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   Lighting Technician/Best Boy

Employees position, set up and operate lighting equipment to light sets or studios during stage performances, television broadcasts or film productions. They are responsible, both creatively and technically, for lighting interior and outside scenes and must achieve the desired effects through the placement, intensity and colour of lighting.

Qualification Information

CORE UNITS (2 required)
  • Develop and apply industry knowledge
  • Follow health, safety and security procedures
SPECIALIST UNITS (5 required)
  • Determine lighting requirements and operate lighting
  • Maintain, repair and modify lighting equipment
  • Operate lighting consoles
  • Prepare, install and monitor lighting equipment
  • Supervise technical operations
ELECTIVE UNITS (8 required)
  • Collaborate with colleagues in planning and producing a project
  • Compile a production schedule
  • Coordinate the purchase or hire of equipment/supplies
  • Participate in, lead and facilitate a team
  • Breakdown a script
  • Attach flexible cords and plugs to electrical equipment connected to a single phase 250 volt supply
  • Attach flexible cables and plugs to electrical equipment connected to a supply up to 1,000 volts AC or 1,500 volts DC
  • Manage a project

Course:  CUF40401 Certificate IV in Screen

Training Package:  CUF07 Screen & Media Training Package

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