C4374 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media

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Plan: C4374 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media
Campus: City Campus


Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Certificate IV in Screen and Media
Qualification national code: CUA41215
Nominal hours: 905
Career: TAFE
Duration: 1 Year - Full Time
Location: City Campus
Owning school: Media and Communication (345T)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/mediacommunication
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

The objective of this program is for you to develop skills and knowledge needed in the Broadcast Television Industry for entry level technician and operational management roles.

The areas of study include:

  • Studio production including vision switching and multi-camera operation.
  • Single camera digital video production in either ENG (electronic news gathering) or EFP (electronic field production).
  • Digital video post production, graphics generation & effects.
  • Lighting for studio & location.
  • Audio recording for studio & location.
  • Technical direction & operation of camera control units, EVS and specialised broadcast equipment.


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Articulation and pathways


Pathways refer to related programs for which you may be eligible once you have graduated from your current program.
When you have successfully completed the Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Television Production), you may be eligible to undertake further studies in:

CUA50415 Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services
CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media
CUA60615 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media

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Entrance requirements

Academic entrance requirements:  There are no minimum requirements.

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites

Selection Requirements: Applicants will be required to be interviewed, either in person or via phone/skype.
Please refer to the VTAC guide for additional information.

International English language requirements:

  • IELTS (Academic): 5.5 (no band less than 5.0)
  • TOEFL (Paper based): 530 (TWE 3.5)
  • TOEFL (Internet Based Test – iBT): Overall score of 71 with minimum of 17 in any sections
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE(A)): 42 (no band less than 36)

Refer to: http://www.rmit.edu.au/study-with-us/international-students/apply-to-rmit-international-students/entry-requirements/


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External accreditation and industry links

In Australia there are no professional bodies that recognise or accredit programs in Screen and Media (Television Production).

All course delivery and assessment is informed by industry through the Program Advisory Committee.

The Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Television Production) is strongly connected with industry. It has been developed with the support and input of people working across the Australian Television industry.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

As a student in this program you need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  There may be costs for lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, and for consumables such as printer paper. Commercial internet service providers may also charge for internet access outside the university campus. There may be other relevant costs for your program. Your program will advise you of these costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services
As a student enrolled at RMIT University you can use all the services provided by the Library. These include study spaces, books, journals and course-related materials such as DVDs, past exams, and newspapers. You can also request items from any library in the world through our document delivery service.

RMIT Library staff can show you how to find the information you need for your assignments and how to make the most of the library resources. You can speak to a librarian, work through web-based tutorials or use our online “Ask a Librarian” service. 

All students have unlimited access to our specialist electronic resources. These include e-books, e-journals and newspapers to make it easier for you to get the information you need, when you need it.  Our collections are continually updated to ensure the currency and accuracy of the resources you use.

Computers are available at every Library site. You can access the Internet, myRMIT and Library e-resources. You can also access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library

Online learning tools and content
You can access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses at myRMIT.

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University
RMIT University provides resources and opportunities to help you to achieve your study and career goals.
Services are available face to face and online for:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences if relevant
  • enabling assistance - if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning
  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance

We offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.  The Ngarara Willim Centre offers ongoing guidance with study, living and cultural needs.

You can find more information at http://www.rmit.edu.au/students

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