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Diploma of Screen and Media

Career Area:Creative Industries, Fashion & Media National Code:CUA51015
Diploma of Screen and MediaThis qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate the work of self and/or team in the film, television, radio and interactive media industries.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work
The National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work applies to persons performing dogging and rigging work. Completion of the following units is required for certification at either basic, intermediate or advanced levels:
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.

National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work
Sets and staging for some performances or events may fall within the definition of construction work. If so, people entering the construction site are required to complete the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (Australian Safety Compensation Council, May 2007). Achievement of the unit 'CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry' from the CPC08 Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package fulfils this requirement.

Prior Learning

For further information please refer to the Recognition area of the Hunter TAFE website.

Students with Disabilities

If you are considering studying with Hunter TAFE and are unsure what impact your disability may have on your study, please feel free to contact Disability Services to find out!

Delivery Locations, Important Dates, Study Options and Timetables

Hunter Street Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Units of Competency Important Information
05-02-2018 Full Time
16hrs/Week for 1 year
This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government in 2018.

Students are required to attend one enrolment session to finalise their enrolment.

Date: Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Time: 6.00pm to 7.00pm
Location: Hunter Street Campus, Building E, Ground Floor, Room 3 (E.G.03)
Or
Date: Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Time: 6.00pm to 7.00pm
Location: Hunter Street Campus, Building E, Ground Floor, Room 3 (E.G.03)

Students who cannot attend the enrolment session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 225.

Details of eligibility for subsidised training are available here.

A valid Unique Student Identifier (USI) is required. Create your USI.

The following evidence is required to support your application for a training subsidy and must be provided at the time of enrolment:

- Australian green Medicare Card
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Naturalisation Certificate or
- For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa is required.

For a concession or exemption evidence required is either a:

- valid Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN) or DVA number with the date of grant or
- letter from a medical practitioner, appropriate government agency or specialised allied health professional indicating a clear additional need as a result of a disability.

Jobseekers are required to provide full details of:

- jobactive provider and
- personal jobseeker identification (JSID) number.

Non NSW residents need to provide confirmation of employment in NSW.

18HUN-500

Classes will run on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9.00am to 4.00pm.

You may be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Click here for more information.

The 2018 Smart and Skilled prices are coming soon, as a guide the 2017 prices are:

First Qualification Fee is $3,600.00
Second Qualification Fee is $4,060.00

A VET student loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of their courses fees. More information will be provided when you enrol.

Information on VET Student Loans can be found here.

Some students may be eligible for a fee exemption.

Your enrolment is not complete and you are not entitled to attend class and/or participate in training until you have paid either the relevant student fee or have been exempted from the student fee. You may have the option to pay your student fee in more than one instalment. The first payment is due when you enrol.

More information on your rights and responsibilities can be found here

If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 to find out how we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

If your employer is covering the cost of your fees, a letter of authority or purchase order is required.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the student’s own expense.
CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensus DateAmount
18HUN-005UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 05 February 201813 April 201805 March 2018$1,015.00
18HUN-006UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 30 April 201822 June 201804 June 2018$1,015.00
18HUN-007UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 23 July 201828 September 201806 August 2018$1,015.00
18HUN-008UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 15 October 201807 December 201805 November 2018$1,015.00

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • BSBCMM401 - Make a presentation
  • BSBCRT501 - Originate and develop concepts
  • BSBDES402 - Interpret and respond to a design brief
  • BSBDES403 - Develop and extend design skills and practice
  • CUAACD501 - Refine drawing and other visual representation tools
  • CUAACD504 - Research and apply light and colour
  • CUAANM401 - Create advanced 3D digital models
  • CUAANM501 - Create 3D digital character animation
  • CUAANM502 - Create 3D digital environments
  • CUAANM503 - Design animation and digital visual effects
  • CUADIG507 - Design digital simulations
  • CUAIND401 - Extend expertise in specialist creative fields
  • CUAIND502 - Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
  • CUAPPR505 - Establish and maintain safe creative practice
  • CUASOU503 - Develop sound designs
Other Information

Days and times are indicative only and could change due to enrolment numbers.

