Build Your Future as a Lighting Technician

The Lighting Technician Certificate is designed to prepare the student for occupational competency as a Lighting Technician in educational, community and resident theatre venues as well as theme parks, television and motion picture studios.

For additional information, visit the Fullerton College Theatre Arts Department website: http://theatre.fullcoll.edu/.

Degrees & Certificates

Certificate – Lighting Technician

  • Apply online at fullcoll.edu
  • Apply for financial aid: fafsa.ed.gov
  • Take the online orientation
  • Take assessment exam
  • Meet with a Counselor
  • Update Personal info in My Gateway
  • Register for classes
  • Pay fees

John Tebay, Dean
Fine Arts Division
714.992.7035
jtebay@fullcoll.edu

Frequently Asked Questions

Certificate – Lighting Technician

The cost is $46 per unit. Non-resident tuition: $258 per unit PLUS enrollment fees (Non-Resident Tuition includes $19.00 Capital Outlay fee per Ed Code 76141).

Costs may vary; please visit website for more information: http://admissions.fullcoll.edu/fees-refunds/.

Associate degree or certificate completion depends on program unit requirements and whether student is enrolled full-time or part-time.

For information on jobs in this industry sector and their median annual salaries visit: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/.

Career opportunities:
• Audio Technician
• Audio Visual Specialist
• Audio Visual Technician
• Audio/Visual Manager
• Operations Technician
• Production Assistant
• Exhibit Designer
• Scenic Designer
• Set Decorator
• Set Designer

Overall employment of broadcast and sound engineering technicians is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations.

Employment of audio and visual equipment technicians is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. More audio and video technicians should be needed to set up new equipment or upgrade and maintain old, complex systems for a variety of organizations.

More companies are increasing their audio and video budgets so they can use video conferencing to reduce travel costs and communicate worldwide with other offices and clients. In addition, an increase in the use of digital signs across a wide variety of industries, such as schools, hospitals, restaurants, hotels, and retail stores should lead to higher demand for audio and video equipment technicians.

Contact Our Department

John Tebay, Dean

Fine Arts Division

Average Salary in this Field

$45,720 to

$208,000 Per Year

Careers in this Field

Audio Technician

Set Designer

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