If you are looking for a course where you will develop your skills in the Performing Arts, then this is the course for you! This course is ideally suited to those who want a hands-on approach to their studies, and a passion in Performing Arts is crucial.

You will have the opportunity to explore a specialist area within your studies ranging from dance, musical theatre, popular music, music technology or drama.

The College offers fantastic Performing Arts facilities where you will hone your skills and discover and nurture your specialist talents.

It is equivalent to two A Levels, so you will study it alongside one other subject. This qualification lasts two years, and due to its specialism, is generally studied by those who wish to continue studying Performing Arts at university.

General College entry criteria applies and relevant experience will be required.

Areas you will study include:
• Assignment briefs where you will undertake a performance based on the specialist options you have selected
• Exploration of the fundamental skills to perform in all disciplines
• Historical background of the Arts and how business works in this sector
• Research skills where you will put theory into practice

There will be both written and practical assessments. Each unit is assessed against a set of criteria where you will be able to demonstrate your skills and abilities.

Please note the awarding body for all BTEC qualifications recently made the decision to extend the current BTEC courses in our offer beyond 2018. This means that for 2018 entry, all Level 3 vocational subjects will continue to be assessed by coursework only, with the exception of Art and Design.

This is a great qualification for anyone with an interest in Performing Arts and can support progression on to higher education.

Do you have any questions?

If there is anything you would still like to know about this course, please don’t hesitate to ask us.