The animation stream includes digital effects, advanced 3D modelling, 3D charater animation, compositing, and editing.

To plan for your enrolment session please refer to the Course Enrolment Guide.

Apply NowEnquire Now
05-02-2018 Full Time
16hrs/Week for 1 year
This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government in 2018.

Students are required to attend one enrolment session to finalise their enrolment.

Date: Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Time: 6.00pm to 7.00pm
Location: Hunter Street Campus, Building E, Ground Floor, Room 3 (E.G.03)
Or
Date: Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Time: 6.00pm to 7.00pm
Location: Hunter Street Campus, Building E, Ground Floor, Room 3 (E.G.03)

Students who cannot attend the enrolment session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 225.

Details of eligibility for subsidised training are available here.

A valid Unique Student Identifier (USI) is required. Create your USI.

The following evidence is required to support your application for a training subsidy and must be provided at the time of enrolment:

- Australian green Medicare Card
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Naturalisation Certificate or
- For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa is required.

For a concession or exemption evidence required is either a:

- valid Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN) or DVA number with the date of grant or
- letter from a medical practitioner, appropriate government agency or specialised allied health professional indicating a clear additional need as a result of a disability.

Jobseekers are required to provide full details of:

- jobactive provider and
- personal jobseeker identification (JSID) number.

Non NSW residents need to provide confirmation of employment in NSW.

18HUN-501

Classes will run on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9:00am to 4:00pm.

You may be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Click here for more information.

The 2018 Smart and Skilled prices are coming soon, as a guide the 2017 prices are:

First Qualification Fee is $3,600.00
Second Qualification Fee is $4,060.00

A VET student loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of their courses fees. More information will be provided when you enrol.

Information on VET Student Loans can be found here.

Some students may be eligible for a fee exemption.

Your enrolment is not complete and you are not entitled to attend class and/or participate in training until you have paid either the relevant student fee or have been exempted from the student fee. You may have the option to pay your student fee in more than one instalment. The first payment is due when you enrol.

More information on your rights and responsibilities can be found here

If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 to find out how we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

If your employer is covering the cost of your fees, a letter of authority or purchase order is required.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the student’s own expense.
CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensus DateAmount
18HUN-001UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 05 February 201813 April 201805 March 2018$1,015.00
18HUN-002UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 30 April 201822 June 201804 June 2018$1,015.00
18HUN-003UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 23 July 201828 September 201806 August 2018$1,015.00
18HUN-004UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 15 October 201807 December 201805 November 2018$1,015.00

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • BSBCMM401 - Make a presentation
  • BSBCRT501 - Originate and develop concepts
  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
  • CUACAM402 - Shoot screen content in a multi-camera environment
  • CUACAM601 - Direct cinematography for screen productions
  • CUADRT502 - Direct performers for screen productions
  • CUAIND502 - Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
  • CUALGT402 - Implement lighting designs
  • CUAPOS402 - Manage media assets
  • CUAPOS501 - Edit complex screen productions
  • CUAPPM411 - Compile production schedules
  • CUAPPR505 - Establish and maintain safe creative practice
  • CUASFX401 - Create special effects items
  • CUASOU503 - Develop sound designs
  • CUAWRT502 - Develop storylines and treatments
Other Information

The film and TV stream includes cinematography, directing, sound design, developing story, and advanced editing.

Days and times are indicative only and could change due to enrolment numbers.

To plan for your enrolment session please refer to the Course Enrolment Guide.

Apply NowEnquire Now
Hunter Street Campus campus
Semester: Semester 05-02-2018,
Study Options: Full Time, 16hrs/Week, 1Y weeks
How to Enrol: This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government in 2018.

