CUA31015 - Certificate III in Screen and Media

Duration: 6 months

Course Fees

Film Carreer

What's included in your course fees

  • Minimum of 21 hrs of teacher contact per week
  • Affinity Software Licenses
  • Free access to cameras, lighting and audio equipment
  • Computers with required software
  • Free access to Microsoft 365 from anywhere
  • Printing & photocopying
  • Stationery as required
  • Student ID Card
  • Free WIFI
  • Tea and coffee supplied in the student lounge
  • Free special event lunch/BBQs

The Certificate III in Media provides the basic skills required for an exciting career in the world of digital content creation for film, television, radio or digital media industries. Delivered by industry professionals, you will learn how to shoot video, set-up lighting, record sound, edit and produce content for broadcast or digital publication. This course is designed for people wanting to start their career in the screen and media industry.

Course Requirements

To be awarded a Certificate III in Media, competency must be achieved in all eleven (11) units.

Core Units

BSBCRT301 Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills

BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others

CUAIND301 Work effectively in the creative arts industry


CUAPHI302 Capture photographic images

CUAPHI303 Process photoimages to work-print and file stage

CUADIG303 Produce & prepare photo images

CUACAM302 Rig camera infrastructure

CUACAM301 Shoot material for screen productions

CUASOU202 Perform basic sound editing

CUADIG301 Prepare video assets

CUAPOS201 Perform basic vision and sound editing

*The course unit selection may change without notice.

Certificate III in Media

In our internet-centric and e-commerce world, digital video content is King. It is the present - and future - of all business and product marketing. When you consider that by 2020, digital video will constitute over fifty percent of all mobile traffic - and up to eighty percent of all web traffic, businesses and entrepreneurs must now embrace video as their primary and most effective marketing tool.

Ninety percent of all major product marketing now uses video as the central component to their campaigns and learning how to create, manage and distribute digital video content, is becoming the all-important strategy for business in the 21st Century. The goal is engagement with your customers. Digital video advertising has been shown to be six hundred percent more effective in marketing a product or idea than print and direct mail combined.

Our Screen and Media and Graphic Design courses offer hands-on training in originating and developing concepts for your brand or product, learning to develop engaging content and creating professional, effective and engaging video for product marketing, promotion and presentations. In addition, you can learn cutting edge practices for design and web marketing, producing visually engaging tools for commercial use and become proficient in using design, typography, video and photomedia for promotion and marketing.

With three hundred hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute, two billion video views on Snapchat daily and four billion daily streams on Facebook, now is the best time to learn to create digital content and use it as the major tool to drive sales for your product or business idea.

Job Outcome from this course

Archival media technician, Interactive media author assistant
Camera/Lighting assistant, Comminuty radio program maker/presenter
Editing assistant, Production assistant

Pathways / Further Study

This course gives an understanding of the conepts of Media and leds to the Diploma or Advanced Diploma


Enrolment Button

For fees look at the appropriate enrolment form as subsidies may apply.

For more information contact our staff on +617 3343 8073 or email

Brisbane Campus

Our Brisbane campus is located within the Mount Gravatt TAFE grounds just 10 minutes from the Brisbane CBD. The campus facilities are modern, with plenty of free parking and is conveniently located with access to excellent transport facilities with two major bus lines stopping at the campus gates.

At Australian Institute of Advanced Studies everything is included in the cost of your course. You get to use the latest software suite for the duration of your study, free of charge! You get to use the computers for course related work at anytime during business hours for the whole time you are studying your course, free of charge! You have access to full colour printers/copiers for course related work, free of charge! Your student ID is included and access to Microsoft 365 from anywhere is free of charge! (See course details for what's included in each course).

Certificate 3 Guarantee

Certificate 3 Guarantee supports the Queensland Government's Working Queensland jobs plan. The Certificate 3 Guarantee provides a government subsidy to support eligible individuals to complete their first post-school certificate III qualification.

It also supports Queensland's Year 12 graduates to transition to employment by providing fee-free training in high priority qualifications.

For more information download: Certificate 3 Guarantee Student Factsheet


All information was accurate at time of publication, however Australian Institute of Advanced Studies policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.