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Certificate IV in Screen and Media

  • Certificate

This course offers you a hands-on practical foundation for all stages of television and digital film production. You will learn about the process from story development through to scriptwriting, pre-production, production and post-production.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
12 months full-time
Course Code
CUA41215, 092776A
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb

About this course

Learn in our professional TV studio

This course offers you a hands-on practical foundation for all stages of television and digital film production. You will learn about the process from story development through to scriptwriting, pre-production, production and post-production.

Learning by doing, you will have the opportunity to work on multi-cam TV studio-based shows and a range of single camera productions, either documentary or drama.

This is a great opportunity to collaborate with other creative, passionate students in the creation of TV shows and short films.

During the year, you will be able to create a comprehensive portfolio of work and a professional resume that will be an asset for employment when you're finished and certainly impressive to those employing you.

Industry connections and resources

Your teachers are industry professionals with years of production and broadcast experience. They are experts in using the screen and media equipment available at Melbourne Polytechnic for this course and the professional processes involved in media production.

Entry requirements

Prospective students can
  • apply through VTAC or directly to Melbourne Polytechnic.
With industry experience/relevant qualifications you may be eligible for the Year 2, Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media
  • a folio is required
  • complete an interview.
For any additional information, we encourage you to attend one of Melbourne Polytechnic's Information Nights.

Study locations

Collingwood

Career pathways

On completion of this course you will be eligible to find employment making corporate videos, in production houses, advertising agencies, government organisations, private industry and TV broadcasting

  • Television Set Assistant
  • Assistant Video Producer
  • Advertising Agent
  • TV Broadcasting Assistant

Credit for prior study or work

You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Creative Arts courses at Melbourne Polytechnic.
56%
Employed full-time