Certificate III in Live Production and Services

Duration Up to 12 months Part Time
National CodeCUA30415
TAFE SA CodeTP00979
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Employment Outcomes

Occupational outcomes may include: Assistant Stage Manager; Entry-level Design Assistant; Entry-level Props, Set, Scenic Art Workshop Assistant; Entry-level Audio, Lighting, Sound, 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.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Certificate III in Live Production and Services (CUA30415)
This qualification reflects the roles of Assistant Stage Managers, Design Assistants, Props, Set and Scenic Art Workshop Assistants and Audio/Sound, Lighting, and Staging Technicians.
They apply a broad range of skills and knowledge in providing technical production and design services for the entertainment, performing arts, concert, film production, festivals and events industries.
They are required to demonstrate good team skills, consistent performance, reliability and initiative within the scope of their role.
They work collaboratively with a wide range of other creative and technical personnel under supervision of more experienced personnel.
Study streams are:

  • Construction including Props, Set and Scenic Art units
  • Design including Props, Set, Scenic Art and Design units
  • Stage Management including Audio/Sound, Lighting, Staging, Props and Stage Management units
  • Technical Production including Audio/Sound, Lighting and Staging units
  • 6 core units plus 9 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.


This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. WorkReady funding for this course is only for a trainee/apprentice with an approved training contract.