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Our courses offer the right balance of practical knowledge and academic excellence and a wide range of study options.
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Advanced Diploma of Design for Live Production, Theatre and Events
This nationally recognised qualification provides skills and experience consistent with the growing needs of the entertainment industry. Units are structured to provide training in the principles, techniques and processes required in designing for theatre and film.
After initial exposure to basic visualisation and research skills, students are confronted, as a learning experience, with challenging design projects including sets, props and costumes. These projects precede practical design involvement in WAAPA productions and professional placement. Students also attend classes in drawing, technical drawing and computer aided design.
This three year Integrated Advanced Diploma Program is structured to enable students to progress from a Certificate IV in year one, to a Diploma in year two, and graduate with an Advanced Diploma on successful completion of year three.
Students are required to complete practicum placement(s) as part of this course.
This course is a nationally recognised qualification, specified in a national training package and is registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).
Additional Course Information
Students work as directed on productions mounted by WAAPA. Students begin by assisting until sufficiently skilled to perform designated tasks. In the final year students will be expected to provide service to the productions at a professional level of competence.
Professional placement to industry in the graduating year is a compulsory and practical component. Students undertake an appropriate attachment for production experience. The purpose of this work is to develop and strengthen the proficiencies and skills required in the industry.
Scenic Designer, Costume Designer, Stylist
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