Live Production, Theatre and Events - (Technical Operations)

Qualification Certificate IV (NRT)
Course number 19058
National Code CUE40303
Training Package CUE03 - Entertainment
Program area Business Finance and Culture  
Duration (nominal hours) 800
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Course overview

Course Description

This qualification is very flexible and designed to meet a broad range of
industry needs. It includes specialised streams to reflect specific job
outcomes (e.g. for audio, lighting) plus a more general option to reflect
the need for multi-skilling.
 
Electrical work
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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.  

National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work
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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.
 
National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work
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Sets and staging for some performances or events may fall within the
definition of construction work. If so, people entering the construction
site are required to complete the general induction training program
specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for
Construction Work (Australian Safety Compensation Council, May 2007).
 
Achievement of the unit "CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction
industry" from the CPC08 Construction and Plumbing Integrated Framework
Training Package fulfils this requirement. However, please note that
completion of this unit does not automatically provide Workcover
accreditation. For information, please refer to:
http://workcover.nsw.gov.au/licensing/licensesandcertificates/pages/
ConstructionInductionCertificate.aspx

Career Opportunities

- Performing arts support workers
- Multi-skilled technicians.

Articulation

Diploma of Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Production)
(CUE50303).

Entry Requirements

 There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Candidates may enter the qualification with limited or no vocational experience
and without a relevant lower-level qualification.

 

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Course structure

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What you must do to complete the course

The course structure below shows what you must do to complete this course.
units/modules are arranged in groups and sometimes also in subgroups.
 
You must complete each group as specified as well as following the course
completion instructions.   If a course contains optional groups there will
statement at the top of the course indicating how many you must do.  At the
top of any group containing optional subgroups there will be a statement
saying how many you must do.
 
 
This course has been designed to reflect the packaging requirements for
CUE40303 Certificate IV in Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical
Operations) within the Entertainment Training Package CUE03 Version 3.1.
The rules from the CUE03 (v3.1) Training Package are as follows:
 
Total number of units = 14
5 core units
5 Group A units
4 elective units
 
The 4 elective units may be selected from the Group A and/or Group B units
listed below or any endorsed Training Package. 2 of these elective units
may be selected from any accredited course. Elective units must be chosen
at the same qualification level.
 
Electives must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry
requirements and the qualification level.
 
 
To satisfy the Training Package requirements, this TAFE NSW course has been
structured as follows:
 
14 units must be completed - 5 compulsory (core) plus 9 electives
 
Group 1 - Core Units
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All 5 units must be completed
 
Group 2 - Group A Units (Specialist) Listed in CUE40303
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At least 5 units must be completed. All elective units may be selected
from this group if you want. This group contains five subgroups.
 
Group 3 - Group B Units Listed in CUE40303
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Up to 4 units may be completed from this group.  This group contains
thirteen subgroups.
 
Group 4 - Elective Units in CIV Qualifications from any Training Package
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Up to 4 units may be selected from this group.
 
Group 997 - Prerequisite Units
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This group contains prerequisite units that cannot be counted towards
course completion. These prerequisites are for elective units.
 
 
NOTES FOR STUDENTS
 
1. LEARNER SUPPORT
Students who require support to meet their learning goals may co-enrol in
the Learner Support course (TAFE Course Number 9999). Talk to your teacher
think you may require learner support.
 
2. SELECTION OF ELECTIVES
Talk to your teacher and/or workplace trainer, to ensure that your
combination of electives provides you with a suitable vocational outcome.
 
3. RECOGNITION
If you have completed other relevant training, you may be eligible to have
units of competency from previous training counted towards completion for
this course. Talk to your teacher or workplace trainer if you think you
may be eligible for recognition of units previously completed.
 
4. PREREQUISITE UNITS
Some units in this course have prerequisites that must be completed in a
lower level qualification or selected as part of this course. Refer to the
Package or consult your teacher for information about prerequisites to
elective units.
 
 

Course Elective Completion:

At least 9 elective modules/units must be completed. These may be chosen from groups 2, 3, 4

 
Group 1 CORE UNITS
All module/units must be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBWOR402A Promote team effectiveness 40
CUEIND01D Source and apply entertainment industry knowledge 15
CUEOHS01C Implement workplace health, safety and security procedures 30
CUETEM01C Coordinate production operations 60
CUETEM06B Organise and monitor bump in_bump out 36
 
Group 2 GROUP A UNITS (SPECIALIST) LISTED IN CUE40303
At least 5 module/units must be completed
Subgroup 1 AUDIO
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUESOU03C Operate professional audio equipment 100
CUESOU04C Mix live audio 140
CUESOU08B Select and manage microphone and other audio input sources 30
CUESOU10B Operate wireless audio equipment 40
CUESOU12B Set up and operate audio system control networks 120
CUESOU13B Specify, install and operate audio for an outdoor event 60
CUSSOU303A Set up and disassemble audio equipment 40
CUSSOU402A Develop and implement sound plans 35
 
Subgroup 2 LIGHTING
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUFLGT301A Prepare, install and test lighting equipment 72
CUFLGT302A Record and operate standard lighting cues 72
CUFLGT401A Implement lighting designs 60
CUFLGT402A Set up, record and operate lighting cues and effects 40
 
