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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 ServicesThis qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, coordinate, carry out and evaluate technical requirements for productions, events or exhibitions in creative arts industry environments. They have autonomy in carrying out their own work and can be responsible for the output of others within broad parameters.

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.

Pyrotechnics
In some States and Territories of Australia a licence is required to allow people to plan and operate a fireworks display.

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.

Entry Requirements

To enter this qualification, individuals must provide evidence of their technical skills in either costume, lighting, scenery and props, screen and media, sound, stage management, staging or vision systems and the ability to:
develop solutions in at least one technical area
produce a body of work demonstrating skills in at least one technical area
respond effectively to workplace challenges and requirements in line with current industry standards
apply knowledge of trends and traditions in at least one technical area
and have completed CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices or can demonstrate equivalence.

Those skills and knowledge may have been acquired through personal or work experience, or through formal study.

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
Various Full Time
Thanks for visiting! Please make an online enquiry if you are interested in this course.

Depending on demand, this course may be available to study full time and part time evening. Students can discuss options to study flexibly, on campus, with a mix of campus and online or in the workplace.

This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government.

We encourage you to enquire now so we can keep in touch with you on when and how to enrol.

Alternatively call us on 131 601

18NEW-998

Timetable may be subject to chanage.

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
Second Qualification Fee is $4,060

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 students 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 LIVE PRODUCTION & TECHNICAL SERVICES 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.

Enquire Now
Newcastle Campus campus
Semester: Semester Various,
Study Options: Full Time, , weeks
How to Enrol: Thanks for visiting! Please make an online enquiry if you are interested in this course.

Depending on demand, this course may be available to study full time and part time evening. Students can discuss options to study flexibly, on campus, with a mix of campus and online or in the workplace.

This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government.

We encourage you to enquire now so we can keep in touch with you on when and how to enrol.

Alternatively call us on 131 601
Proposed Timetable: Timetable may be subject to chanage.
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
Second Qualification Fee is $4,060

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 students 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 LIVE PRODUCTION & TECHNICAL SERVICES 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.