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CUA20215 - Certificate II in Creative Industries

What content is covered in the training?

The CUA20215 Certificate II in Creative Industries is suited for students who have the desire to work in a community broadcasting environment but have no prior experience.

The qualification provides foundation skills for new entrants to the industry. It can also provide experienced staff with the opportunity to further develop their skills and gain a formal qualification.

This qualification allows learners to develop skills and knowledge to prepare for work but there are few specific employment outcomes at this level. Possible job titles relevant to the qualification include:

  • Community Radio Production Assistant

 Units

Participants need to complete 10 units of competency, consisting of:

  • 3 Core units
  • 7 Elective units

Core Units

Unit Code

Unit Name

BSBWOR203

BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others

CUAIND201

CUAIND201 Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge

CUAWHS302

CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices

 Elective Units

Unit Code

Unit Name

BSBDIV301

Work effectively with diversity

BSBCRT301

Develop and Extend Critical and Creative Thinking Skills

CUASOU204

Mix sound in a broadcasting environment

CUAAIR201

Develop techniques for presenting information on radio

CUASOU202

Perform basic sound editing

CUARES201

Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication

ICTWEB201

Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement

 Who can undertake the training?

This course is suitable for new volunteers at community radio stations. Learners will have been through a station induction process and must be involved in a range of compulsory station activities to complement their learning experience, including attending station meetings and participating in existing program teams as a new volunteer.

 What are the entry requirements for this course?

Learners must be volunteers or workers at a community radio station and have undergone a station induction process. They must be engaged at the station for the duration of the course in compulsory station activities, including station meetings and participating in an existing program team.

 How is the course delivered and assessed?

Training and assessment will take place in a radio station by a qualified Trainer monitoring your progress.

The course is delivered with both theory and practical elements and is completed both in a simulated working environment and on-the-job. The delivery of training will include a mixture of classroom delivery, group discussions and individual research and exercises.

Assessment is used to provide you with feedback on your progress and to measure your skills and knowledge against the training qualification requirements and those of the industry. The assessment process will include written and practical presentations, observation and classroom participation and will require some time away from the training rooms completing assignments and self-paced exercises.

 How long is the course?

To undertake the CUA20215 Certificate II in Creative Industries, enrolled students must complete 10 units.

This course is delivered over a period of 12-21 weeks.

You will be required to:

  • Attend 19 x 6hr face to face training sessions
  • Plan 20 hours each week for online and community radio station activities and assessments

It is important that you commit to attending all of the classes. If you do miss a class, it is equally important you contact your trainer to discuss how you can catch up.

How often are the courses offered?

The CUA20215 Certificate II in Creative Industries course is offered at various approved partner stations with classes being held at times which suit full time workers and students.

Courses are run regularly throughout the year. Please ask your station’s Training Coordinator about training dates

Is the course available online?

The CMTO has an online school and webinars available to students. So as a student you will need to have access to a computer and the Internet. If you don’t, the CMTO will try to locate services where you may be able to access these in your area.

The online school is where you can complete assessments and access learning materials and links. You can also see your feedback from your trainer and track your progress.

How much will it cost?

CMTO Training is subsidised by the Community Broadcasting Foundation’s National Training Project and therefore the CMTO does not charge course fees to participants.

In the case of the NSW Smart and Skilled funded courses offered by the CMTO from time to time, fees will apply.  For further information on fees for Smart and Skilled courses see www.smartandskilled.com.au

Your station will receive funding for hosting the training and the trainer is paid by the CMTO.

Other fees

For re- issuance of Certificates and Statements of Attainments the student will be charged $20 per document required. Payment for the re-issuance of such documents is required prior to the re-issuance occurring by the RTO.

 Would you like more information?

 

 If you are interested in getting training started at your organisation please fill out this Training Application Form.

You can contact our friendly team at the Community Media Training Organisation by calling: 02 9318 9626 (Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm).

 

 

CUA31015 - Certificate III in Screen and Media

 What Content is covered in the Training?

The CUA31015 Certificate III in Media 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 judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge.

Job roles and titles vary across the industry but possible jobs which are relevant to this qualification are:

  • Community radio program maker/presenter.

 Units

Participants need to complete 11 units of competency, consisting of:

  • 3 Core units
  • 8 Elective units

Core Units

Unit Code

Unit Name

BSBCRT301

Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills

CUAIND301

Work effectively in the creative arts industry

BSBWHS201

Contribute to health and safety of self and others

 Elective Units:

Unit Code

Unit Name

CUAAIR401

Conduct Interviews

CUAAIR301

Present radio programs

CUAPPM302

Plan and prepare programs

CUAWRT301

Write content for a range of media

CUARES201

Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication

CUAAIR201

Develop techniques for presenting information on radio

CUASOU202

Perform basic sound editing

ICTWEB201

Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement

 How is it clustered?

