OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level plus:
- Grade 12 Math (C) or (U)
- Senior level Physics (C) or (U) is recommended
Mature students - See Admission Procedures
Graduates of the Entertainment Technology program will be contributing members of an entertainment production team. They will learn lighting, sound, rigging, video, special effects and scene construction skills allowing them to work in theatres, theme parks, audio visual companies, entertainment touring, scene shops and rental houses.
This program will appeal to students who have a strong interest in the technology associated with the entertainment industry. They need to be analytical with good math and physics skills. They must also be creative problem solvers.
- NEW Theatrical Automation course added - Learn to move scenic elements and people with the push of a button!
- Only entertainment technology program of its kind in Canada
- Articulation agreement with New York City College of Technology
- When you apply to this program you are welcome to attend any of our performances which take place in December and April. Please contact Dan Rehel, Program Coordinator at 519-972-2727 ext. 5479 for details.
The Entertainment Technology program has been Certified by the Ministry of Natural Resources (Explosives Regulatory Division)
to offer an equivalent course to the "Pyrotechnics Safety and Legal Awareness Training Course"
Once our students complete their Special Effects course (as part of their existing curriculum), and pass the test, they can submit their application to the ministry to become a licensed Pyrotechnician in Canada
We are the first educational institution in all of Canada to be certified to offer this course.
Entertainment technologists are able to work as tour organizers in light or sound, as digital audio console programmers, moving light programmers, shop carpenters and project managers. Opportunities also exist as audio visual technicians.
Students graduating from the Entertainment Technology program will have the opportunity to transfer to New York City College of Technology to pursue a Bachelor of Technology degree in Entertainment Technology.
WHY CHOOSE ST. CLAIR COLLEGE'S ENTERTAINMENT TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM?
- Program Physical Demands Analysis: A872
Do you thrive behind-the-scenes? Do you envision designing lighting and sound extravaganzas, with you in charge as master-at-the-controls? Do you love running A-V and creating theatrical sets? Or maybe you just can't wait to get on the road? As a fully trained entertainment technologist you will set yourself up for a solid career in the world of theatre and music. But first, you need a comprehensive and supportive entertainment technology school
St. Clair's Entertainment Technology Program
offers the only program of its kind in Canada. Learn all the dimensions of Technical Production: Sound Technology, Lighting Technology, Theatrical Automation, Scenic Construction and Painting, Welding, Rigging, Basic Networking, Electrical and Electronics, Theatrical CAD and more.
Our credits offer you a chance to study with other entertainment technology schools
and colleges as well. You will have the chance to parlay your credits into study at the New York City College of Technology.
Get started on your way to creating lighting and sound experiences, get ready to be the technical and programming 'go-to-person', and get going on your road to project managing. Before long, you'll truly be “running the show.”
WRESTLING COMES TO ST. CLAIR COLLEGE
Entertainment Technology students got real-world experience when Border City Wrestling brought in a number of top notch wrestlers including a guest appearance by Brett Hart.
The entire staging, lighting, sound and pyrotechnics display was constructed by the ET students and overseen by Program Coordinator Dan Rehel. The show took place in the College's new SportsPlex.
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:
2017-2018 Tuition Fees
For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.
Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.
Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.
Intro. to Electrical & Electronics
Health and Safety in Production
Intro. to Entertainment Technology
Intro to Technical Communications
Applied Math for Entertainment Technology
Scenic Construction I
Lighting Technology I
Technical Production I
Physics for Entertainment Technology I
Theatrical CAD I
Sound Technology I
Technical Production II
Physics for Entertainment Technology II
Theatrical CAD II
Scenic Construction II
Intro to Animatronics
Technical Production III
General Education Elective
Introduction to Word-Processing Software
Introduction to Spreadsheet Software
Sound Technology II
Entertainment Video Systems
Technical Production IV
Lighting Technology II
Tour & Production Management
Technical Production V
General Education Elective
General Education Elective
Internship / work experience hours may be accumulated throughout the duration of the program, and must be complete by the end of semester six.