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Key details

Attendance Full-time
Duration 1 year
Code PLWE3L1PA
Awarding Body City & Guilds
Level Further Education
Start Date 06/09/2021

Other start dates

Course overview

This course will appeal to those who would like an introductory qualification and is designed for learners who may be ready to progress quickly to further study, the Award offers a general introduction to the performing arts sector and this is a practical course which will give you opportunities to present your work in performances over the year. The course provides opportunities for students to explore, develop and test their creativity.  You will be involved in rehearsals and performances to develop your skills, confidence and to also have fun!

This course is conducted in the David Hockney Building at the main city centre campus.

What you'll study

Our experienced staff will deliver a variety of practical workshops focusing on areas such as improvisation, voice and character development which will take place in one of the drama studios. Students will explore the process of responding to a given brief by preparing and presenting performances whilst working as a theatre company. Visits and guest speakers are also used to help enrich your learning experience.

The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of: City & Guilds Employability Award, maths and English, a tutorial programme and work experience. Learners will study three core Employability units and develop sector specific skills over the duration of the course.

Employability Units:

  • Safety in the Work Place
  • Careers Candidate Project
  • Rights & Responsibilities
  • Our experienced staff will deliver a variety of practical workshops focusing on areas such as improvisation, voice and character development which will take place in one of the drama studios. Students will explore the process of responding to a given brief by preparing and presenting performances whilst working as a theatre company. Visits and guest speakers are also used to help enrich your learning experience.

  • The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of: City & Guilds Employability Award, maths and English, a tutorial programme and work experience. Learners will study three core Employability units and develop sector specific skills over the duration of the course.

  • Employability Units:

    • Safety in the Work Place
    • Careers Candidate Project
    • Rights & Responsibilities

Assessment

You will be assessed through a range of methods that include coursework, assignments and presentations.

Entry requirements

Entry 3: There are no entry requirements for this level apart from an interest in the specified subject and the ability to commit to positive behaviours and attendance.

English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at grade 4 or above in these subjects when you start your course.

Work experience

There will be opportunities for experience of work - 30 hours experience of work.

Tuition fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our team.

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