Technical Theatre

Argyll College UHI


Helensburgh Centre


The NC in Technical Theatre aims to provide candidates with appropriate skills and knowledge in drama and theatre performance by providing a core set of Units and wide range of optional Units which can be tailored depending on delivery approaches and facilities. There is a blend of practical and technical work underpinned with theory and research work.

Mandatory units include: Technical Theatre in Context; Theatre Stage Lighting Operations; Theatre Stage Sound; Technical Theatre Production Operations; Technical Theatre Workshop Skills.

Students also complete 6 optional units.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. However, students will benefit from previous experience of a drama course or units (Higher, National 4 or 5 or equivalent) and will be expected to have a strong interest in and some previous experience of technical theatre and drama.

Progression Routes

HNC Level Technical Theatre up to BA Technical Theatre within UHI or relevant employment.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Creative and Cultural Industries

SCQF Level


Career Area

Performing Arts

Career Sectors

Arts Administration

Community Arts

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