Advanced Diploma of Live Production and Management Services - CUA60213


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in the entertainment industry who are expected to apply theory and creative skills in a range of situations and to display initiative and judgement in planning activities. They have significant autonomy in performing complex technical operations and for making a range of business and production management decisions.Electrical workIn 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 WorkThe 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 doggingCPCCLRG3001A Licence to perform rigging basic levelCPCCLRG3002A Licence to perform rigging intermediate levelCPCCLRG4001A Licence to perform rigging advanced level.National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction WorkSets 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.Information on occupational licensing and its intersection with vocational education and training can be found in Licensing Line News at www.licensinglinenews.com.


  • 14 units: 8 core
  • 6 elective


  • Manage physical assets
  • Establish and maintain environmentally sustainable creative practice
  • Manage lighting operations for outdoor events
  • Manage risk
  • Manage finances
  • Manage project risk
  • Manage bump in and bump out of shows
  • Realise lighting designs
  • Investigate drawing materials and processes
  • Manage audio operations for outdoor events
  • Manage on-site event operations
  • Manage compliance with workplace relations legislation
  • Develop and maintain production documents
  • Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • Make period costumes
  • Establish and adjust the marketing mix
  • Develop and manage a budget
  • Develop crowd management plans
  • Design sets
  • Contribute to improving environmental performance
  • Manage pre-production for shows and events
  • Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief
  • Research and apply concepts of live performance practice
  • Select and refine a specialised drawing technique
  • Manage operational plan
  • Stage manage productions and events
  • Refine painting techniques
  • Refine digital art techniques
  • Manage plotting sessions
  • Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
  • Manage project procurement
  • Manage design realisation
  • Develop, implement and maintain WHS management systems
  • Interpret Market Trends And Developments
  • Investigate technologies for the creation of digital art
  • Create a final sound balance
  • Incorporate creative and technical needs into management processes
  • Develop and implement crisis management plans
  • Develop and implement strategic plans
  • Support workplace coaching and mentoring
  • Manage the promotion of creative acts
  • Direct the integration of projects
  • Extend professional expertise with drawing and other visual representation tools
  • Call performances
  • Develop and manage public relations strategies
  • Manage the operation of stage monitor systems
  • Manage audition support services
  • Conceive and develop lighting designs
  • Manage small-scale live productions
  • Select event venues and sites
  • Employ colour management in a digital imaging workplace
  • Obtain and manage sponsorship
  • Prepare and present proposals
  • Develop and maintain business continuity plans
  • Manage specialist staging operations
  • Plan market research
  • Design events
  • Compile music for soundtracks
  • Stage manage technical and dress rehearsals
  • Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
  • Adopt an innovative approach to creating production elements
  • Undertake project work
  • Manage an off-site wardrobe department
  • Critique cultural works
  • Manage diversity in the workplace
  • Research and apply concepts and theories of creativity
  • Licence to perform dogging
  • Identify and interpret compliance requirements
  • Manage event staging components
  • Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • Design props
  • Make character costumes
  • Secure funding for projects
  • Licence to perform rigging advanced level
  • Develop and implement a business plan
  • Profile international markets
  • Produce sound recordings
  • Establish and conduct business relationships
  • Manage quality customer service
  • Manage and exploit copyright arrangements
  • Manage fundraising and sponsorship activities
  • Develop set construction plans
  • Licence to perform rigging intermediate level
  • Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Realise production designs
  • Manage project cost
  • Investigate painting materials and processes
  • Collaborate in professional creative projects
  • Licence to perform rigging basic level
  • Write scripts
  • Realise productions
  • Coordinate costume manufacture
  • Implement vision system designs
  • Manage construction workshop operations
  • Develop, implement and review purchasing strategies
  • Realise costumes
  • Write persuasive copy
  • Design costumes
  • Design vision systems
  • Analyse consumer behaviour for specific international markets
  • Analyse cultural history and theory
  • Manage front of house services
  • Refine model making skills
  • Plot and manage cues from musical scores
  • Manage innovation and continuous improvement
  • Develop sound designs
  • Ensure team effectiveness
  • Research global design trends
  • Manage meetings
  • Recruit and induct staff
  • Install and manage complex ICT networks
  • Prepare for sustainable professional practice
  • Implement design solutions
  • Edit scripts
  • Develop event transport plans
  • Develop and implement strategies for intellectual property management
  • Organise event infrastructure
  • Manage installation of lighting systems
  • Research and apply light and colour
  • Work safely in the construction industry
  • Research and apply design theory
  • Work professionally in the creative arts industry
  • Establish and review the business continuity management framework and strategies
  • Implement sound designs
  • Stage manage creative rehearsals
  • Stage manage performances
  • Manage show control operations
  • Design and construct costume corsetry and undergarments
  • Develop prop construction plans
  • Lead innovative thinking and practice
  • Originate and develop concepts
  • Develop business continuity strategy
  • Research and comply with regulatory requirements
  • Implement and monitor marketing activities
  • Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • Establish systems that support innovation
  • Develop multi-venue event plans
  • Manage intellectual property to protect and grow business
  • Make specialised costumes
  • Create theatrical millinery

Standard entry requirements

  • Entry to this qualification is limited to those who:1. Have completed CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices or can demonstrate equivalence
  • And2. Are able to demonstrate technical production skills in at least one specialisation that support learning at Advanced Diploma level. A specialisation could comprise skills in at least one of the following areas:costumelightingscreen and mediaproduction designscenery and propssoundstage managementstagingvision systems.In particular, they must be able to provide evidence of their ability to:develop solutions in at least one specialisation
  • Produce a body of work demonstrating technical skills in at least one specialisation
  • Respond effectively to workplace challenges and requirements in line with current industry standards
  • Andapply knowledge of trends and traditions in at least one specialisation.Those skills and knowledge may have been acquired through personal or work experience, or through formal study.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Design Centre Enmore No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Nirimba College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Design Centre Enmore.

**PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE**This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process. Find out more about [VET Student Loans](https://www.tafensw.edu.au/vet-student-loans)Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course. The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Additonal resources will be required to successfully complete this course and will cost approximately $190.00 for materials/consumables, subsidising field trips and visits, safety equipment and/or toolkits and general resources.

Campuses: Nirimba College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide the following resources which is retained on completion of study:As this is a portfolio assessed course candidates must have access to computing technology and the internet and must supply all materials and data capabilities to compile a professional portfolio.

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