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Performing Arts Diploma at Ashlawn School

Course description


2 year course


The BTEC Level 3 National Subsidiary Diploma in Performing Arts is designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications in a range of performance disciplines. This qualification gives learners the knowledge, understanding and skills to prepare them for employment or further education. The qualification offers an engaging programme of 100% internally assessed coursework for those who are clear about the area of employment that they wish to enter.


Course Content:


Mandatory Unit:


Performing to an audience Unit 7.


Optional Units which include areas such as:


Physical Theatre

Musical Theatre




Assessment: 100% Internally Assessed



Career Opportunities: Higher education courses in Performing Arts and production plus additional courses which leads to work related set design, costume design, makeup, lighting and administration.


Entry Requirements: 4 A* - C GCSE’s to include:

  • GCSE English Language at Grade C.
  • GCSE Performing Arts, Theatre or Drama at Grade C, if taken.
  • Active involvement in extra curricular Performing Arts activities.


Please discuss this course with Mrs Pickering and Miss Berry if you need anymore information.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ashlawn School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September