Certificate III in Screen and Media

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Course ID



12 months




A digital focused career in the technology industry!

Virtual Course
Certificate III in Screen and Media 2022

If you’re stressed trying to fit another subject into your already packed timetable or your school doesn’t have the option for it – never fear; you can join this program virtually with us after school hours!

Explore your creativity while getting a head start in a dynamic industry. Express yourself, build an audience, and become an influencer. The ‘PRESTIGE-ous’ Certificate III in Screen and Media equips you with the skills to demonstrate your capacity to work effectively in the creative arts industry.

Skills such as; creative thinking, research and writing, vision and sound editing, camera techniques, and animation. You will be engaged with relevant projects involving photography, video, visual design, text, and scripts throughout the course.

With current industry experience, our qualified trainers will mentor you through your ‘After School’ program with weekly virtual classroom delivery and extra tutorial support if needed. Upon successfully completing the program, you will earn a nationally recognised qualification, a Certificate III in Screen and Media.

Build your future

Explore your creativity while getting a head start in a dynamic industry with our ‘Prestige-ous’ CUA31020 Certificate III in Screen and Media qualification, offered at our Southport campus and virtually. Express yourself, build an audience or create a presence in the wide world of social media. 

Course details

  • Qualification code: CUA31020
  • Qualification name: Certificate III in Screen and Media
  • Nationally recognised qualification: Yes
  • Can contribute to your ATAR? Yes (school students only)
  • Can contribute to your QCE? Yes (school students only) 
  • For more information on contribution to ATAR and QCE, visit https://www.qtac.edu.au/

Course structure

Duration: 12 months

Units of competency: 11 (3 core units + 8 electives to suit outcome) 

Core units: 

  • CUAWHS312 Apply work health and safety practices 
  • CUAIN311 Work effectively in the creative arts industry
  • BSBCRT311 Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment

Elective units: Various units chosen to suit the desired outcome, contact our operations team for a detailed list of units.

Delivery: Face to face classes with online assessment.

Fees and payment plans


Payment plans available:

  • 2 equal instalments of $660.00 (50% at commencement and 50% within the first 10 months of commencement) 
  • 10 monthly payments of $132.00
  • 20 fortnightly payments of $66.00

Entry requirements and eligibility

In School:

  • Access to a laptop and internet.
  • Students must be aged 15 years or above.
  • Currently studying at an Australian school.
  • An Australian or New Zealand citizen.

Beyond School: 

  • Access to a laptop and internet.
  • Students must be aged 15 years or above.
  • Currently studying at an Australian school.
  • An Australian or New Zealand citizen.

Available campuses, locations and upcoming intakes

In School: 

  • At your school (if school is offering the course as a subject)

Beyond School: 

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Work Integrated Learning and Placement

Not applicable to this course. 

Work Outcomes

Career possibilities may include:

  • Camera and lighting assistant
  • Community radio programmer and presenter
  • Media professional
  • Sound technician 
  • Web designer
  • 3D-animator
  • 3D-modeller 

Further Learning Pathways

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available on most Prestige Service Training qualifications. If you have completed formal or informal training and have knowledge, skills, and employment experience in this area, you may apply for RPL.

You will be asked to provide evidence to support your application, and our Operations team will assist you through the RPL assessment process.

Credit is also available for this qualification. If you have completed a previous study in this qualification or an equivalent, you can provide a copy of your transcript/s from your earlier study and we will conduct a credit assessment.

How to enrol

You’ve made a great choice, and we’re excited to have you on board! The next step is to apply, and we’re here to help every step of the way. Before you apply, you will need the following:

  • Student ID (for current high school students)
  • Photo of a Green Medicare Card, Passport, or Birth Certificate in colour
  • Evidence of QLD residency dated within 6 months (Driver’s license, concession card or utility bill, or bank statement with your address on it)
  • YOU WILL NEED a USI number – please visit www.usi.gov.au to look up or create your USI number
  • A parent close by to also sign if under the age of 18

Upcoming Courses

There are currently no openings available for this course.

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