Diploma of Screen and Media (CUA51015)

1. DESCRIPTOR

This qualification is part of the ‘Screen and Media’ Training Package. It is designed for students wanting to expand their skills and knowledge of the media industry and in particular, establishing networks, managing projects and taking part in the production of media. Streams allow students to specialise as a producer, production manager, animation, visual effects designer, presenter or director of photography.
Australia Christian College Screen & Media ‘s subjects continue to develop your photography skills, editing skills, adding audio, directing, producing and script writing, giving you all the skills you need to start making your own impacting films that communicate the message of Jesus.

2. COURSE OUTCOMES

This course aims to provide a program of study focused on the film, video and multimedia industries. Outcomes cater for employment or further study in film or broadcast media and related disciplines. This course develops skills essential to the crafts of scriptwriting, video production, and postproduction, and also provides essential technical skills in camera work, sound, lighting and editing.
The diploma provides an opportunity for students to extend their skills and knowledge through the development of their own projects. It also offers participants the opportunity to develop expertise in the following areas:
Career Opportunities
The film, television, radio and multimedia industries are anticipated to continue to grow
Significantly.
Occupations include:
Creative Industry Professions –
Scriptwriters, producers, directors, productions managers, editor’s film and
Television production, video production, corporate communications, independent
production.
Creative Crafts people in production, art and design, camera, lighting, sound, editing
Departments.
Technical operations in construction, production, camera, sound, make-up,
Wardrobe and technical engineering.
Administration and management, including recruitment, financial administration, production
Management and marketing.
Freelance production of documentaries, corporate videos and online communications
At the Diploma (AQF 5) level:
• competency involves the self-directed application of knowledge with substantial depth in some areas and a range of technical and other skills to tasks, roles and functions in both varied and highly specific contexts
• competencies are normally used independently and both routinely and non-routinely
• Judgment is required in planning and selecting appropriate services, techniques and work organisation for self and others
• competencies are likely to be applied under broad guidance
• The work of others may be supervised or teams guided
• responsibility for planning and managing the work of others may also be involved.

At the Diploma (AQF 5) level:

This course aims to provide a program of study focused on the film, video and multimedia industries. Outcomes cater for employment or further study in film or broadcast media and related disciplines. This course develops skills essential to the crafts of script writing, video production, and post production, and also provides essential technical skills in camera work, sound, lighting and editing.
The diploma provides an opportunity for students to extend their skills and knowledge through the development of their own projects. It also offers participants the opportunity to develop expertise in the following areas:
Career Opportunities
The film, television, radio and multimedia industries are anticipated to continue to grow
Significantly.
Occupations include:
Creative Industry Professions–Scriptwriters, producers, directors, productions managers, editor’s film and Television production, video production, corporate communications, independent production.
Creative Crafts people in production, art and design, camera, lighting, sound, editing Departments.
Technical operations in construction, production, camera, sound, make-up,
Wardrobe and technical engineering. Administration and management, including recruitment, financial administration, production, Management and marketing. Freelance production of documentaries, corporate videos and online communications

At the conclusion of the diploma students will:

• have applied the counselling models and theories developed and grown personally.
• evaluate and apply counselling skills in life and counselling practice.
• apply legal and ethical responsibility in counselling practice.
• apply counselling therapies to client’s various issues.
• Facilitate the counselling relationship and support various background clients.

3. Duration and Requirements

The Diploma course can be completed in two years if studied full-time. Part-time study options are available. Full time /2 days of class attending and online study per week ( 16.8 hours of study)

4. TRAINING LOCATION

This course is delivered in NSW and on line study also will be available for the remote area students.

5. COSTS - 2017

Course Fees

Fees for full-time students of CUA51015 – Diploma of Screen and Media are:

Each Term $1,500.00 (within two weeks from the start of the term)

6. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

This qualification has no formal entry criteria however A.C.C has the following selection criteria for this qualification:

• School leavers must have completed Year 12 or equivalent
• Non school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study and personal competencies
• If you’re under 17 years of age, special enrolment conditions may apply.

7. TRAINING PROCESS

Full time – two days of classes and online study.
In general terms, training will be provided through:
a) Classes or workshop that are held every week
b) Private study time for each subject
c) One-on-one mentoring by a qualified trainer
This may be either over the phone or Skype, in the Classes.
d) Small group study with a qualified trainer
e) Completion of a range of assignments such as Journals, Written assignment, project Report, Performance test, Presentation, small group work and reading materials.

8. ASSESSMENT POLICIES

Each unit was designed for accredited training in Screen and Media with vocational outcomes. It will train students to achieve leaning outcomes and units of competency through proper training and assessment process and tools.
Each assessment method was designed to cover units of competency.
Students who successfully completed all the requirements of each training stage graduate diploma course which means they get the result of “competent” in all subjects.
Final Academic Transcripts will show results only for subjects/units assessed as
C Competent
NYC Not Yet Competent.
When students are satisfactory in all assessments, they get the result of “Competent”
When they are not satisfactory in a certain assessment, they get “Not Yet Competent” The student whose result is “Not Yet Competent” is going to have second chance to resubmit the assignment. When the result of the second submitted assignment is still not satisfactory, the student need to pay a penalty that is 50 dollars per assignment and will get another chance to submit their assignment and that will be the last chance. If the student does not pass the subject, the student needs to enrol the whole subject again. In that case the student should pay a full payment for that subject.

