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Performing Arts - BTEC Extended Certificate in Dance (Level 2) at Hopwood Hall College

Course description

This course is designed for learners who have a true passion and curiosity for all aspects of dance. Students will have the opportunity will to perform in professional external events and compete against other North West performing arts departments in the annual GMCG Skills Competition.

Course content

The Level 2 course is designed to give learners a strong foundation in the basic principles of dance and performance. There is a strong focus on the practical application of acquired skills and the course is assessed through a combination of internal and external tasks.
 
Units studied on the course include:
• Dance skills
• Movement skills
• Contemporary theatre techniques
• Jazz dance techniques
• Make-up for performance
• Individual showcase
• Multi-media performance
• Devising performance

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs grade D or above to include English and Mathematics.

Financial information

No cost for 16-19 year olds.

Future opportunities

Upon completing this course, the next stage is to progress onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts or Dance.

For further information on where this course can lead, speaking to a tutor can help identify the right pathways and destinations for your future. They can also refer you to the most relevant people for more targeted support and information should it be needed.

Further information

For more information please visit www.hopwood.ac.uk, pick up a prospectus from the Rochdale or Middleton Campus or call us on 0161 6437560.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hopwood Hall College directly.

Last updated date: 22 October 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course code: APAL2PAFM1

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      By Road: 
      The Middleton Campus is two miles from junction 20 on the M62. Take the A627(M) towards Oldham and leave at first junction and follow signs to Middleton.
      By Rail: 
      The Castleton rail station is 2 miles from the Middleton campus, and takes around ten minutes to reach by bus.
      By Bus: 
      The No. 17 bus service runs frequent between Rochdale and Manchester approximately every ten minutes and stops at the entrance to the Middleton Campus.