Certificate IV Program in Stage Management

Duration Up to 12 months Full Time
TAFE SA CodeCP00229
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This course focuses on developing the skills and knowledge required to source and run props for shows, to help organise and manage a rehearsal room, to take on leadership roles and the skills required to block, plot and call shows.



Campus / Delivery Study Mode Application
Adelaide College of the ArtsOn CampusOpening Sept 2018

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 as part of course counselling before enrolling.
    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.

    How to Apply

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

    Employment Outcomes

    Assistant stage manager, production assistant, 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.

    Skills Covered

    Certificate IV Program in Stage Management
    This course builds on the basic Stage Management and Technical skills gained within the Certificate III in Live Production and Services. This is done through both classwork and immersive participation on several collaborative productions with other performing arts students. 5 core units and 11 electives.


    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.


    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.