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Technical Theatre NPA

Campus Granton Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Part time

Duration 39 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Course overview

This course is for S5 and S6 pupils who are still at school.

This course will enable learners to develop a defined set of skills and knowledge in the specialist vocational area of technical theatre.

Learners will develop practical, technical and transferable skills and will have the opportunity to build skills for progression to full-time college courses at a higher level. 

What you will learn

  • Technical Theatre in context
  • Theatre Stage Lighting Operations
  • Theatrical Design including Lighting, Sound, Prop Making and Model Set Construction

Dependent on resources

Placement information

  • Learners will get the opportunity to work on productions and support live shows.

How the course is assessed

  • Through practical and theoretical elements.

Number of days per week

  • Tuesday and Thursday afternoons 1.30-4 pm

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • An interest in the production side of performances.

English Proficiency Requirements

ILETS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • HND Technical Theatre

Career options

  • Theatre
  • Festivals and events

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Granton Campus Part time 19/08/24 39 Weeks

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