Course Title: Determine Lighting Requirements and Operate Lighting

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4112

Course Title: Determine Lighting Requirements and Operate Lighting

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Course Contact: Adam Lovell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4976

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course aims to develop the skills and knowledge required to prepare, operate and monitor lighting equipment and quality during participation, rehearsals and production of film and television projects.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFLGT03A Determine Lighting Requirements and Operate Lighting


Participate in technical rehearsal

Prepare for lighting operation

Select and use corrective light filters

Address lighting conditions

Monitor luminaires during the production

Monitor technical quality during production

Operate a colour temperature meter

Operate lighting

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

3 Point lighting – 15%
Lighting continuity – 15%
Camera 1 – 20%
Generate a lighting plan – 10%
Active learning journal – 30%
Class exercises – 10%