Project Description

Production Arts

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PLSS Code: 285575
Coordinator:David Forde

If you want a career in technical theatre, front of house, or behind the scenes in theatre, film or events, then this is the programme for you.

You will develop skills in lighting, set design and construction, live sound, stage management and front of house operations. You will explore the processes, skills and technology that underpin the production of events, theatre and film. Students on this course will have the opportunity to work in professional venues as part of this programme.

You will be able to prepare a portfolio as part of this course, including preparing for applications to specialist courses at Production Arts colleges.

What Makes This Course Special?

  • Practical skills training in productions arts
  • Real projects
  • Outstanding facilities, including performance studio and set-construction workshops
  • Collaboration with our partners VISUAL Carlow
  • Support for audition preparation

Course Content

  • Event Production
  • Production Design for Theatre
  • Technical Skills for Theatre (Lighting & Sound)
  • Theatre Studies
  • Set Construction (Combined Materials)
  • Stage Management & Administration
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Lighting Designer
  • Producer
  • Stage Management
  • Stage Electrician
  • Set Designer
  • Set Builder
  • Rigger
  • Theatre Assistant
  • Venue Assistant

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements.

QQI Level 5
Certificate in Theatre Production 5M5152

Standard registration and QQI L5 exam costs (see costs, fees and finance)

Additional Costs
PPE Clothing Pack Required €30 average price

Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

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Early Interview Option