Certificate III in Screen and Media

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This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator in digital video, radio and online content creation, or a skilled assistant in the film and television production services who applies a broad range of competencies in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge.

General Course Information

Course CodeCUA31015
FacultyVET
SectorVocational Education & Training - VET
AwardCertificate III
Apprenticeship availableYes
Apprentice notes
Year Offered2018- Intake offered to new and continuing students
Full Time Equivalent (FTE)2
Units RequiredTotal 11Core 3Elective 8
Nominal HoursMinimum 518Maximum 545
Last updateWednesday, 15 November 2017 10:44 am
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Course's Descriptors



Admission Requirements

There are Nil admission requirments

Course Structure

To achieve a Certificate III in Screen and Media a total of ELEVEN (11) units of competency must be completed. This comprises of THREE (3) core units of competency and EIGHT (8) elective units of competency as detailed in the traing package rules

Unit Summary

Unit CodeTitleHours
Core Units
BSBCRT301Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills40
BSBWHS201Contribute to health and safety of self and others20
CUAIND301Work effectively in the creative arts industry50
Elective Units
CUASOU203Assist with sound recordings35
CUASOU202Perform basic sound editing30
CUAPPM302Plan and prepare program content60
CUAWRT301Write content for a range of media40
CUARES201Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication20
CUAAIR201Develop techniques for presenting information on air30
CUAAIR301Present programs on air30
CUASOU305Compile audio material for broadcast30

Individual Unit's Descriptors


Core


Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills

Code - BSBCRT301 Contact Hours - 40
This unit describes skills and knowledge required to develop the habit of thinking in a more creative way through looking at things differently, musing, testing, experimenting and challenging existing thought patterns. It applies to individuals who need to develop and extend their critical and creative thinking skills to different issues and situations and have a range of problem solving, evaluation and analysis skills.

Contribute to health and safety of self and others

Code - BSBWHS201 Contact Hours - 20
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work in a manner that is healthy and safe in relation to self and others and to respond to emergency incidents. It covers following work health and safety (WHS) and emergency procedures and instructions, implementing WHS requirements and participating in WHS consultative processes. It applies to individuals who require a basic knowledge of WHS to carry out work in a defined context under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility, in a range of industry and workplace contexts.

Work effectively in the creative arts industry

Code - CUAIND301 Contact Hours - 50
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work effectively in the creative arts industry. It applies to any field of the arts industry and is relevant to people in a wide range of occupations, for example, dancers, musicians, actors, cabaret performers, street performers, entertainment administrators, reviewers, film makers and public artists. At this level, individuals are required to use some discretion and judgement and operate under broad supervision within an established framework of plans and procedures.

Elective


Assist with sound recordings

Code - CUASOU203 Contact Hours - 35
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake routine sound recording tasks using a variety of recording equipment in a studio or live environment. It applies to individuals who work under close supervision and have responsibility for assisting with setting up recording equipment, doing sound checks, monitoring the quality of recorded sound, labelling/logging recordings and solving routine problems that might occur during the recording process. Individuals in this role might work in a variety of creative arts industry sectors, including stage productions, music recording studios, television, radio, film, video and online environments.

Perform basic sound editing

Code - CUASOU202 Contact Hours - 30
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for basic digital sound editing. It applies to individuals working under supervision who are responsible for preparing, assembling and digitally editing relatively simple sound sequences for media content. Individuals are expected to contribute to creative outcomes, including selection and acquisition of sound materials.

Plan and prepare program content

Code - CUAPPM302 Contact Hours - 60
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and prepare content for a range of broadcast media programs. It applies to individuals who work on daily or weekly pre-recorded or live media programs where the target audience and program style have already been defined. They work autonomously within clear guidelines, typically with a producer or director supervising program preparation.

Write content for a range of media

Code - CUAWRT301 Contact Hours - 40
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to write content for a range of purposes and platforms. It applies to individuals who could be expected to write both original and re-purposed non-narrative content for websites, social media or for announcements on radio and television.

Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication

Code - CUARES201 Contact Hours - 20
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to compile routine information for broadcast or publication. It applies to individuals who work under close supervision and are responsible for assisting with the preparation of routine content for media programs, interactive media products, websites, social media and print publications.

Develop techniques for presenting information on air

Code - CUAAIR201 Contact Hours - 30
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively on air using appropriate vocal delivery techniques. It applies to individuals who record scripted material for broadcast and present program segments live-to-air under direct supervision of an experienced broadcaster.

Present programs on air

Code - CUAAIR301 Contact Hours - 30
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate a panel and present live-to-air programs using a studio. It applies to individuals who are responsible for presenting music-based programs, primarily working with some supervision and guidance.

Compile audio material for broadcast

Code - CUASOU305 Contact Hours - 30
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare, record and edit short audio segments within tight deadlines. It applies to individuals responsible for setting up equipment and recording audio material. The work is usually assignment-based and individuals usually receive clear instructions about production requirements.
Course Authorisation
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