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Performing Arts (Dance) Level 3 BTEC Extended Certificate at Monks Walk School

Course description

This award follows on from the Key Stage 4 Dance courses, both the BTEC and GCSE and students following it must have a very keen interest in dance or be thinking of moving to employment in the performing arts industry.

It is intended that this course will use each student’s skills and enthusiasm in dance to develop and increase awareness in performing within the school and the wider local community. The BTEC Extended Certificate is a two year qualification and is equivalent to one A Level.

Course content

The course is taught in units which are continually assessed throughout the two years, two of which will take the form of an externally assessed controlled assessment.

The units covered include: Developing Skills and Techniques for Live Performance and Investigating Practitioners’ work. There is an expectation that students following the course will be involved in helping with dance clubs and take part themselves.

Entry requirements

BTEC Dance Level 2 or GCSE Dance or similar subject. A successful interview. APS 40 or above.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Monks Walk School directly.

Last updated date: 25 October 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years