Certificate IV in Screen and Media

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This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use basic skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts in the screen, media and entertainment industries. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.

General Course Information

Course CodeCUA41215
FacultyVET
SectorVocational Education & Training - VET
AwardCertificate IV
Apprenticeship availableNo
Year Offered2017 - Intake offered to new and continuing students
Full Time Equivalent (FTE)2
Units RequiredTotal 13Core 3Elective 10
Nominal HoursMinimum 874Maximum 920
Last updateTuesday, 14 February 2017 02:12 pm
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Course's Descriptors



Admission Requirements

There are Nil admission requirements

Course Structure

To achieve a Certificate IV in Screen and Media a totoal of THIRTEEN (13) units of competency must be completed. This comprises of THREE (3) core units of competency and TEN (10) elective units of competency as detailed in the packaging rules.

Unit Summary

Unit CodeTitleHours
Core Units
BSBCRT401Articulate, present and debate ideas40
BSBSMB301Investigate micro business opportunities30
CUAWHS302Apply work health and safety practices10
Elective Units
BSBCRT402Collaborate in a creative process40
CUAPPM404Produce programs and program segments60
CUAPOS402Manage media assets40
CUAPOS201Perform basic vision and sound editing40
CUAIND402Provide freelance services30
CUADRT401Direct television programs and segments40
CUACAM401Shoot a wide range of screen content70
CUACAM301Shoot material for screen productions60
CUAAIR401Conduct interviews30
CUAPPM502Realise productions200

Individual Unit's Descriptors


Core


Articulate, present and debate ideas

Code - BSBCRT401 Contact Hours - 40
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to articulate, present and debate ideas in a work or broader life context using creative techniques in order to provoke response, reaction and critical discussion. This unit applies to individuals who contribute and present ideas that may be complex in nature and may relate to new products, services, processes or creative works using a degree of risk taking and storytelling.

Investigate micro business opportunities

Code - BSBSMB301 Contact Hours - 30
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to consider the major elements of a business idea, undertake research to determine viability of the business opportunity and present the idea with reference to the legislative frameworks affecting the business. It applies to individuals who are establishing or operating a micro business for self-employment.

Apply work health and safety practices

Code - CUAWHS302 Contact Hours - 10
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to follow work health and safety (WHS) requirements in the creative industries. It applies to those who are required to identify their individual WHS responsibilities and implement procedures to work safely in various creative industry work contexts.

Elective


Collaborate in a creative process

Code - BSBCRT402 Contact Hours - 40
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to collaborate in a creative process that is underpinned by a commitment to trust and ethics. It applies to individuals who are involved in what is traditionally considered a creative endeavour but is also very important in broader business and community activities where creative team effort is highly valued.

Produce programs and program segments

Code - CUAPPM404 Contact Hours - 60
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to produce television or radio programs and program segments that can be prerecorded, presented live-to-air or re-purposed for online access. It applies to individuals who apply knowledge of audience behaviour to generate creative ideas, and produce programs, for various broadcast media.

Manage media assets

Code - CUAPOS402 Contact Hours - 40
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement systems and processes to manage media assets for screen productions and projects. It applies to individuals working in large enterprises on projects or productions that require a wide range of media assets. They work directly with the creators of audio, video and graphic assets to ensure the asset management system accommodates their needs. They set up conventions for file naming, sourcing, sorting and storing formal documents and media assets. Though reporting to a producer or manager, they work with a fair degree of autonomy.

Perform basic vision and sound editing

Code - CUAPOS201 Contact Hours - 40
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform basic editing functions for screen productions. It applies to individuals responsible for digitising, cutting and logging pre-recorded image and audio content under the direction of an experienced editor. Within clearly defined parameters, they also edit content using the basic functions of editing software.

Provide freelance services

Code - CUAIND402 Contact Hours - 30
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work as an independent operator within the creative arts industry. It applies to individuals who use a high level of self-motivation and discipline, and an entrepreneurial attitude when pursuing work opportunities. They are engaged for specific projects and are responsible for promoting themselves to potential clients, negotiating their own contracts and managing their business affairs.

Direct television programs and segments

Code - CUADRT401 Contact Hours - 40
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to direct television programs and segments that have a clearly defined format. It applies to individuals responsible for directing crew, program guests, interviewees or members of the public being filmed for programs. They are members of a production team, and report to an executive producer, news editor or program producer.

Shoot a wide range of screen content

Code - CUACAM401 Contact Hours - 70
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare, set up and shoot a wide range of screen content using professional video equipment in a single camera environment. It applies to individuals who usually work without supervision, either as employees of a production house or as freelancers on assignment. Individuals often need to collaborate with producers, directors and production professionals to achieve the camera, sound and lighting outcomes of the shoot.

Shoot material for screen productions

Code - CUACAM301 Contact Hours - 60
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to shoot material for screen productions using a single-camera unit. It applies to individuals whose prime responsibility is to capture screen images using a range of video equipment. They generally work under direction, and perform all camera, sound and lighting functions. Depending on the scale of the shoot, they may have an assistant or may be required to assist senior camera operators.

Conduct interviews

Code - CUAAIR401 Contact Hours - 30
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, prepare and conduct interviews for broadcast. It applies to radio and television presenters responsible for conducting live-to-air or pre-recorded interviews on a wide range of topics from short, single-issue pieces to moderately in-depth coverage of a topic.

Realise productions

Code - CUAPPM502 Contact Hours - 200
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan and manage pre-production and production operations in specialist areas, such as lighting, audio, vision systems, stage management, costume, sets, props, scenic art and staging. Individuals who apply these skills are expected to display a high level of initiative and judgement as they take responsibility for managing the realisation of production concepts in their area of production expertise.
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Last updateTuesday, 14 February 2017 02:12 pm
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