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Theatre Production

Course Code(s):  5M5152
QQI Award Code:  5M5152 Theatre Production
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Sligo College of Further Education

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Course overview

Course Code 5M5152
QQI Award Code 5M5152 Theatre Production
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course allows students to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue a career in theatre production and performance.

This course is designed to facilitate the learner to contribute as a practitioner to the production, planning, design and implementation of a varied range of theatrical productions.

What will you Study?

Customer Service 5N0972
Technical Skills for Theatre 5N6047
Safety and Health at Work 5N1794
Work Experience 5N1356
Production Design for Theatre 5N6205
Communications 5N0690
Event Production 5N1374
Theatre Studies 5N4571

Optional Modules:
Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths as an extra module.
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

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