Creative Industries

CUA31015 Certificate III in Screen and Media


This nationally recognised course introduces students to a wide range of foundation skills & knowledge. It focuses on digital video content creation for the web and is an ideal foundation for those students looking to become a videographer, or wanting to enter the television or film industry with further study and experience.

This course delivers skills and knowledge across the following topics:

  • Content development
  • Basic camera skills
  • Video asset organisation
  • Simple vision and sound editing
  • Basic but essential lighting skills
  • Using social media for engaging with audience and collaborators
  • Organising content for publication

Career Opportunities

The CUA31015 Certificate III in Screen and Media offers training for entry-level positions in industry specialisations such as:

  • Entry-level web content creators working under supervision
  • Entry-level multimedia content creator working under supervision
  • Multimedia production assistant working under supervision
  • Supplementing existing job role with basic knowledge of video content creation, digital media and emerging technology

Study Pathways

After successful completion of the CUA31015 Certificate III in Screen and Media, candidates can expect a pathway to the on-campus CUA41215 Certificate IV in Screen and Media.

Locations, Dates and Times


  • Next Intake: February 2019
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Learning Options

The course is delivered as a full-time online program with the expectation that students spend at least 15 hrs a week studying.

Within this online environment, participants are offered flexible delivery using a combination of structured gradual skills-building learning tasks, supported by tutorials, forums, Skype screen-sharing and in-house developed demonstration videos.

Students will be expected to work unsupervised on specific projects outside their normal class times.

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.  For further details please refer to

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Essential Requirements

There are no essential requirements for this course.

Desirable Skills and Attributes

Sound levels of language, literacy and numeracy.


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CUA31015 Certificate III in Screen and Media

Qualification Requirements

To gain this qualification successful completion of 11 units is required, consisting of 3 core units plus at least 8 elective units


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