Certificate III Students filming their own scripted and story boarded scenes.

22307VIC Certificate III in Acting (Screen) – Year Two

The second year focuses on rehearsing and performing scripts, performance in front of camera, screen tests, rehearsing and filming scenes and styles, protocols and knowledge of the film and television industry in Australia, camera techniques and filming styles. Apart from 7 core Units of Competency Students select 1 Elective Unit of Competency for Certificate III with the intended career explorations of make up design, audition and select performers, directing, presenting and media & screen expertise

Industry Interaction: Some industry experience will be integrated into the course through:

  • Visits to suitable Film and Television sets, if available.
  • Visits/lectures/workshops from industry guest speakers.

COURSE OUTLINE • Overview and Introduction to the working of the Film and Television Industry • Legislation and governing bodies • Film and Television careers and skills • Types of auditions • Audition preparation • Health, fitness and diet, grooming & make-up • Script knowledge and development • Rehearsing and performing scripts • Performance in front of camera/live audiences • Screen tests • Rehearsing and filming scenes and styles (contemporary and classical) • Acting Techniques (action acting/stunts, improvisation, character development) • Camera techniques and filming styles • Protocols and knowledge of working in the Film and Television industry • Workplace communication, business opportunities, OH&S


Film clipsStand out Monologues (below)

Units of Competency (UoC’s)

BSBDIV301-Work effectively with diversity
This unit describes the skills and knowledge to work successfully in an environment with people from diverse social and cultural backgrounds.
CUFIND401A-Provide services on a freelance basis
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to operate as a freelancer within the creative arts industry.
FNSCUS401-Participate in negotiations
This unit describes the knowledge and skills necessary to take part in negotiations either as an individual or as part of an ensemble/cast.
This unit involves some practical role play.
CU21843-Write the script
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and write a script from the original narrative for any production within the cultural industries.
VU21840-Expand skills for auditions
This unit covers the knowledge and skills to plan, prepare and present for auditions and screen tests
VU21841-Expand script knowledge and performance skills
This unit covers the knowledge and skills to prepare, rehearse and refine on-screen performance
VU21842-Extend acting techniques
This unit covers the knowledge and skills to develop the range of acting techniques to work imaginatively and creatively for the effective resolution of an acting role

ELECTIVES
CUFMUP401A-Design, apply and remove make-up
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to design and apply suitable facial make-up to meet client requirements.
CUFAIR302A-Develop techniques for presenting information to camera
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively when presenting to camera.
CUFDRT602A-Audition and select performers
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to audition and select suitable performers for productions in film, television and interactive media.
CUFCAM401A-Shoot a wide range of television content
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to specialise in one or more fields in the film, broadcasting and digital media industries.
CUFDRT502A-Direct performers
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to direct performers during the filming or recording of productions.

Students must attain a ‘C’ (competent) for each unit of competency (UoC) that is a part of the 22307VIC Certificate III in Acting (Screen). There are 9 units of competency during the first year of the course. If less than 9 units are attained a student is awarded a ‘Statement of Attainment’ for the competencies achieved and is not awarded the Certificate III in Acting (Screen) It is to be noted that UoC’s in Certificate III in Acting (Screen) are delivered and assessed concurrently over the duration of the delivery year. Individual UoC’s may require demonstrated improvement and dedication to work that is assessed as a culmination of records rather than a singular, individual assessment.

Lesson Instructor Cluster / Class Time Location
Certificate III (Year Two) Narelle McGrotty Yarra Valley VET Cluster (Yarra Valley Class) Wednesday: 3:00-6:00pm Lilydale High School.
Certificate III (Year Two) Merilyn Brend Mullum VET Cluster (Mullum Class) Wednesday: 2:00-5:00pm MBCTA Youth Theatre, Boronia.
Certificate III (Year Two) Mitchell Fay Frankston Mornington Peninsula LLEN (Peninsula Class) Wednesday: 4:30-7:30pm Elisabeth Murdoch College
Certificate III (Year Two) Jodi Bilsborow Brimbank Melton LLEN (Brimbank Class) Thursday: 1:30 – 4:30pm Taylors Lakes Secondary College
Certificate III (Year Two) Jodi Bilsborow & Lincoln Busby Inner Melbourne VET Cluster (CBC) Wednesday 1:30-4:30pm Christian Brothers College
Certificate III (Year Two) Claire Pearson Inner Melbourne VET Cluster (Cantebury Class) Wednesday: 4:30-7:30pm Canterbury Girls School
Certificate III (Year Two) Georgina Dymock Lower Hume VET Cluster Wednesday: 9:30am-2:00pm Assumption College