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Certificate III in Live Production and Services

National Course Code: CUA30415

TAFE NSW Course Number: CUA30415-01V01


Study Type:
Full Time

Start Date:
4 Feb 2019


18 weeks

Nominal Hours:

Full Fee: $7,330
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,080

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised
  • Traineeship

Contact by Training Services NSW

If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply a broad range of competencies in providing services for the entertainment industry. They may provide assistance with technical support to a team.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
Electrical work
In some States and Territories of Australia a restricted electrical licence is required. Restricted electrical licences allow a person to carry out electrical work incidental to a trade. Incidental work may include fault-finding on equipment or changing like for like equipment by disconnecting and reconnecting the fixed wiring. It does not include any other changes to the fixed wiring.

National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work
The National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work applies to persons performing dogging and rigging work. Completion of the following units is required for certification at either basic, intermediate or advanced levels:
CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging
CPCCLRG3001A Licence to perform rigging basic level
CPCCLRG3002A Licence to perform rigging intermediate level
CPCCLRG4001A Licence to perform rigging advanced level.

National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work
Sets and staging for some performances or events may fall within the definition of construction work. If so, people entering the construction site are required to complete the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (Australian Safety Compensation Council, May 2007). Achievement of the unit 'CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry' from the CPC08 Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package fulfils this requirement.

The timetable for this course will be available at http://entertainment.wsi.tafensw.edu.au/current-students/timetables/ and will be available the week prior to course commencement.

This course is full-time for one semester.

The Certificate III in Live Production & Services provides students with a comprehensive overview of the technologies that may be used in live music production and other sectors of the entertainment industry. This course provides skills and experience consistent with the growing needs of the entertainment industry.

This program is focused on giving students the underpinning knowledge and practical skills that will enable them to undertake a wide range of jobs in a diverse and growing industry.

Students learn through practical, hands-on classes and exercises in classrooms, entertainment venues and other locations. All classes have a strong focus on the skills which industry require. During your training at WSI Entertainment you will be taught and supervised by highly qualified, experienced teachers who are active in their professional roles within the entertainment industry.

Please note that this course does not include any course units covering rigging, dogging or any other high risk work.

We offer tours of our facilities by appointment. Please contact us on entertainment.wsi@det.nsw.edu.au for bookings Monday to Friday.

For more information about WSI Entertainment, visit:
http://entertainment.wsi.tafensw.edu.au/ or

Please note: This course is offered based on demand.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

BSBITU201 Produce simple word processed documents
CUALGT304 Install and operate follow spots
CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
CUAPPR304 Participate in collaborative creative projects
MEM05001B Perform manual soldering/desoldering - electrical/electronic components
CUALGT301 Operate basic lighting
CUASOU202 Perform basic sound editing
CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry
CUASMT301 Work effectively backstage during performances
SITXCCS303 Provide service to customers
CUAIND301 Work effectively in the creative arts industry
CUASOU201 Develop basic audio skills and knowledge
CUALGT303 Install and test lighting equipment
CUASTA301 Assist with production operations for live performances

The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 870 for further information and advice.

First qualification$1,740
Second qualification$2,080
Non-government subsidised fee$7,330

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

Start Date: 4 Feb 2019

Full Time: 18 hours per week x 18 Weeks

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday (subject to change). You will be required to attend an average of 17 hours per week including attendance at performances and workshops. Additional study may be required.

To enrol in this course, choose the Enrol option.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

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Contact by Training Services NSW
If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.