This training will give you the skills and knowledge required to write content for a range of purposes and platforms such as content for websites, social media, or for announcements on radio and television.
This training will also aim to build your understanding of creativity, how creative people think, and how creativity has been applied throughout history. It aims to provide individuals with inspiration and ideas to take into their own work and lives.
|Statement of Attainment - training in Writing for Screen [extract from CUA41215]|
|8 weeks part time, with one 3-hour session per week. Approximately 4 hours of additional work per week will be required, online and practical. Such work will include writing exercises, assignments and online reading/research.|
The 2021 Semester 1 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.
Likely Job Outcome:
|Entry-level work as a writing assistant in the media or publishing industries, freelance writing, OR gives you one element in the package of the skills / knowledge required before applying for entry to Diploma of Screen and Media Production CUA51015 DP-BD21 at CIT.|
Portable hard drive (capacity 500GB min.).
You will be required to:
A. Attend an interview to prove your interest in creating media content.
B. Provide a portfolio of your writing, video, audio or photographic work.
C. Complete three comprehension exercises with written, aural and visual comprehension tasks.
D. Complete a short script editing exercise.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complete 2 subjects
Core: Complete 2
- CUAWRT301 Write content for a range of media
CIT Code: MEDA318 Cost: Standard $88.00
Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to write content for a range of purposes and platforms. It applies to individuals who could be expected to write both original and re-purposed non-narrative content for websites, social media or for announcements on radio and television. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication. Prerequisites: Nil
- BSBCRT403 Explore the history and social impact of creativity
CIT Code: INNO110 Cost: Standard $110.00
Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to explore the history and social impact of creativity. It applies to individuals who develop and apply a broad knowledge of the history of creativity. Understanding the concept of creativity, how creative people think and how creativity has been applied throughout history can provide individuals with inspiration and ideas to take into their own work and lives. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication. Prerequisites: Nil
For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email email@example.com