Certificate III Program in Lighting, Sound, Staging and Vision

Duration Up to 6 months Full Time
TAFE SA CodeCP00226
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TAFE SA courses in technical production give you a great foundation for a professional career in the entertainment, arts, events and related industries. You will collaborate with performing artists on several acting and dance shows each year, and our technical students also work on live music performances.



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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills.
    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
    If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

    Employment Outcomes

    Entry level crewing positions in Lighting, Audio, Staging and Vision - typically working in supervised roles during the bump-in/bump-out phase of productions.

    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.

    Skills Covered

    Certificate III Program in Lighting, Sound, Staging and Vision
    Learn to use Lighting, Sound, Vision and Staging technologies. Learn in practical classes in fully equipped venues and work on creating public performances in dance, drama and music. Begin your pathway for a career in Stage Management. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 6 core units and 9 elective units.


    Successful completion of this course provides you with the following qualifications:

    QualificationTAFE SA CodeNational Code
    Certificate III in Live Production and ServicesTP00979CUA30415

    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.


    The TAFE SA qualification 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.