Demonstrate Understanding of Basic Lighting Operations

In this 4-day training programme, participants will learn the theory and practice in relation to working behind the stage in the arts or entertainment industry.
An image of a lady operating the lighting controls at Esplanade Outdoor Theatre.

Course Run: 28 – 31 Aug 2023

(Closing date for registration: 31 Jul 2023)

Course Run: 5 – 8 Feb 2024

(Closing date for registration: 8 Jan 2024)


9.30am – 6pm

Venue: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, Theatre
Course Fees - Before GST: $950.00
Course Fees - After GST: $1026.00


This programme aims to equip the participant with the required skills and knowledge for basic lighting operations.



  • The history of stage lighting

  • Functions of lighting

  • Types of lighting equipment

  • Tungsten VS LED

  • Basic lighting documentation such as lighting plan/plot and basic console patching

  • Prepare lighting equipment, accessories and cables for rigging

  • Rig and de-rig lighting equipment, accessories and etc



Participants will be awarded a Certificate of Participation for Demonstrate Understanding of Basic Lighting Operations when they successfully complete the course and assessment.


Who should attend?

Theatre Technicians or individuals who have an interest to work in technical theatre and or related industries.


Terms and Conditions

Participants need to fulfill the following requirements:


  • Must successfully complete training and assessment

  • Meet the minimum of 75% attendance

  • All participants will be required to wear safety shoes during the training programme


Please refer to the registration page for full terms and conditions.


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