2.2.4 Certified TLE Associate
An individual applying for the CertTLE Associate designation should be able to demonstrate a broad understanding of the technology used in the theatre and live events industry. They should also demonstrate their broad understanding of safety issues related to this field, as well as the regulatory framework that applies to the theatre and live events industry.
Use the designator (Cert TLE Assoc) behind their name
Participate in SACIA events at discounted rates
Offer employers and colleagues assurance of commitment to the technical production and live events industry
Be listed on the National Learners’ Record Database
Applicants must have:
Applicants should complete an online examination (TLE001) that will test both the breadth and depth of their knowledge across a range of competencies specific to theatre and live events industry.
Recognition of Prior Learning
SACIA’s certification council recognize that many applicants for this designation will not hold an underlying NQF-level 4 qualification. The Council will encourage individual’s lacking such a qualification to apply for a professional designation if they can demonstrate at least 2 years’ relevant work experience in the theatre and live events industry. An assessment will be conducted by a body of subject matter experts.
Continuing professional development (CPD) requirements
Designated members are required to: