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CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media

Course Information
Qualification:CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media
CRICOS Course Code:093984G
Duration:40 weeks tuition + up to 12 weeks break = 52 weeks total
Study Type:Full time: 20 hours face to face per week


This course is organised into 15 units of competency, made up of 3 core units and 12 elective units.

 Units of Competency CodesUnits of Competency Names
Core UnitsCUAIND502Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
CUAPPR505Establish and maintain safe creative practice
BSBCRT501Originate and develop concepts core
Elective UnitsBSBDES403Develop and extend design skills and practice
BSBDES402Interpret and respond to a design brief
CUAANM302Create 3D digital animations
CUAANM501Create 3D digital character animation
CUAANM502Create 3D digital environments
CUAANM503Design animation and digital visual effects
CUADIG504Design games
CUADIG507Design digital simulations
CUAANM403Create titles for screen productions
CUAANM402Create digital visual effects
CUAPPM407Create storyboard
CUAWRT502Develop storylines and treatments


The CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media enables individuals to use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate the work of self and/or team in the television, radio, film and digital media industries.


In order to gain entry into this course, the potential student must:
● Be 18 years of age or over
● Have satisfactorily completed Year 12 in the Australian High School (or equivalent), and
● Have an IELTS band score of minimum 5.5 or TOEFL 500 (or equivalent)

The course is delivered over 52 weeks. It includes 40 weeks of tuition and 12 weeks of term breaks.

Delivery of this qualification combines trainer led theory classes, practical sessions involving small groups, individual and team activities, practical demonstrations and role plays. Computer based activities and projects will be undertaken using computer lab hardware and software

Each unit of competency involves assessment tasks conducted in a range of contexts. Such assessment tasks may include case studies, practical demonstrations, individual projects, report writing, portfolios of evidence, closed book examinations, role plays and oral presentations.

This qualification aims to provide the skills and knowledge for an individual to work as an animation designer, artistic director, assistant producer, director, director of photography, editor (film and television), production manager (film and television) or a special effects designer.

Successful graduates of CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media may undertake or a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications or gain entry into the second year of WIN’s Bachelor of Interactive Media.


Have you studied this topic before? We will recognise competencies gained through previous learning, work and life experiences.

Students can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/ Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) before they commence the course or a particular unit. Students will need to provide evidence that they are already competent in this/these specific unit/s. Email info@win.edu.au for further information.

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