Learn the ropes and begin your career in TV and video production at the cutting edge of broadcast education in Australia! Learn the tools of the trade from the pros in a fabulous facility with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate III in Screen and Media
State-of-the-Art and ‘the best equipment in a learning environment’ is almost understating…
Enjoy full use of Melbourne Polytechnic’s multi-million dollar world-class, state-of-the-art television studio and high-end equipment and facilities, exclusive to us and with full licence, experience and potential thrills for you!
Study screen and media using the best and latest technology
The Certificate III in Screen and Media offers you the beginning of an exciting career, providing practical knowledge of all stages of television and digital film production. You will learn about the process from story development through to scriptwriting, pre-production, production and post-production.
You will have the opportunity to work on both multicam TV studio-based shows and a range of single camera productions that will be broadcast on community TV and the internet.
This is a great opportunity to collaborate with other creative passionate students in the creation of TV shows and short films.
Through the year, you will be able to create a comprehensive portfolio of work and a professional resume that will be an asset for employment when you’re finished and certainly impressive to those employing you.
Industry connections and resources
Your teachers are industry professionals with years of production and broadcast experience. They are experts in using the screen and media equipment available at Melbourne Polytechnic for this course.
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Screen and Media programs have an excellent reputation in the industry and teachers frequently get calls from major networks, production houses and AV operators with employment opportunities for students and graduates.
- observation of performance and actions
- direct questioning and verbal interaction
- written tests and assignments
- analysis of finished video productions
For additional information or to talk about enrolling in the Certificate III in Screen and Media, please contact a Melbourne Polytechnic Education and Career Advisor (ECA), on 03 9269 8400, or by email.
Class Schedule: *
Mon - AM and PM
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor
Modes of DeliveryClassroom
FeesFind out more on fees and charges
Entrance RequirementsProspective students can
- apply through VTAC or directly to Melbourne Polytechnic.
- a folio is required
- book an interview.
Assessment MethodsVarious forms of assessment may be used, including observation of students' performance and actions, direct questioning and verbal interaction, written tests and assignments, and analysis of finished video productions.
MaterialsWe will supply all materials and printed notes. You will pay amenities and material costs in addition to course fees.
Pathways to further studySuccessful completion of this course will enable you to enrol in Melbourne Polytechnic’s full-time Certificate IV in Screen and Media
Career PathwaysOn completion of this course you will be eligible to find employment making corporate videos, in production houses, advertising agencies, government organisations, private industry and TV broadcasting
Units Of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|BSBCRT301||DEVELOP AND EXTEND CRITICAL AND CREATIVE THINkING SKILLS||40|
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others||20|
|CUAAIR301||Present programs on air||30|
|CUACAM301||Shoot material for screen productions||60|
|CUADIG301||Prepare video assets||30|
|CUADIG304||Create visual design components||30|
|CUAIND301||WORK EFFECTIVELY IN CREATIVE ARTS INDUSTRY||50|
|CUASOU305||Compile audio material for broadcast||30|
|CUAWRT301||Write content for a range of media||40|
|CUAWRT302||Write simple stories||30|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.