TECHNICAL THEATRE Course (Level 3)
Length: One year Subsidiary Diploma
which can lead on to a one year Extended Diploma
Level: Level 3 (A Level equivalent)
If you love the technical aspect of theatre shows, then this course is a perfect way to gain the skills to work behind the scenes in the theatre and live events sector. The course is run in partnership with theatres in each region. The course is:
Focused on practical event production work at working theatres.
Based around providing technical support for simulated and actual productions, to include set design, lighting, sound, stage management and business and marketing.
Linked to business, allowing you to explore your future career. Creative industries in the UK are outperforming almost all other areas of the UK economy and support over 1.7 million jobs.
Ideal for young people aged 16+ looking to gain the technical skills to work in theatre and live events.
Taught by theatre/live event technicians.
Assessed via project work, rather than exams, leading to nationally-recognised RSL qualifications.
Designed to give you more than technical skills - you will also gain valuable job skills and life skills.
Graded ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2016.
Run in Norwich from the Stage Two theatre training facility of Norwich Theatre Royal.
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A great alternative to sixth form or college
We offer an exciting and practical alternative where you can shine in an inspiring environment.
Making you feel at home
Our students feel at home with us because it’s a welcoming, creative place. Here you can be yourself.
Courses to suit you
If music or media is your passion, we’ve got a course to suit you from beginners to advanced. And what’s more, there are no formal entry requirements or exams*.
*Students doing English/Maths GCSEs, or Functional Skills, will be assessed by exams
A high-quality education
The college was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2016 and ‘Outstanding’ by the Independent Schools Inspectorate in December 2014.
Boosting your creativity and confidence
We encourage you to think outside the box. Tutors and guests with industry experience will be on hand to help you.
Letting you get out and do it!
You can organise and take part in events from gigs in local venues to club nights, exhibitions and festivals.
Getting your hands on great kit
You’ll learn in a dedicated centre that’s set up for creating and producing music, media and theatre.
Succeed and move on up
You can progress on to degree courses, or directly into the creative industries or other employment. Most of our Level 3 courses carry UCAS points for progression to university.
Follow in the footsteps of...
Ex-students such as Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora, Jess Glynne, Tom Flynn, Laura Welsh... to name but a few.