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CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media

National ID: CUA51015 State ID: AZL8
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Stand out from the crowd as a digital media powerhouse!

Delve into the lively and exciting digital media industry with the Diploma of Screen and Media. This digital-savvy diploma will give you specialist knowledge, skills and hands-on experience across a wide range of screen and media technologies. Learn in an industry-standard environment with up-to-date facilities that will prepare you to excel into the ever-growing digital work space. 

Gain these skills:

  • develop digital publications
  • develop interactive documents
  • develop e-learning resources
  • create animations, visual effects, and videos 
  • interpret design briefs
  • manage effective teams 
  • present design ideas 
  • designing for 3D printers

Full-time attendance is equivalent to three days a week. This course is not available to study by applicants outside of WA. 

Is this course right for you?

To be successful in this course it is recommended that you complete the Certificate IV in Screen and Media (CUA41215) or possess the following skills before you commence; Able to: design and create visual components, produce and prepare photo images, develop basic websites, effectively use Adobe software suites. Still not sure if this course is right for you? Call us on 1800 001 001 to speak with a member of the Information Technology training area who will be able to advise you on the best study pathway to meet your career goals.

Fast Track: Students who meet the entrance requirements for the Diploma, but who may need to build lower level skills, may complete the Certificate IV foundation skill set. This skill set consists of only the essential units from the Certificate IV, done over one term, which then leads into a three term Diploma. Ask us about this exciting option.

This is a STEM course as it focuses strengths in technology, but is also coupled with the creativity of aesthetic design.

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

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VET Student Loans (VSL)

This course is a VET Student Loan eligible course. A VET Student Loan creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth and is only available to students who are eligible.

To find out if you are eligible or to see the list of eligible courses visit our Student Loans page.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

A Certificate IV level qualification in Information Technology or Computing, or equivalent, acquired through experience or formal study.

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

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1
Where Thornlie
How Full Time-Classroom

Semester 2

Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 2
Where Thornlie
How Full Time-Classroom

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