Certificate III in Live Production and Services

Are you interested in working as backstage crew on theatre productions, concerts and events? Then this course is for you!

CUA30415 – Certificate III in Live Production and Services

ITeC’s Certificate III in Live Production and Technical services course offers students a practical introduction to live production and working as backstage crew on theatre productions and live concerts and events. This course covers a variety of areas including staging, audio, lighting and AV. If you are wanting to gain skills for entry level in the entertainment industry then this is the course for you.

The job roles include bump in – bump out crew, live audio crew, lighting crew, and audio-visual technician. Individuals usually work under direction, using some discretion and judgement, and may provide technical advice and support to a team.

So what will I learn throughout the course?

Below select the toggles to get more information about the different stages of productions and what you will learn.


Throughout the course you will learn skills in the bump in and bump out of productions, the set up and operation of all audio equipment, the set up and operation of lighting equipment, how to set up staging elements and set pieces and the set up and operation of audio-visual equipment and projection.


You will also learn how the industry is constructed, what roles and responsibilities are relevant to the industry and how the hierarchy of the production team is constructed. You will learn about new technologies as you use a variety of industry professional equipment as well as learn the fundamental skills in workplace health and safety, unions and employment contracts.


As a highlight of the course, you will plan and implement three live production events where you will put the skills you have learnt in audio, lighting, staging and AV into practice. This is a great opportunity to showcase all the skills you have learnt and work together as a team to present your productions to the wider community.

Course Units

Core Units

BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry
CUAIND301 Work effectively in the creative arts industry
CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices
CUAPPR304 Participate in collaborative creative projects
SITXCCS303 Provide service to customers

Elective Units



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To say that my time at ITeC was a delight would be considered an understatement. The teaching style and the empathetic nature of each and every teacher contributed to the overall enjoyment of not only attending the course, but to successfully complete my qualification.

Michael Cremona

Live Production Student