Certificate IV in Screen and Media

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Start an exciting career in film, TV, or screen media!

This qualification will give you high level skills and knowledge for senior or supervisory roles in the creatives arts industry. Depending on your training provider, you can choose to specialise in areas including animation and visual effects; radio, broadcasting and podcasting; journalism; content creation and production; or film and video production.

You'll also gain a range of professional skills and knowledge including understanding copyright; producing digital images; using industry software and programs; time management and organisational skills; and much more!

Apprenticeship or Traineeship
Industry: Creative Industries
National course code: CUA41220 | WA State ID: BGS2

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This qualification reflects the role of those who work in a range of screen and media industries, including animation, visual effects, photography, video production, lighting, sound, and content creation for social media.

They use a broad range of specialised skills and knowledge in a wide variety of contexts to solve a range of unpredictable problems and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with limited responsibility, so are expected to have technical skills to complete routine and non-routine tasks and functions, and communication skills to guide activities and provide technical advice. Students who successfully complete this course can expect to learn photography skills from beginner to advanced, lighting fundamentals for photography and video, video, pre-production and planning, video editing, and post production, working effectively in the digital media industry.

The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.