Certificate III in Screen and Media

Course code: CUA31015

Registered Training Organisation: Academy of Interactive Entertainment

RTO code: 88021

Delivered by Horsham College

Course Summary

This program offers students the opportunity to learn about the electronic media and media-related sectors.


Contribution towards VCAL

One credit towards VCAL Learning Program is awarded on successful completion of 90 nominal hours of accredited VET curriculum.

Contribution towards VCE

Students will be eligible for a credit of two VCE  VET units towards their VCE at Unit 1-2 level.

ATAR Contribution

Yes. Students wishing to receive an ATAR contribution must undertake scored assessment. This study score can contribute directly to the ATAR, either as one of the student’s best four studies (the primary four) or as a fifth or sixth study.

Scored Assessment Available

Yes. Scored assessment is based on the Units 3 and 4 sequence of CUA31015 Certificate III in Screen and Media.

National Accreditation

Program Delivery

Program structure

Delivered over two years


Horsham College

Contact Days/Hours

Wednesdays 9.10 am to 3.15 pm

Structured Workplace Learning

A minimum of 20 days work placement is recommended

Employment and Study Pathways

Possible Study Pathways

  • Certificate III in Media
  • Certificate III in Broadcasting
  • Certificate IV in Broadcasting
  • Diploma of Interactive Media
  • Diploma of Professional Games Development

Possible Career Paths

  • Photography assistant
  • Community broadcaster
  • Website designer
  • Graphic designer
  • Journalist
  • Digital video and sound editor
  • Television production assistant

Employment opportunities in Multimedia include:

  • Organisations/companies dedicated to multimedia production
  • Organisations/companies participating in  multimedia production
  • Sole operators and self-employed people specialising in any of the above areas
  • Multimedia users – companies and individuals

Fees and Equipment

Students are encouraged to bring their own learning devices such as laptops and tablets to classes.

Study Units

Units may include:

Unit code

First Year


Contribute to health and safety of self and others


Follow a design process


Create 3D digital animations


Develop drawing skills to communicate ideas


Explore and apply creative design process to 3D forms


Work effectively in the creative arts industry

Unit code

Second Year


Explore use of colour


Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills


Create 3D digital models


Prepare audio assets


Use advanced features of computer applications

* Units may vary to meet the Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority (VCAA) requirements and trends.


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