Lighting Technician


Lighting technicians set up and operate lighting for concerts, conferences and theatre, or in film and TV productions

Job Prospect


Work Environment

Lighting Technicians work for film and TV/Radio companies. But in recent times in Nigeria and most parts of Africa they can also work with Companies that are responsible for errecting Advertisement Bill Boards and Lightings for Church Programmes and Political Campaign. For Lightinf technician in film & TV/Radio company the work environment may not be stressful and they may be required to also work as Electrician. However for those working with Advertisement Companies or Contractors, theirs may be stressful as they may be required to travel to new/different project locations, and lift objects in the course of their work

General and Personal Skills Required

Average Salary

Cost of Training

Recommended Level of Education


Professional Skills / Tools Required

Associated Disciplines

performing arts (production), lighting design, lighting and performance technology, technical theatre, Electrician