Demonstrate Understanding of Basic Lighting Operations

Course Run: 28 – 31 Aug 2023
(Closing date for registration: 14 Aug 2023)
Course Run: 5 – 8 Feb 2024
(Closing date for registration: 25 Jan 2024)
Course Run: 13 – 16 May 2024
(Closing date for registration: 14 Apr 2024)
Course Run: 9 – 12 Dec 2024
(Closing date for registration: 07 Nov 2024)
Course Run: 24 – 27 Feb 2025
(Closing date for registration: 30 Jun 2024)
9:30am – 6pm
Venue: Esplanade Theatres On The Bay
Course Fees - Before GST: $950.00
Course Fees - After GST: $1035.50

In this 4-day programme, the objective is to equip the participant with the required skills and knowledge for basic lighting operations. They will learn the theory and practice in relation to working behind the stage in the arts or entertainment industry.


  • 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

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