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Performing Arts (Vocational Studies) Level 1 Diploma (Year 1) Edexcel at Chichester College

Course description

This course forms part of the level 1 Performing Arts package which spans over 2 years. You will complete Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies in the first year and Level 1 Diploma in Peforming Arts in the second year. The package covers both skills in all aspects of performing arts, singing, dancing and acting as well as focussing on your own set of goals, how you develop skills for the world of work,and developing your own C.V. You will experience a range of performance opportunities.

Course content

 A variety of units exploring dance, drama and music. You will learn rehearsal techniques and discipline as well as performance skills. You will create your own record of work and C.V. If you are aged 16-18 you will follow a study programme consisting of your main qualification, English and maths, enterprise and enrichment.  Primarily through practical workshops. 

Entry requirements

No previous qualifications are required however enthusiasm, commitment and a willingness to participate are essential.


Through practical assessments within class and live performances.

Financial information

For all fee details please refer to the Chichester College website

Future opportunities

Any level 2 course if appropriate to the learner's academic status. A development in perfoming arts' skills, confidence and organistation skills that may be used as transferable skills for employment or further study

Further information

This package is for any student that may have needed support in education for any reason prior to joining Chichester College, or feel that they may need it now. It is an inclusive programme. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chichester College directly.

Last updated date: 01 April 2016
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    • Chichester is our main campus; right in the heart of the city, with lovely views of the Cathedral, across beautiful areas of parkland. Although relatively small, Chichester still has all the entertainment facilities you’d expect from much larger cities, such as cinemas, a leisure/sports centre, swimming pool, golf courses, a bowling alley, sports clubs, galle