Arts & Design

Performing Arts

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Course Types

Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services

Duration Up to 12 months Full Time
National CodeCUA40413
TAFE SA CodeTP00673
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
FacultiesArts and Design
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Campus Locations for Course Delivery


Campus/Delivery SATAC
Application Study Mode Study Load
Full / Part Time
Adelaide College of the Arts Closed Check StatusOn CampusFTDay Only

Course Admission Requirements

you must have:

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    Selection criteria is only used when there are more applicants for the course than places available. Applicants will be ranked in the following order:

    1. CSPA score

    How to Apply

    Award Courses

    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in a range of technical production jobs in the entertainment industry.

    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 IV in Live Production and Technical Services (CUA40413)
    This course prepares you for a career in the entertainment, performing arts, concert, film production, festivals and events industries.
    You can choose one of the following study streams:

    • construction (props, set, scenic art), design (props, set, scenic art, costume, and design), stage management (audio/sound, lighting, staging, props, stage management) and technical (audio/sound, lighting, and staging).
      5 core units plus 11 electives.

    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.