Certificate III in Screen and Media


This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator in digital video, radio and online content creation, or a skilled assistant in the film and television production services.


Entry requirements: Nil



A total of eleven units is required: three core units and eight elective units, of which:

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid vocational outcome.


Core Units

BSBCRT301 Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills

BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others

CUAIND301 Work effectively in the creative arts industry


Elective Units

AHCILM306A Follow Aboriginal cultural protocols

BSBCON401 Work effectively in a business continuity context

BSBCRT101 Apply critical thinking techniques

BSBCUS201 Deliver a service to customers

BSBDES201 Follow a design process

BSBDES202 Evaluate the nature of design in a specific industry context

BSBDES302 Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms

BSBDES303 Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms

BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity

BSBFIA301 Maintain financial records

BSBINN201 Contribute to workplace innovation

BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment

BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging

CPCCLRG3001A* Licence to perform rigging basic level

CPCCLRG3002A* Licence to perform rigging intermediate level

CPCCLRG4001A* Licence to perform rigging advanced level

CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

CUAACD201 Develop drawing skills to communicate ideas

CUAAIR201 Develop techniques for presenting information on air

CUAAIR301 Present programs on air

CUAAIR302 Develop techniques for presenting to camera

CUAANM301 Create 2D digital animations

CUAANM302 Create 3D digital animations

CUAANM303 Create 3D digital models

CUABRD301 Perform basic transmission operations

CUABRD302 Provide production support for television productions

CUABRD303 Prepare video material for television transmission

CUACAM201 Assist with a basic camera shoot

CUACAM301 Shoot material for screen productions

CUACAM302 Rig camera infrastructure

CUACMP301 Implement copyright arrangements

CUADIG201 Maintain interactive content

CUADIG301 Prepare video assets

CUADIG302 Author interactive sequences

CUADIG303 Produce and prepare photo images

CUADIG304 Create visual design components

CUAGMT301 Repair and maintain production equipment

CUALGT201 Develop basic lighting skills and knowledge

CUALGT301 Operate basic lighting

CUALGT303 Install and test lighting equipment

CUAPOS201 Perform basic vision and sound editing

CUAPPM302 Plan and prepare program content

CUARES201 Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication

CUASOU202 Perform basic sound editing

CUASOU203 Assist with sound recordings

CUASOU204 Mix sound in a broadcasting environment

CUASOU304 Prepare audio assets

CUASOU305 Compile audio material for broadcast

CUASOU307 Record and mix a basic music demo

CUASOU308 Install and disassemble audio equipment

CUASOU309 Restore audio tracks

CUASOU310 Analyse soundtracks

CUASOU405 Record sound

CUAWRT301 Write content for a range of media

CUAWRT302 Write simple stories

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

ICTICT306 Migrate to new technology

ICTICT308 Use advanced features of computer applications

ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement

*Indicates prerequisite units.