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Performing Arts BTEC Level 3 Certificate (Acting or Dance)

  • Course Level: BTEC Level 3 Certificate
  • Qualification: BTec L3 C
  • Awarded By: EDEX REG

Introduction to course

The Level 3 BTEC Certificate and Subsidiary Diploma in Performing Arts (Acting) can be selected alongside three AS subjects. The course introduces students to the principles of acting and various acting styles by studying certain well esteemed theatre practitioners which would then help them create fabulous shows on stage.

This course can also be studied with a Dance option.

Course Details

Throughout the course, students will benefit from workshops with professional companies and have opportunities to go on theatre trips organised by the department. The theatre has a sprung floor and state of the art lighting system with changing rooms and lockers.

The course gives students all the basic essential skills (use of body, voice, physical expressions, communication with an audience) about performing on stage and also develops their key skills such as working within a team, concentration and organisation.

Entry Requirements

College entry requirements apply.

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Where the course lead

Students can take the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Year 2 (like AS to A2). Students may use this qualification to Progress to Performance, Drama or Acting at university.

This course combines well with

All subjects but especially English Language and Literature, Psychology, Sociology, Media Studies, Art and Photography.

Course Assessment

The course has six units and they are all assessed by mainly considering the students' practical work and written work (log books) by the end of every unit.


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