If you enjoyed Drama at school and have a natural affinity for the stage, our BTEC in Acting could help you to develop your performance acting skills and prepare you a career in the Performing Arts industry. You’ll be tasked with creating and performing to local school children, allowing you to develop skills as wide-ranging as script writing to direction. You’ll also explore a range of acting principles, performing in a variety of different plays and roles throughout the course. Key topics include:

- Principles of acting

- Theatre in education

- Improvisation


General entry criteria applies.

Future Actors studying at HNC benefit from our outstanding facilities, which include two fully operational theatres. You’ll experience life on stage and back stage, and will study under our subject experts to develop your natural acting talents. With specialist sessions delivered by professional companies, and guest workshops from touring actors, you’ll be inspired to see where this course can take you!

Students often opt to study Acting alongside our BTEC in Performing Arts, making it into a full time course. This course combination is perfect for those hoping to enter the Performing Arts sector as an employee, apprentice or undergraduate student.


Good to Know

Acting is not just a useful skill for a life on stage! A qualification in acting builds presenting skills and confidence, which is useful to a variety of careers, such as teaching.