Course Notes & Special Requirements
- If there are more applicants than available places, TAFE SA will make offers based on date of application.
How to Apply
Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course.
For International Students please visit International Courses.
Occupational outcomes may include: Assistant Stage Manager; Entry-level Design Assistant; Entry-level Props, Set, Scenic Art Workshop Assistant; Entry-level Audio, Lighting, Sound, Staging Technician.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Qualifications & Skills Covered
Certificate III in Live Production and Services
This qualification reflects the roles of Assistant Stage Managers, Design Assistants, Props, Set and Scenic Art Workshop Assistants and Audio/Sound, Lighting, and Staging Technicians.
They apply a broad range of skills and knowledge in providing technical production and design services for the entertainment, performing arts, concert, film production, festivals and events industries.
They are required to demonstrate good team skills, consistent performance, reliability and initiative within the scope of their role.
They work collaboratively with a wide range of other creative and technical personnel under supervision of more experienced personnel.
Study streams are:
Construction including Props, Set and Scenic Art units
- Design including Props, Set, Scenic Art and Design units
- Stage Management including Audio/Sound, Lighting, Staging, Props and Stage Management units
- Technical Production including Audio/Sound, Lighting and Staging units.
6 core units plus 9 elective units.
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.
This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.
To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.
This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To find out if you may be eligible for
this funding please visit the TAFE SA website.
There may be incidental fees for additional expenses to those required to complete the course. For example for equipment,
transport or accommodation.
To help with the payment of your fees, you may be able to pay your fees by instalments. To find out more please visit:
You may also be eligible for a fee concession if you hold a current:
- Health Care Card
- Pensioner Concession Card
- Veterans Affairs Card
or if you are a prisoner in a South Australian correctional institution.
To find out more please visit: www.tafesa.edu.au/concession