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Performing Arts (Dance) BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Big Creative Training LTD

Course description

Learners will explore the dance of other cultures and discover the origins of street dance. Working with improvisational techniques, you will learn the art of choreography and the importance of movement within performance and showcasing to live audiences. 

Course content

Year One:

  • Developing Movement Skills
  • Movement in Performance
  • Performance Workshop
  • Performing to an Audience
  • Choreographic Principles
  • Applying Physical Theatre
  • Choreographing Dance
  • Developing Physical Theatre
  • Urban Dance


Year Two:

  • Historical Context
  • Performing Arts Business
  • Rehearsing for Performance
  • Dance Improvisation
  • Dance Appreciation
  • International Dance
  • Musical Theatre Performance
  • Jazz Performance

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C or above (including English) or equivalent 


All of our courses are vocational which means they are designed to compliment learners with a visual and kinaesthetic learning style. 

As a result, you will be assessed via a range of both practical and written assignments.

Future opportunities

If you are keen to move into employment but wish to continue training in the creative industries and have five GCSEs at grade C or above (including English and Maths), then you can progress onto one of our BCE Apprenticeship programmes 

Those of you who wish to continue your learning in an education environment, have the option to progress into Higher Education either at a University or studying for a HNC/HND programme. 

If you are not keen on continuing to study further, you can progress directly into employment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Big Creative Training LTD directly.

Last updated date: 21 November 2016

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