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Statement of Attainment training in Camera Skills for Screen [extract from CUA41215]


This training will provide the skills and knowledge required to prepare, set up and shoot a wide range of screen content using professional video equipment in a single-camera environment.


Statement of Attainment - training in Camera Skills for Screen [extract from CUA41215]

Program No:



CIT Reid 


8 weeks part-time, with one 3-hour session per week. Approximately 6 hours of additional off-campus work will be required, online and practical. Such activity will include camerawork practise and online reading/research.

Cost Info:

The 2021 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.

Indicative Cost:


Likely Job Outcome:

Entry-level work as a camera assistant, freelance camera operator work, 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.

Application Type:


Additional Information

Headphones (that fully enclose the ears, not earbuds); SD cards (at least 2, class 10, capacity 32GB); hard drive (capacity 1TB min.).

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

You will be required to:
A. Attend an interview to prove your interest in creating media content.
B. Provide a portfolio of your video, audio or photographic work.
C. Complete three comprehension exercises with written, aural and visual comprehension tasks.

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.

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 1 subject

Complete 1

  • CUACAM401   Shoot a wide range of screen content
    • CIT Code: MEDA354
      Cost: Standard $257.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare, set up and shoot a wide range of screen content using professional video equipment in a single camera environment. It applies to individuals who usually work without supervision, either as employees of a production house or as freelancers on assignment. Individuals often need to collaborate with producers, directors and production professionals to achieve the camera, sound and lighting outcomes of the shoot.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Advanced Diploma Screen and Media CUA60615
Diploma Screen and Media CUA51015
Statement Attainment training Write Content for Media [from CUA]
Statement Attainment training Editing for Screen [extract from CUA41215]

More Information

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