Diploma of Live Production Design

Duration Up to 12 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeCUA50513
TAFE SA CodeTP00663
Example Career ProfileDesigners for Theatre, Performance and EventsDesigners for Theatre, Performance and Events
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Campus/Delivery Study Mode Application
Adelaide College of the ArtsOn CampusCheck Status

Course Admission Requirements

  • SACE Completion or equivalent or
  • Satisfactory demonstration of reading, writing and numeracy skills by undertaking the Core Skills Profile for Adults

Important Information

  • Your skills and experience will be assessed at course counseling and students with limited or no underpinning knowledge will begin at Certificate III or Certificate IV level before progressing to Diploma level.
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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

Occupational outcomes may include: Production Designer; Set Designer/Costume Designer.

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

Diploma of Live Production Design (CUA50513)
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who design sets, props, costumes and performance environments. They have a wide range of specialised technical, creative and conceptual skills, they use specialised knowledge, apply theory and creative skills in a range of situations. They display initiative and judgement across a broad range of creative and technical work areas for the entertainment, performing arts, concert, film production, festivals and events industries. They work collaboratively with a wide range of other creative and technical personnel, are required to demonstrate team leadership skills, consistent performance and reliability, and are responsible for planning and coordinating the work of others within broad parameters. 15 units must be completed, 7 core units and 8 elective units.

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.

Credit Transfer

Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

UniversityUniversity CourseTotal Units in Uni CourseCredits GrantedGuaranteed AdmissionDetails
University of South AustraliaBachelor of Arts (Performing Arts)10836Details
Bachelor of Arts10836Details
Bachelor of Arts (English and Creative Writing)10836Details
Bachelor of Arts (History and Cultural Studies)10836Details
Bachelor of Arts (International Relations)10836Details
Bachelor of Arts (Languages)10836Details
Bachelor of Arts (Linguistics)10836Details
Bachelor of Arts (Sociology)10836Details
Bachelor of Media Arts10836Details


 Fee Range (approx)
Total course cost$9,215 - $14,959

Fees vary depending on the subjects you enrol into and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

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