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, or who have experienced homelessness. 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 can present a weekly radio show for SYN 90.7 FM with your classmates. You can also work on your own film and photography projects.
When you finish the course, you can find an industry traineeship. You will also get credits towards the VCAL, an accredited senior school completion certificate.
Work in creative industries
We have partnered with Youthworx Media to bring you this exciting program. You will learn your skills in a new 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:
DepartmentBridging and Prep
Modes of DeliveryClassroom
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
MaterialsA materials fee applies. You 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|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.