Level 3 Technical Theatre

South Essex College

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Important information

  • Course
  • Southend-on-sea
  • Duration:
    2 Years

You will study units such as: Stage Lighting Operations. Stage Sound Operations. Stage Management. Prop Making. Stage Technical Maintenance

Important information

Requirements: Four GCSEs at grade C or above, preferably English and Mathematics, combined with previous experience in technical theatre or a creative art.


Where and when

Starts Location
On request
South Essex College Luker Road, SS1 1ND, Essex, England

Course programme

Level 3 Technical Theatre

Qualification : BTEC National Diploma
Awarded By EdExcel

Course Code: 6239

Length of Course : 2 Years
Who is the course for? Those who wish to prepare for a career working backstage as a Performance Technician.
What will I Achieve? National Diploma Production Arts (Technical)

At least one key skill qualification

About the course: You will study units such as:

  • Stage Lighting Operations

  • Stage Sound Operations

  • Stage Management

  • Prop Making

  • Stage Technical Maintenance

Assessment Assessment will be predominantly practical and will be carried out through project work, performance and coursework.
What else will I do? You will support various performances throughout the course. Visit external performances and venues and work with other learners from other performance disciplines.

Next Start Date: September

Progression This qualification can lead to Higher Education or straight into professional work in the Theatre/Performing Arts industry.

Cost of the course: FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment. For over 19s the cost is £1,194 per year. For applicants from outside the UK and EU the cost is £4,600 per year.

Venue : Luker Road

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