Get started in the multimedia and design industry
The Certificate III in Screen and Media (CUA31015) course equips students to work as an assistant in the multimedia and design industries. The course delivery uses industry relevant computer equipment and is also delivered by current industry practitioners. An important focus of the course is to develop employability skills in the areas of communication, problem solving, initiative and enterprise, self-management, working in teams and planning and organisation. Study in this area can lead to higher qualifications in either an Advanced Diploma, Diploma or Certificate IV in Screen and Media or Graphic Design or the Bachelor of Interactive Media Design.
Venue: Chisholm Institute of TAFE Frankston campus
Time: 1st Year Tuesday 4.00pm – 9.00pm, 2nd Year Wednesday 4.00pm – 9.00pm
Structured Workplace Learning
SWL is not mandated in this program, however the VCAA strongly recommend all VET students undertake some work placement. The VCAA strongly recommend a minimum of 10 days.
Contribution to the VCE and VCAL
On completion of the program students are eligible for four credits towards their VCE or VCAL certificate, two at units 1 and 2 level and a 3 and 4 sequence.
Students who successfully complete the year 12 Unit 3-4 sequence will be eligible for a study score which contributes directly towards their ATAR.
This program will also satisfy the learning outcomes for the VCAL Industry Specific and the Work Related Skills strand.
Units delivered over the two years may include:
Unit code Unit Description
BSBCRT301 Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
BSBDES201 Follow a design process
BSBDES302 Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
CUADIG301 Prepare video assets
CUADIG303 Produce and prepare photo images
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
CUADIG304 Create visual design components
CUAANM301 Create 2D digital animations
CUAIND301 Work effectively in the creative arts industry
CUADIG302 Author interactive sequences
CUAWRT301 Write content for a range of media
Training & Employment Outcomes
Completion of the Certificate III in Media (Multimedia) allows students to proceed into further study that may lead to jobs the industry in one of the following areas:
• Graphic Designer
• Multimedia Design
• Assistant Webmaster
• Web Designer
• Multimedia Developer
• Multimedia Artist
• Certificate IV in Screen and Media
• Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media
• Bachelor of Interactive Media Design