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.
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:
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
Assessment MethodsAssessment 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
MaterialsYou will need to supply basic stationery and some equipment may need to be purchased for industry specific modules
- you must be at least 15 years old and have not completed Year 12 to gain entry into this program
Pathways to further studyOn completion, you may go onto further study, pre-apprenticeships or employment
Career PathwaysOnce 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
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.
|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|
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.