Course Start Date
26 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply a broad range of competencies in providing services for the entertainment industry. They may provide assistance with technical support to a team.
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
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
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, Plumbing and Services Training Package fulfils this requirement.
To register for an information session, head to tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course!
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Online - Wednesday, 13, 20 and 27 January 2021||12.30pm to 1.30pm||Online using Microsoft Teams via the Google Chrome browser https://bit.ly/2RnRM66|
|Online - Friday, 15, 22 and 29 January 2021||12.30pm to 1.30pm||Online using Microsoft Teams via the Google Chrome browser https://bit.ly/2RnRM66|
|Campus - Friday, 15, 22 and 29 January 2021||10.30am to 12.00pm||Newcastle TAFE Campus, Building D, Level 1, Room 5 (D1.05)|
For Online Information Sessions please use Google Chrome to access Microsoft Teams as a guest.
This is a full time day course. You will need to attend approximately 16 hours of class, over 2 days a week for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 10 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 22.2 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including researching new staging equipment, sourcing job opportunities, going to events and festivals and/or participating in a range of independent creative projects.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who want to work in the creative industries and:
- want to gain skills in working backstage as a technical assistant in theatre, concerts and events
- want to start as a crew member, working up to stage management
- want to learn how to participate as a technician in a production team
- want to get practical skills in lighting, audio, staging and AV areas
- are aged over 16
- have recently left school, changing study options from academic study to vocational training, or between jobs, and wanting to transition to a new career
If students are unsure of their level of knowledge and experience, other study options are available to support your Creative studies.
Students will be engaged in a combination of online learning for the compulsory theory components of the course and on-campus classes for all practical learning. With the relaxed COVID-19 restrictions continuing in Newcastle, we can ensure that you will be on-campus for 80% of your training.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Multicultural Support
Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available at the Information Sessions. Additionally, every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID-19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday and Wednesday, from 9.30am to 5.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|CUAWHS302||Apply work health and safety practices|
|BSBWOR301||Organise personal work priorities and development|
|CUAPPR304||Participate in collaborative creative projects|
|SITXCCS303||Provide service to customers|
|CUAIND301||Work effectively in the creative arts industry|
|CPCCOHS1001A||Work safely in the construction industry|
|CUASTA202||Assist with bump in and bump out of shows|
|CUASTA301||Assist with production operations for live performances|
|CUASTA201||Develop basic staging skills|
|CUAVSS201||Develop basic vision system skills|
|CUASOU308||Install and disassemble audio equipment|
|CUALGT301||Operate basic lighting|
|CUASOU303||Repair and maintain audio equipment|
|CUASOU301||Undertake live audio operations|
|CUASMT301||Work effectively backstage during performances|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
266 Maitland Road, Tighes Hill
Phone 131 601
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