Who is the qualification for?
This qualification is for individuals who desire to enhance their effectiveness in the field of Lighting Operations in the entertainment industry, for example:
- Lighting Technicians
- Lighting Specialists
This list is not exhaustive and only serves to illustrate the breadth of the qualification.
How is it structured?
To be awarded this Caribbean Vocational Qualfication (CVQ), candidates must successful complete all mandatory units plus a minimum of two (2) Level One elective units, two (2) Level Two elective units and two (2) Level Three elective units.
What does it cover?
The mandatory units include:
- Repair and maintain basic lighting equipment
- Prepare, install and monitor basic lighting equipment
- Rig and position basic lighting equipment
- Prepare equipment to modify and control lighting
- Prepare battery-operated lighting equipment and systems
- Test basic lighting equipment and circuits
- Operate simple lighting consoles
- Prepare and install simple special lighting effects
The optional units include:
- Perform basic repairs to electrical/electronic systems
- Install wiring for equipment and technical production elements
- Programme and operate lighting consoles
- Install and operate generators
- Assess, set up and monitor power distribution systems
- Coordinate production operations