I’m not real. I’m Theatre.
With the right scenery design and execution, an audience member can travel the world without moving from their seat. A CAD Technician has played a part in making that happen. A technician may use Computer Aided Design (CAD) technology to draw up technical designs of performance spaces so they can be built and transformed to fit the director’s vision.
How can I become an CAD Technician or Draughtsperson?
Think this could be the role for you? There are many pathways to becoming an CAD Technician/ Draughtsperson.
If you’re coming up to 16 you could study T-levels, A-levels, an applied general qualification or do an apprenticeship in Design, Surveying and Planning for Construction. Click on the links below to learn more about next steps:
- Learn more about a T-level in Design, Surveying and Planning for Construction
- Prospects: what’s a CAD Technician
- Learn more about T-levels
- Learn more about apprenticeships
Looking for inspiration? Read Oliver and Aurelia’s stories below, where they describe how they bring design to life with CAD technology.