Students are required to attend one enrolment session to finalise their enrolment.

Date: Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Time: 6.00pm to 7.00pm
Location: Hunter Street Campus, Building E, Ground Floor, Room 3 (E.G.03)
Or
Date: Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Time: 6.00pm to 7.00pm
Location: Hunter Street Campus, Building E, Ground Floor, Room 3 (E.G.03)

Students who cannot attend the enrolment session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 225.

Details of eligibility for subsidised training are available here.

A valid Unique Student Identifier (USI) is required. Create your USI.

The following evidence is required to support your application for a training subsidy and must be provided at the time of enrolment:

- Australian green Medicare Card
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Naturalisation Certificate or
- For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa is required.

For a concession or exemption evidence required is either a:

- valid Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN) or DVA number with the date of grant or
- letter from a medical practitioner, appropriate government agency or specialised allied health professional indicating a clear additional need as a result of a disability.

Jobseekers are required to provide full details of:

- jobactive provider and
- personal jobseeker identification (JSID) number.

Non NSW residents need to provide confirmation of employment in NSW.
Proposed Timetable: Classes will run on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9.00am to 4.00pm.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges:

You may be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Click here for more information.

The 2018 Smart and Skilled prices are coming soon, as a guide the 2017 prices are:

First Qualification Fee is $3,600.00
Second Qualification Fee is $4,060.00

A VET student loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of their courses fees. More information will be provided when you enrol.

Information on VET Student Loans can be found here.

Some students may be eligible for a fee exemption.

Your enrolment is not complete and you are not entitled to attend class and/or participate in training until you have paid either the relevant student fee or have been exempted from the student fee. You may have the option to pay your student fee in more than one instalment. The first payment is due when you enrol.

More information on your rights and responsibilities can be found here

If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 to find out how we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

If your employer is covering the cost of your fees, a letter of authority or purchase order is required.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the student’s own expense.
CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensus DateAmount
18HUN-005UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 05 February 201813 April 201805 March 2018$1,015.00
18HUN-006UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 30 April 201822 June 201804 June 2018$1,015.00
18HUN-007UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 23 July 201828 September 201806 August 2018$1,015.00
18HUN-008UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 15 October 201807 December 201805 November 2018$1,015.00
Units of Competency:

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • BSBCMM401 - Make a presentation
  • BSBCRT501 - Originate and develop concepts
  • BSBDES402 - Interpret and respond to a design brief
  • BSBDES403 - Develop and extend design skills and practice
  • CUAACD501 - Refine drawing and other visual representation tools
  • CUAACD504 - Research and apply light and colour
  • CUAANM401 - Create advanced 3D digital models
  • CUAANM501 - Create 3D digital character animation
  • CUAANM502 - Create 3D digital environments
  • CUAANM503 - Design animation and digital visual effects
  • CUADIG507 - Design digital simulations
  • CUAIND401 - Extend expertise in specialist creative fields
  • CUAIND502 - Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
  • CUAPPR505 - Establish and maintain safe creative practice
  • CUASOU503 - Develop sound designs
Important Information: Other Information

Days and times are indicative only and could change due to enrolment numbers.

The animation stream includes digital effects, advanced 3D modelling, 3D charater animation, compositing, and editing.

To plan for your enrolment session please refer to the Course Enrolment Guide.

Hunter Street Campus campus
Semester: Semester 05-02-2018,
Study Options: Full Time, 16hrs/Week, 1Y weeks
How to Enrol: This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government in 2018.

Students are required to attend one enrolment session to finalise their enrolment.

Date: Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Time: 6.00pm to 7.00pm
Location: Hunter Street Campus, Building E, Ground Floor, Room 3 (E.G.03)
Or
Date: Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Time: 6.00pm to 7.00pm
Location: Hunter Street Campus, Building E, Ground Floor, Room 3 (E.G.03)

Students who cannot attend the enrolment session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 225.

