Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Marija; Study Option 2

Diploma Of Live Production, Theatre & Events (Construction & Manufacturing)
Program Description
Students have the opportunity to develop a diverse range of creative skill sets within live production, theatre and events. Project based simulated working environments will enable students to apply their skills to a major project in the course of their study and act in accordance with organisational approaches to planning and Occupational Health and Safety legislation. 

Students will construct sets and props, learn the basics of lighting, paint and install sets for a major project. Students are also assigned a range of minor -projects that they must plan and implement. 

The program focuses on set and prop construction and scenic art finishing. Beginning to intermediate construction techniques are taught from standard theatre flats with bracing, to using foam-based sculpted approaches for 3-Dimensional finishes. A variety of moulding and casting approaches are explored in the prop making curriculum with emphasis on the construction of urethane rubber based hand puppets. 

The program is conducted in a professional and challenging environment that encourages initiative and creative exploration. Pathways for future employment are to be found in burgeoning technical disciplines allied to the staging of The Arts; Film and TV; Commercial Events; Shows; Productions etc. 

The program is led by practicing professionals with currency in Industry relationships. The aim is of the program is to produce highly skilled and committed graduates who will be able to work confidently and professionally in the Entertainment Industry.
Entry Requirements
Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent with a Sound Achievement in English. 
Non school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study and personal competencies. 
Prospective students will need to submit a Folio with application & suitability will be further assessed from these.
Career Opportunities
Graduates will have achieved the skills necessary to apply for the position of Stagehand. They will have full artistic and operational understanding of major performance projects. They will be able to pursue their studies in the University Sector or be able to confidently apply to leading Theatrical Production and other Creative Industries as a multi-skilled employee with clear understandings and experience of the entire operation of a production.
Program Duration
Full Time : 1 year

Program Articulation
At the completion of the Diploma, successful students may enter University for a Degree level and higher studies.
Program Award
Recognition Of Prior Learning
Individuals may receive credit for their knowledge and skills through recognition of prior learning (RPL) upon completion of the RPL process. 
The process will involve an initial meeting with an assessor to discuss your needs. Fees may be applicable for this service. You will then be required to gather your evidence; enrol into the class/es and submit your application for assessment.

Assessment may include skills and achievements from:
• Work experience (paid and unpaid)
• Life experience (for example leisure pursuits or voluntary work)
• Previous study (formal or informal training and education, for example industry training, school, college or adult education classes)

In order to grant RPL, an assessor must be confident that candidates are currently competent. Evidence used for assessment may take a variety of forms and could include certification, references from past employers, work samples, testimonials from clients and challenge testing.

For additional information relating to RPL for this program, please contact the RPL Coordinator on 07 3244 5386 or email sbit.rplcoordinator@deta.qld.gov.au
Morningside Campus
How To Apply
FULL TIME: Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre(QTAC)
Ph: 07 3858 1222
Fax: 07 3367 1164
33 Park Road Milton QLD 4064
Email: qtac@qtac.edu.au
Internet: www.qtac.edu.au

You can apply on online at QTAC`s Website, or alternatively QTAC guides can be purchased from most newsagencies. QTAC applications must be received by the last Friday of September for programs starting first semester the following year or before the end of May for programs starting second semester in the current year. Late applications are available and attract a late fee. Contact QTAC for more details.
QTAC CODE: 554054
Applications Close
For full time applicants there is only one intake per year and applications are made in September for a February intake.
Direct Institute applications may be considered, please contact our Customer Information Centre on 13 72 48 for an application package.
The cost of this program may vary depending on the individual courses nominated per semester. Concession rates are available for holders of current concession cards. Tuition fees do not include any materials or textbooks that may be required. Costs are subject to change without notice. The cost of this GST free program is approximately -

Full Rate: $3,560.00
Concession Rate: $2,780.00
Please note, all programs are subject to a $14 Administration Fee per year, payable on enrolment.
For Additional Information
Location: Morningside
Telephone: (07) 3244 6466
Facsimile: (07) 3244 6396
In Person: Centre for Arts, Culture & Creative Industries
Level 2 J Block Room 2.01
Clearview Terrace
Mail: Locked Mail Bag 14
South Brisbane QLD 4101
Email: southbank.tafe@det.qld.gov.au
Find us at: www.Southbank.edu.au

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