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Film Making Short Course (Certificate)

Overview

Course Overview

This is an introductory course in creative media. You will gain knowledge of the screen and media industries and obtain skills in a variety of digital media software. It is the perfect entry-level qualification for those looking to get in to the creative digital media industry.

This highly practical course is taught using real-world scenarios incorporating individual and group assessments.


QUALIFICATION
CUF30107 Certificate III in Media

  • Online (Aus)

Skills

Skills and outcomes

This course aims to develop the following skills required by the media industry: 

  • Technological proficiency
  • Communication
  • Problem solving
  • Teamwork
  • Self-management 

Further industry specific skills will be determined by the elective cluster you choose.

Careers

Career Options

  • Production assistant
  • Junior animator
  • Interactive media assistant
  • Content media editor
  • Digital photo editor
  • Web content author / editor
  • Photographer's assistant

Units

Film Making Short Course (Certificate) (Film)
VIEW UNIT DESCRIPTIONS
 
Participate in OHS processesDevelop and extend critical and creative thinking skillsWork effectively in the screen and media industriesCollect and organise content for broadcast or publication
Produce and prepare photo images   

Units and delivery sequence may be subject to change.

Elective Clusters

Students need to choose two of the following clusters of elective units.

Cluster 1 - Web and Interactive Media

  • CUFDIG304A – Create visual design components
  • CUFDIG201A – Maintain interactive content
  • BSBDES201A – Follow a design process

Cluster 2 - 2D Animation and Interactive Sequences

  • CUFWRT302A – Write simple stories
  • CUFANM301A – Create 2D digital animations
  • CUFDIG302A – Author interactive sequences

Cluster 3 - 3D Modelling/Animation

  • CUVCOR08B – Produce drawings to represent and communicate the concept
  • CUFANM303A – Create 3D digital models
  • CUFANM302A – Create 3D digital animations

Cluster 4 - Video and Sound Editing

  • CUFSOU204A – Perform basic sound editing
  • CUFPOS201A – Perform basic vision and sound editing
  • CUFDIG301A – Prepare video assets

Cluster 5 - Digital Photography

  • BSBDES202A – Evaluate the nature of design in a specific industry context
  • CUVPHI05B – Use a 35mm SLR camera or digital equivalent 
  • CUFPHI08B – Enhance, manipulate and output photo images 

Cluster 6 - DV Camera and Lighting

  • CUFCAM201A – Assist with a basic camera shoot
  • CUFCAM301A – Shoot material for screen productions
  • CUFLGT101A – Apply a general knowledge of lighting to work activities
 
Participate in OHS processes
Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
Work effectively in the screen and media industries
Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication
Produce and prepare photo images

Units and delivery sequence may be subject to change.

Elective Clusters

Students need to choose two of the following clusters of elective units.

Cluster 1 - Web and Interactive Media

  • CUFDIG304A – Create visual design components
  • CUFDIG201A – Maintain interactive content
  • BSBDES201A – Follow a design process

Cluster 2 - 2D Animation and Interactive Sequences

  • CUFWRT302A – Write simple stories
  • CUFANM301A – Create 2D digital animations
  • CUFDIG302A – Author interactive sequences

Cluster 3 - 3D Modelling/Animation

  • CUVCOR08B – Produce drawings to represent and communicate the concept
  • CUFANM303A – Create 3D digital models
  • CUFANM302A – Create 3D digital animations

Cluster 4 - Video and Sound Editing

  • CUFSOU204A – Perform basic sound editing
  • CUFPOS201A – Perform basic vision and sound editing
  • CUFDIG301A – Prepare video assets

Cluster 5 - Digital Photography

  • BSBDES202A – Evaluate the nature of design in a specific industry context
  • CUVPHI05B – Use a 35mm SLR camera or digital equivalent 
  • CUFPHI08B – Enhance, manipulate and output photo images 

Cluster 6 - DV Camera and Lighting

  • CUFCAM201A – Assist with a basic camera shoot
  • CUFCAM301A – Shoot material for screen productions
  • CUFLGT101A – Apply a general knowledge of lighting to work activities

Key facts

  • DURATION(S):

    3 Months Full Time
    6 Months Part Time
    1 year (school based students)

  • INTAKES:

  • NEXT INTAKE:

    N/A

Entry requirements

Applicants for VET certificate courses must satisfy one of the following minimum entry criteria:

  1. Successful completion of an Australian Year 10 School Certificate or equivalent, OR
  2. Successful completion of a Certificate II level qualification issued under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), OR
  3. Alternative entry for applicants who do not meet the requirements above. For alternative entry options, contact your campus directly for more information.

Fees & Payments

Fees: view our current Fee Schedule for information on SAE course fees.

Payment options: upfront payment only.

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