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Course Duration

3 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central

Course Certification

Higher Nitec

Show Stopper: Bringing the stage to life through your creativity, efficient and smooth running of performances, turning concepts into unforgettable realities and the centre stage

This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to interpret production documents and perform various tasks in the technical theatre industry to set up and operate production equipment and systems (lighting, sound, multimedia and staging), coordinate production elements and sets to ensure efficient and smooth running of a production.

What you'll learn

  • Manage the production schedule & production budget
  • Manage performance production resources
  • Manage backstage duties
  • Making notation of performances
  • Assist in risk assessment duties
  • Operate and maintain lighting system
  • Operate and maintain sound system
  • Operate and maintain multimedia system
  • Operate staging system
  • Create stage setting

Entry Requirements

Admission to Year 1 of the 3-year curriculum structure:

Completed GCE 'N' or GCE 'O' Level


  • 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 Technical Theatre & Production graduates may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma courses at ITE:


Higher Nitec in Technical Theatre & 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 Technical Theatre & 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.