Screen and Media

Certificate III in Screen and Media
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CUA31020
Certificate III in Screen and Media

FOCUS >> FILM, LIGHTING & MULTIMEDIA

NEXT COURSE STARTS >> February, 2023 (Wollongong) / Autumn, 2023 (Nowra)
DURATION >>  18 weeks full-time
DAYS / TIME >> 3 days per week onsite 9am – 4.30pm 

PLUS >> 10 – 15hrs per week self-directed study + activities
COST >> FREE or LOW COST* eligibility criteria applies
LOCATION >> Illawarra ITeC, Wollongong

Prepare for a career in the FILM INDUSTRY

ITeC’s Certificate III in Screen and Media course offers students a practical introduction to film making and media content creation. This course covers a variety of areas from Pre Production, Production to Post Production. If you are wanting to gain skills in media and content creation in the entertainment industry then this is the course for you.

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for assistant operator roles in the screen, media and entertainment industries such as interactive digital media, film and television, radio, lighting and sound, content creation and technical broadcasting environments.

Participants will learn in ITeC’s Digital Media Suite, Theatre, outdoor courtyard and in our state-of-the-art audio Recording Studio. 
Learn how to use a range of industry professional software and equipment including video cameras, lighting, audio gear and more.

What you will learn?

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Pre Production

Pre production includes Screenplay writing using industry standard formatting of your script, creating shot lists, shooting schedules, inventory lists, release forms and more. These are required in order to plan and organise shoots for the production stage to run smoothly and are an essential phase in film and media production.

Production

The production stage is when you will learn to use camera fundamentals such as focus, exposure, iso, frame composition, lenses, filters and various other camera settings and techniques, lighting setups including three point lighting, using reflectors, diffusion and more. You will also learn how to use audio field recorders, boom microphones, setting recording levels and more in order to capture sound for your screen and media projects.

Post Production

The post production stage consists of learning how to bring all of your footage and assets together in order to create a final product. This includes organisation of media assets, ingestion of footage and video editing in order to export a final product. You will also learn about delivery platforms, screen formats and codecs, naming conventions and more.

Course Units

Core Units

CUAWHS312 Apply work health and safety practices
BSBCRT311 Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment
CUAIND311 Work effectively in the creative arts industry

Elective Units

CUAWRT301 Write content for a range of media
CUAANM301 Create 2D digital animations
CUALGT211 Develop basic lighting skills
CUACAM211 Assist with basic camera shoots
CUASOU213 Assist with sound recordings
CUACAM311 Shoot material for screen productions
CUASOU304 Prepare audio assets
CUAPOS211 Perform basic vision and sound editing

Career Opportunities

The job roles may include editing assistant, assistant content creator, assistant sound technician, assistant audio visual technician, assistant radio producer, podcast producer, community radio producer, community radio presenter, junior animator, camera assistant and technical production assistant. Individuals usually work under direction, using some discretion and judgement, and may provide technical advice and support to a team.

I received my Screen and Media Cert III through ITeC in 2018. As a result, I was able to get into a Cinematography position with a 2 million dollar Australian Feature Film, Public Eye (2021). Without ITeC, I wouldn’t have had the skills to get that job.

Lucas Brandon

Screen & Media Student

ITeC’s Screen and Media course has benefited me in many ways, including gaining skills for the industry and making connections. I learned a lot from the basics to the more advanced content. Illawarra ITeC is an awesome place to learn with great teachers and people. Awesome! 10/10 Illawarra ITeC is great!

Kalab Templeman

Cert III in Screen and Media Student

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* This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government through the Smart and Skilled program.