9. EQUITY AND ACCESS CONSIDERATION

Australia Christian College is highly committed to equity and access policy to help students with disabilities who need help in completing the course. ACC may play a role in overcoming barriers or provide access to external services. If necessary, course delivery and assessing methods may be modified to take into account of their circumstances while maintaining integrity of the unit of competency. (See ‘ Students with Special Needs’ on your student handbook for the further details.)

10. COURSE COMPETENCIES

The following course specific competencies are achieved through completion of CUA51015 – Diploma of Screen and Media

Core Units

National Code Competency
BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts
CUAIND502 Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
CUAPPR505 Establish and maintain safe creative practice

Elective Units

National Code Competency
BSBDES402 Interpret and respond to a design brief
CUAPPM407 Create storyboards
CUAAIR401 Conduct interviews
CUABRD402 Vision mix television production
CUASOU410 Record sound on location
CUAPOS401 Edit screen content for fast turnaround
CUACAM402 Shoot screen content in a multi-camera environment
CUACAM401 Shoot a wide range of screen content
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
BSBMKG527 Plan social media engagement
BSBMKG413 Promote products and services
CUAIND402 Provide freelance services

11. COURSE STRUCTURE

CUA51015 – Diploma of Screen and Media, students must satisfactorily complete the subjects in the following table. Diploma course includes 15 subjects (3 core units and 12 electives), approximately 1350 hours of study.

Core Units

Subject Name Hours Subject length Competency Code
Originate and develop concepts 90 Term BSBCRT501
Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge 90 Term CUAIND502
Establish and maintain safe creative practice 90 Term CUAPPR505
Total(3) 270

Elective Units

Subject Name Hours Subject length Competency Code
Interpret and respond to a design brief 90 Term BSBDES402
Create storyboards 90 Term CUAPPM407
Conduct interviews 90 Term CUAAIR401
Vision mix television production 90 Term CUABRD402
Record sound on location 90 Term CUASOU410
Edit screen content for fast turnaround 90 Term CUAPOS401
Shoot screen content in a multi-camera environment 90 Term CUACAM402
Shoot a wide range of screen content 90 Term CUACAM401
Make a presentation 90 Term BSBCMM401
Plan social media engagement 90 Term BSBMKG527
Promote products and services 90 Term BSBMKG413
Provide freelance services 90 Term CUAIND402
Total(12) 1080

12. PATHWAYS

Not Applicable

13. COURSE DATES - General Courses

2017 Intensive Seminar
Term1 27/2/2017~3/3/2017
Term2 8/5/2017~12/5/2017
Term3 24/7/2017~28/7/2017
Term4 9/10/2017~13/10/2017
2017 Semester 1
Orientation 27/2/2017
Term 1 27/2 /2017 – 7/5/2017
Break 29/4/2017 – 7/5/2017
Term 2 8/5/2017 – 14/7/2017
Break 15/7/2017 – 23/7/2017

2017 Semester 2
Orientation 24/7/2017
Term 3 24/7/2017 – 22/9/2017
Break 23/9/2017 – 1/10/2017
Term 4 2/10/2017 – 8/12/2017
Break 9/12/2017 – 24/2/2018

2018 Intensive Seminar
Term1 26/2/2018-2/3/2018
Term2 7/5/2018 – 11/5/2018
Term3 23/7/2018 – 27/7/2018
Term4 1/10/2018 – 5/10/2018

2018 Semester 1
Term 1 26/2/2018 – 27/4/2018
Break 28/4/2018 – 6/5/2018
Term 2 7 May – 13/7/2018
Break 14/7/2018 – 22/7/2018

2018 Semester 2
Term 3 23/7/2018 – 21/9/2018
Break 22/9/2018 – 30/9/2018
Term 4 1/10/2018 – 7/12/2018
Break 8/12/2018 – 24/2/2019

14. COURSE DATES - Overseas Student Program

2017 Intensive Seminar
Term1 27/2/2017~3/3/2017
Term2 8/5/2017~12/5/2017
Term3 24/7/2017~28/7/2017
Term4 9/10/2017~13/10/2017
2017 Semester 1
Orientation 27/2/2017
Term 1 27/2 /2017 – 7/5/2017
Break 29/4/2017 – 7/5/2017
Term 2 8/5/2017 – 14/7/2017
Break 15/7/2017 – 23/7/2017

2017 Semester 2
Orientation 24/7/2017
Term 3 24/7/2017 – 22/9/2017
Break 23/9/2017 – 1/10/2017
Term 4 2/10/2017 – 8/12/2017
Break 9/12/2017 – 24/2/2018

2018 Intensive Seminar
Term1 26/2/2018-2/3/2018
Term2 7/5/2018 – 11/5/2018
Term3 23/7/2018 – 27/7/2018
Term4 1/10/2018 – 5/10/2018

2018 Semester 1
Term 1 26/2/2018 – 27/4/2018
Break 28/4/2018 – 6/5/2018
Term 2 7 May – 13/7/2018
Break 14/7/2018 – 22/7/2018

2018 Semester 2
Term 3 23/7/2018 – 21/9/2018
Break 22/9/2018 – 30/9/2018
Term 4 1/10/2018 – 7/12/2018
Break 8/12/2018 – 24/2/2019