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VET: Live Sound and Lighting (Music)

CUF10107 Certificate I In Creative Industries

(SACE Stage One; Recommended for Yr 10)


This course will introduce you to the principals and equipment behind sound engineering and stage lighting for live modern music. We will be looking at the common equipment used in a sound system and lighting rig using both theory and practical work.

As a course participant you will be taken from the absolute basics to where you can specify, construct and operate a small sound and lighting system. This course is Ideal for individuals wishing to gain an introduction to live sound and lighting in a music industry based environment. The program is delivered from a high profile live music venue (Fowler’s Live Venue) in a simulated workplace environment.

Commencement Dates:

32 Weeks beginning week 2, Term 1
Wednesdays 4:00pm to 6:45pm


St Paul’s Creative Centre
200 Pulteney St
Adelaide SA 5000
(corner of Flinders St)

Nationally Accredited Units of Competency and Nominal Hours:

CUFIND201A – Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge (20)
ICAU1128B – Operate a personal computer (30)
BSBOHS201A – Participate in OHS processes (20)
CUESOU07B – Apply a general knowledge of audio to work activities (40)
CUESTA05B – Apply a general knowledge of staging to work activities (20)
CUFLGT101A – Apply a general knowledge of lighting to work activities (20)

SACE Credits:

35 Credits at Stage 1

Pre-course experience or pre-requisites:

Participants must be current secondary school students to enrol. The course focus is on sound and lighting in a musical setting. Students do not need to be musicians themselves, but they have to have an interest in music technology as a career.

Course Cost: $1750.00

Please note: all courses have minimum enrolments that must be achieved for courses to proceed. Unit selection may be subject to change.