Creative Industries

CUA31015 Certificate III in Screen and Media (Video)


This nationally recognised training product introduces students to a wide range of foundation skills & knowledge expected of a student to develop skills for digital video content creation for the web or with intent on becoming a videographer or wanting to enter the television or film industry with further study and experience.

It delivers skills and knowledge across the following topics:

  • Content development
  • Basic Camera skills
  • Video asset organisation
  • Simple vison 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

Dates and Times

Exclusively Online

  • Next Intake: 2018
  • Information Session:   Tuesday, 23 January 2018 – 10am to 12pm
    • Venue: Level 1, D Block, Alanvale Campus, Alanvale Road, Newnham
  • Interviews will be held on 29 & 30 January 2018, face to face, by phone or skype
  • 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.

Further Study Options

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


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There are no formal pre-requisites to study this course. However, limited spaces are available so prospective students will be required to undertake an interview. Evidence of interest in this area and previous experience with online learning would be of benefit to the applicants.

In addition, preference is given to prospective students who can demonstrate Australian Core Skills Framework | Reading 3-4, Writing 3-4 and Numeracy 2-3 levels.

There’s a lot of reading and writing in this qualification and particularly in industry in this field.   Having these skills is vital to making a success of this course and your career.

Qualification Requirements

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


  • BSBCRT301  Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills ( also in Certificate IV)
  • BSBWHS201  Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • CUAIND301  Work effectively in the creative arts industry


  • CUADIG301  Prepare video assets
  • CUAPOS201  Perform basic vision and sound editing
  • CUAWRT302  Write simple stories
  • ICTWEB201  Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
  • CUACAM201  Assist with a basic camera shoot
  • BSBDES201A  Follow a design process
  • CUALGT201  Develop basic lighting skills and knowledge
  • CUARES201  Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication


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