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Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services

Career Area:Creative Industries, Fashion & Media National Code:CUA50415
Diploma of Live Production and Technical ServicesPerforming Arts is both an industry and an art form, meeting cultural and recreational needs while also offering employment opportunities across many sectors, including television, film, radio, video, advertising, CGI, animation, gaming, multimedia, community services such as health and youth work, teaching and, of course, live performance.

Do you wish to work as a technical manager in the entertainment industry in the areas of live sound, lighting and stage management? Then this course is for you. In response to the growing demand for specialist skills in back-stage production and venue services and management, the Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services offers an opportunity for you to refine your skills and develop your interest to a specialist level. You will be trained in areas such as lighting, sound operation and the management of live events.

In our delivery of the course, there is the flexibility for students to focus on an area of specialisation - audio, lighting, vision or costume - and pursue that through projects. Students are expected to apply their skills to a range of project briefs and to display initiative and judgment in planning, delivering and managing the final production and/or event. This is a comprehensive training opportunity for future technicians and coordinators of production operations. Training in planning for rehearsals, events and shows provides you with the leadership and business skills required of a manager in live production.

Students will gain hands-on experience culminating in the delivery of event-based projects within the broader community. Students are able to work within local theatres, crewing companies, and events specifically in the technical/backstage operations.

Our instructors are highly qualified, experienced and passionate about teaching others. The training relies on real workplace projects including live events where you can create work contacts within a vast student body as well as establish

Entry Requirements

Pathways into the qualification
• CUA30415 Certificate III Live Production and Services,
• CUA40415 Certificate IV Live Production and Technical Services,
• CUA40915 Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production),
• CUA41215 Certificate IV Screen and Media, or
• with a minimum of 3 years of vocational experience, without a relevant lower level qualification

Career Pathways

Relevant job roles may include stage or production managers, event managers and technical specialists in areas such as lighting, audio visual (AV), staging or production design.

Prior Learning

For further information please refer to the Recognition area of the Hunter TAFE website.

Students with Disabilities

If you are considering studying with Hunter TAFE and are unsure what impact your disability may have on your study, please feel free to contact Disability Services to find out!

Delivery Locations, Important Dates, Study Options and Timetables

Newcastle Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Units of Competency Important Information
08-02-2018 Full Time
16hrs/Week for 36 weeks
This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Students are required to attend one enrolment session to finalise their enrolment.

Date: Thursday, 16, 23 or 30 November 2017
Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm
Location: Newcastle Campus, Building D, First Floor, Room 8 (D.1.08)
Or
Date: Tuesday, 7 December 2017
Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm or 5.00pm to 6.30pm
Location: Newcastle Campus, Building D, First Floor, Room 8 (D.1.08)

Students who cannot attend the enrolment session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 225.

Details of eligibility for subsidised training are available here.

A valid Unique Student Identifier (USI) is required. Create your USI.

The following evidence is required to support your application for a training subsidy and must be provided at the time of enrolment:
- Australian green Medicare Card
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Naturalisation Certificate or
- For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa is required.

For a concession or exemption evidence required is either a:
- valid Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN) or DVA number with the date of grant or
- letter from a medical practitioner, appropriate government agency or specialised allied health professional indicating a clear additional need as a result of a disability.

Jobseekers are required to provide full details of:
- jobactive provider and
- personal jobseeker identification (JSID) number.

Non NSW residents need to provide confirmation of employment in NSW.

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Classes will run on Thursday and Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm.

You may be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Click here for more information.

The 2018 TAFE NSW course fees are:

First Qualification Fee is $3,600.00
Second Qualification Fee is $4,060.00

A VET student loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of their courses fees. More information will be provided when you enrol.

Information on VET Student Loans can be found here.

Some students may be eligible for a fee exemption.

Your enrolment is not complete and you are not entitled to attend class and/or participate in training until you have paid either the relevant student fee, a concession fee or have been exempted from the student fee. You may have the option to pay your student fee in more than one instalment. The first payment is due when you enrol.

More information on your rights and responsibilities can be found here

If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 to find out how we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

If your employer is covering the cost of your fees, a letter of authority or purchase order is required.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the student’s own expense.

Units of Competency will be confirmed prior to enrolment. Alternatively, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225 to discuss with a member of our team.

Other Information

The STAGE and PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT program is focused on:

• giving students specialist skills that will enable you to undertake a wide range of technical jobs in a diverse and growing creative workforce
• developing students into independent technical practitioners who can apply their skills to new production experiences and to use their initiative in managing creative projects.

