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Statement of Attainment training in Screen and Media Bridging [extract from CUA31015]


Write, shoot and edit two short films in two weeks. This course gives you the skills to script, shoot and edit a short screen production. This training introduces you to the role of a skilled operator in digital video, radio and online content creation, or a skilled assistant in the film and television production services who applies a broad range of competencies in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. You will cover four units from the Certificate III in Screen and Media and if successful you will be eligible to enter the Certificate IV in Screen and Media to further your development of skills and knowledge.

Qualification: Statement of Attainment - training in Screen and Media Bridging [extract from CUA31015]
Program No: SA-BD36
Campus: CIT Reid 
Duration: 2 weeks full time (approximately 30 hours per week) or part time equivalent, (must still be completed in two weeks, but students may choose to just complete the morning (storytelling) sessions, or just the afternoon (shooting and editing) sessions.

Additional individual study of approximately 8 hours per week including online activities, research, report writing, team work, skill development, creative product development, etc.
Cost Info:

The 2019 Semester 2 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total program cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once.

Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Costs identified as Apprentice or Trainee apply only to students studying as part of an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement. The qualification cost for an Apprentice or Trainee is subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible Apprentices or Trainees.

Costs identified as Full Fee receive no government subsidy. Concessions are not available.

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance.

Information about studying under Skilled Capital is also available.

Indicative Cost: $401
Likely Job Outcome: Gives skills and knowledge to gain entry into Certificate IV Screen and Media at CIT.
Enrolment Type: Standard

Additional Information

An external hard drive (approx. $95) would be useful as it allows students to retain a copy of their work at each stage of the process and to easily keep a copy of the final projects.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

Open Entry.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

  • Literacy Skills Information

    • We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Foundation Skills or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

  • Transition Information

    • Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

  • Subject Cancellations/Changes

    • To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at

Subject Information

Complete 4 subjects

Core: Complete all 4

  • BSBCRT301   Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
    • CIT Code: INNO108
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes skills and knowledge required to develop the habit of thinking in a more creative way through looking at things differently, musing, testing, experimenting and challenging existing thought patterns. It applies to individuals who need to develop and extend their critical and creative thinking skills to different issues and situations and have a range of problem solving, evaluation and analysis skills. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CUACAM201   Assist with a basic camera shoot
    • CIT Code: MEDA310
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with setting up and shooting low-budget, low end single-camera video productions. It applies to individuals who work under the direction of a qualified camera operator on pre-production and production tasks, including shooting footage with basic camera equipment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CUAPOS201   Perform basic vision and sound editing
    • CIT Code: MEDA313
      Cost: Standard $191.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform basic editing functions for screen productions. It applies to individuals responsible for digitising, cutting and logging pre-recorded image and audio content under the direction of an experienced editor. Within clearly defined parameters, they also edit content using the basic functions of editing software.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CUAWRT302   Write simple stories
    • CIT Code: MEDA325
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge to write simple stories for a wide range of media, using linear and non-linear structures. It applies to individuals who write in response to a clearly-defined brief, under supervision of a senior writer or editor. Stories are short, such as a story for one or two animated objects, a dialogue between characters, or a creative piece for print media.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Advanced Diploma Screen and Media CUA60615
Diploma Screen and Media CUA51015
Certificate IV Screen and Media CUA41215
Certificate III Screen and Media CUA31015

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email