Qualification details

CUF30107 - Certificate III in Media (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 11/Nov/2010

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to CUA31015 - Certificate III in Screen and MediaUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Title changed. Clarification of packaging rules. Unit codes updated. 14/Jan/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to CUF30101 - Certificate III in Screen 10/Nov/2010

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBCON401A - Work effectively in a business continuity contextWork effectively in a business continuity context N/A
BSBCRT101A - Apply critical thinking techniquesApply critical thinking techniques N/A
BSBCRT301A - Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skillsDevelop and extend critical and creative thinking skills N/A
BSBCUS201A - Deliver a service to customersDeliver a service to customers N/A
BSBDES201A - Follow a design processFollow a design process N/A
BSBDES202A - Evaluate the nature of design in a specific industry contextEvaluate the nature of design in a specific industry context N/A
BSBDES302A - Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D formsExplore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms N/A
BSBDES303A - Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D formsExplore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms N/A
BSBDIV301A - Work effectively with diversityWork effectively with diversity N/A
BSBFIA301A - Maintain financial recordsMaintain financial records N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 399500 Performing Arts Technicians 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4992 Performing Arts Support Workers 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1007 Communication And Media Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Television and Radio Production,Screen and Media,Film Production,Lighting and Sound,Music Industry,Broadcasting Production,Entertainment Technical Operations,Interactive Digital Media 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Editing Assistant (Film and Television),Archival Media Technician,Lighting Technician (Productions),Audiovisual Technician,Multimedia Content Author,Technical Production Assistant (Radio),Production Assistant (Film and Television),Camera Assistant,Researcher (Film and Television),Sound Technician,Special Effects Assistant,Technical Production Assistant (Remote Area),Assistant Sound Technician (Radio),Tape Operator,Media Announcer,Screen Laboratory Assistant,Animation Assistant 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 399500 Performing Arts Technicians 11/Nov/2010 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4992 Performing Arts Support Workers 11/Nov/2010 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1007 Communication And Media Studies 11/Nov/2010 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 11/Nov/2010 
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Modification History

Not applicable.

Description

Descriptor 

This qualification 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. They may provide technical advice and support to a team.

Job roles 

  • Archival media technician
  • Camera/lighting assistant
  • Community radio program maker/presenter
  • Editing assistant
  • Interactive media author assistant
  • Production assistant.

Pathways Information

Qualification pathways 

Pathways into the qualification 

Candidates may enter the qualification with limited or no vocational experience and without a relevant lower-level qualification.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Licensing , legislative , regulatory and certification considerations 

There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, where required, a unit of competency will specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit.

National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work 

The National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work applies to persons performing dogging and rigging work. Completion of the following units is required for certification at either basic, intermediate or advanced levels.

CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging

CPCCLRG3001A Licence to perform rigging basic level

CPCCLRG3002A Licence to perform rigging intermediate level

CPCCLRG4001A Licence to perform rigging advanced level.

National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work 

Sets and staging for some performances or events may fall within the definition of construction work. If so, people entering the construction site are required to complete the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (Australian Safety Compensation Council, May 2007).

Achievement of the unit 'CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry' from the CPC08 Construction and Plumbing Integrated Framework Training Package fulfils this requirement.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

The following table contains a summary of the employability skills required by an interactive media author assistant based on the units listed above. Using this employability skills summary as an example, trainers and assessors can work out how employability skills would apply to other job roles relevant to the qualification to include important industry application of employability skills in learning and assessment strategies.

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • interpreting and clarifying written or verbal instructions
  • interpreting and applying information in user manuals for software applications
  • writing copy that meets specific requirements

Teamwork

  • seeking and responding to feedback on work in progress
  • working as a member of a production team - both independently on assignment and under direction

Problem-solving

  • anticipating and dealing with minor equipment set-up and operational problems
  • modifying graphic images and elements of web pages to achieve desired effect

Initiative and enterprise

  • generating a range of feasible ideas for visual designs within scope of job role
  • obtaining information in a culturally appropriate way
  • participating in quality improvement activities

Planning and organising

  • collecting and organising information in a way that allows for easy retrieval
  • planning work tasks in a logical sequence
  • undertaking basic research into information to be used in written copy

Self-management

  • acting within the scope of job role
  • following workplace procedures, particularly in relation to OHS
  • producing work within deadlines
  • seeking expert assistance when problems arise

Learning

  • keeping up to date with industry developments and trends
  • improving writing skills through drafting and redrafting material
  • reviewing design and creative reference material to improve understanding of visual communication principles
  • identifying and taking advantage of opportunities for ongoing professional development

Technology

  • managing files using standard naming conventions
  • using content management systems, authoring and digital imaging software
  • using link-checking software
  • using video and audio software to prepare video and audio sequences for inclusion in interactive media products

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

Total number of units  = 11 

3 core units 

8 elective units .

6 elective units  must be selected from the elective list below.

The remaining 2 elective units  may be selected from the remaining elective units listed any endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level.

Electives must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the qualification level.

