BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Performing Arts

BTEC qualifications in Performing Arts aim to provide a broad educational base for further training, further education and employment within the performing arts sector. The qualifications will develop learners’ abilities through the knowledge and skills gained in different parts of the programme.
The vocational context of the qualification is key to effective delivery and this can be provided through assignment briefs that provide learners with realistic, work-based scenarios and projects. Forging links and relationships with local and national professional practitioners is central to the course in order to provide
a strong, vocational focus. Learners should be encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning and achievement, taking into account industry standards for behaviour and performance.
The course will involve active learning including work placement opportunities that get you involved with real theatre productions in front of and behind the scenes.
Core units include Investigating practitioners work, developing skills and techniques for live performance and Group performance workshop as well as other mandatory and optional units.


You need a love of Theatre, Dance, Music and Drama!!


Work experience in one of the subject areas would be an advantage.

With if you complete a full Extended Diploma (180 Credit) qualification you could apply to study at University

You can complete the application form online by visiting the College’s website If you have any questions about the application process, you can call the College Admissions Team on 01691 688080 or email
Once we have received your application, you will be invited to come to one of the College campuses and meet with a member of our teaching team. You can ask any questions you have, usually at this meeting we will offer you a place on the course you have applied for.

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