Become a Content Creator
This course focuses on the skills and knowledge required for the creation of engaging short form video, and associated digital marketing assets. You’ll learn how to analyse a brief, develop your storytelling and idea generation skills and turn content around quickly, and make it engaging across different platforms.
Delivered 100% online, you will engage in practical, collaborative online lectures to learn how to create campaign style content for social media and corporate communications. The course will include sessions on shooting and editing content using a mobile device, with the aim of achieving the best possible technical and creative outcomes.
You will be expected to create content regularly as exercises throughout the course and submit a portfolio to brief at the end of the course.
“Very valuable parts of this course for me were group brainstorming to bring out super creative ideas, and marketing/distribution information.”
– Kazumi Dromond, Student, 2019 Industry Certificate
Gain an understanding of all phases of production with the specific goal of creating and executing a portfolio of campaign assets including short form video for use in digital marketing campaigns
Learn about creatively responding to a brief including writing a treatment, creating style frames and storyboards and a pitch deck
Develop your mobile content creation skills to create videos that meets the requirements and specifications across a range of social media platforms
Is the Industry Certificate: Content Creation right for you?
The Content Creator Industry Certificate is ideal for:
- communications staff in corporate or government organisations who are responsible for content creation and want to upskill themselves so more of the process can be delivered in-house.
- freelancers who wants to expand their skillset and get more work in the digital space.
- advertising or content agency staff who want a better understanding of content production.
No previous experience with camera or editing is necessary for this course, but you will need to provide your own mobile device to complete the exercises. You’ll also need to make time to shoot and complete your portfolio video(s).
This course is taught in English, and is open to international students. You must be over 18 to enrol.
We have shorter and 100% online Mobile Content Creation course that will give you an insight into making video with your mobile device. Our five-day Videomaking Intensive course covers shooting and editing video, but does not have the briefing, strategy and creative development elements of this course. For basic skills we also have two-day Premiere Pro, After Effects and Camera and Sound Fundamentals courses available.
If you don’t want to be a content creator, but you are interested in working as a digital producer – focussing more on project management and strategy – then have a look at our Industry Certificate: Digital Producer.
What you will need
This course is delivered 100% online over 12 weeks. There are weekly online units to be completed in Moodle, our online learning environment, and weekly online video conferencing sessions via Zoom Video Link. You should allow at least 10 hour per week to include the coursework, including practical exercises and assessment tasks.
You will need a fairly current mobile device on which to shoot and edit the course exercises, and a way to back up your device.
For the online components of the course you will need access to a desktop or laptop computer with camera, sound and good internet connection for the Zoom Video sessions.
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25% due 14 days from beginning of course
25% due by the end of Week 3 of the course
25% due by the end of Week 6 of the course
NOTE: If you enrol 14 – 1 day before course commencement, 50% payment will be required to confirm enrolment.
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This course is only open to students aged 18 +.
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