Certificate III in Broadcast Technology

CUA30815

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator in the television and radio broadcasting and allied industries, who applies a broad range of competencies associated with the selection, procurement, installation and maintenance of equipment and software in a varied work context using some and discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. They may provide technical advice and support to a team.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Electrical work

In some states and territories of Australia, a restricted electrical licence is required. Restricted electrical licences allow a person to carry out electrical work incidental to a trade. Incidental work may include fault finding on equipment or changing like for like equipment by disconnecting and reconnecting the fixed wiring. It does not include any other changes to the fixed wiring.

Restricted Cabling Registration

The unit of competency ICTCBL236 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule is necessary to meet the current ACMA (Australian Communication Media Authority) restricted cabling registration requirements.

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 and Services Training Package fulfils this requirement.

    Electromagnetic emissions hazards

    Radio frequency workers must complete an electromagnetic emissions (EME) awareness course. Individuals who are required to attend sites with substantial EME hazards (such as a broadcast transmission sites) must understand the risks of EME and the necessary precautions to mitigate the risks.

    Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Creative Arts field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate III).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Creative Arts field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate III).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Creative Arts field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate III and IV).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Creative Arts field (Certificate III) are most often employed as:

    Community and Personal Service Workers

    21.5%

    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Technicians and Trades Workers

    21%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Professionals

    19.8%

    Professionals

    Industries

    Graduates of the Creative Arts field (Certificate III) are most often employed in:

    Retail trade

    28.3%

    Retail trade
    Accommodation and food services

    21.5%

    Accommodation and food services
    Education and training

    10.4%

    Education and training

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

    The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     


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    Subsidised Training

    The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
    Select a state or territory for more information.

    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.


    Career Information

    Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


    Creative Arts and Culture Career Pathway

    Certificate III in Broadcast Technology is in the Creative Arts Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Creative Arts and Culture.


    Stream

    Broadcast Technology

    Certificate IV

    Diploma

    Advanced Diploma

    Stream

    Dance
    Musical Theatre
    Community Dance Theatre & Events
    Music Industry
    Visual Arts
    Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
    Creative Industries
    Screen & Media
    Design
    Live Production & Services
    Arts Administration & Services

    Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



    Apprenticeships and Traineeships


    Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

    This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship in the state and territories coloured in blue on the map.

     


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