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Advanced Diploma Program in Screen and Media (Specialising in Film and Television Production)

Duration Up to 24 months Full Time
TAFE SA CodeCP00099
Course TypeComposite Course
Course UnitsView Units
Example Career ProfileFilm, Stage, TV and Radio DirectorFilm, Stage, TV and Radio Director
FacultiesArts and Design
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Application Study Mode Study Load
Full / Part Time
Adelaide College of the Arts904307Apply Now On CampusFTDay Only
 Information Session:Tuesday 8 November, 2016
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Level 1, Room CGI2, Adelaide College of the Arts

Course Admission Requirements

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    Selection criteria is only used when there are more applicants for the course than places available. Applicants will be ranked in the following order:

    1. CSPA score

    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

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    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    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.

    Skills Covered

    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:

    QualificationTAFE SA CodeNational Code
    Advanced Diploma of Screen and MediaHFXCUF60107
    Diploma of Screen and MediaHFTCUF50107

    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.