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CUA31020 VETDSS - Certificate III in Screen and Media


2 Years ½ Day/Week







Full qualification

Entry requirements

  • Attending a secondary school
  • Literacy and numeracy level equivalent to the successful completion of Year 9

You will learn

  • How to create and design engaging 2D digital animations
  • Develop content writing abilities for various media platforms
  • Learn to produce and prepare high-quality photo images
  • Follow a structured design process to enhance creative work
  • Develop hands-on experience utilising the Adobe suite of products


Course outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program you will receive:

  • Recognition of up to two VCE VET units at Units 1 and 2 level, and a VCE VET Units 3 and 4 sequence
  • ATAR contribution: if you undertake scored assessment, the study score can contribute directly to the ATAR, either as one of your best four studies (the primary four) or as a fifth or sixth study increment 
  • Certificate III in Screen and Media qualification

Dress code and course materials

  • Clothing suitable for program activities - school uniform

Assessment is based on

  • Hands-on projects
  • Assignments and quizzes 
  • Portfolio
  • Team projects

Applications for this course are currently closed and will re-open early August

Please express your interest in this course with your school VET Coordinator.

Applications & attendance

Please contact Customer Service on 5225 0800 to discuss upcoming intakes.


Unfortunately we cannot always guarantee you will secure a place in your selected course. We recommend you apply early.



Core Units Code Hours
Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment BSBCRT311 40
Apply work health and safety practices CUAWHS312 30
Work effectively in the creative arts industry CUAIND311 50
Elective Units Code Hours
Author interactive sequences CUADIG312 40
Create 2D digital animations CUAANM301 35
Create visual design components CUADIG304 30
Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms CUADES302 60
Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms CUADES303 60
Plan and prepare program content CUAPPM312 60
Produce and prepare photo images CUADIG303 20
Write content for a range of media CUAWRT301 40


Please note that the electives listed are those delivered by the Gordon but you may not be required to complete all of these to successfully complete this qualification. In order to clarify what is required to complete this qualification, please check


Date published: 4/04/2024 8:02:39 PM