What is this course about?
An Apprenticeship is a training programme that allows you to earn whilst you learn. You will be assessed for a qualification whilst you work. Therefore, it is expected that will already be in employment and have permission from your employer to attend college for one day per week. You will study a vocational qualification relevant to your job role, as well as key skills in communication and Application of numbers. You will also work towards a technical certificate, looking at the underpinning knowledge you need to do your job.
What will I study?
Technical theatre focuses on the technical skills needed to work backstage in a theatre. You will cover topics such as planning an event, heath & safety, lighting, sound, rigging and special effects. This apprenticeship will teach you the skills to work both independently and as part of a technical crew. You will enjoy working as a team and working backstage making the show a success.
You will study a competence based qualification that relates to your job role. This will be assessed in your work place by a College assessor. In College you will study a separate qualification that teaches you additional skills and knowledge to be successful at your chosen career. You will study key skills in numeracy and Communication. You must pass all the elements of the apprenticeship to achieve the full apprenticeship qualification.
What can I do after the course?
On successful completion, you can progress on to higher education, or progress within your career in the arts.