Diploma of Screen and Media - CUA51015

CATC Design School

This qualification is part of the Creative Arts and Culture Training Package. It reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate the work of self and/or team in the film, television, radio and interactive media industries. Specialisations in Interactive Media; Screen and Media and Specialist Make-up Services are available.


15 units: 3 core; 12 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Pull focus; Style wigs and hairpieces for performances or productions; Implement sound designs; Compile music for soundtracks; Direct television programs and segments; Design, apply and remove make-up; Coordinate sound recording operations on location; Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business; Record sound on location; Coordinate props; Develop own sustainable professional practice; Direct performers for screen productions; Edit texts; Obtain revenue to support operations; Conduct research; Design interaction; Edit screen content for fast turnaround; Coordinate the logistics of special effects operations; Identify and interpret compliance requirements; Create 3D digital animations; Direct rehearsals of performers; Explore issues on air; Design and apply specialised make-up; Develop, implement and monitor program schedules; Style hair for performances or productions; Manage and monitor business or records systems; Create 3D digital environments; Lead and manage team effectiveness; Create user interfaces; Manage risk; Incorporate and edit digital video; Manage project procurement; Plan social media engagement; Design user interfaces; Prepare tender documentation; Apply digital texturing for the 3-D environment in digital games; Establish systems that support innovation; Promote products and services; Edit dialogue; Manage media assets; Shoot material for screen productions under special conditions; Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff; Create storyboards; Manage safety aspects of screen productions; Organise and facilitate rehearsals; Undertake the roles and responsibilities of committee or board members; Edit complex screen productions; Manage locations for film and media productions; Write pre-production safety reports; Undertake small business planning; Make a presentation; Develop and extend design skills and practice; Produce programs and program segments; Conduct interviews; Manage budgets and financial plans; Write narration and material for current affairs, features and documentaries; Collaborate in a creative process; Select and apply hair extensions; Develop and implement production work plans; Use casting and moulding techniques to make props; Originate and develop concepts; Interpret and respond to a design brief; Manage WHS risks; Manage recruitment selection and induction processes; Create prosthetics for special make-up effects; Integrate database with a website; Design information architecture; Write persuasive copy; Design games; Communicate with the community; Compile production schedules; Develop sound designs; Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge; Write extended stories; Research international business opportunities; Shoot a wide range of screen content; Licence to perform dogging; Create special effects items; Develop complex cascading style sheets; Licence to perform rigging advanced level; Produce sound recordings; Plan small business finances; Maintain and protect cultural values in the organisation; Manage fundraising and sponsorship activities; Use and respect copyright; Design and apply special make-up effects; Create 3D digital models; Schedule radio playlists; Design e-learning resources; Manage copyright arrangements; Licence to perform rigging intermediate level; Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices; Negotiate and monitor contracts; Design digital simulations; Develop and use complex spreadsheets; Create a final sound balance; Create digital visual effects; Vision mix television productions; Implement design solutions; Establish and maintain safe creative practice; Coordinate hazardous action sequences; Design animation and digital visual effects; Maintain broadcast equipment and facilities; Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills; Licence to perform rigging basic level; Coordinate the testing of interactive media products; Develop storylines and treatments; Realise productions; Articulate, present and debate ideas; Make wigs and hairpieces; Develop and discuss ideas for own creative work; Maintain make-up and hair continuity; Undertake project work; Manage project risk; Set up and operate lighting cues and effects; Apply scripting language in authoring; Develop complex web page layouts; Work effectively in a business continuity context; Review and apply the constitution; Coordinate film and media production services and resources; Follow Aboriginal cultural protocols; Create titles for screen productions; Work safely in the construction industry; Shoot screen content in a multi-camera environment; Extend expertise in specialist creative fields; Create advanced 3D digital models; Create 3D digital character animation; Establish networks; Build and sustain an innovative work environment; Design digital applications; Write complex documents; Edit sound; Perform primary and secondary colour correction; Implement lighting designs; Apply intermediate programming skills in another language

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00246M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
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Established in 1982, CATC Design School is a Registered Training Organisation with campuses in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. CATC is a private training provider that offers qualifications in graphic design, interior design and photo imaging. VET FEE-HELP is available for Australian students.

Provider CRICOS: 00246M

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