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Do you dream of producing music festivals, TV shows, conferences or theatre performances? If you’re interested in becoming the face behind the screen, you’re in the right place.

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Why Live Events?

Could you be the next generation of creative, managerial and technical workers in theatre, corporate conferencing, music and live events? Then Live Events could be for you!

Our courses are designed to immerse you in the thrilling world of live events, equipping you with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in this dynamic industry. 

Our lecturers understand the importance of real-world exposure, which is where their extensive industry knowledge comes in handy. You’ll gain hands-on experience, from setting up sound and lighting systems to event logistics and production management.

Whether you dream of organising concerts, managing festivals, or coordinating corporate events, our dedicated team of industry professionals will guide you every step of the way.

Your future in the spotlight begins here at City College Plymouth.

Choose your course

Live Events Production

  • Course code: LIV2
  • Level: 3
  • Qualification: Diploma
  • Awarding body: Pearson, Pearson
  • Duration: One – two years
  • Course type: Full-time

Future Careers

What you could earn:

Photographers, Audio-visual and Broadcasting Equipment Operators


Potential salary


Entry level salary


Average salary


Annual openings in Plymouth

Success Story – Glen Weir

“The course gave me plenty of opportunities to practise hands-on practical learning and we saw great lectures from outside speakers. It allowed me to find the exact direction I wanted to take with my career.”

Glen Weir - Success Stories - City College Plymouth

Success Story – Heidi Hansen

“The live events course really excelled my confidence in the industry and gave me invaluable real-world experience that I still use in my role today.”

Heidi Hansen - Success Story - City College Plymouth

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