WSQ 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: 26 – 29 Sep 2022

(Closing date for registration: 29 Aug 2022)

Course Run: 20 – 23 Mar 2023

(Closing date for registration: 20 Feb 2023)


9.30am – 6pm

Venue: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay
Course Fees - Before GST: $950.00
Course Fees - After GST: $1016.50

SSG Training Grant is available. Nett fee amount is payable after the training subsidy.


This programme is competency based and is designed to meet the Singapore Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) framework.


It 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

  • Basic lighting documentation such as lighting plan/plot

  • Prepare lighting equipment, accessories and cables for rigging

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



Participants will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for WSQ 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

In order to enjoy the training grant funding, participants need to fulfill the following requirements:


  • Must successfully complete training and assessment and be certified competent

  • Must be Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents (PR) of Singapore

  • 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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