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CUASS00026 - Lighting Live Performance Skill Set (Release 2)


ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 15/Jan/2016
(View details for release 1) Replaced21/Nov/2013

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Release 2

This version released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package version 2.0.

Unit codes updated.

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Release 1

This skill set first released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package Version 1.0.


This skill set addresses the skills and knowledge required to install and operate lighting for live performances.

Pathways Information

The units provide credit towards CUA20215 Certificate II Creative Industries, CUA30415 Certificate III in Live Production and Services, CUA40415 Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services and other qualifications that allow for selection of these units.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Sets and staging for some performances or events may fall within the definition of construction work. If so, people entering the construction site are required to complete the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (Australian Safety Compensation Council, May 2007). The unit CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry fulfils this requirement.

Skill Set Requirements

CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

CUALGT201 Develop basic lighting skills and knowledge

CUALGT301 Operate basic lighting

CUALGT302 Repair and maintain lighting equipment

CUALGT303 Install and test lighting equipment

CUALGT304 Install and operate follow spots

CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals who wish to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to install and operate lighting for live performances.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These units of competency from CPC08 Construction, Plumbing and Services and CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Packages meet industry requirements for training in lighting operations for live performances.

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