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BTEC in Production Arts at Bitterne Park School

Course description

This course is designed to develop your skills in production aspects of the performing arts. You will learn about a range of technical areas including stage management, lighting and sound.

The course is made up of six units:

  • Assistant Stage Manager - you will carry out the role of ASM in a live performance.
  • Production Arts Workshop - you will work as part of a production team to deliver a workshop.
  • Stage Lighting - you will carry out the role of lighting technician in a live performance.
  • Deputy Stage Manager - you will carry out the role of DSM in a live performance.
  • Technical Stage Operations - you will be taught to use lighting, sound and video equipment in a performance situation.
  • Stage Sound - you will carry out the role of sound engineer in a live performance.

Why this course

This course is ideal for students interested in developing skills learnt in BTEC Music/Drama. It is designed to develop your understanding of and ability to carry out a range of technical roles.

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of five C grades at GCSE including English and Maths. Students studying BTEC Production Arts should have a pass in BTEC Music/Drama and/or some experience of working in a technical role during Key Stage 4.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 March 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September