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Get some experience working with both children and the elderly and feel comfortable working with both. Throughout college you will take part in clinical placements where you will be required to work with various age groups.
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|QQI Award Code:||5M5152 Theatre Production|
|QQI Award Code||5M5152 Theatre Production|
The aim of this 2 year course in technical theatre is to provide the student with the skills and experience necessary for employment in professional theatre. The course should appeal to those who are interested in backstage work, stage management, lighting, sound or construction.
We offer two major awards in the Technical Theatre department. The QQI Level 5 award in Theatre Production and the BTEC Higher National Diploma in Performing Arts (Production). Students have the opportunity over the two years of the course to specialise in any of three major areas: Stage Management; Sound and Lighting; Set Design and Construction.
Lighting Design and Operation
Automated Lighting Systems
Sound Design and Operation
Theatre Studies 5N4571
Stage Management and Administration 5N1550
Workshop Construction Skills
TV and Video Production
Digital Movie Processing 5N1605
Computer Aided Drafting (2D)
Web Authoring 5N1910
Small Scale Touring in the Performing Arts
Creative Arts Research
Historical Context in the Performing Arts
Managing a Creative Business
Work Experience 5N1356
This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.
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