Diploma of Screen and Media (Film & Television)

Jobs and Skills WA: Creative film and television courses
Ready to light up the big (and little!) screen?

With this qualification you'll build on your experience with quality training delivered in industry standard studios and on professionally-run productions; using the latest software, programs and equipment through practical and hands on training that will prepare you for working as part of a television or film crew.

The course focuses on on conceptual, creative and technical production techniques and processes; including producing, production planning, advanced cinematography, editing, post-production and visual effects, colour grading, scriptwriting, development and interpretation, and directing. You'll learn how to operate professional cameras and sound equipment; edit video and audio using industry-standard software; lighting techniques; work as part of a media production crew; and develop script content ideas for production.

Industry: Creative Industries
National course code: CUA51020 | WA State ID: AC75

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The need for creative and qualified thinkers in the film and television industry is growing

This industry-focused course will provide you with the specialised knowledge to operate individually or collaboratively within the media industry. Gain practical experience with this Diploma from North Metropolitan TAFE.

By working in North Metro's industry standard studios and on professionally-run productions, you'll be getting the most practical experience possible that will prepare you for working in a TV crew or film shoot with confidence. You will gain experience making a short documentary, networking, be given the opportunity to get work experience and many other practical training projects.

Once completed you can continue on to Advanced Diploma options in such areas as directing, cinematography, producing, production design, outside broadcast, corporate documentary work or sound design with further study at North Metropolitan TAFE.

If you continue with your studies you could also find yourself on a path to becoming a:

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

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.