• HND Technical Theatre (UWS Group) - Limited Availability

  • SCQF Level

    Level 7

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

Start Here

Successful completion of HNC Technical Theatre. A place on the course is subject to an interview process.

What's Involved

This course is delivered as part of year 2 of the University of West of Scotland BA Technical Theatre. Having already passed an HNC in Technical Theatre, you will participate in advanced theatre production operations through working on real theatre productions in well-known theatres including the Ayr Gaiety as well as UWS and Ayrshire College theatres. You will work on Industry standard equipment and be taught by very experienced current industry professionals.

Subjects may include:

  • Stage Lighting and Technology
  • Stage Sound and Technology
  • Scenic Art and Construction
  • Technical Theatre : Research Techniques
  • Technical Theatre: Professional Development
  • Audio Visual Technologies for Performance
  • Work Placement

Go Anywhere

Progression on to a relevant University course or employment.
Possible careers you could explore:

  • Lighting Operator
  • Sound Operater
  • Set Designer
  • Stage Manager
  • Assistant Stage Manager
  • Event Organiser
  • Production Specialist
  • Broadcast Engineer (lighting, sound,production)
  • Drama Teacher
  • Lighting Director
  • Sound Designer
  • Stage Crew
  • Runner
  • Front of House Crew
  • Make-up Artist