This qualification will prepare you for employment in leadership roles 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.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Lighting, sound, staging and vision crew (installation, technician, operator, programmer, mixer). Typically installing and operating the technical systems which support the Live Entertainment industry. Many ex-students work freelance or in corporate environments in a variety of more autonomous roles where they contribute their skills in systems design, programming, production management and artistic outcomes.
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.
Diploma Program in Lighting, Sound, Staging and Vision
This course advances your technical and creative capabilities in mixing live audio, operating and programming moving lights, designing sound systems & designing lighting for productions. You will work closely with directors, choreographers, musicians and our production manager to ensure timely, safe, creative & cost effective outcomes. Production and project work is at the core of this Diploma and you are expected to behave professionally, be pro-active and highly motivated to attend and/or initiate production meetings that drive the work-flow and resource requirements to achieve high production standards. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 5 core units and 10 elective units.
Successful completion of this course provides you with the following qualifications:
|Qualification||TAFE SA Code||National Code|
|Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services||TP00981||CUA50415|
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.
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