Core units 

Creative thinking 

BSBCRT301A Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills

Industry context 

CUFIND301B Work effectively in the screen and media industries

OHS 

CUSOHS301A Follow occupational health and safety procedures

Elective units 

Animation and digital effects 

CUFANM301A Create 2D digital animations

CUFANM302A Create 3D digital animations

CUFANM303A Create 3D digital models

Audio /sound 

CUFSOU204A Perform basic sound editing

CUFSOU301A Prepare audio assets

CUFSOU302A Compile audio material for broadcast

CUSSOU201A Assist with sound recordings

CUSSOU202A Mix sound in a broadcasting environment

CUSSOU302A Record and mix a basic music demo

CUSSOU303A Set up and disassemble audio equipment

CUSSOU304A Restore audio tracks

CUSSOU305A Analyse soundtracks

Bookkeeping 

BSBFIA301A Maintain financial records

Broadcasting 

CUFBRD301A Perform basic transmission operations

CUFBRD302A Provide production support for television productions

CUFBRD303A Prepare video material for television transmission

Camera /cinematography 

CUFCAM201A Assist with a basic camera shoot

CUFCAM301A Shoot material for screen productions

CUFCAM302A Rig camera infrastructure

Construction 

CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

Creative thinking 

BSBCRT101A Apply critical thinking techniques

Customer service 

BSBCUS201A Deliver a service to customers

Design 

BSBDES201A Follow a design process

BSBDES202A Evaluate the nature of design in a specific industry context

BSBDES302A Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms

BSBDES303A Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms

Digital content and imaging 

CUFDIG201A Maintain interactive content

CUFDIG301A Prepare video assets

CUFDIG302A Author interactive sequences

CUFDIG303A Produce and prepare photo images

CUFDIG304A Create visual design components

Diversity 

BSBDIV301A Work effectively with diversity

Drawing 

CUVCOR08B Produce drawings to represent and communicate the concept

First aid 

HLTFA301B Apply first aid

General maintenance 

CUFGMT301A Repair and maintain production equipment

ICT use 

ICAU3019B Migrate to new technology

ICAU3126B Use advanced features of computer applications

Innovation 

BSBINN201A Contribute to workplace innovation

BSBINN301A Promote innovation in a team environment

Lighting 

CUFLGT101A Apply a general knowledge of lighting to work activities

CUFLGT301A Prepare, install and test lighting equipment

CUFLGT302A Record and operate standard lighting cues

CUFLGT303A Install and operate follow spots

CUFLGT304A Operate floor electrics

On-air presentation 

CUFAIR201A Develop techniques for presenting information on radio

CUFAIR301A Present radio programs

CUFAIR302A Develop techniques for presenting information to camera

Post-production 

CUFPOS201A Perform basic vision and sound editing

CUFPOS301A Prepare motion picture film for printing or transfer

CUFPOS302A Process motion picture film

CUFPOS303A Print motion picture film

Production planning and management 

BSBCON401A Work effectively in a business continuity context

CUFPPM301A Plan and prepare programs

CUFCMP301A Implement copyright arrangements

Research 

CUFRES201A Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication

Rigging /Dogging 

CPCCLRG3001A Licence to perform rigging basic level

CPCCLRG3002A Licence to perform rigging intermediate level

CPCCLRG4001A Licence to perform rigging advanced level

CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging

Sustainability 

BSBSUS201A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Writing 

CUFWRT301A Write content for a range of media

CUFWRT302A Write simple stories

Selecting electives for different outcomes 

The context for this qualification varies, and this must guide the selection of elective units. Examples of appropriate elective units for particular outcomes at this level follow.

Camera /lighting assistant 

Core units plus:

  • CUFCAM201A Assist with a basic camera shoot
  • CUFCAM301A Shoot material for screen productions
  • CUFCAM302A Rig camera infrastructure
  • CUFLGT101A Apply a general knowledge of lighting to work activities
  • CUFLGT302A Record and operate standard lighting cues
  • CUFLGT301A Prepare, install and test lighting equipment
  • CUFLGT303A Install and operate follow spots
  • CUFLGT304A Operate floor electrics

Community radio program maker /presenter 

Core units plus:

  • CUFRES201A Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication
  • CUFPPM301A Plan and prepare programs
  • CUFWRT301A Write content for a range of media
  • CUFSOU302A Compile audio material for broadcast
  • CUFAIR201A Develop techniques for presenting information on radio
  • CUFAIR301A Present a radio program
  • BSBDIV301A Work effectively with diversity
  • CUFSOU204A Perform basic sound editing

Interactive media author assistant 

Core units plus:

  • CUFDIG201A Maintain interactive content
  • CUFDIG301A Prepare video assets
  • CUFSOU301A Prepare audio assets
  • CUFDIG302A Author interactive sequences
  • CUFDIG303A Produce and prepare photo images
  • CUFDIG304A Create visual design components
  • CUFRES201A Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication
  • CUFWRT301A Write content for a range of media

Production assistant 

Core units plus:

  • CUFWRT301A Write content for a range of media
  • CUFPOS201A Perform basic vision and sound editing
  • CUFCMP301A Implement copyright arrangements
  • CUFRES201A Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication
  • CUFBRD302A Provide production support for television productions
  • BSBFIA301A Maintain financial records
  • CUFDIG201A Maintain interactive content
  • CUFGMT301A Repair and maintain production equipment

Archival media technician 

Core units plus:

  • CUFPOS201A Perform basic vision and sound editing
  • CUFRES201A Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication
  • CUFPOS301A Prepare motion picture film for printing or transfer
  • CUFPOS302A Process motion picture film
  • CUFPOS303A Print motion picture film
  • CUSSOU10A De-noise soundtracks
  • BSBCUS201A Deliver a service to customers
  • CULMS412B Record and maintain collection information

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