Certificate II in Creative Industries


Looking for the skills and knowledge required to achieve a range of varied activities in the Creative Industries? Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate II in Creative Industries is clearly the course for you!

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If being Creative is your ‘thing’

The Certificate II in Creative Industries promotes skills and will develop your knowledge in media design, promotion and production. Develop your planning and communication, your storytelling and dreaming to construct a commercially viable media product.

Entry requirements

There are no particular entry requirements for this course, but it is preferable you have an interest in the Creative Arts.

Qualify in one year

Complete the Certificate II in one year, once you complete all units (over 12 months). This course will also create pathways for you for further study in the Creative Industries, particularly if you would like to go on to study Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate III in Media.

Career opportunities

  • digital designer
  • games developer
  • graphic designer
  • media editor
  • media producer
  • multmedia developer
  • photographer
  • publisher

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Part-time: 12 months
This course is delivered in classrooms off campus in secondary schools through Melbourne Polytechnic's VET in Schools (VETiS) program

Modes of Delivery

Offsite, Classroom


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Assessment Methods

Class activities, exercises, demonstrations

Entrance Requirements

There are no prerequisites for entry into this course

Pathways to further study

Students may wish to continue study and go into our Certificate III in Media

Career Pathways

Future employment opportunities may include entry level jobs in areas such as digital designing, gaming design, games development, graphic design and other media based vocations

Enrolment Intake

  • February

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.

Code Subjects Hours
CUACAM201 Assist with a basic camera shoot 30
CUAIND201 Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge 20
CUAPOS201 Perform basic vision and sound editing 40
CUARES201 Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication 20
CUASOU202 Perform basic sound editing 30
CUASOU203 Assist with sound recordings 35
CUASOU204 Mix sound in a broadcasting environment 20
CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices 10

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.