Aspiring journalists currently undertaking the Diploma of Communication and Media with TAFE NSW – Western Institute in
Under a new articulation arrangement,
“The Diploma isn’t only an alternative for people who didn’t initially gain entrance to university,” she said.
“Graduates of the course have very solid real-world skills which are valued in the industry and they may go straight into the workforce, or they might want to go to university.”
“The Diploma has given these students a good taste of the different aspects of the media including news reporting and writing; production of promotional materials; broadcast media including radio and digital video; and high-level media technology skills. Some graduates want to go into broadcast, others print, and some want to go into media production.”
In addition to their learning in the class-room the Diploma students have also been undertaking blocks of work experience so they can put their training into practice and build a portfolio of their work.
The Diploma of Communication and Media was offered for the first time this year in
Anyone interested in enrolling in the course in 2007 can contact