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Drama (Performing Arts) BTEC level 3 certificate and Subsidiary Diploma at Mosslands School - A Technology College

Course description

This exciting course allows you to develop your performance skills and provides you with varied opportunities to perform in front of an audience. You will learn about different performance styles and theatre movements, exploring ideas and concepts practically and creatively. You will gain a knowledge and understanding of theatre practice through your work as an actor, a director and audience member.


It is a practical course where assessments are ongoing. There are no external examinations.

You have 3 Units to complete in the first year, each focusing on a range of practical Drama skills. The emphasis of the BTEC course is on practical work and performance pieces will be assessed by your tutor. There will be at least 3 Units to complete in the second year to achieve the full award. You will need to provide evidence of your learning and development during each unit. The process that you go through to get to your end product is of equal importance to your final performance work.

Future opportunities

This course will provide you with the skills and experience that you will need to work in the Performing Arts industry.  You can continue studying the Performing Arts at a higher level.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Mosslands School - A Technology College directly.

Last updated date: 27 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years