Course Start Date
28 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally recognised Certificate III in Live Production and Services is your backstage pass to the exciting world of live music and theatre production. Learn the skills you need to work behind the scenes on audio lighting, staging and vision systems at gigs, venues and theatres.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical course work, learn to:
- Set up microphones
- Operate front of house and monitor mixing consoles
- Program moving lights
- Operate lighting consoles
- Set up and pack down stage and backline equipment
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- A hard-working attitude
- A positive approach to teamwork
- An aptitude for practical work
- The ability to take and give direction
- A technical and creative mindset
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally accredited qualification at Certificate III level
- A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
- Front of house mixer
- Monitor engineer
- Lighting operator
- Stage technician
- Audio visual operator
- Assistant stage manager
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services
- Advanced Diploma of Live Production and Management Services
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
Tuesday, 22 June 2021 | 7.00pm to 8.00pm | Join us in Microsoft Teams https://tinyurl.com/tw6aha98
This is a Full Time Blended course. You will need to attend approximately 23.3 hours of class, 4 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 4.7 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 6.6 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, research, skills practice, volountary work in related areas, networking and other releated entertainment industry activities.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- typically have a keen interest in the technology used to support live performance. It covers level 2 and level 3 skills in using audio, video and lighting technology for live performance. It also covers introductory music industry and basic business skills. It is aimed at people who have completed secondary school to at least year 10 level and can read, write and communicate effectively in English. Course work includes lifting, carrying and connecting live production equipment.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including tutorial support for students with identified LLN needs.
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
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Monday from 11.00am to 2.45pm, Tuesday from9.30am to 4.15pm, Wednesday from 9.30am to 5.30pm and Thursday from11.00am to 2.45pm. 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?
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
This course includes all resources needed to complete the course however students must supply note taking materials (notebook & pen/pencils) and personal data storage devices such as USB or portable hard drives. Most students use a portable computing device during their studies and whilst this may be advantageous it is not a requirement to complete the course assessments.
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|
|SITXCCS303||Provide service to customers|
|BSBWOR301||Organise personal work priorities and development|
|CPCCOHS1001A||Work safely in the construction industry|
|CUAIND301||Work effectively in the creative arts industry|
|CUAPPR304||Participate in collaborative creative projects|
|MEM05001B||Perform manual soldering/desoldering - electrical/electronic components|
|CUALGT301||Operate basic lighting|
|CUALGT303||Install and test lighting equipment|
|CUALGT304||Install and operate follow spots|
|CUASMT301||Work effectively backstage during performances|
|CUASOU201||Develop basic audio skills and knowledge|
|CUASOU202||Perform basic sound editing|
|CUASTA301||Assist with production operations for live performances|
|CUAVSS302||Operate vision systems|
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.
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