• Performing Arts

    Introduction to Production Arts (potentially leading to Level 6 entry in January 2025)

  • SCQF Level

    Level 5 (leading to potential Level 6 entry in January 2025)

  • Attendance/Duration

    Short full-time, August to January

  • Start Date

    Aug 2024


Are you captivated by the world of theatre and production? Delve into the art of production with a curriculum that's almost entirely practical, offering hands-on experience and real-world skills.

Exclusive Partnership
In 2023, we partnered with CentreStage Art Academy in Kilmarnock to offer Production Arts and Technical Theatre skills. Hosted at our new campus, you'll have access to top-notch facilities and industry connections.

Entry Requirements

To apply for this course, you’ll need:

  • a genuine passion for theatre and production arts
  • two A-C passes at National 4 in subjects related to Science, Technology, Engineering, or Maths
  • alternatively, a Level 4 qualification in a relevant field such as Sound Production, Acting and Performance, Music, or Art and Design
  • an interview with us

If you don’t have formal qualifications but have life experience, then we’ll also consider you for a place, so please do apply.

Course Content

Our Introduction to Production Arts course is designed to immerse you in the practical aspects of production arts. Here's a glimpse of what you may learn:

  • scenic art and construction: expand your skills in creating captivating stage settings
  • lighting design for performance: dive into the world of lighting, enhancing the theatrical experience
  • stage sound and technology: master the art of creating immersive soundscapes
  • research techniques: learn to explore and evaluate various production spaces and design styles
  • digital audio workstations: discover the tools and techniques for recording and manipulating audio and MIDI signals
  • stage management: develop organisational, leadership, and teamwork skills
  • professional development: prepare for a career in production arts with industry-specific knowledge and skills

Throughout the course, you'll be working with industry-standard equipment and learning from experienced professionals currently active in the field.

Next Steps and Career Opportunities

After successfully completing this course you may have the opportunity to:

  • progress to further study in HNC Technical Theatre, Sound Production, TV and Broadcasting, or Media.
  • launching your career in Production Arts, where numerous national and international opportunities await. Many of our students find employment during or shortly after their studies.

Why Choose This Course?

Our Introduction to Production Arts course offers a unique blend of creativity and practical skills. Dive into the world of theatre and arts production, and gain the hands-on experience needed to excel in this dynamic field.

Join us, and let your passion for the arts become your profession.

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Start Date

Aug 2024

Places available



Start Date

Jan 2025

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