CUA31015 Certificate III in Screen and Media

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Course description

The Certificate III in Screen and Media (CUA31015) is an exciting qualification that will set you up for a technical career in the media industry. During 6-12 months of hands-on training you will learn how to work effectively in creative arts and gain hands-on skills creating (and editing) video and audio assets. Choose electives to follow a career path: radio and media, visual effects and animation, film and television, interactive media.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

6 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Camera Assistant$1,150 weekly pay
Lighting Technician$1,150 weekly pay
Production Assistant$1,150 weekly pay
Assistant Editor$1,150 weekly pay
Junior Animator$960 weekly pay
Junior Graphic Designer$960 weekly pay
Junior Video Editor$960 weekly pay
Eyelash and Eyebrow Technician$850 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Salon Manager$1,340 weekly pay
Radio Producer$1,350 weekly pay
Sound Engineer$1,350 weekly pay
Cosmetic Nurse$1,250 weekly pay
Film Editor$1,400 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the CUA31015 Certificate III in Screen and Media. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the CUA31015 Certificate III in Screen and Media such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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These course providers offer the CUA31015 Certificate III in Screen and Media:

TAFE Queensland
On Campus
The Illawarra ITeC
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