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Entertainment Industry VET.
Many students in New South Wales secondary schools are involved in performing arts activities ranging from school productions through to statewide events. The Entertainment Industry course complements the current Board Developed Courses in Drama, Dance and Music and provides opportunities for experiences in the entertainment industry.
The entertainment industry is a diverse industry covering a wide range of occupational areas including audio, costume, customer service, front of house, lighting, make-up, props, scenic art, sets, staging, technical operations and vision systems. The Entertainment Industry course allows selection of units of competency from one or more of the occupational areas.
Students will gain experience and skills in all the main areas of the entertainment Industry.
The course includes a 70 hour work placement to augment the skills and experiences.
The Entertainment Industry course is designed to enable students to acquire a range of technical, practical, personal and organisational skills valued both within and beyond the workplace. They will also acquire underpinning knowledge and skills related to work, employment and further training within the entertainment industry. Through the study of this subject, students will gain experiences that can be applied to a range of contexts.
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