Do you want to work in the media? Our Certificate III in Screen and Media is an accredited course for disadvantaged young people who want to gain skills in radio and film production.
The course runs from Monday to Wednesday during the school term. At the end of the course, you will have the potential to find a traineeship in the radio and film industry.
You will work with a mixed team of professional media-makers, experienced teachers and youth workers. We want to help you towards self-determination and a sustainable livelihood.
In this course, you will learn about video production, radio broadcasting, and photography. Once a week, you and your classmates will present a radio show for SYN 90.7 FM. As well as radio, you can work on individual film and photography projects to get more hands-on experience in media creation.
Industry Connections and Resources
The Certificate III in Media will give you experience working on real-life media projects. We work in partnership with Youthworx Media to deliver the course out of a media training studio in Brunswick.
Modes of Delivery
Enquire now to find out if you are eligible for government funding and other forms of help paying for fees. The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250
MaterialsStudents will be required to purchase textbooks and notes. Booklists will be available upon enrolment.
Entrance Requirementssatisfactory LLN to complete course
Pathways to further studyother Cert III or Cert IV courses
Career PathwaysJob roles and titles may vary across different industry sectors but possible job titles relevant to this qualification include interactive media author assistant, web designer assistant, and Digital Artist assistant.
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|
You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
This qualification aligns with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3.