Course Start Date
24.2 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
- VET Student Loans Available
The nationally recognised Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services strengthens your practical skills to take your production career further. Get set for a senior role behind the scenes in festivals, theatres and events, and learn to collaborate with performers and production crew.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Manage bump-in and bump-out of shows
- Stage manage productions and events
- Mix live audio front of house
- Operate monitor systems and wireless audio
- Design lighting for live performance
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- A hardworking and diligent attitude
- Commitment to the success of the production
- The ability to give and take direction effectively
- Collaboration and teamwork skills
- Time management
- Creativity and problem solving skills
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally accredited qualification at Diploma level
- A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
- Front of house mix engineer
- Monitor engineering
- Stage technician
- Lighting designer
- Lighting operator
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- 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This course is superseded.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.
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This is a Full Time Blended course. You will need to attend approximately 17.4 hours of class, 4 days a week, for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 6.8 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 9.3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, research, skills practice, voluntary work in related areas, networking and other related entertainment industry activities.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
Students entering this course typically have a keen interest in the technology used to support live performance. It covers skills in using audio, video and lighting technology for live performance. It also covers introductory entertainment industry and basic business skills.
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 at a level equivalent to a Certificate 3 level qualification. It is aimed at people who can read, write and communicate effectively in English.
Course work includes lifting, carrying and connecting live production equipment.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
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 (11 am-4.15 pm); Tuesday (9.30 am-4.15 pm); Wednesday (9.30 am-6 pm) and Thursday (11 am-6 pm). 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.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE
This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.
To complete your VET Student Loan application, you will need to provide:
- Your Tax File Number (TFN). If you dont have a TFN, click here for information on how to apply for one. You can complete your loan application with a Certificate of Application for a TFN, but must provide your TFN as soon as it is issued. If you dont provide your TFN before your first census day, you will need to pay the tuition fees for that unit of study.
- Your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) ). If you have previously accessed a loan via the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), either at TAFE or university, you will already have a CHESSN. You must use the same CHESSN whenever you access a student loan. If you dont have CHESSN, we will allocate one on your behalf.
- A copy of your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
- A copy of a certificate showing that you have been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English). If you previously completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification at TAFE NSW, just let us know where and when you studied in your application; OR
- Display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. We will let you know if this is required once you apply.
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.
Find out more about VET Student Loans
Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.
The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed above. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.
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
|BSBCOM501||Identify and interpret compliance requirements|
|BSBWOR502||Lead and manage team effectiveness|
|CUAIND502||Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge|
|CUAPPM504||Manage bump in and bump out of shows|
|CPCCOHS1001A||Work safely in the construction industry|
|UEENEEE101A||Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace|
|UEENEEP024A||Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply|
|UEENEEP026A||Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies|
|BSBWHS501||Ensure a safe workplace|
|CUAVSS502||Implement vision system designs|
|CUASOU501||Manage audio operations for outdoor events|
|CUALGT502||Manage installation of lighting systems|
|CUALGT503||Manage lighting operations for outdoor events|
|CUAPOS402||Manage media assets|
|CUASTA502||Manage show control operations|
|CUAPPM501||Manage small-scale live productions|
|CUASOU502||Manage the operation of stage monitor systems|
|CUASOU404||Manage wireless audio operations|
|CUASOU401||Mix live audio|
|CUALGT401||Operate complex lighting|
|CUAVSS401||Operate complex vision systems|
|CUALGT501||Realise lighting designs|
Lighting technician, Sound technician, Stage manager.
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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