Vocational Course
Professional Development Course

Certificate III in Screen and Media (PDC)

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12 months




Professional development course for organisations and individuals

Why Choose the Virtual Certificate III in Screen and Media Course for Organisations and Individuals?

In order to thrive in today’s ever-changing creative industry, it is essential for individuals and organisations to continually develop their skills. At Prestige Service Training, we firmly believe in this principle. Our virtual course, Certificate III in Screen and Media, has been carefully crafted to equip learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to progress in various creative industries.

Our course is a versatile solution that caters to various needs, including individuals looking to gain a competitive edge in the job market, professionals seeking to expand their expertise, and organisations committed to fostering their employees’ growth.

Benefits for Individuals:

  • Gain in-demand screen and media skills and knowledge.
  • Increase earning potential and job prospects.
  • Enhance career mobility and advancement opportunities.
  • Build a strong foundation in creative arts principles that will benefit most professional areas.

Benefits for Organisations:

  • Invest in the development of employees and boost morale and productivity.
  • Stay ahead of the curve and ensure the workforce has the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the future.
  • Reduce turnover and recruitment costs.
  • Create a more competitive and innovative organisation.

What is the Certificate III in Screen and Media Course?

The Certificate III in Screen and Media is a comprehensive course that aims to equip individuals and organisations with the essential skills and knowledge to thrive in the digital age. This course covers an extensive range of creative topics, including digital media design, video production, animation, post-production techniques, and more.


  • A comprehensive curriculum that covers crucial screen and media topics.
  • Interactive activities and real-world case studies that facilitate practical learning.
  • A flexible and convenient virtual learning environment.
  • A nationally recognised level 3 qualification.
  • A pathway to further education in the creative arts industry.

Our digital education platform is thoughtfully crafted to facilitate convenient and flexible learning. Our learners have the freedom to learn at their own pace, at their preferred time and location.

Course Overview

The Certificate III in Screen and Media course is a comprehensive virtual learning experience tailored for individuals and organisations. It provides a solid understanding of fundamental creative arts concepts and practices.

  • Qualification code: CUA31020
  • Qualification name: Certificate III in Screen and Media
  • Nationally recognised qualification: Yes
  • Duration: 12 months


  • Self-paced blended delivery schedule

Units of competency: 11

  • 3 core units +
  • 8 electives

CUA31020 Certificate III in Screen and Media consists of three (3) core units and eight (8) electives.


  • BSBCRT311 – Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment
  • CUAIND311 – Work effectively in the creative arts industry
  • CUAWHS312 – Apply work health and safety practices


  • CUAANM301 – Create 2D digital animations
  • CUACAM211 – Assist with basic camera shoots
  • CUACMP311 – Implement copyright arrangements
  • CUADIG303 – Produce and prepare photo images
  • CUADIG304 – Create visual design components
  • CUAPOS211 – Perform basic vision and sound editing
  • CUAPOS311 – Edit video and audio content for social media
  • CUAWRT301 – Write content for a range of media
$ 2,999
  • Convenient payment plans are offered to allow individuals and organisations to manage expenses while investing in their future, starting from as little as $125 a week over a 6 month period.
  • Professional Development course cost = $2,999
  • International cost = $5,000

To enrol in the Certificate III Screen and Media course, applicants must be at least 16 years old, complete a Language, Literacy, and Numeracy Assessment, and have adequate English proficiency with an Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) of 3 or higher. While industry experience is not necessary, it is recommended. Additionally, learners need minimum computer literacy, Microsoft Office 365 access, and unrestricted internet access. They should also be able to record assessments and provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI) at enrolment. The Student Handbook provides full details on entry requirements.

Our virtual classroom provides both individuals and organisations with a convenient and flexible way to upskill and reskill. Through our online learning platform, learners can readily access course materials, engage in discussions, and collaborate with peers.

The course offers several intakes throughout the year, providing learners with the convenience of commencing their studies at a time that aligns with their schedules. To view the current intakes, click on ‘Enrol Now’.

Work Outcomes

Upskilling and reskilling can lead to a number of positive work outcomes for both individuals and organisations. By investing in the development of their skills and knowledge, individuals can improve their earning potential, job prospects, and career mobility. Organisations can benefit from increased productivity and profitability, improved employee morale and retention, and enhanced innovation and competitiveness.

