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Dance BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Hereford Sixth Form College

Course description

This is a two-year Dance course which is equivalent to one A Level and worth the same number of UCAS points. It is a serious vocational training course for those thinking of going on to study dance, musical theatre, drama or performing arts at university.

Students can study this course alongside their other A Level courses.

Course content

The course is 90% practical with many performance opportunities. The 10% theory will be written assignments.
The course focuses on the development and refinement of dancing skills and how they contribute to the telling of a story to an audience. It is designed to enhance any dance styles including ballet; contemporary; modern and jazz.

The course will include:

  • Developing movement skills.
  • Dance Appreciation.
  • Movement in performance.
  • Choreographic principles.
  • Dance performance.
  • Performing to an audience.
  • Jazz dance.
  • Contemporary dance technique.

Entry requirements

You must have relevant experience in at least one Dance genre.

You will also need a desire to:

  • Improve your dance skills.
  • Perform before a live audience.

Future opportunities

This practical course is ideal preparation for a course or career in the performing arts.

Further information

There are regular trips to Birmingham Hippodrome and London.
Dance specialists also visit College and students will participate in workshops.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hereford Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 02 October 2017

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