Do you have the determination, drive and skills to make it in the competitive world of sports broadcasting? If you love digital media, technology and are a sports fan, then enrol in our Diploma of Screen and Media - Sports Broadcasting stream for a fantastic career.
Promote your personal brand in the digital workplace
You will receive a thorough understanding of each of the areas within the sports broadcasting industry. This includes camera operation on an outside broadcast and EVS operation.
Learn the art of quick editorial decisions and instant replays to add a narrative to the game.
We give you the knowledge you need to operate professional equipment, learn industry best practice and promote your personal brand.
Create a strong portfolio
Develop a portfolio of recorded sports programs created in the studio and on location. Learn how to work within a dynamic and busy team environment.
In this practice led course, you will be engaged in cycles of rapid development, production and publication of sports media programs. There is a strong emphasis on shooting material in both single and multi-camera environments, in studio and outside broadcasts.
Industry connections and resources
Your teachers are the best and we say that with little exaggeration – experienced across all areas of the industry of screen and media they know their stuff. You will benefit from the wisdom of guest lecturers throughout the year. There could be opportunities for work experience with a number of leading TV networks and independent Sports broadcasters.
Employment and career outcomes
You will develop a portfolio along with skills and experience to launch you into a career in a range of sports-related roles. These include TV broadcasting, camera operation, editing, lighting assistance, production and post-production management, directing and floor management and working as part of a sports broadcasting crew!
- Direct observation
- Questioning and answering content and production processes of your portfolio of produced programs and assignments
- Class attendance, participation and teamwork
- Group tasks and development of a portfolio
Assessment is conducted in line with performance criteria, assessment requirements and employability skills associated with the film industry as prescribed in the CUFO7 Screen and Media National Training Package.
Recognition of Prior Learning
You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit policy and associated procedures. Applications for Academic Credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.
VTAC CodeCollingwood 6900110314
28 hours over 4 days per week, Tuesday to Friday.
Modes of DeliveryFace-to-face, Classroom
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
Assessment MethodsWill be mostly in-class and consist of direct observation, questioning and answering content and production processes of your portfolio of produced programs and assignments, class attendance and participation teamwork and group tasks development of a portfolio of work. Assessment is conducted in line with performance criteria, assessment requirements and employability skills associated with the film industry as prescribed in the CUFO7 Screen and Media National Training Package
MaterialsDuring the course you will have access, to:
- industry standard TV studio
- Mac computer labs
- private editing suites
- sound recording booth
- on-site library
- wide range of camera and lighting equipment
- Apply through VTAC or directly to Melbourne Polytechnic
- Interview and folio required - book here
- Prior work or study in this industry preferred but not essential
- Attend an Information Night
Pathways to further studyOn successful completion of this course you are eligible and encouraged to continue your studies in the Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media
Career PathwaysThe type of careers this qualification leads to may include Camera operator, Sports Broadcasting Crew, Editor, Sports Broadcasting Director, Producer, Floor manager, Lighting assistant, Post-production manager, Production manager
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.
|BSBCRT501||Originate and develop concepts||30|
|CUAAIR501||Explore issues on air||30|
|CUABRD402||Vision mix television productions||50|
|CUABRT402||Maintain broadcast equipment and facilities||100|
|CUABRT404||Coordinate outside broadcasts||100|
|CUACAM402||Shoot screen content in a multi-camera environment||60|
|CUACAM501||Shoot material for screen productions under special conditions||20|
|CUADRT401||Direct television programs and segments||40|
|CUAIND401||Extend expertise in specialist creative fields||45|
|CUAIND502||Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge||50|
|CUAPOS401||Edit screen content for fast turnaround||30|
|CUAPPM411||Compile production schedules||40|
|CUAPPM504||Manage bump in and bump out of shows||150|
|CUAPPR505||Establish and maintain safe creative practice||30|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.