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Performing Arts Level 2 Diploma

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Do you want to work in the performing arts? Do you want to progress your study to a Level 3 Performing Arts course? This one-year course enables you to do both by providing the perfect foundation year.

This course focuses on three key areas:

  • Practical skills in the performing arts: You will be working alongside Level 3 Performing Arts students gaining the essential skills needed to thrive in this competitive industry.
  • Workskills and Employability: You will develop core skills in communication, project management and studentship. These skills will make you more employable and enable you to achieve on Level 3 if you choose to progress.
  • English and Maths: To maximise your employment and progression opportunities, you will retake English and Maths qualifications (if you did not achieve grade C or above at GCSE). In addition, the course team will mentor you at the end of the course to help you progress onto Level 3 or into employment.

Our career pathways show you a typical route through the various stages of learning, what you will learn along the way and the careers these programmes could lead onto.

What I'll learn

Do you want to work in the performing arts? Do you want to progress your study to a Level 3 Performing Arts course? This one-year course enables you to do both by providing the perfect foundation year. This course focuses on three key areas: • Practical skills in the performing arts: You will be working alongside Level 3 Performing Arts students gaining the essential skills needed to thrive in this competitive industry. • Workskills and Employability: You will develop core skills in communication, project management and studentship. These skills will make you more employable and enable you to achieve on Level 3 if you choose to progress. • English and Maths: To maximise your employment and progression opportunities, you will retake English and Maths qualifications (if you did not achieve grade C or above at GCSE). In addition, the course team will mentor you at the end of the course to help you progress onto Level 3 or into employment.

 

How I'll learn

Students on this course will be helped to develop practical performance skills using voice and movement to communicate effectively to an audience. You will also learn the importance of team work and self-discipline and gain confidence in interacting with others. These skills can be used not just in the performing arts industry but in many other areas of work.

 

How I'll be assessed

You will undertake practical assignments performed in class and in public, small and large group projects and workshops.

 

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs (including English and maths) at grade D/3 and/or a completed Level 1 award.

If you are interested in a Level 2 programme and have alternative qualifications you would like us to consider please contact us with your details

Applicants will be invited to attend an audition and an interview and to complete an internal assessment. All students will have their literacy and numeracy needs supported within the programme.

 

How to Apply

Applying for one of our programmes is easy.

You can apply for a vocational programme online. Simply follow the link to ‘Apply now’ on your chosen programme page. You will then be asked to register or log in to progress with your application. As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs.) Printed application forms are also available on request by calling us on 0800 612 6008 or visiting us at one of our college Advice Centres. Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you