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Adults 19+

Production Arts

Do you prefer to be behind the scenes when they call 'Lights, Camera, Action'? If so, Production Arts at Newcastle College is perfect for you. Discover the world of providing backstage support in world-class facilities and learn from our industry experts. Whether you dream of being a part of the live theatre industry or wish to travel the world as part of a production crew at live gigs and festivals, our Production Arts courses will help you pursue your ambitions.


We will help you develop skills in rigging, lighting, live sound and more. Learn the art of being a member of the backstage crew and producing shows that people will remember forever.

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Rye Hill Campus Wednesday 1st March 2023 4:45pm - 7:00pm Find out more

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Rail Engineering Track Maintenance - Level 2

This programme which offers a thorough grounding in Railway Engineering and will provide knowledge and practical applications to enable progression either into employment or a Level 3 programme in Railway Engineering.

Length: 30 hours per week for 6 weeks
Study: Part-Time
Start Date: Various
Location: Rail Academy

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AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting (Online and On Campus)

Master financial processes with this advanced level course. This flexible course is ideal for anyone who is looking to advance their existing knowledge of accounting. 

Length: 10 months
Study: Part-Time
Start date: 4th September 2023
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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AAT Bookkeeping - Level 1

Discover the role of the bookkeeper and the basic techniques you will need to complete simple bookkeeping activities.

Length: 3 hours per week for 10 weeks
Study: Short Course
Start Date: Various
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting - Level 2

Get a firm foundation for accounting with this AAT certificate. Apply now.

Length: 4.5 hours per week for 35 weeks
Study: Part-Time
Start Date: Various
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Artificial Nails - Level 3 (Part-Time)

Learn how to prepare, apply, maintain and remove nail enhancement systems such as UV gel, wraps and liquid and powder acrylic.

Length: 12 weeks from September, January or March
Study: Short Course
Start Date: Various
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting - Level 4

If you have dreams of starting of your own business or want to be become a chartered accountant, this internationally recognised Level 4 qualification will help you get there.

Length: 6.5 hours per week for 35 weeks
Study: Short Course
Start Date: Various
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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What can I do with a Performing and Production Arts qualification?

Daily tasks:

  • Plays pre-recorded music at nightclubs, discotheques, and private functions.
  • Conducts interviews and prepares reports for news broadcasts, current affairs programmes and documentaries.
  • Introduces and presents radio and television programmes, reads news bulletins and makes announcements.
  • Trains animals to perform entertaining routines and may perform with them.
  • Performs singing, comedy, acrobatic, illusion and conjuring routines.
  • Assumes character created by a playwright or author and communicates this to an audience.
  • Studies script, play or book and prepares and rehearses interpretation.

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Daily tasks:

  • Demonstrates and directs dance moves, monitors and analyses technique and performance, and determines how improvements can be made.
  • Participates in dance performance.
  • Attends rehearsals to develop and practice dance routines for performance.
  • Builds and maintains stamina, physical strength, agility and general health through fitness exercises and healthy eating.

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What can I do with a Performing and Production Arts qualification?

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