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Entry Level 3 Introductory Award in Performing Arts

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1 year Full-time
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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.

  Key Info

The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of:

  • The Vocational Qualification itself
  • A City & Guilds Employability and Personal Development Award
  • English and Maths
  • A Tutorial programme
  • Work Experience

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.

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 Maths 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.

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

30 hours of relevant experience of work are included in the course.


If you are 16 to 18 years old you won't have to pay tuition fees. If you're 19 or older you may need to pay a fee.

Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement.

When you sign forms and accept a place at the College, you agree to abide by College rules and any changes made to them, and accept that we have the right to reject applicants. You also accept that there are certain circumstances that could prevent us from providing some services or programmes. These are: changes in Government funding policy, low class numbers; severe weather conditions; severe damage to buildings; circumstances which may affect the health and safety of staff and/or students, or any other relevant circumstances outside the reasonable control of the College. In these cases, we reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service.



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