The CMTO delivers the Certificate III in Screen and Media through three clustered Skill Sets:

Statement of Attainment Broadcasting Skills

CUAAIR201

Develop techniques for presenting information on radio

CUAAIR301

Present radio programs

CUAPPM302

Plan and prepare programs

CUAWRT301

Write content for a range of media

Statement of Attainment Interviewing Skills

CUARES201

Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication

CUAAIR401

Conduct Interviews

CUASOU202

Perform basic sound editing

Statement of Attainment Creative Industry Skills

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

ICTWEB201

Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement

Who Can Undertake the Training?

This course is suitable for community radio volunteers who are active members of a station. Learners will have been through a station induction process and must be involved in a range of compulsory station activities to complement their learning experience, including attending station meetings and participating in existing program teams as a volunteer.

What are the entry requirements for this course?

Learners must be volunteers or workers at a community radio station. They must have undergone a station induction process and be engaged at the station for the duration of the course in compulsory station activities, including station meetings and participating in an existing program team.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

Training and assessment will take place in a radio station by a qualified Trainer monitoring your progress.

The course is delivered with both theory and practical elements and is completed both in a simulated working environment and on-the-job. The delivery of training will include a mixture of classroom delivery, group discussions and individual research and exercises.

Assessment is used to provide you with feedback on your progress and to measure your skills and knowledge against the training qualification requirements and those of the industry. The assessment process will include written and practical presentations, observation and classroom participation and will require some time away from the training rooms completing assignments and self-paced exercises.

 How long is the course?

To undertake the CUA31015 Certificate III in Screen and Media, enrolled students must complete 11 units.

The CMTO offers this course as three separate Skill Sets:

Statement of Attainment Broadcasting Skills (4 units)

This skill set is delivered over a period of 10-14 weeks.

You will be required to:

  • Attend 10 x 6hr face to face training sessions
  • Plan 20 hours each week for online and community radio station activities and assessments

 Statement of Attainment Interviewing Skills (3 Units)

This skill set is delivered over a period of 9-12 weeks.

You will be required to:

  • Attend 8 x 6hr face to face training sessions
  • Plan 20 hours each week for online and community radio station activities and assessments

 Statement of Attainment Creative Industry Skills (4 Units)

This skill set is delivered over a period of 10-14 weeks.

You will be required to:

  • Attend 10 x 6hr face to face training sessions
  • Plan 20 hours each week for online and community radio station activities and assessments

It is important that you commit to attending all of the classes. If you do miss a class, it is equally important you contact your trainer to discuss how you can catch up.

How often are the courses offered?        

The CUA31015 Certificate III in Screen and Media skill sets are offered at various approved partner stations with classes being held at times which suit full time workers and students.

Courses are run regularly throughout the year. Please ask your station’s Training Coordinator about training dates.

Is the course available online?

The CMTO has an online school and webinars available to students. So as a student you will need to have access to a computer and the Internet. If you don’t, the CMTO will try to locate services where you may be able to access these in your area.

The online school is where you can complete assessments and access learning materials and links. You can also see your feedback from your trainer and track your progress.

How much will it cost?

CMTO Training is subsidised by the Community Broadcasting Foundation’s National Training Project and therefore the CMTO does not charge course fees to participants.

In the case of the NSW Smart and Skilled funded courses offered by the CMTO from time to time, fees will apply. For further information on fees for Smart and Skilled courses see www.smartandskilled.com.au

Your station will receive funding for hosting the training and the trainer is paid by the CMTO.

Other fees

For re- issuance of Certificates and Statements of Attainments the student will be charged $20 per document required. Payment for the re-issuance of such documents is required prior to the re-issuance occurring by the RTO.

Would you like more information?

If you are interested in getting training started at your organisation please fill out this Training Application Form.

You can contact our friendly team at the Community Media Training Organisation by calling: 02 9318 9626 (Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

 

CUA41215 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media

What Content is covered in the Training?

The CUA41215 Certificate IV in Screen and Media reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts in the film, television, radio and digital media industries. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.

Job roles and titles vary across the industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Radio Producer
  • Production Coordinator

Units

Participants need to complete 13 units of competency, consisting of:

  • 3 Core units
  • 10 Elective units

 Core Units

Unit Code

Unit Name

BSBSMB301

Investigate micro business opportunities

BSBCRT401

Articulate, present and debate ideas

CUAWHS302

Apply work health and safety practices

 Elective Units

Unit Code

Unit Name

CUAAIR201

Develop techniques for presenting information on air

CUASOU202

Perform basic sound editing

CUAAAIR401

Conduct Interviews

CUABRT404

Co-ordinate outside broadcasts

CUARES402

Conduct research

CUAWRT301

Write content for a range of media

CUAWRT403

Write Narration and materials for current affairs, features and documentaries

CUASOU407

Edit Sound

CUAPPM302

Plan and prepare program content

CUASOU405

Record Sound

 Who can undertake the training?

