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Technical Theatre Arts (Year 1) Level 3 at North Kent College

Course description

The level 3 Prodution year 1 Course is the first year of a two year Extended Diploma at The Miskin Theatre North Kent College. It will give you the opportunity to gain the qualifications, skills and experience to progress in the Performing Arts Industry or in any industry you wish to go on to study after the two years. 

The UAL Level 3 Diploma in Performing & Production Arts (Production) offers a diverse range of subjects giving trainees an insight into the industry enabling them to develop analytical, creative production and technical skills. Areas covered within the course include lighting, sound, costume, set construction and set design. 

This course provides a professional training in a theatre, with state of the art facilities. 
The Miskin is run by experienced industry professionals. 

This Study Programme includes opportunities for you to develop your English and maths skills as required. You will be expected to complete either functional skills or GCSE qualifications as part of your course depending on your GCSE results. 

All assignments are modelled on professional practice, learners will also have the opportunity to participate in work experience. 

Entry requirements

5 GCSE (A-C Grades 9-4) or equivalent. 
(inc English and Maths)

Evidence of commitment to subject (assessed at interview)


Main assessment is through professionally relevant assignments. These are primarily practical units with supporting written work and documentation. Formal assessment will be required. 


Financial information

Tuition Fees:
16-18 - free
19+ Advanced Learning Loan - £4500

Exam and Registration Fees (payable by all aged 19 and over): £170

Other Costs (payable by all students): £75 Annual Theatre Pass

This course may also attract additional costs, for example, kit, uniform or books, that all students will be required to pay. Please contact the College for further details.

Future opportunities

Most learners will progress on to the UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing & Production Arts (Production)

Further information

Please contact the College

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: 08 October 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
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  • Number of planned places: 20