Course Notes & Special Requirements
- Please note that fees on this page are for the Advanced Diploma only. Please contact campus for Diploma fees.
How to Apply
Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course.
For International Students please visit International Courses.
Story telling through moving images is an art form that is becoming increasingly popular. Graduates are equipped to gain employment at production and creation of media content suitable for film, TV and video production. Qualifications in Screen and Media will provide graduates with skills and knowledge to be able to communicate via the screen for both film and television production. Employment opportunities may include producer; director; screen writer; cinematographer; production manager; coordinator picture or sound editor.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Advanced Diploma Program in Screen and Media (Specialising in Film and Television Production)
In the Diploma students extend their skills in writing for the screen, production planning / management and in camera techniques and editing practices for both television and film productions across all crew roles through the completion of Infotainment style productions as well as participation in the short dramas and documentary & studio based productions via current industry practices. Students may exit at this point. In the final year students will further advance their skills in their specialist areas, writing for the screen, producing / production management, cinematography and directing for film & television production, as well as post production practices. Productions include location based short dramas & documentaries & studio set based television production. Overall this course equips graduates with specific skills in their preferred area, and the comprehensive skills required for today's screen industry.
Successful completion of this course provides you with the following qualifications:
|Qualification||TAFE SA Code||National Code|
|Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media||HFX||CUF60107|
|Diploma of Screen and Media||HFT||CUF50107|
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.
This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.
To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.
This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To find out if you may be eligible for
this funding please visit the TAFE SA website.
There may be incidental fees for additional expenses to those required to complete the course. For example for equipment,
transport or accommodation.
To help with the payment of your fees, you may be able to pay your fees by instalments. To find out more please visit:
You may also be eligible for a fee concession if you hold a current:
- Health Care Card
- Pensioner Concession Card
- Veterans Affairs Card
or if you are a prisoner in a South Australian correctional institution.
To find out more please visit: www.tafesa.edu.au/concession