Certificate IV Program in Lighting, Sound, Staging and Vision

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Duration Up to 12 months Full Time
TAFE SA CodeCP00228
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Description

This course prepares you for a career in the entertainment, performing arts, concert, film production, festivals and events 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.

    Important Information

    • Applicants with limited or no underpinning knowledge and skills will commence at a lower level and normal fees will apply. Please contact the program area at arts.adl@tafesa.edu.au for further information.

    Employment Outcomes

    Lighting, Sound, Staging, Vision Crew or Installation Technician or Operator. Typically installing and maintaining the technical systems which support the Live Entertainment industry in a supervised environment.

    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 IV Program in Lighting, Sound, Staging and Vision
    This course builds on the skills gained in the Certificate III in Live Production and Services. It will further develop your practical skills in Wireless Audio, Audio Systems, Sound Consoles, Lighting Desks, Lighting Installations, Vision Systems & Staging Equipment through classwork and participation on productions. You will undertake lead production roles as Heads of Department in specialist areas including managing crew, overseeing system installations, working within established timelines and contributing to WHS practices. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 5 core units and 11 elective units.

    Qualification/Certification

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

    QualificationTAFE SA CodeNational Code
    Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical ServicesTP00980CUA40415

    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.

    Fees

    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.