Course Title: Manage small-scale live productions

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5332

Course Title: Manage small-scale live productions

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

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Course Description

This course will give you the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan and manage technical, creative and logistical aspects of small-scale live productions. Pre-production skills in planning and organising technical and creative aspects of productions are developed through practice and you will learn to work autonomously and in a team environment as you take responsibility for creating quality productions.

This unit is delivered and assessed with BSBWOR502B Ensure team effectiveness and BSBWHS501A ensure a safe workplace.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAPPM501 Manage small-scale live productions


1. Plan and organise technical aspects of productions

2. Plan and organise creative aspects of productions

3. Plan and organise technical and creative rehearsals

4. Manage pre-production activities

5. Manage operations during performances

6. Manage post-production activities

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 able to:

•plan and organise technical and creative aspects of a live small-scale production
•plan and organise technical and creative rehearsals
•manage and monitor pre-production operations
•manage, monitor and maintain operations during show
•manage post-production

Overview of Assessment

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