North Coast Tafe NSW

Diploma of Screen and Media



The diploma prepares you for a print or broadcast media career exploring the content creation lifecycle, from brief interpretation and interviews through to design, writing and narration.

  • $10,000*

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    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Lismore

    • February 13, 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Language literacy and numeracy

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Coursework, assessment
Payment Terms
Payment plans are available. They generally require a 25% deposit.

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Animation Designer
  • Artistic Director
  • Assistant Producer
  • Director
  • Director of Photography
  • Editor (Film and Television)
  • Lighting Designer (Productions)
  • Production Manager (Film and Television)
  • Radio Station Manager
  • Special Effects Designer
  • Specialist Make-Up Artist (Creative)
  • Information Architect
  • Interface Designer
  • Instructional Designer

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Screen and Media with North Coast Tafe NSW, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 15 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

3 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Originate and develop concepts

  • Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge

  • Establish and maintain safe creative practice

Elective Units

12 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Elective Units for this course and provider may be changing. Check with provider before enrolling.

Course Provider

North Coast TAFE is part of TAFE NSW and is one of the largest regional training providers in Australia. It has over 45,000 students enrol per year into nationally recognised courses and training. It's purpose is providing high quality, personalised vocational education and training to build prosperity, sustainability and innovation.

It has campuses in Ballina, Casino, Coffs Harbour, Grafton, Great Lakes, Kempsey, Kingscliff, Lismore, Macksville, Maclean, Murwillumbah, Port Macquarie, Taree, Wauchope, Wollongbar

Provider Type

No Restrictions