Why should you study the Diploma?

Here are five reasons why you should study our Professional Diploma in Technical and Production

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Your career starts now!

Our Level 4 Diploma is designed for you to go straight into work in a job role that suits you.

It’s a direct route to the creative industry

The National College was founded by the BBC, Association of British Theatre Technicians, National Theatre, Royal Opera House, Live Nation and many more. One of the biggest benefits of our course is that we will link you with employers that you want to work for.

The Backstage Centre is your classroom

You will be working and learning in a world-class production and rehearsal venue. Our soundstage has been hired by acts such as Disclosure, Rod Stewart, Rudimental, The Only Way Is Essex, and Diversity

In the first unit of the course, you will be working with one of the UK’s most successful directors, Matthew Bourne on his new project; Red Shoes. Working backstage on a production like this will be a strong addition to your CV.

A chance to specialise in your chosen field

You will gain a full understanding of all aspects of technical and backstage skills. Moreover, once you have identified where your passion is, we will support you to focus more on that area.

One year, and you’re done!

The course length is only one year. That means 12 months from now, you will be starting work in the creative industries.


If you would like to lead the way as the next generation of technical leaders in the creative industries, then apply now!

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