Course Info

Level 3 Sub Diploma in Performing Arts (A level equivalent)

Course content & format

If you have a passion for theatre and a desire to pursue other subjects, we offer the BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Performing Arts.

This is a fun, challenging and practical course, which can really compliment your additional A-Level subjects.

On completion of this course, you will have the opportunity to advance your study into year 2 on the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Drama and Theatre. This BTEC course gives you the chance to explore theatre and performance in a practical way, whilst also developing skills which are currently highly sought after amongst most businesses and industries, including public speaking, non-verbal communication, time management, team-work and divergent thinking.

In addition to developing singing skills, actor’s vocal skills, Contemporary and Classical Theatre you will have the opportunity to engage in performance work as well as being involved in our extensive enrichment programme and Season of public performances.

Entry Qualifications

See Standard Entry Qualifications.

For our level 3 course, you are required to have 4 GCSEs at grade C including English.

You will also be required to undertake an interview and join our fun, full-day audition and write a short 500 word piece explaining a little about yourself and why you want to be a performer.

What can I do next?

On successful completion of this qualification, many young people progress into Higher Education at Drama School or University, where they continue to train to become professional performers, or train as teachers or professional coaches.

Many young people move immediately into industry and can often be seen on stage and television.

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Level 3 Sub Diploma in Performing Arts (A level equivalent)

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