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: Stage Manager; Head Audio/Lighting/Staging Technician; Leading Hand Set Builder/Props Maker/Scenic Artist.
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
Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who lead technical or production or stage management teams.
They use specialised knowledge, apply theory and creative skills in a range of situations, and display initiative and judgement in planning work for the entertainment, performing arts, concerts, film productions, festivals and events industries.
They work collaboratively with a wide range of other creative and technical personnel, are required to demonstrate team leadership skills, consistent performance, reliability, initiative and are responsible for planning and coordinating the work of others within broad parameters.
Study streams are:
- Construction including Props, Set and Scenic Art
- Stage Management
- Technical Production including Audio/Sound, Lighting and Staging:
- 5 core units:
- Identify and interpret compliance requirements
- Ensure team effectiveness
- Work safely in the construction industry
- Manage bump in and bump out of shows
- Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
- plus 10 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.
Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.
Find other TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements
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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