Certificate II in Creative Industries

Jobs and Skills WA: Creative arts courses
Want to get started in a creative career?

Did you know that creativity is a top skill that employers are looking for? If you're the creative type, this is the perfect course for you! The Certificate II in Creative Industries will get you started towards an exciting creative career pathway as a multimedia designer, web developer, or production assistant.

You'll learn how to use digital technologies and multimedia; gain social media skills; design and drawing skills; learn about effective communication and teamwork, and get a great overview of the creative arts industry that will help you decide on which kind of work you want to pursue.

Aboriginal school-based traineeship (ABST)
Apprenticeship or Traineeship
School-based apprenticeship or traineeship (SBAT)
VET for secondary students
Industry: Creative Industries | Information Technology, Library and Digital |
National course code: CUA20220 | WA State ID: BGT7

Choose a WA TAFE college that delivers this course

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Open your eyes to a world of colour and creativity

The need for innovative thinkers in the media industry is growing. Jump start your creative career pathway and improve your employability skills.

Our Certificate II in Creative Industries gives you the opportunity to 'try before you buy' the different areas of film and television and it is a great introduction to all things media and digital media related.

This course is only offered in semester one of each year.

On completion of this course, if you continue with your studies you could also find yourself on a path to becoming a:

  •    Camera Operator
  •    Producer
  •    Editor
  •    Cinematographer
  •    Director
  •    Writer

Do you have a career dream to become a master of media or digital technology? Start your journey towards becoming a film, multimedia designer or web developer. 

The course gives you a taste of the different fields of media such as film, digital technologies, multimedia, social media and digital design. Get an introduction to the world of media and digital, find out where your passion lies and pursue your career in creative industries.

Be guided by our expert team of skilled lecturers and gain basic knowledge of how to work in various environments that include entertainment customer service such as camera operation and editing, staging, broadcasting production, lighting and screen and media. You’ll also build a starting knowledge of digital technology and multimedia, which is continuing to transform business around the world and has changed the way we live, work and play.

You may work in almost any industry imaginable in a digital, multimedia or website focused role. Once you complete this course, if you continue your studies you could find yourself on a path to become a film-editor, digital and interactive content developer, or social media specialist. 

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Study in specialised facilities

Learn in our Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) which provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics.  Practise your skills in a simulated real-life workplace environment, using cutting-edge technology to gain comprehensive knowledge of digital and multimedia systems and an understanding of operating production equipment.   

Choose a private training provider that delivers this course

This course is also available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider’s website for further information.

Skills Strategies International offers Traineeships in CUA20220 Certificate II in Creative Industries.
Training is conducted onsite at your workplace for your convenience. A customised training plan contextualised to your workplace will be created for you, from a variety of competencies available to suit your job requirements. Please visit our website www.skillstrategies.edu.au or phone (08) 6143 2180 for more information.

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