Technical Theatre

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus, Cumbernauld Campus, Broadwood Campus, Kirkintilloch Campus, Coatbridge Campus, Hamilton Campus


The HNC Technical Theatre course at New College Lanarkshire will provide you with hands-on experience in the disciplines of technical theatre through practical and production based teaching. Throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to work in a variety of technical roles across our three college theatre spaces as well as external professional performance venues.

While working on the many college productions you will have the opportunity to gain and improve your skills across multiple technical disciplines in a variety of performance spaces and venues, including lighting: design, rigging, focussing and operation, sound set up, design and operation, set design construction and stage management roles.

Entry Requirements

Higher English and/or Drama are recommended but not essential. Successful applicants will be asked to attend a short interview. Although some experience in technical theatre or related is preferable, applications are welcome from anyone with a keen interest in all aspects of stage, screen and radio production (more information on application).

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Performing Arts

SCQF Level


Career Area

Performing Arts