This highly practical course will put you on the path to an exciting and challenging career in the performing arts industry. You will develop a range of skills and techniques that are relevant to, and reflective of, current practice within this vibrant industry.
If you do not have GCSE Maths at grade A*-C, you will also develop your skills in maths. This will support your main study programme, future progression and life skills.
You will need to have at least four GCSEs at grade C or above, including English Language and a performing arts-based qualification. Alternatively you may have a BTEC Level 2 Diploma at Merit or Distinction grade, along with GCSE English Language at grade A*-C.
In addition, you will need to attend a full-day audition, where your practical skills and potential will be assessed.
You will study:
Your knowledge and understanding of the industry, alongside your practical skills development, will be assessed through a variety of practical and theory-based assignments.
Learners studying maths will be assessed through controlled assessments or a final exam.
Additional costs will include theatre trips at discounted rates and copies of play texts.
The BTEC Extended Diploma reflects current industry practice. Upon completion of the course, learners will be well prepared for employment or a variety of performing arts-based courses within higher education.