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BTEC in Dance at Blackpool Sixth Form College

Course description

BTEC in Dance is designed for students who wish to explore and develop their practical skills, both creatively and technically, providing you with a breath of experience across a variety of dance styles including; contemporary, jazz, pop dance, tap and many more. BTEC Dance is a practical and vocational course, which provides you with a single BTEC qualification equivalent to one A level.

Course content


  • Performing to an audience
  • Dance performance
  • Jazz dance
  • Applying contemporary dance technique
  • Choreographing dance
  • Tap dance

Entry requirements


  • Previous dance training is essential although this can be in any dance style
  • Must be willing and able to participate fully in practical dance training including solo and group performance of a variety of dance genres
  • Must be physically fit and able to take part in all dance styles


100% coursework

Exam board: Edexcel

Future opportunities

This course leads to performing arts, dance and drama degrees and is helpful to those wanting a career in entertainment, the arts or teaching. This subject promotes creativity, teamwork and communication skills, so is beneficial to many career paths.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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      Blackpool Sixth is the Fylde Coast’s leading provider of A levels and BTEC courses.


      With a choice of over 50 advanced level options, specialist teaching and fantastic facilities, Blackpool Sixth gives all its students the perfect springboard to university and great careers.

      Blackpool Sixth’s course range is extremely wide with A levels and BTEC options. Students are able to put together a programme which exactly matches their interests and future ambitions.

      Summer 2012 saw the completion of a £23.7 million development to our campus which has created an excellent learning environment for students.

      In 2011 we were awarded Teaching School status in partnership with Hodgson Academy. The the Fylde Coast Teaching School Alliance will take a national and regional lead in both shaping and delivering the training and professional development of current and future generations of teachers. Working with high quality graduates and educational leaders of the future will enable us to maintain and improve our teaching standards to the benefit of all our students.