Creative Industries

CUF50107 Diploma of Screen and Media

CUF50107 Diploma of Screen and Media qualification is part of the Screen and Media Training Package. It is designed for people who want to expand on their skills and knowledge of the media industry and in particular establishing networks, managing projects and taking part in the production of the media. Streams allow students to specialise as a producer, production manager, animation or visual effects designer, presenter or director of photography.

This course aims to provide a program of study focused on the film, video and multimedia industries. Outcomes cater for employment or further study in film or broadcast media and related disciplines. This course develops skills essential to the crafts of scriptwriting, video production, and post production, and also provides essential technical skills in camera work, sound, lighting and editing.

The diploma provides an opportunity for students to extend their skills and knowledge through the development of their own projects. It also offers participants the opportunity to develop expertise in the following areas:

  • Production management
  • Filming a range of video content
  • Advanced skills in sound recording and editing
  • Advanced directiorial production skills
  • Digital editing techniques

Outcomes cater for employment or further study in film or broadcast media and related disciplines.

Career Opportunities

The film, television, radio and multimedia industries are anticipated to continue to grow significantly. Occupations include:

  • Creative Industry Professions – scriptwriters, producers, directors, productions managers, and editors – across film and television production, corss-platform video production, pay-per-view services, corporate communications and independent production.
  • Creative Crafts people in production, art and design, camera, lighting, sound and editing departments.
  • Technical operations in construction, production, camera, sound, make-up, media handling, wardrobe and technical engineering.
  • Administration and management, including recruitment, financial administration, production management and marketing.
  • Freelance production of documentaries, corporate videos and online communications.

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Dates and Times

Alanvale Campus

  • Next Intake: 2017
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register.

Learning Options

The course is delivered as a full-time program which will require the students to attend training and assessment activities for five days a week, 34 weeks of the year, at the Alanvale Campus.

Within the classroom, participants are offered flexible delivery using a combination of structured classes, tutorials, workshops, and practical projects.

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

Assessment Process

Throughout all assessments, Work Health & Safety procedures must be followed.


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Fees and Payments

This course is eligible for a VET Student Loan
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While there are no formal pre-requisites for this course, limited places are available – preference is given to recent CUF40107 Certificate IV in Screen & Media graduates or a candidate who can demonstrate current industry experience equivalent to a job role undertaken by a Certificate IV graduate.

Qualification requirements

The qualification consists of 5 core and 10 elective units.


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