Course Information

CUA60213 - Advanced Diploma of Live Production and Management Services

Effective from 01-JAN-2018 : Code C49

This nationally-recognised qualification is the second year of a two-year vocational Production and Design program. The course is structured to provide skills and experience consistent with the growing needs of the entertainment industry. Students work as directed on productions mounted by WAAPA and begin by assisting until sufficiently skilled to perform designated tasks. In the final year of the program, students will be expected to provide service to the productions at a professional level of competence.

Disclaimer

This course information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

Professional Recognition

This course has been Nationally Recognised by Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).

Admission requirements

  • Academic admission standard for the course; or
  • Recognition of prior learning, including credit transfer where applicable.

Course Specific Admission Requirements

All applicants are required to provide a portfolio and attend an interview. Entry to this qualification is limited to those who have completed CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices or can demonstrate equivalence; and 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: costume; lighting; screen and media; production design; scenery and props; sound; stage management; staging; or vision 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; and apply 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. , All applicants should normally be turning at least 18 by 30th June in the year of commencing the course.

Portfolio pathway applications are not accepted for this course.

Course Duration

  • Full Time: 1 Year

Course Delivery

Joondalup Mount Lawley South West (Bunbury) Online
Full Time

Course Co-ordinator

Ms Leisa Marie LANDRE-ORD

Course Structure

This course comprises eight core units and six elective units. The six elective units may be undertaken in the streams of Costume, Design, Lighting, Props and Scenery, and Stage Management.

Students must complete the following eight core units:

Year 1 - Vet Full

Production Management
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAPPM503Incorporate creative and technical needs into management processes
Production 2
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAPPM502Realise productions

Year 1 - Semester 1

WHS Management Systems

Work and Collaborate on Professional Projects
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAIND601Work professionally in the creative arts industry
CUAPPR602Collaborate in professional creative projects
Develop and Manage a Budget
Unit Code Unit Title
FNSORG501Develop and manage a budget
OHS and Whitecard
Unit Code Unit Title
CPCCOHS1001AWork safely in the construction industry

Year 1 - Semester 2

Manage Projects
Unit Code Unit Title
BSBPMG522Undertake project work
BSBWHS605Develop, implement and maintain WHS management systems

Students undertaking the Costume stream should complete the following additional six units:

Year 1 - Vet Full

Costume Construction 2
Unit Code Unit Title
BSBDES601Manage design realisation
CUACOS501Make period costumes
Costume for Dance (Tutus)
Unit Code Unit Title
CUACOS507Construct costume corsetry and undergarments
Production 2
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAPPM601Manage pre-production for shows and events
CUAPPM602Manage construction workshop operations

Year 1 - Semester 2

Visual Communication / Costume Rendering
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAACD601Extend professional expertise with drawing and other visual representation tools

Students undertaking the Design stream should complete the following additional six units:

Year 1 - Vet Full

Design Context
Unit Code Unit Title
BSBDES602Research global design trends
Design Studio 2
Unit Code Unit Title
BSBDES502Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief
Drawing 2 / CAD 2
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAACD601Extend professional expertise with drawing and other visual representation tools
Production 2
Unit Code Unit Title
BSBDES601Manage design realisation
CUAPPM601Manage pre-production for shows and events
Scenic Art 2
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAPAI501Refine painting techniques

Students undertaking the Lighting stream should complete the following additional six units:

Year 1 - Vet Full

Lighting for Performance 2
Unit Code Unit Title
BSBDES601Manage design realisation
CUARES601Research and apply concepts of live performance practice
Pracs and Ops
Unit Code Unit Title
SITXFIN601Manage physical assets
CUALGT504Develop lighting designs
Vision Systems
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAVSS501Design vision systems
CAD / Spotlight
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAACD601Extend professional expertise with drawing and other visual representation tools

Students undertaking the Props and Scenery stream should complete the following additional six units:

Year 1 - Vet Full

Production 2
Unit Code Unit Title
BSBDES601Manage design realisation
CUAPPM601Manage pre-production for shows and events
Props 2 / Sculpting Molding 2
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAINN501Adopt an innovative approach to creating production elements
Scenic Art 2
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAPAI501Refine painting techniques
Set Construction 2
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAPPM602Manage construction workshop operations

Year 1 - Semester 2

Drawing 2 / CAD 2
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAACD601Extend professional expertise with drawing and other visual representation tools

Students undertaking the Stage Management stream should complete the following additional six units:

Year 1 - Vet Full

Production 2
Unit Code Unit Title
CUASMT602Stage manage performances
Production Management
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAPPM601Manage pre-production for shows and events
CUASMT503Develop and maintain production documents
Stage Management 2
Unit Code Unit Title
CUASMT601Stage manage creative rehearsals
CUASMT603Stage manage technical and dress rehearsals
CUAPPM501Manage small-scale live productions

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

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