-20RDW-103

Location – Randwick (Animation and Visual Effects)

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

23.5 Hours per week

Duration

17 Weeks

  • 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.

This course provides CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media with a specialisation in Interactive Media.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

It is assumed that you have literacy, numeracy and technical skills at Certificate III level for success in this course. Contact your TAFE NSW campus if you have any questions about your suitability.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date Time Location
Wednesday 22 July 12:30pm to 1:30pm OR 6:30pm to 7:30pm Join Information Session Here
Wednesday 29 July 6:30pm to 7:30pm Join Information Session Here

STUDY COMMITMENT
This is a full time, blended course. You will need to attend approximately 16 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 17 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 15 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 8.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including independent study, research, practice and assignments.

Attendance to this course will be approximately 16 hours per week, up to 7 hours per day over 3 days per week for 1 semester, plus online learning and additional study time. The timetable may include Saturday and weekday and evening classes. Your timetable is subject to change at short notice based on availability of rooms/equipment, teacher availability and educational requirements, and will be emailed to you prior to the first class.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This Diploma is designed for students who have completed a Certificate IV in Screen and Media focused on Animation and Visual Effects, or have equivalent knowledge and/or industry experience.
If you have not completed a Certificate IV in Screen and Media focused on Animation and Visual Effects, but have prior relevant studies and/or work experience, please call 131 601 for further assistance.

This course has an animation and visual effects focus and is aimed at people wishing to begin a career in the digital, animation and interactive media industry and work in various roles including graphic designer, web designer, 3D modeller, 3D animator, data wrangler and digital media generalist. The geographic location of the college and ease of transport attracts students from all over Sydney.

MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE

Do you want to work in Animation and VFX for the Film and TV industry? You will build on what you learned in Certificate IV and get drastically better at 2D & 3D Animation, Modelling, Special Effects, Video Editing, Post Production and more. Upon successful completion, you can seek employment or fast track your career as a VFX professional by progressing to a Bachelor of 3D Art & Animation at Design Centre Enmore.

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 animation and VFX.

Wednesday 22 July, 10:00am to 12:30pm online. Contact 131 601 for further information.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

  • Students are given industry exposure through teachers and guest lecturers who have a wealth of film & television experience and field trips.
  • Randwick Film & TV supports students? career opportunities and will communicate worthwhile job opportunities made available through our industry links.

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 Monday from 10:00am to 5:30pm, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:30am to 5:00pm. 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.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit 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.

To complete your VET Student Loan application, you will need to provide:

  • Your Tax File Number (TFN). If you dont have a TFN, click here for information on how to apply for one. You can complete your loan application with a Certificate of Application for a TFN, but must provide your TFN as soon as it is issued. If you dont provide your TFN before your first census day, you will need to pay the tuition fees for that unit of study.
  • Your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) ). If you have previously accessed a loan via the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), either at TAFE or university, you will already have a CHESSN. You must use the same CHESSN whenever you access a student loan. If you dont have CHESSN, we will allocate one on your behalf.
To be eligible for a VET Student Loan, you will need to be assessed as academically suitable to undertake high level VET study. You will need to provide:
  • A copy of your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
  • A copy of a certificate showing that you have been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English). If you previously completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification at TAFE NSW, just let us know where and when you studied in your application; OR
  • Display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. We will let you know if this is required once you apply.
If you intend to apply for a VET Student Loan, its important you know your student obligations.

Find out more about 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 above. 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.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

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

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
CUAPPR505 Establish and maintain safe creative practice
CUAIND502 Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBCRT402 Collaborate in a creative process
CUARES402 Conduct research
CUAANM501 Create 3D digital character animation
CUAANM502 Create 3D digital environments
CUAANM403 Create titles for screen productions
CUAANM503 Design animation and digital visual effects
BSBDES403 Develop and extend design skills and practice
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
CUADIG504 Design games
CUAANM302 Create 3D digital animations
CUASOU407 Edit sound
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation

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

Randwick, Main Campus
Corner of Darley Road & King Street, Randwick
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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