Details of eligibility for subsidised training are available here.

A valid Unique Student Identifier (USI) is required. Create your USI.

The following evidence is required to support your application for a training subsidy and must be provided at the time of enrolment:

- Australian green Medicare Card
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Naturalisation Certificate or
- For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa is required.

For a concession or exemption evidence required is either a:

- valid Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN) or DVA number with the date of grant or
- letter from a medical practitioner, appropriate government agency or specialised allied health professional indicating a clear additional need as a result of a disability.

Jobseekers are required to provide full details of:

- jobactive provider and
- personal jobseeker identification (JSID) number.

Non NSW residents need to provide confirmation of employment in NSW.
Proposed Timetable: Classes will run on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9:00am to 4:00pm.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges:

You may be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Click here for more information.

The 2018 Smart and Skilled prices are coming soon, as a guide the 2017 prices are:

First Qualification Fee is $3,600.00
Second Qualification Fee is $4,060.00

A VET student loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of their courses fees. More information will be provided when you enrol.

Information on VET Student Loans can be found here.

Some students may be eligible for a fee exemption.

Your enrolment is not complete and you are not entitled to attend class and/or participate in training until you have paid either the relevant student fee or have been exempted from the student fee. You may have the option to pay your student fee in more than one instalment. The first payment is due when you enrol.

More information on your rights and responsibilities can be found here

If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 to find out how we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

If your employer is covering the cost of your fees, a letter of authority or purchase order is required.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the student’s own expense.
CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensus DateAmount
18HUN-001UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 05 February 201813 April 201805 March 2018$1,015.00
18HUN-002UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 30 April 201822 June 201804 June 2018$1,015.00
18HUN-003UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 23 July 201828 September 201806 August 2018$1,015.00
18HUN-004UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 15 October 201807 December 201805 November 2018$1,015.00
Units of Competency:

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • BSBCMM401 - Make a presentation
  • BSBCRT501 - Originate and develop concepts
  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
  • CUACAM402 - Shoot screen content in a multi-camera environment
  • CUACAM601 - Direct cinematography for screen productions
  • CUADRT502 - Direct performers for screen productions
  • CUAIND502 - Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
  • CUALGT402 - Implement lighting designs
  • CUAPOS402 - Manage media assets
  • CUAPOS501 - Edit complex screen productions
  • CUAPPM411 - Compile production schedules
  • CUAPPR505 - Establish and maintain safe creative practice
  • CUASFX401 - Create special effects items
  • CUASOU503 - Develop sound designs
  • CUAWRT502 - Develop storylines and treatments
Important Information: Other Information

The film and TV stream includes cinematography, directing, sound design, developing story, and advanced editing.

Days and times are indicative only and could change due to enrolment numbers.

To plan for your enrolment session please refer to the Course Enrolment Guide.

Newcastle Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Units of Competency Important Information
06-02-2018 Full Time
16hrs/Week for 36 weeks
This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Students are required to attend one enrolment session to finalise their enrolment.

Dates: Thursday, 30 Nov 2017, Monday 15 Jan, Friday 19 Jan, Monday 22 Jan or Thursday 25 Jan 2018
Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm
Location: Newcastle Campus, Building D, First Floor, Room 8 (D.1.08)

Or

Date: Thursday, 7 December 2017
Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm and 5.00pm to 6.30pm
Location: Newcastle Campus, Building D, First Floor, Room 8 (D.1.08)


Students who cannot attend the enrolment session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 225. Details of eligibility for subsidised training are available here.

A valid Unique Student Identifier (USI) is required. Create your USI.

The following evidence is required to support your application for a training subsidy and must be provided at the time of enrolment:
- Australian green Medicare Card
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Naturalisation Certificate or
- For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa is required.

For a concession or exemption evidence required is either a:
- valid Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN) or DVA number with the date of grant or
- letter from a medical practitioner, appropriate government agency or specialised allied health professional indicating a clear additional need as a result of a disability.

