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Full Time: 1 year



Learn the skills for creating, producing and presenting both radio and television programs in this one year Diploma of Screen and Media.

During the year, you will produce and present radio shows from the Chadstone campus radio studio.

Enjoy the benefits of our unique partnership with community television station Channel 31, which allows you to create and produce your own television series.

You will also participate in industry work experience, develop presentation and voice skills, and learn to promote your work.

Key study areas include researching and writing for radio and television, recording and editing sound for news stories, ads and radio features, panelling and producing live radio, and filming and editing video packages for broadcast.

You will also gain experience in various crew roles in a multi-camera TV studio, and presenting on radio and TV.

The course also covers areas such as media law, creative thinking, job seeking and maximising social media engagement.

Course structure

To receive this qualification you must complete three core units and 12 elective units.

Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.

If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this program.


Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards





Establish and maintain safe creative practice


Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge


Originate and develop concepts


Collaborate in a creative process


Conduct interviews


Conduct research


Edit screen content for fast turnaround


Explore issues on air


Plan social media engagement


Produce programs and program segments


Promote products and services


Realise productions


Shoot a wide range of screen content


Shoot screen content in a multi-camera environment


Write narration and material for current affairs, features and documentaries

Entry requirements

Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.

VCE or equivalent; or mature age (at least 18 years of age and away from formal education for at least one year).

Applicants are required to attend an interview.


You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.




Graduates who successfully complete this course can seek entry to the second year of Film and Television Degree programs at many universities.


- Radio and television producer/presenter
- Camera/lighting operator
- Sound/picture editor
- Production assistant

How to apply


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Full Fee


Government subsidised


Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

VET Student Loans are available to eligible students to pay for tuition fees for this course. Read more about VET Student Loans.

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Contact details

Animation, Screen and Media Open Days

To be successful in these rapidly moving fields you need specialist skills, knowledge and experience with the latest technology and techniques. Visit us on Open Day and meet the Coordinator, tour the facilities and learn more about what is offered in the field of animation, live action and the film industries.

- , Thu, 29 Nov - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

Learn the skills for creating, producing and presenting both radio and television programs in this one year hands on course. During the year you will produce and present radio shows from the Chadstone campus radio studio. Visit us on Open Day and meet the teachers, tour the facilities and ask questions and learn more about the exciting world of broadcasting in Radio and TV.

- , Thu, 29 Nov - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

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