Technology and Management


If you are interested in becoming a Lighting Technician, Stage Manager or Live Sound Engineer there are various courses that offer training.

Choosing the Right Course for You 

Erin Johnstone talks to us about how she prepared to apply for her course and some of the things she learned whilst there:

Next Steps and Top Tips

Erin Johnstone talks to us about her career hopes and offers great tips about what is involved with theatre production courses:


For the most up to date click on the images that link straight to current course information:

 Links to production course at Edinburgh College  Links to production course at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland  Links to production course at Ayrshire College  Links to production course at West College Scotland
 Links to production course at University of Highlands and Islands

How WACI Can Help 

WACI run various events and short courses that can help prepare you on your journey:

For those interested in production arts:

For those aspiring to study:

For Sound Production visit here.

Career Options 

  • Live Sound Engineer
  • FOH
  • Stage Manager
  • Lighting Technician
  • Broadcast Engineer
  • Event Manager

Here you can also find a glossary of useful technical theatre terms.

Industry Links and Further Information
Links to BECTU websiteFederation of Scottish Theatre website