Course Title: Determine Lighting Requirements and Operate Lighting

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4144

Course Title: Determine Lighting Requirements and Operate Lighting

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Course Contact: Rowan Humphrey

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4345

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

To enable learners to address the lighting requirements of audiovisual and video productions in a range of environments including single and multicamera recording and events.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFLGT03A Determine Lighting Requirements and Operate Lighting


CUFLGT03A/01 Address lighting conditions

CUFLGT03A/02 Operate a colour temperature meter

CUFLGT03A/03 Select and use corrective light filters

CUFLGT03A/04 Prepare for lighting operation

CUFLGT03A/05 Participate in technical rehearsal

CUFLGT03A/06 Operate lighting

CUFLGT03A/07 Monitor luminaires during the production

CUFLGT03A/08 Monitor technical quality during production

Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements above.

Overview of Assessment

Location Plan 10%
Production Folio 30%
Field Lighting exercise 30%
Closed book test 30%