Melbourne Polytechnic's Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) Creative Industries offers an exciting start to a career in the media industry. This film and radio course is Melbourne Polytechnic accredited and tailored to young people interested in media who may have experienced homelessness or educational disadvantage. This course will give you a Certificate II in Creative Industries and credits towards a VCAL at Intermediate level.
This course is an Austudy/Abstudy and Centrelink/Department of Human Services approved course for job seekers and has flexible entry points.
Work in a creative career
Running from Monday to Wednesday during the school term, you can remain with the course for up to 18 months with the potential to move into industry traineeships upon completion. The curriculum is focused on video production, radio broadcasting and photography. You can participate in presenting a weekly radio show for SYN 90.7 FM as well as working on individual film and photography projects, gaining hands on experience of media creation.
You will gain credits towards the VCAL, an accredited senior school completion certificate.
A practical start in media
Youthworx Media and Melbourne Polytechnic have partnered to deliver this exciting program, run from a new media training studio in Brunswick. Certificate II in Creative Industries will give you supported training in the area of media.
Support from Melbourne Polytechnic’s dedicated Youth Unit
You will be part of Melbourne Polytechnic’s unique Youth Unit, with our expert teachers who specialise in working with young people. You will also benefit from Melbourne Polytechnic’s strong connections with community agencies.
Ask us about pathways to further vocational training or higher education from this qualification.
Students will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for the Certificate II in Creative Industries (Media) and the completion of units from the VCAL Intermediate qualification.
A full VCAL qualification can be attained if students have received additional VCAL credits.
DepartmentBridging and Prep
FeesFind out more on fees and charges
Entrance RequirementsStudents must be at least 15 years old and have not completed Year 12.
Assessment MethodsAssessment is on-going and can occur at any time during the program. Assessment methods may include a portfolio of accumulated evidence, teacher observation and/or checklists, evidence gained through projects or program participation, awards from recognised programs, self-assessment inventories, oral and written work.
MaterialsA materials fee applies. Students need to supply basic stationery requirements and some equipment may need to be purchased for industry specific modules.
Pathways to further studyOn completion, students may go onto further study, pre-apprenticeships or employment.
Career PathwaysStudents who successfully complete the course will be eligible to apply for a range of vocational training courses, pre-apprenticeships, traineeships or employment.
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.
|BSBCRT101A||APPLY CRITICAL THINKING TECHNIQUES||20|
|BSBWOR203B||WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH OTHERS||15|
|CUFCAM201A||ASSIST WITH A BASIC CAMERA SHOOT||30|
|CUFIND201A||DEVELOP AND APPLY CREATIVE ARTS INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE||20|
|CUFPOS201A||PERFORM BASIC VISION AND SOUND EDITING||40|
|CUFRES201A||COLLECT AND ORGANISE CONTENT FOR BROADCAST OR PUBLICATION||20|
|CUFSOU204A||PERFORM BASIC SOUND EDITING||30|
|CUSOHS301A||FOLLOW OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY PROCEDURES||20|
|CUSSOU201A||ASSIST WITH SOUND RECORDINGS||35|
|CUSSOU202A||MIX SOUND IN A BROADCASTING ENVIRONMENT||20|
|PDS021||PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT SKILLS INTERMEDIATE UNIT 1||100|
|WRS021||WORK RELATED SKILLS INTERMEDIATE UNIT 1||100|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.