Subgroup 3 STAGING
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUESTA01C Install staging elements 80
CUESTA02C Operate staging elements 90
 
Subgroup 4 TECHNICAL GENERAL
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
MEM18001C Use hand tools 18
 
Subgroup 5 VISION SYSTEMS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUEAUD01C Repair and maintain vision systems 55
CUEAUD02C Prepare, rig, test and modify vision systems 55
CUEAUD03C Operate vision systems 80
CUEAUD04C Develop vision system installation plans 150
 
Group 3 GROUP B UNITS LISTED IN CUE40303
You may choose electives from this group
Subgroup 1 AUDIO
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUESOU01C Repair and maintain audio equipment 40
CUESOU07B Apply a general knowledge of audio to work activities 40
CUESOU09B Manage and compile audio replay material 50
CUESOU11B Set up and operate stage monitor systems 70
CUFSOU301A Prepare audio assets 40
CUSSOU301A Provide sound reinforcement 40
 
Subgroup 2 CINEMA PROJECTION
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUECIN05C Maintain projection equipment 40
 
Subgroup 3 DIGITAL CONTENT AND IMAGING
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUFDIG301A Prepare video assets 40
CUFDIG303A Produce and prepare photo images 40
CUFPOS402A Manage media assets 40
 
Subgroup 4 INDUSTRY PRACTICE
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBCON401A Work effectively in a business continuity context 40
CUFIND401A Provide services on a freelance basis 40
 
Subgroup 5 LIGHTING
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUFLGT101A Apply a general knowledge of lighting to work activities 40
CUFLGT303A Install and operate follow spots 20
CUFLGT304A Operate floor electrics 72
 
Subgroup 6 PYROTECHNICS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUEFSH01B Identify and manage safety and health requirements at an outdoor fireworks display 50
CUEFSH02B Operate an outdoor fireworks display 70
 
Subgroup 7 SPECIAL EFFECTS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUFSFX301A Maintain and repair special effects items 40
CUFSFX402A Coordinate the logistics of special effects operations 40
 
Subgroup 8 STAGE MANAGEMENT
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUESMT06C Plot technical requirements from scores 100
CUESMT09B Plot and rehearse cues 150
CUESMT11B Create, update and use production reference documents 100
 
Subgroup 9 STAGING
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUESTA05C Apply a general knowledge of staging to work activities 20
CUESTA06B Apply a general knowledge of theatrical rigging 60
 
Subgroup 10 SUSTAINABILITY
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBSUS301A Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices 40
 
Subgroup 11 TECHNICAL GENERAL
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CPCCCA2002A Use carpentry tools and equipment 36
CPCCCM3001B Operate elevated work platforms 8
CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging 80
CPCCLRG3001A Licence to perform rigging basic level 96
CPCCLRG3002A Licence to perform rigging intermediate level 24
CPCCLRG4001A Licence to perform rigging advanced level 24
CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry 6
CPCCPD3003A Apply texture coat paint finishes by brush, roller and spray 32
CPCCPD3008A Apply decorative paint finishes 96
CPCCSC2002A Erect and dismantle basic scaffolding 32
CUFGMT301A Repair and maintain production equipment 25
CUVCOR09B Select and apply drawing techniques and media to represent and communicate the concept 27
CUVCRS03B Produce computer-aided drawings 55
CUVCRS04B Produce technical drawings 54
CUVCRS06B Make scale models 30
TDTD1097B Operate a forklift 22
UEENEEP001A Disconnect and reconnect fixed wired electrical equipment connected to a Low Voltage supply 72
UEENEEP002A Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 250 Volt supply 36
UEENEEP003A Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000 Va.c. or 1500 Vd.c. supply 18
UEENEEP007A Locate and rectify faults in electrical low voltage equipment following prescribed procedures 18
 
Subgroup 12 TECHNICAL WORKPLACE MANAGEMENT
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUETEM03C Establish and manage production requirements and resources 72
CUETEM07B Tour the production 140
 
Subgroup 13 VISION SYSTEMS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUEAUD06B Apply a general knowledge of vision systems to work activities 20
 
Group 4 ELECTIVE UNITS IN CIV QUALIFICATION FROM ANY TRAINING PKG
No more than 4 module/units may be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUECOR03B Provide quality service to customers 27
CUECOR04B Deal with conflict and resolve complaints 20
CUEFOH03C Provide seating and ticketing advice 15
CUEFOH04C Usher patrons 30
CUFBRD401A Coordinate television transmission operations 40
CUFCAM402A Shoot television content in multi-camera environment 50
CUFIND301B Work effectively in the screen and media industries 20
CUFIND402A Develop screen and media specialist expertise 60
CUSMLT301A Apply knowledge of genre to music making 40
 
Group 997 ENRICHMENT
You may choose modules/units from this group but they do not count towards
course completion
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CPCCCM2010A Work safely at heights 16
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry 16
 

Requirements to receive the qualification

To achieve qualification CUE40303 Certificate IV in Live Production, Theatre and
Events (Technical Operations) (TAFE NSW course number 19058), learners are
required to complete 14 units of competency, comprising:
 
- All five compulsory units from Group 1
- At least 5 elective units from Group 2
- 4 more elective units from Groups 2, 3 and/or 4.

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