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CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media

National ID: CUA51015 | State ID: AZL8

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.

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Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Entrance Requirements
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
Job opportunities

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.

Study pathway

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken.

All year round

Murdoch - Online, Start Anytime


Fees and charges


Duration 6 months
When All year round
Where Murdoch
How Part Time
Self Paced
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This course is available to study starting anytime, online.

Semester 2

Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom


Fees and charges


Duration 2 semesters
When Semester 2
Where Thornlie
How Full Time
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications received after 15 June will be considered as expressions of interest for remaining places.  

Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.
Page last updated July 07, 2020