Jobseekers are required to provide full details of:
- jobactive provider and
- personal jobseeker identification (JSID) number.
Non NSW residents need to provide confirmation of employment in NSW.

18NEW-506

Classes will run on Tuesday and Thursday 9.00am to 5.00pm. Timetable is subject to change.

You may be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Click here for more information.

First Qualification Fee is $3,600.00
Second Qualification Fee is $4,060.00

A VET student loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of their courses fees. More information will be provided when you enrol.

Information on VET Student Loans can be found here.

Some students may be eligible for a fee exemption.

Your enrolment is not complete and you are not entitled to attend class and/or participate in training until you have paid either the relevant student fee, a concession fee or have been exempted from the student fee. You may have the option to pay your student fee in more than one instalment. The first payment is due when you enrol.

More information on your rights and responsibilities can be found here

If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 to find out how we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

If your employer is covering the cost of your fees, a letter of authority or purchase order is required.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the student’s own expense.
CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensus DateAmount
18NEW-002UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 12 February 201813 April 201803 April 2018$1,015.00
18NEW-003UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 30 April 201822 June 201804 June 2018$1,015.00
18NEW-004UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 23 July 201828 September 201806 August 2018$1,015.00
18NEW-005UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 15 October 201806 December 201805 November 2018$1,015.00

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • BSBCRT401 - Articulate, present and debate ideas
  • BSBCRT402 - Collaborate in a creative process
  • BSBCRT501 - Originate and develop concepts
  • CUAACT401 - Use a range of acting techniques in performance
  • CUAAIR401 - Conduct interviews
  • CUACAM401 - Shoot a wide range of screen content
  • CUAIND401 - Extend expertise in specialist creative fields
  • CUAIND502 - Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
  • CUAPPM412 - Organise and facilitate rehearsals
  • CUAPPR405 - Develop and discuss ideas for own creative work
  • CUAPPR502 - Develop own sustainable professional practice
  • CUAPPR505 - Establish and maintain safe creative practice
  • CUAPRF410 - Develop on-camera performance skills
  • CUAWRT402 - Write extended stories
  • CUAWRT403 - Write narration and material for current affairs, features and documentaries
Other Information

THE ACTOR'S PROGRAM is focused on:

- giving students the opportunity to apply performance and writng skills in a variety of Screen and Live Performance contexts
- developing students into independent creative practitioners who can apply their specialist skills to new production experiences in screen and live perrformance formats

It is designed to provide students with the skills to work as freelance perfomers, writers and direcotor to:

- recognise creative opportunities
- respond using theirrange of performance, writing and directing skills
- create a successful and fulfilling career.

To successfully complete the Diploma Screen and Media, you should possess the following entry-level skills and attributes:

- ability to interact constructively with others in a creative setting
- strong interest in and motivation to become a professional creative practitioner
- ability to respond to instruction and accept constructive criticism
- acceptance of the time and commitment to study
- an understanding of the content and purpose of the course

You’ll need to bring your Tax file number, as well as any transcripts for study previously undertaken with Registered Training Organisations (including TAFE NSW) so we can assess your eligibility for Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer.

To plan for your enrolment session please refer to the Course Enrolment Guide.

Apply NowEnquire Now
Newcastle Campus campus
Semester: Semester 06-02-2018,
Study Options: Full Time, 16hrs/Week, 36W weeks
How to Enrol: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Students are required to attend one enrolment session to finalise their enrolment.

Dates: Thursday, 30 Nov 2017, Monday 15 Jan, Friday 19 Jan, Monday 22 Jan or Thursday 25 Jan 2018
Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm
Location: Newcastle Campus, Building D, First Floor, Room 8 (D.1.08)

Or

Date: Thursday, 7 December 2017
Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm and 5.00pm to 6.30pm
Location: Newcastle Campus, Building D, First Floor, Room 8 (D.1.08)


Students who cannot attend the enrolment session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 225. Details of eligibility for subsidised training are available here.

