Course Title: Manage show control operations

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5332 Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services

Course Title: Manage show control operations

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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


Term2 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

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Course Description

Show control systems are designed to store, play back and control audio, video and digital images as well as other inputs eg. computers or video servers. In this course you will learn the skills and knowledge required to manage the set up and operation of show control systems.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUASTA502 Manage show control operations


1.Clarify show control brief

2. Coordinate the implementation of show control

3. Manage post-show operations

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 supervise the implementation of show control for a show, presentation or installation.
  • communicate effectively while negotiating solutions
  • work collaboratively

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course involves both written and practical tasks. These include the development and interpretation of a client brief through to the successful execution of a show control performance for :

  • a corporate style presentation in a simulated environment
  • a mock theatre performance in a simulated environment.