CMTO Accredited courses offer students nationally-recognised qualifications. Courses range from 6-12 months and require an ongoing commitment from students.

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CUA31015 - Certificate III in Screen and Media

CUA31015 - Certificate III in Screen and Media is designed for people wanting to work, or develop their skills, as radio program makers/presenters, editing/production assistants, interactive media authors or camera/lighting assistants. It reflects the role of a skilled operator in the film, television, radio or digital media industries who applies a broad range of competencies in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgment and relevant theoretical knowledge.


Students are required to complete 11 units (including 3 core units) in order to obtain the full CUA31015 - Certificate III in Screen and Media. CMTO offers a specially tailored set of 11 units across two terms.

Units of Competency

CUAIND301 Work effectively in the creative arts industry
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
BSBCRT301 Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
CUAAIR401 Conduct interviews
CUAAIR201 Develop techniques for presenting information on air
CUASOU202 Perform basic sound editing
CUARES201 Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication
CUADIG201 Maintain interactive content
CUAPPM302Plan and prepare program content
CUAWRT301 Write content for a range of media
CUAAIR301 Present programs on air

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CUA41215 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media

graduation capThe CUA41215 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media offered by the CMTO is designed for people who are interested in holding a wide range of skills in audio production and broadcasting. The CMTO also offers students enrolled in the course a number of opportunities to develop their online skills through the CMTO professional development program for Certificate IV students.

Feature and Documentary Making and Outside Broadcasting

This short course concentrates on creative production skills for documentary and feature making. Whether it’s investigative documentary making or creative storytelling, this course covers the skills you need to make high quality pre-recorded content.

During this course you will:

  • Attend masterclasses with guest lecturers and tutors.
  • Join a listening room and forum to reflect and discuss good story telling and production.
  • Attend monthly webinars.
  • Meet fortnightly with your supervisor.
  • Produce a long-form documentary from the research stage through to the final master.
  • Produe an outside broadcast
  • Attend professional development opportunities offered by the CMTO including short one day courses and webinars.

Units of Competency: 

BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunities

CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices 

BSBCRT401 Articulate, present and debate ideas 

CUAAIR201 Develop techniques for presenting information on air

CUASOU202 Perform basic sound editing 

CUAPPM302 Plan and prepare program content

CUAWRT301 Write content for a range of media

CUAWRT403 Write narration and material for current affairs, features and documentaries 

CUARES402 Conduct research

CUASOU407 Edit sound

CUASOU405 Record Sound

CUABRT404 Coordinate Outside Broadcasts

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