Courses

VCAL Creative Industries

Intermediate

VCALINT001

Start you career in media while you work towards your senior school certificate. Our Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) Creative Industries course is for young people who have had limited access to education. At the end of this course, you will have a basic knowledge of the film and radio industries.

A hands-on start in media

You will attend classes from Monday to Wednesday for up to 18 months. You will learn through hands-on experience. You will learn about video production, radio broadcasting and photography.

You will participate in presenting a weekly radio show for SYN 90.7 FM with your classmates. You will also work on film and photography projects.

When you finish the course, you may go on to a Certificate III in Screen and Media or find an industry traineeship. You will also get credits towards the VCAL, an accredited senior school completion certificate. This is not a full VCAL program

Work in creative industries

We have partnered with Youthworx Media to bring you this exciting program. You will learn your skills in a media training studio in Brunswick. Certificate II in Creative Industries will give you supported training in media.

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

This course is an Austudy/Abstudy and Centrelink/Department of Human Services approved course for job seekers. It has flexible entry points.

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
  • Local Students

    Code

    VCALINT001

    Campuses

    Community Locations

    Department

    Youth-Programs
    03 9269 8400

    Duration

    Modes of Delivery

    Classroom

    Fees

    Eligible:$1470
    Ineligible:$8200
    Concession:$294

    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

    Find out more on fees and charges

    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

    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

    • Ongoing
    • February
    • July

    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
    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
    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.