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CUA20220 Certificate II in Creative Industries

National ID: CUA20220 State ID: BGT7
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Do you have a career dream to become a master of media or digital technology? Start your journey towards becoming a film, multimedia designer or web developer. 

The course gives you a taste of the different fields of media such as film, digital technologies, multimedia, social media and digital design. Get an introduction to the world of media and digital, find out where your passion lies and pursue your career in creative industries.

Be guided by our expert team of skilled lecturers and gain basic knowledge of how to work in various environments that include entertainment customer service such as camera operation and editing, staging, broadcasting production, lighting and screen and media. You’ll also build a starting knowledge of digital technology and multimedia, which is continuing to transform business around the world and has changed the way we live, work and play.

You may work in almost any industry imaginable in a digital, multimedia or website focused role. Once you complete this course, if you continue your studies you could find yourself on a path to become a film-editor, digital and interactive content developer, or social media specialist. 

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Study in specialised facilities

Learn in our Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) which provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. 
Practise your skills in a simulated real-life workplace environment, using cutting-edge technology to gain comprehensive knowledge of digital and multimedia systems and an understanding of operating production equipment. 


•    use digital technologies and multimedia
•    social media skills
•    design and digital imaging skills
•    gain arts industry knowledge 
•    effective teamwork 

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

This course is not available to study by applicants outside of WA. 

Attendance in class

This course is equivalent to 3 days per week across one semester.

At-home study

As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete 25% extra of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research.

You will need to have the basic technical requirements for at-home study. If you don’t have access to a computer and WiFi at home, we recommend using our library computers during library hours.

Work placement

There is no work placement required for this course.

What you need for your first day of class

On your first day you should bring your SM TAFE confirmation enrolment receipt, your student ID, stationery (pen, exercise book, and USB).

In addition, the following uniform is required to be worn at all classes:

  • Normal business/computing office attire applies.

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that neither employment nor work experience placement is guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

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Semester 1, 2023

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2023
Where Thornlie
How On Campus

Semester 2, 2022

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2022
Where Thornlie
How On Campus

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