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Diploma in Performing Arts at Level 2 (Acting) at Coleg Sir Gar

Course description

  • Performances are staged at the college and in external professional and site-specific venues, 100% Completion rates
  • The course has strong links with professional performers and companies including BBC Wales 'Its My Shout' training scheme, National Botanic Garden Of Wales, National Youth Theatre Wales and the Welsh National Youth Opera
  • The course has received national recognition with performances across Europe and in London
  • Progression to level 3 and higher education is very high

Course content

This course, which is equivalent to four or five GCSEs at grade C or above, will enable students to gain experience and knowledge in the performing arts area. Students will be involved in a variety of performance projects working on their acting, singing and dance skills. Recent performances include: ETHER (a site-specific performance in Newton House, Llandeilo) and UNDER MILKWOOD by Dylan Thomas (Graig Theatre, Llanelli).

Entry requirements

BTEC Level 1 Certificate OR a standard of literacy and numeracy supported by a general education equivalent to four GCSEs at grades D-G OR related work experience OR other related level 1 or 2 qualifications. All applicants will need to audition and be interviewed.


The course is continuously assessed through a combination of coursework and practical projects.

Future opportunities

BTEC Level 2 diplomas and certificates offer direct progression (through interview and audition) on to BTEC level 3 programmes. On completion of a BTEC level 3, students can progress on to a foundation degree, honours degree programme and/or drama school. A BTEC level 2 also gives students other skills such as communcation, confidence, team building and self awareness

How to apply

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Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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