This course is suitable for experienced volunteers at community radio stations who would like to extend their skills beyond on-air broadcasting. Learners must be volunteers or workers at a community radio station with a minimum of 12 months experience.

They will have an interest in producing an outside broadcast, as well as producing a radio feature or documentary. Learners will have undertaken a station induction process and must be involved in a range of compulsory station activities to complement their learning experience, including attending station meetings and participating in existing program teams as a volunteer.

What are the entry requirements for this course?

Learners must be volunteers or workers at a community radio station with a minimum of 12 months experience.

 How is the course delivered and assessed?

Training and assessment will take place in a radio station by a qualified Trainer monitoring your progress.

The course is delivered with both theory and practical elements and is completed both in a simulated working environment and on-the-job. The delivery of training will include a mixture of classroom delivery, group discussions and individual research and exercises.

Assessment is used to provide you with feedback on your progress and to measure your skills and knowledge against the training qualification requirements and those of the industry. The assessment process will include written and practical presentations, observation and classroom participation and will require some time away from the training rooms completing assignments and self-paced exercises.

How long is the course?

To undertake the CUA41215 Certificate IV in Screen and Media, enrolled students must complete 13 units.

This course is delivered over a period of 18-26 weeks.

You will be required to:

  • Attend 20 x 6hr face to face training sessions
  • Undertake 7 hours of face-to-face mentoring
  • Plan 20 hours each week for online and community radio station activities and assessments

It is important that you commit to attending all of the classes. If you do miss a class, it is equally important you contact your trainer to discuss how you can catch up.

Is there a short-course option?

The CMTO has clustered 9 units from the CUA41215 Certificate IV in Screen and Media so students can undertake a Statement of Attainment Radio Production Skills.

The Statement of Attainment Radio Production Skills short course is for workers and volunteers in community radio who want to up-skill. Learners will explore how to work in the creative industries, with a focus on developing freelancing skills, making radio features and coordinating outside broadcasts.

Job roles and titles vary across the industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Radio Producer
  • Production Coordinator

Units

The Statement of Attainment Radio Production Skills requires participants complete 9 units of competency, consisting of:

  • 3 Core units
  • 6 Elective units

 Core Units

Unit Code

Unit Name

BSBSMB301

Investigate micro business opportunities

BSBCRT401

Articulate, present and debate ideas

CUAWHS302

Apply work health and safety practices

Elective Units:

CUAWRT403

Write Narration and materials for current affairs, features and documentaries

CUARES402

Conduct research

CUABRT404

Co-ordinate outside broadcasts

CUASOU407

Edit Sound

CUASOU405

Record Sound

CUAAIR401

Conduct Interviews

How long is the Short Course?

To undertake the Statement of Attainment Radio Production Skills, enrolled students must complete 9 units.

This skill set is delivered over a period of 16-21 weeks.

You will be required to:

  • Attend 15 x 6hr face to face training sessions
  • Undertake 7 hours of face-to-face mentoring
  • Plan 15 hours each week for online and community radio station activities and assessments

It is important that you commit to attending all of the classes. If you do miss a class, it is equally important you contact your trainer to discuss how you can catch up.

How often are the courses offered?        

The CUA41215 Certificate IV in Screen and Media course & Statement of Attainment Radio Production Skills are offered at various approved partner stations with classes being held at times which suit full-time workers and students.

Courses are run regularly throughout the year. Please ask your station’s Training Coordinator about training dates.

Is the course available online?

The CMTO has an online school and webinars available to students. So as a student you will need to have access to a computer and the Internet. If you don’t, the CMTO will try to locate services where you may be able to access these in your area.

The online school is where you can complete assessments and access learning materials and links. You can also see your feedback from your trainer and track your progress.

How much will it cost?

CMTO Training is subsidised by the Community Broadcasting Foundation’s National Training Project and therefore the CMTO does not charge course fees to participants.

In the case of the NSW Smart and Skilled funded courses offered by the CMTO from time to time, fees will apply. For further information on fees for Smart and Skilled courses see www.smartandskilled.com.au

Your station will receive funding for hosting the training and the trainer is paid by the CMTO.

Other fees

For re- issuance of Certificates and Statements of Attainments the student will be charged $20 per document required. Payment for the re-issuance of such documents is required prior to the re-issuance occurring by the RTO.

Would you like more information?

 

 If you are interested in getting training started at your organisation please fill out this Training Application Form.

You can contact our friendly team at the Community Media Training Organisation by calling: 02 9318 9626 (Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm).