City Campus Manchester
(Full Time - 1 year)
If you want to work in the Theatre Production or Music Events but don't want to be on the stage, but making the magic happen behind the scenes instead, then this qualification is for you.
This course is co-developed and co-delivered with a range of employers and it is the perfect stepping stone if you want to progress on to a T Level. You will develop knowledge and understanding through college based workshops and then applying your learning and skills in a practical work placement.
The course will teach you how theatres and music events are supported and how the industry operates. You will learn about job opportunities and roles within the sector as well as the essential key skills in backstage and events support: Sound, lighting, Set design and construction and health and safety protocols.
You will then have the option to specialise in theatre or music events and will undertake a placement in a professional industry setting to hone your technical skills.
You will learn within the brand new industry facilities at the City centre campus which consist of two full scale theatres, music studios, DJ booths and media studios.
Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.
Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.
All assessments made up of both theoretical / written coursework tasks and also practical performances or demonstrations of your practical skills.
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If you were born to perform – as an actor, a dancer or a musical theatre performer – or even if you want to work behind the scenes, you’ll absolutely love the passion, enthusiasm and creative atmosphere that infects everyone in our Performing Arts department, here at The Manchester College.