For individuals:

  • Increased earning potential.
  • Improved job prospects.
  • Enhanced career mobility and advancement opportunities.
  • Greater job satisfaction and engagement.
  • Reduced risk of job displacement.

For organisations:

  • Increased productivity and profitability.
  • Improved employee morale and retention.
  • Reduced recruitment and training costs.
  • Enhanced innovation and competitiveness.

Here are some specific examples of work outcomes that have been linked to upskilling and reskilling:

  • According to a study by the McKinsey Global Institute, upskilled or reskilled workers earn an average of 10% more than their counterparts.
  • A LinkedIn survey discovered that 92% of professionals believe that upskilling is crucial for career growth.
  • A report by the World Economic Forum predicts that by 2025, 50% of all employees will need to upskill or reskill to meet the changing demands of the workplace.
  • A study by IBM found that organisations that invest in upskilling and reskilling their employees have a 17% higher return on assets than those that do not.

In addition to the work outcomes listed above, upskilling and reskilling can also lead to:

  • Increased job security.
  • Greater opportunities for professional development.
  • Improved work-life balance.
  • Increased sense of accomplishment and personal growth.

Further Learning Pathways

The Certificate III in Screen and Media course is a great option for individuals looking to expand their knowledge of the creative arts industry and achieve their academic pursuits. This course serves as a solid foundation for learners to pursue further education, including diploma courses and other relevant qualifications. Upon completion, graduates will be equipped with the necessary skills to confidently proceed to the next stage of their academic journey.

We acknowledge that learners may possess prior knowledge and abilities that align with the course curriculum, particularly those seeking to enhance their skills while already working in the industry. Our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) procedure enables individuals to obtain credit for these competencies, which may reduce the course duration.

How to Enrol?

Enrolling in the Certificate III in Screen and Media course is a seamless process. To commence, visit the ‘Enrol Now’ link to access our online enrolment form. From there, our Enrolment team can assist with the required steps.

Before applying, learners will need the following:

  • A photo of a Green Medicare Card, Passport or Birth Certificate (in colour).
  • USI number – please visit www.usi.gov.au to look up or create a USI number.

Frequently Asked Questions

Certainly! This course offers a comprehensive framework that can unlock a multitude of opportunities. The skills and expertise acquired through this certification are beneficial across various levels of an organisation.

Australia has implemented various levels of certification to standardise qualifications throughout the country. Certificates I and II provide fundamental vocational skills and knowledge required for mainly routine work.

Certificates III and IV offer more advanced skills and knowledge. As previously discussed, Certificate III enables individuals to undertake skilled work, while Certificate IV permits the pursuit of specialised knowledge and skills within specific contexts.

Moreover, a Diploma is a level 5 qualification allowing individuals to undertake advanced skilled work, covering integrated technical and theoretical concepts across a broad range of contexts. It’s worth noting that this qualification can be credited towards university studies, with universities generally equating Certificate IV to six (6) to twelve (12) months of a Bachelor’s Degree.

The hierarchy of qualifications is as follows:

  • Level 6 – Advanced diploma or associate degree
  • Level 7 – Bachelor’s degree
  • Level 8 – Bachelor honours degree, graduate certificate, or graduate diploma
  • Level 9 – Masters degree
  • Level 10 – Doctoral degree

The course is evaluated using a blend of knowledge-based questions, hands-on case studies, and practical activities. It’s worth noting that conventional exams are not a part of the assessment process.

Upon successful completion of the course, learners will receive a nationally recognised Certificate III in Screen and Media. If the course is partially completed, a Statement of Attainment will be granted for the satisfactory completion of individual units of competency.

Our dedicated team is available to assist learners throughout their learning journey, providing technical and academic support.

Our online learning platform emphasises the significance of collaboration and interaction, ultimately cultivating a vibrant and inclusive community of learners.

Enrol Now!

We are delighted to welcome you to the Certificate III in Screen and Media course at Prestige Service Training. Prepare to embark on a captivating educational journey that lays the foundation for a bright future in the realm of screen and media. Don't miss your chance to enrol today and take your first step towards an exhilarating career in the dynamic creative arts industry!

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