Course Title: Install and test lighting equipment

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4371 Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services

Course Title: Install and test lighting equipment

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

EEET7375C

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mcvet@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course, you will develop the skills and knowledge required to install and test lighting systems for bands, seminars and other live events. You will learn to work autonomously and in a team environment as you take responsibility for creating quality lighting installations for live productions.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUALGT303 Install and test lighting equipment

Elements:

1. Determine lighting requirements for productions

2. Prepare lighting equipment for installation

3. Install lighting

4. Install lighting control system

5. Check electrical safety

6. Test and adjust lighting

7. Disassemble lighting equipment


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

You will:

  • be familiar with production lighting terminology
  • understand documentation like lighting plans, schematics, equipment lists, schedules and cue lists
  • be familiar with techniques for rigging and hanging lighting equipment within licensing requirements
  • be familiar with procedures like hard patching and soft patching 
  • understand and be able to apply basic principles of lighting design 
  • use tools and test equipment necessary to install and maintain lighting equipment


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will involve demonstration of practical tasks and testing of your knowledge.