You can enter the course through a number of entry points which demonstrate your potential to undertake training at Diploma level, including (but not restricted to) the successful achievement of a relevant Certificate III qualification, e.g. CUA30413 Certificate III Live Production and Services or through demonstrating a level of experience in live production work either in schools, other tertiary institutions, non-professional groups or the professional performing arts industry. It is expected that applicants have at least year 10 competencies in numeracy and literacy. Year 12 Levels are preferred. It is recommended applicants have their HSC or equivalent qualification, but it is not essential.

To successfully complete the Diploma Live Production and Technical Services you should possess the following entry-level skills and attributes:

• ability to interact constructively with others in a creative setting
• strong interest in and motivation to become a professional technical person
• ability to respond to instruction and accept constructive criticism
• acceptance of the time and commitment to study
• an understanding of the content and purpose of the course

To plan for your enrolment session please refer to the Course Enrolment Guide.

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Newcastle Campus campus
Semester: Semester 08-02-2018,
Study Options: Full Time, 16hrs/Week, 36W weeks
How to Enrol: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Students are required to attend one enrolment session to finalise their enrolment.

Date: Thursday, 16, 23 or 30 November 2017
Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm
Location: Newcastle Campus, Building D, First Floor, Room 8 (D.1.08)
Or
Date: Tuesday, 7 December 2017
Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm or 5.00pm to 6.30pm
Location: Newcastle Campus, Building D, First Floor, Room 8 (D.1.08)

Students who cannot attend the enrolment session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 225.

Details of eligibility for subsidised training are available here.

A valid Unique Student Identifier (USI) is required. Create your USI.

The following evidence is required to support your application for a training subsidy and must be provided at the time of enrolment:
- Australian green Medicare Card
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Naturalisation Certificate or
- For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa is required.

For a concession or exemption evidence required is either a:
- valid Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN) or DVA number with the date of grant or
- letter from a medical practitioner, appropriate government agency or specialised allied health professional indicating a clear additional need as a result of a disability.

Jobseekers are required to provide full details of:
- jobactive provider and
- personal jobseeker identification (JSID) number.

Non NSW residents need to provide confirmation of employment in NSW.
Proposed Timetable: Classes will run on Thursday and Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges:

You may be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Click here for more information.

The 2018 TAFE NSW course fees are:

First Qualification Fee is $3,600.00
Second Qualification Fee is $4,060.00

A VET student loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of their courses fees. More information will be provided when you enrol.

Information on VET Student Loans can be found here.

Some students may be eligible for a fee exemption.

Your enrolment is not complete and you are not entitled to attend class and/or participate in training until you have paid either the relevant student fee, a concession fee or have been exempted from the student fee. You may have the option to pay your student fee in more than one instalment. The first payment is due when you enrol.

More information on your rights and responsibilities can be found here

If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 to find out how we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

If your employer is covering the cost of your fees, a letter of authority or purchase order is required.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the student’s own expense.
Units of Competency:

Units of Competency will be confirmed prior to enrolment. Alternatively, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225 to discuss with a member of our team.

Important Information: Other Information

The STAGE and PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT program is focused on:

• giving students specialist skills that will enable you to undertake a wide range of technical jobs in a diverse and growing creative workforce
• developing students into independent technical practitioners who can apply their skills to new production experiences and to use their initiative in managing creative projects.

You can enter the course through a number of entry points which demonstrate your potential to undertake training at Diploma level, including (but not restricted to) the successful achievement of a relevant Certificate III qualification, e.g. CUA30413 Certificate III Live Production and Services or through demonstrating a level of experience in live production work either in schools, other tertiary institutions, non-professional groups or the professional performing arts industry. It is expected that applicants have at least year 10 competencies in numeracy and literacy. Year 12 Levels are preferred. It is recommended applicants have their HSC or equivalent qualification, but it is not essential.

To successfully complete the Diploma Live Production and Technical Services you should possess the following entry-level skills and attributes:

• ability to interact constructively with others in a creative setting
• strong interest in and motivation to become a professional technical person
• ability to respond to instruction and accept constructive criticism
• acceptance of the time and commitment to study
• an understanding of the content and purpose of the course

To plan for your enrolment session please refer to the Course Enrolment Guide.

Disclaimer

Courses will run subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability is subject to review and change.