Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Full Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 09/09/2019
End Date 03/07/2020

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16-18 Free
19-24 £1,113 p/ year
24+ £1,113 p/ year
International £9,000 p/ year


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This course teaches the foundation skills of Performing Arts. You will develop a broad range of technical skills and learn about the entire Performing Arts process. The course also explores creative development skills and problem solving, through experimenting with performance. You will complete units of study in performing arts and will attend practical workshops, undertake independent study and attend course related external visits to places such as theatres, studios and other performing arts venues. The course includes the compulsory functional skills subjects of Mathematics and English, alongside your vocational course.

Aims of the course

The course is designed to introduce you to the skills and techniques used in Performing Arts. We will provide you with opportunities that will allow you to explore, develop and test your creativity within a structure that will provide a sound base of skills and knowledge.

Unit Breakdown

  • Being Organised
  • Developing a personal progression plan
  • Working with others
  • Researching a topic
  • Performing a Piece of Music
  • Acting in a Performance
  • Personal Preparation for a Performance
  • Performing a Dance Routine
  • Rehearsing for a Performance
  • Using a Stimulus for Performance

Assessment Method

Assessment throughout the course will be formative to support and encourage learning and provide an opportunity for feedback.

Assessment activities include: Practical demonstrations, Role play / scenarios, Presentations, Audio / Video evidence and Log book

Progression Opportunities

Successful completion of this course, can lead to a level 2 program of study in Performing Arts or other creative courses.

Career Options

Working towards a career in Drama, Dance and Music

Entry Requirements

Initial assessment that indicates an appropriate level of English and mathematical ability.


Your creative practice will take place in our state of the art performance studios where you will be able to develop your techniques in our performance workshops, industry workshops, enrichment activities.

Process for Application

Standard College application

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