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Advanced Diploma of Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Production) : Sound
This nationally recognised qualification provides skills and experience consistent with the growing sound and audio needs of the entertainment industry.
The skills and knowledge gained will aid graduates seeking employment in the areas of theatre, film, television, radio, concerts, festivals, studio work and trade presentations.
Units cover a broad spectrum of disciplines in sound production and operation. Specific procedures are studied in stage and concert sound, digital sound and sound for the electronic media.
The theory and practice of music recording and the creation of special effects for theatre are studied throughout the course. The course also encourages investigation into the new areas of acoustic sculpture and art.
Students are required to complete practicum placement(s) as part of this course.
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.
Sound Recordist, Sound Mixer