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Vocational Education & Training

CUA41215 Certificate IV in Screen and Media

2019

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Overview

Alice Springs, Casuarina

Estimated completion time: 1 year/s

The length of time to complete this qualification will depend on the location, study mode and selected units.
Refer to the relevant course information flyer for further information.

CDU Reference
Sector
Vocational Education & Training
Industry groups
ARTS,ENTERTAINMENT,SPORTS AND RECREATION
Occupation types
Performing Arts Technicians Nfd

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.

Career opportunities

Occupations relevant to this qualification in industry sectors such as Graphic Media, Costumes and Makeup, Film Production, Interactive Digital Media, Broadcasting Production, Lighting and Sound and Television and Radio Production include:

  • Assistant Producer
  • Wigmaker
  • Make-Up Artist (Creative)
  • Floor Manager (Film and Television)
  • Assistant Director
  • Digital Artist
  • Special Effects Operator
  • Lighting Supervisor (Productions)
  • Screen Laboratory Technician
  • Website Designer
  • Animator
  • Editor (Film and Television)
  • Camera Operator
  • Media Announcer
  • Multimedia Graphic Designer
  • Radio Producer

Credit transfers & pathways

Skills recognition

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
RPL is the acknowledgement of a person's skills and knowledge acquired through previous training, work or life experience, which may be used to grant status or credit in a subject regardless of how and where they were attained, including overseas.
This can include skills from:

  • Previous study excluding courses at another VET/TAFE institution, but including courses at school or college, through adult education classes or training programs at work;
  • Work experience (including both work that is paid and unpaid); and/or
  • Life experience (for example leisure pursuits or voluntary work).

RPL is a form of assessment. It is used to determine whether a person has acquired, through formal or informal learning, the skills and experience consistent with the stated competency standards that comprise a qualification. RPL is not time referenced, so there are no parameters on how or when the skills are acquired. However, the skills that have been acquired through life experience etc., must be current and must match the elements and performance criteria contained in the individual unit.

Students seeking RPL need to indicate this on their enrolment form at the time of enrolment.

For further information please refer to the Applicant's Guide to the Recognition of Prior Learning or contact VET RPL Enquiries on 1800 238 838 or email vet.rpl.enquiries@cdu.edu.au.

Credit Transfer
Charles Darwin University as a Registered Training Organisation recognises the Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and Statement of Attainments issued by any other Australian Registered Training Organisation.

Students are encouraged to submit any requests for credit from previous studies at the time of enrolment, to ensure they are not enrolling in units they may not need to undertake.
In order to apply for exemption/credit transfer from units completed at another training organisation, you will need to complete an Application for Exemption Form available from any campus, centre, or team, or a copy of the form can be obtained from the web.

Your completed Application for Exemption form together with attached documentary evidence (certified copy of Qualification/Statement of Attainment) to support your request for exemption/credit transfer should be submitted directly to the University either in person or by mail. Requests without documentary evidence will not be processed and will be returned to students. There are no fees attached to Credit Transfers.

Pathways

VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline

 

Students who successfully complete VET qualifications at the Certificate IV level or above and subsequently enrol in a Bachelor degree in the same field or discipline, will receive advanced standing as detailed in the table below.

Completed Award Course Level
HE
VET
to a HE Award
Credit granted for a completed award in the same field
Certificate IV
*
3 year Bachelor award
up to 40 credit points
Certificate IV
*
4 year Bachelor award
up to 40 credit points
Diploma
*
*
3 year Bachelor award
up to 80 credit points
Diploma
*
*
4 year Bachelor award
up to 80 credit points
Advanced Diploma
*
*
3 year Bachelor award
up to 160 credit points
Advanced Diploma
*
*
4 year Bachelor award
up to 160 credit points
Associate Degree
*
3 year Bachelor award
up to 160 credit points
Associate Degree
*
4 year Bachelor award
up to 160 credit points

Course information flyer(s)

2019 Course Information Flyers will be published early in 2019.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however, a pre - enrolment interview will be
conducted and your lecturer will determine whether a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment is
necessary to establish support requirements

Course fees

2019 VET fees will be published early in December 2018.

The following Fees are applicable to this course:

Domestic Students

VET tuition fees

This course is subsidised by the NT Government.
2019: Information about 2019 VET Tuition fees for eligible NT residents is available 2019 VET Fees.pdf. VET Tuition Fees for 2019 will be charged at $3.20 per nominal hour for subsidised training.

  • This is a current, nationally accredited qualification from the CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package.

  • Employability skills

    Employability Skills are embedded in the training and assessment of national training package qualifications. Information on the Employability Skills relevant to your qualification can be obtained by visiting this website and keying in the national code for the qualification: training.gov.au

    Location and study mode

    Delivery at all locations is subject to sufficient demand and resources.

    Locations: Alice Springs, Casuarina

    Study Mode: Internal

    Subject to demand other locations and modes may become available throughout the year.

Contact details

VET Creative Arts
Location: Casuarina Campus
Phone: 08 8946 6513
Fax: N/A
Email: cavet@cdu.edu.au

Course structure

To achieve a Certificate IV in Screen and Media a total of THIRTEEN (13) units of competency must be completed comprising THREE (3) Core and TEN (10) Elective units as detailed in the packaging rules and listed below.

The total Nominal Hours for the sequence listed below is 890.
 

Code Module/Unit of Competency

Hours

CORE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
BSBCRT401 Articulate, present and debate ideas

40

BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunities

30

CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices

10

  Total nominal hours for core units

80

ELECTIVE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
CUAPPM407 Create storyboards

40

CUAPOS502 Perform primary and secondary colour correction

60

CUACAM401 Shoot a wide range of screen content

70

CUASOU410 Record sound on location

35

CUAPOS402 Manage media assets

40

CUASOU407 Edit sound

65

CUAANM402 Create digital visual effects

70

CUAPOS401 Edit screen material for fast turnaround

30

CUAPPM502 Realise productions (unnamed elective)

250

CUAPHI401 Capture images in response to a brief (unnamed elective)

150

  Total nominal hours for elective units

810

  Total nominal hours for the qualification

890

 

Everything you need to know to get started

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