Courses

VCAL Creative Industries

Intermediate

Our Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) Creative Industries program 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.

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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.

Ask us about pathways to further vocational training or higher education from this qualification.

Packaging Rules

A VCAL program must contain curriculum that can be justified against the purpose statement of each of the VCAL strands. To be awarded an Intermediate VCAL, you must successfully complete a learning program, which contains a minimum of 10 credits. One credit is awarded on successful completion of 90-100 nominal hours of accredited curriculum. A certificate must contain two VCAL units at the award level (Personal Development Skills and Literacy) and other curriculum components from:

  • VCAL units
  • VCE units
  • VET accredited curriculum or training packages
  • further education accredited curriculum

Program to include:

  • minimum of two VCAL credits, one of which one is an Intermediate personal development VCAL unit
  • one literacy credit (at Certificate II level)
  • one numeracy credit
  • one industry specific credit
  • one work related skills credit

Contact

For further information on the VCAL Creative Industries (Intermediate) study program, please contact an Education and Careers Advisor (ECA), on 03 9269 8400, or send an email.

Local Students

Code

VCALINT001

Campuses

COMMUNITY LOCATIONS

Department

Bridging and Prep
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: 6 months

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Fees for 2017

Eligible:$1350
Ineligible:$6250
Concession:$270
Materials:$150

The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Find out more on fees and charges

View 2016 Fees

Assessment Methods

Assessment is ongoing and can occur at any time during the program. 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

Materials

A materials fee applies. You will need to supply basic stationery and some equipment may need to be purchased for industry specific modules

Entrance Requirements

  • you must be at least 15 years old and have not completed Year 12 to gain entry into this program

Pathways to further study

On completion, you may go onto further study, pre-apprenticeships or employment

Career Pathways

Once you successfully complete the course, you'll be eligible to apply for a range of vocational training courses, pre-apprenticeships, traineeships or employment in the broad creative industries arena

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • July
  • Midyear

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
BSBCRT101 Apply critical thinking techniques 20
BSBWOR203 WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH OTHERS 15
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
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
CUFRES201A COLLECT AND ORGANISE CONTENT FOR BROADCAST OR PUBLICATION 20
PDS021 PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT SKILLS INTERMEDIATE UNIT 1 100
WRS021 WORK RELATED SKILLS INTERMEDIATE UNIT 1 100

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Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.