Certificate III in Screen and Media

Use your creative skills to achieve a qualification in animation and game design. This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for you to be competent in designing, developing and producing digital media technologies as part of an ICT team.

Become a skilled operator in digital video, radio and online content creation, or a skilled assistant in film and television production services. This entry level program will teach you how to work effectively in the creative arts industry, as well as offering you a range of electives which may include 2D and 3D digital animation and developing drawing skills.

  • Game designer
  • Multimedia content developer
  • Production assistant animation
  • Production assistant interactive design
  • Website administrator
  • Website designer

The course content below provides all possible units related to the course. If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.

DEVELOP AND EXTEND CRITICAL AND CREATIVE THINKING SKILLS
BSBCRT301
CONTRIBUTE TO HEALTH AND SAFETY OF SELF AND OTHERS
BSBWHS201
WORK EFFECTIVELY IN THE CREATIVE ARTS INDUSTRY
CUAIND301
FOLLOW ABORIGINAL CULTURAL PROTOCOLS
AHCILM306
CREATE 2D DIGITAL ANIMATIONS
CUAANM301
CREATE 3D DIGITAL ANIMATIONS
CUAANM302
CREATE 3D DIGITAL MODELS
CUAANM303
SHOOT MATERIAL FOR SCREEN PRODUCTIONS
CUACAM301
PREPARE VIDEO ASSETS
CUADIG301
AUTHOR INTERACTIVE SEQUENCES
CUADIG302
PRODUCE AND PREPARE PHOTO IMAGES
CUADIG303
CREATE VISUAL DESIGN COMPONENTS
CUADIG304
WRITE CONTENT FOR A RANGE OF MEDIA
CUAWRT301
Approximately 18 hours per week

Entry requirements (year 12)

 

Entry requirements (non year 12)

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our TAFE application page for further information.

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: LLW

National course code: CUA31015

Fees are subject to change annually.

Tuition and material fees (if applicable) will be charged at enrolment.

For further information regarding tuition and material fees, please view 2021 Indicative Course Fees (pdf, 756kb) .  

Indicative government-subsidised and full-fee course fees are shown on this document, and should be read in conjunction with the information on the TAFE fees website.

Eligible applicants/students accessing government-subsidised training under the 'Skills First Program' need to be aware enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

Fee assistance: VET Student Loans may be available for eligible Diploma and Advanced Diploma enrolments.

For further information on paying your fees please refer to the Fees, charges and eligibility on the TAFE fees website.
 

2021 TAFE Eligibility Exemptions

 

You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University Australia through the TAFE eligibility exemptions. 

If you have been deemed ineligible for a government subsidised place because you have a higher qualification or have commenced two qualifications at the same level you may be eligible to enrol in a government subsidised place with a TAFE eligibility exemption. Please refer to the TAFE fees website or contact the course coordinator
 

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2021.

Other study costs

Students must provide personal stationery and materials including an exercise book for notes, USB storage devices, pens and paper, a computer system at home, and internet connection ADSL.

Students may also acquire a number of computer games , console systems PS4 / Xbox1, mobile devices, smart phones at their own initiative.

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact Federation University on 1800 333 864.

This qualification could provide logical progression from senior secondary school or for prospective students who have a keen interest in animated content development.

This program provides opportunity for further study through direct articulation to:

and subsequent progression to Diploma -> Advanced Diploma -> Bachelor

For further information, see our IT study pathways website.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

School department

Federation TAFE