Technical Theatre Production Arts (Triple Vocational A-level)

This course boasts 100% progression on to Higher Education, further training and employment in production arts. Progression spans from theatre, film, TV, music to live events and is one of the fastest growing sectors across the world. Students can take advantage of our industry links with a number of production companies and theatres. These includes ongoing placements at dbnAudile, Manchester’s Park Life Festival, Torpedo, Walk the Plank Theatre Company and Salford Arts Theatre.

Through practical exploration of a vast range of performance projects students will develop and hone specialist design, creative, technical and management skills required to work successfully in this industry. Former students have progressed as sound engineers in both music concerts and theatre productions, lighting designers and stage managers in London’s West End.


Assessment focuses on five principle areas: stage management, lighting, sound, scenography and visual imagery. Students will be evaluated through a range of practical performance projects.

Entry Requirements

Students will need five Grade 4s at GCSE including a Grade 4 in English. GCSE Drama is not a requirement of the course but a
passion for the subject is essential. Preferably, students will have
previous experience in school productions or working with local theatre companies.


NameAvailable at:Start DateAcademic Yr
Technical Theatre National Foundation Diploma Level 3 Pendleton Sixth Form College 05/09/2023 23/24

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