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Dance BTEC National Diploma at Willenhall E-ACT Academy

Course description

Are you interested in a career in dance? If so this course is for you. You are able to explore and build knowledge of different sectors of dance pushing your technique and
performance to the maximum to develop your own style.

Throughout this course you will develop not only your knowledge and ability in dance but will explore your performance through the use of practical exploration and application of specialist skills and techniques, individual and group performance. You will also undertake research, analysis and commissioning, which aims to develop skills that are essential for further study of performing arts. This will include research methodology, independent learning, extended writing, sourcing, idea generation, evaluating information and drawing conclusions from it.

Due to the practical elements of the course previous dance experience would be essential. If you have a passion for dance then this is the course for you!

Course content

Mandatory units: 1 - Investigating Practitioners’ Work
2 - Developing Skills and Techniques for Live Performance
3 - Group Performance Workshop
4 - Performing Arts in the Community
5 - Individual Performance Commission
6 - Final Live Performance to an Audience
2 Optional units:
10 - Jazz Dance Technique
12 - Contemporary Dance Technique

Entry requirements

All Level 3 courses minimum entry requirements are 5, 9-4 including English and Maths GCSE minimum Level 4.


Dancer in the Industry, (Cruise, Stage, Holiday Parks), Dance Studio Owner, Teacher of Dance, Choreographer, Dance Therapist, Dance Instructor, Dance Critic, Talent Agent.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Willenhall E-ACT Academy directly.

Last updated date: 18 December 2017
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