Stage Lighting

Stage Lighting

Overview of Stage Lighting Course

Become a lighting designer for theatres and learn how to create the perfect atmosphere for stage productions, with this complete training course. 

In the Stage Lighting course, you will explore the objectives of stage lighting and the stage lighting process.  It will teach you how to read a lighting plot plan step-by-step. You will also deepen your understanding of the controllable properties of light and learn how to rig different types of lights.

By the end of the course, you will have the skills to create the perfect atmosphere for theatre productions, and work with different lighting to enhance the mood on stage. You will have in-depth knowledge of the characteristics and properties of light, to work creatively and enhance any production with special electrical effects.

Stage Lighting Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

Once the course has been completed and the assessment has been passed, all students are entitled to receive an endorsed certificate. This will provide proof that you have completed your training objectives, and each endorsed certificate can be ordered and delivered to your address for only £69.00. Please note that overseas students may be charged an additional £10 for postage.

CPD Certificate of Achievement from One Education

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to obtain your course completion e-certificate free of cost. Print copy by post is also available at an additional cost of £9.99 and PDF Certificate at £4.99.


This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an endorsed lesson. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Method of Assessment

To verify your enhanced skills in the subject, we recommend that you also complete the assignment questions. These can be completed at any time which is convenient for yourself and will be assessed by our in-house specialised tutors. Full feedback will then be given on your current performance, along with any further advice or support.

Why Study This Stage Lighting Course?

It doesn’t matter if you are an aspiring expert or absolute beginner; this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with critical skills and an acknowledged certificate attesting to your knowledge.

The Stage Lighting is fully available to anyone, and no previous lessons  are needed to enrol. All One Education needs to know is that you are eager to learn and are over 16.

Course Curriculum

Stage Lighting
Module 01: Introduction 00:02:00
Module 02: Objectives of Stage Lighting 00:04:00
Module 03: Controllable Properties of Light: Intensity 00:03:00
Module 04: Controllable Properties of Light: Colour 00:14:00
Module 05: Controllable Properties of Light: Distribution 00:16:00
Module 06: Controllable Properties of Light: Movement 00:01:00
Module 07: The Stage Lighting Process Update 00:07:00
Module 08: Reading a Lighting Plot Plan 00:04:00
Module 09: Rigging a Light 00:10:00
Assignment – Stage Lighting 2 days, 11 hours
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