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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central

Course Certification

Higher Nitec

Be a part of a dynamic production team for theatre production and live events.

The Higher Nitec in Performance Production course will equip you with the right management skills to ensure the smooth running of a live performance. In addition to learning how to coordinate the production backstage, you will also learn how to set up and operate the lights, sound, multimedia and staging systems.

What you'll learn

  • Assist to manage the production backstage
  • Operate and set up lighting, sound, multimedia and staging systems
  • Interpret production documents
  • Coordinate scenic arts, props and sets

Entry Requirements

GCE 'O' level grades in English Language, Mathematics and 1 other subject:

  • Grade 1-7 in English Language
  • Grade 1-8 in Mathematics (Elementary/Additional) or Principles of Accounts*
  • Grade 1-7 in one other subject
    * To be eligible for selection, you must also have sat for Mathematics (Elementary/Additional).


Nitec GPA:
For more details on minimum entry requirements for Nitec graduates, please click here.


  • Applicants for this course must ensure that they are free from colour appreciation deficiency and acrophobia (fear of heights).
  • Students will be required to purchase a Laptop for the course. This is in addition to the course fees. Financial assistance is available to eligible students under ITE Opportunity Fund subject to terms and conditions. For more details on the minimum laptop specifications, please click here.

Progression Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Performance Production graduates may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma courses at ITE:

Higher Nitec in Performance Production graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above may apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics. For more details on diploma courses for progression, please refer to the Joint Polytechnic Admissions website.

Career Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Performance Production graduates are employed by theatre venues, audio visual companies, live concert and event organisers. Some of the job titles held by graduates include Assistant Stage Manager, Lighting and Sound Crew, Technician (Theatre, Concert & Studio) and Event Technician Crew.