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Advanced Diploma Program in Film and Television Production



TAFE SA Code: CP00099

Incorporating: Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (CUA60615)

Description

If your future is writing for the screen, production management and directing for film and television then see your name on screen with this packaged program. Explore cinematography and post production practices across all crew roles and you’ll also participate in location based short dramas and documentaries and studio set based television production.

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Up to 12 months 

Full Time

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Course Admission Requirements

you must have:

  • Diploma in Film and TV related area
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course.
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 12 month course
Subsidised
$2,303 - $2,858
$4,607 - $5,717
Concession
$1,743 - $2,163
$3,486 - $4,326

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$6,536 - $8,111
$13,073 - $16,223

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. This course also has an incidentals cost of $20.00 for Contribution for participation in final screening presentation.

    • Students wishing to access subsidised training or VET Student Loans will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.
    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    VET Student Loan

    This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • 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 Film and Television Production
    This course equips graduates with specific skills in their preferred area, and the comprehensive skills required for today's screen industry. Students will further advance their skills in their specialist areas within television and film production. This includes writing for the screen, producing / production management, cinematography and directing for film & television, as well as post production practices. Develop advanced skills in location based short dramas & documentaries & studio set based television production. 3 core units plus 13 electives.

    Qualification/Certification

    Successful completion of this course provides you with the following qualifications:

    Qualification TAFE SA Code National Code
    Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media TP00932 CUA60615

    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.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Engage in the business of creative practice 70
    Establish and maintain safe creative practice 30
    Evolve ideas for professional creative work 50

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Audition and select performers 50
    Collaborate with editors during post-production 50
    Develop lighting designs 30
    Develop sound designs 50
    Direct cinematography for screen productions 50
    Direct performers for screen productions 50
    Direct rehearsals of performers 50
    Edit scripts 50
    Establish the creative vision for screen productions 50
    Implement sound designs 50
    Manage locations for film and media productions 40
    Realise productions 250
    Write scripts 50
  • Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

    University University Course Details
    Bachelor of Information Technology (Digital Media)
    Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design)
    Bachelor of Creative Arts (Screen)
    Bachelor of Information Technology
    Bachelor of Media (majoring in Journalism)
    Bachelor of Media (majoring in Marketing)
    Bachelor of Media (majoring in Marketing)
    Bachelor of Media (majoring in Journalism)
    Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    Bachelor of Media
    Bachelor of Media
    Bachelor of Media Arts
    Bachelor of Design (Illustration and Animation)
    Bachelor of Creative Arts
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