A valid Unique Student Identifier (USI) is required. Create your USI.

The following evidence is required to support your application for a training subsidy and must be provided at the time of enrolment:
- Australian green Medicare Card
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Naturalisation Certificate or
- For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa is required.

For a concession or exemption evidence required is either a:
- valid Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN) or DVA number with the date of grant or
- letter from a medical practitioner, appropriate government agency or specialised allied health professional indicating a clear additional need as a result of a disability.

Jobseekers are required to provide full details of:
- jobactive provider and
- personal jobseeker identification (JSID) number.
Non NSW residents need to provide confirmation of employment in NSW.
Proposed Timetable: Classes will run on Tuesday and Thursday 9.00am to 5.00pm. Timetable is subject to change.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges:

You may be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Click here for more information.

First Qualification Fee is $3,600.00
Second Qualification Fee is $4,060.00

A VET student loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of their courses fees. More information will be provided when you enrol.

Information on VET Student Loans can be found here.

Some students may be eligible for a fee exemption.

Your enrolment is not complete and you are not entitled to attend class and/or participate in training until you have paid either the relevant student fee, a concession fee or have been exempted from the student fee. You may have the option to pay your student fee in more than one instalment. The first payment is due when you enrol.

More information on your rights and responsibilities can be found here

If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 to find out how we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

If your employer is covering the cost of your fees, a letter of authority or purchase order is required.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the student’s own expense.
CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensus DateAmount
18NEW-002UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 12 February 201813 April 201803 April 2018$1,015.00
18NEW-003UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 30 April 201822 June 201804 June 2018$1,015.00
18NEW-004UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 23 July 201828 September 201806 August 2018$1,015.00
18NEW-005UOS VSL-Diploma of Screen and Media 15 October 201806 December 201805 November 2018$1,015.00
Units of Competency:

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • BSBCRT401 - Articulate, present and debate ideas
  • BSBCRT402 - Collaborate in a creative process
  • BSBCRT501 - Originate and develop concepts
  • CUAACT401 - Use a range of acting techniques in performance
  • CUAAIR401 - Conduct interviews
  • CUACAM401 - Shoot a wide range of screen content
  • CUAIND401 - Extend expertise in specialist creative fields
  • CUAIND502 - Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
  • CUAPPM412 - Organise and facilitate rehearsals
  • CUAPPR405 - Develop and discuss ideas for own creative work
  • CUAPPR502 - Develop own sustainable professional practice
  • CUAPPR505 - Establish and maintain safe creative practice
  • CUAPRF410 - Develop on-camera performance skills
  • CUAWRT402 - Write extended stories
  • CUAWRT403 - Write narration and material for current affairs, features and documentaries
Important Information: Other Information

THE ACTOR'S PROGRAM is focused on:

- giving students the opportunity to apply performance and writng skills in a variety of Screen and Live Performance contexts
- developing students into independent creative practitioners who can apply their specialist skills to new production experiences in screen and live perrformance formats

It is designed to provide students with the skills to work as freelance perfomers, writers and direcotor to:

- recognise creative opportunities
- respond using theirrange of performance, writing and directing skills
- create a successful and fulfilling career.

To successfully complete the Diploma Screen and Media, you should possess the following entry-level skills and attributes:

- ability to interact constructively with others in a creative setting
- strong interest in and motivation to become a professional creative practitioner
- ability to respond to instruction and accept constructive criticism
- acceptance of the time and commitment to study
- an understanding of the content and purpose of the course

You’ll need to bring your Tax file number, as well as any transcripts for study previously undertaken with Registered Training Organisations (including TAFE NSW) so we can assess your eligibility for Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer.

To plan for your enrolment session please refer to the Course Enrolment Guide.

Disclaimer

Courses will run subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability is subject to review and change.