AWARD COURSE

Diploma Program in Film and Television Production



TAFE SA Code: CP00236

Incorporating: Diploma of Screen and Media (CUA51015)

Description

Ready for an exciting career in film and Television? This course is nationally-recognised and offers a range of specialty units that can help you become skilled in video and film production.

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Up to 12 months 

Full Time

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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access subsidised training or VET Student Loans will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills
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
$1,637 - $2,095
$3,275 - $4,190
Concession
$1,239 - $1,586
$2,478 - $3,171

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
$4,646 - $5,946
$9,293 - $11,891

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.

    • 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

    Outcomes cater for employment in Television production, video production, corporate communications, and independent production or further study in film or broadcast media and related disciplines. Possible job roles include Scriptwriter, producer, director, productions manager, film 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

    Diploma Program in Film and Television Production
    Start your career in Film and TV. This hands-on course will give you a good range of specialised, technical skills and a sound theoretical knowledge base. You’ll produce a wide range of filming and editing projects with other enthusiastic film makers working in small crews. Content covers skills in the production of television and video and an introduction to Film production processes for a variety of commercial outcomes. This qualification will give you a sound theoretical knowledge base and skills in a range of specialised, technical competencies. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 3 core units and 12 elective units.

    Qualification/Certification

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

    Qualification TAFE SA Code National Code
    Diploma of Screen and Media TP00931 CUA51015

    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.

  • 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
    Establish and maintain safe creative practice 30
    Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge 50
    Originate and develop concepts 30

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Compile production schedules 40
    Develop and discuss ideas for own creative work 60
    Devise camera coverage 50
    Direct television programs and segments 40
    Edit complex screen productions 50
    Edit screen content for fast turnaround 30
    Edit sound 65
    Implement lighting designs 50
    Record sound on location 35
    Shoot a wide range of screen content 70
    Undertake project work 60
    Write extended stories 40
  • 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 Media (majoring in Journalism)
    Bachelor of Media (majoring in Marketing)
    Bachelor of Media
    Bachelor of Design (Illustration and Animation)
    Bachelor of Creative Arts
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