Diploma of Screen and Media CUA51020, CRICOS Code: 110259B



  • CUA51020 – Diploma of Screen and Media, CRICOS Code: 110259B



The Diploma in Screen Media offers a hands-on approach in filmmaking to inspire a new generation of visual storytellers.

Develop a professional showreel showcasing your expertise in directing, cinematography, scriptwriting, producing, editing, sound design and visual effects. Explore the art of creating original content through diverse approaches such as narrative feature films, documentaries, and digital journalism.
The nationally recognised Diploma of Screen and Media equips you with the skills you need to pursue a wide range of roles in the screen and media industry. Specialise in film and TV production, radio broadcasts, podcasts, digital animation, sound or game design as you level up your career.


Entry Requirements

To enter CUA51020 – Diploma of Screen and Media, candidates should have a year 12 school certificate, its equivalent or maturity and appropriate life experience. It is recommended that candidates have relevant experience to indicate likely success at this level of qualification in a job role involving:

  • The self-directed application of knowledge with substantial depth in some areas
  • The exercise of independent judgement and decision-making
  • The application of relevant technical and other skills.


Course Prerequisites

no prerequisite requirements.


Duration of Qualification and Volume of Learning

This program is a full-time course completed over a period of 2 years full time

The AQF Volume of Learning for a CUA51020 – Diploma of Screen and Media is 1200 ~ 2400 hours. Please refer to details of how this program meets this requirement on following pages including our timetable and details about weekly training and assessment, online lecture, practice in workplace.



The primary pathway from this qualification is into the Diploma of Screen and Media. Students may also undertake further studies in Advanced diploma of screen and media by undertaking qualifications such as Graduate Certificate in screen and media and Graduate Diploma of screen and media.


Employment Outcomes

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

Graduates will be able to apply integrated theoretical concepts and skills related to theological beliefs of church groups and knowledge of groups holding other views which are relevant to Christian ministry contexts.
The purpose of this course is to either:

  • Qualify individuals to serve and lead in church groups and other ministry contexts within a broad range of specialised independent roles and in accordance with the values, procedures and practice guidelines of those church groups and Christian ministry contexts, or
  • To provide a pathway for further learning by progression to higher level of qualifications developed in conjunction with this course, and in particular, to the Advanced Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology


Core and Elective Units

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 15

  • 4 core units
  • 11 elective units, of which:

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core Units

Unit Code Unit Title
CUAIND412 Provide freelance services (90 hrs)
CUAIND512 Enhance professional practice using creative arts industry knowledge (90 hrs)
CUAPPR411 Realise a creative project (90 hrs)
CUAPPR515 Establish and maintain safe creative practice (90 hrs)

Elective Units

Unit Code Unit Title
CUAAIR411 Plan and conduct interviews (90 hrs)
CUAANM413 Create titles for screen productions (90 hrs)
CUACAM411 Shoot different screen content (90 hrs)
CUACAM412 Shoot screen content in a multi-camera environment (180 hrs)
CUAPOS511 Edit complex media productions (90 hrs)
CUASOU410 Record sound on location (90 hrs)
CUAWRT401 Edit texts (180 hrs)
BSBCMM411 Make presentations (90 hrs)
CUABRD412 Vision mix productions (90 hrs)
CUAPPM417 Create storyboards (90 hrs)
CUAWRT415 Write narration and material for productions (90 hrs)

*Notes on Unit Selection:

  •  The units included in this qualification have been selected with reference to the

*Notes on Unit Selection:

  • The units included in this qualification have been selected with reference to the Training Package and in consultation with industry partners