12 months full time
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Screen and Media CUA41220 offers you a hands-on practical foundation for all stages of television and digital film production. You will learn about the process from story development through to scriptwriting, pre-production, production and post-production.
Learning by doing, you will have the opportunity to work on multi-cam TV studio-based shows and a range of single camera productions, either documentary or drama.
Our Certificate IV in Screen and Media CUA41220 is a great opportunity to collaborate with other creative, passionate students in the creation of TV shows and short films.
During the year, you will be able to create a comprehensive portfolio of work and a professional resume that will be an asset for employment when you’re finished and certainly impressive to those employing you.
Your teachers are industry professionals with years of production and broadcast experience. They are experts in using the screen and media equipment available at Melbourne Polytechnic for this course and the professional processes involved in media production.
On completion of our Certificate IV in Screen and Media CUA41220 in Melbourne, you will be eligible to find employment making corporate videos, in production houses, advertising agencies, government organisations, private industry and TV broadcasting.
Successful completion of this course will enable you to enrol in Melbourne Polytechnic’s Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media CUA60620.
Each course has a dedicated learning method that is designed to let you thrive in your studies.
On-campus / Virtual classroom
A blend of both face-to-face and virtual learning with scheduled classes taking place on-campus and in virtual classrooms. Visit the How You'll Study page for more information.
Various forms of assessment may be used, including observation of students' performance and actions, direct questioning and verbal interaction, written tests and assignments, and analysis of finished video productions
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|BSBPEF402||Develop personal work priorities||Core||40|
|CUABRD412||Vision mix productions||Elective||50|
|CUACAM311||Shoot material for screen productions||Elective||80|
|CUACAM412||Shoot screen content in a multi-camera environment||Elective||60|
|CUAIND311||Work effectively in the creative arts industry||Core||50|
|CUALGT412||Implement lighting designs||Elective||50|
|CUAMWB401||Develop and implement own self-care plan in the creative industries||Core||50|
|CUAPOS211||Perform basic vision and sound editing||Elective||60|
|CUAPPM514||Manage bump in and bump out of shows||Elective||150|
|CUASOU410||Record sound on location||Elective||35|
|CUAWHS312||Apply work health and safety practices||Core||30|
|CUAWRT301||Write content for range of media||Elective||40|
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|Concession||Government subsidised fee||Non-subsidised fee|
|Maximum annual amenities||$175||$250||$250|
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Contact us to find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy.
Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.
Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 1 November 2021. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.
After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.
The fees for those ineligible for a government-funded enrolment.
The cost of tuition for those eligible for government funding.
Concession fees are charged at 20 per cent of the standard fees for enrolments in Certificate I to IV courses. To be eligible students must meet Skills First eligibility criteria and present a valid:
The following groups are eligible for concession fees from Certificate I to Advanced Diploma level:
The Student Services and Amenities Fee is charged at forty cents (40 cents) per student contact hour and is capped over a twelve (12) month period, effective from the enrolment date, to:
Amenities fees are used to improve non-academic services including libraries, counselling services, student support, and recreational activities.
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You will be required to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment.
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Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend an enrolment appointment over the phone or on campus.
For certificate-level courses, you can pay by weekly or fortnightly direct debit using our Tuition Payment Plan. Read more about Tuition Payment Plans here.
If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 1300 635 276 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.
When we receive your application, the International Office will be in contact with you shortly to discuss your application and provide you additional instructions.
If you'd like to speak to one of our International Office staff directly, call 1300 635 276
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