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Performing Arts BTEC Level 3 at The Petchey Academy

Course description

The course requires students to complete 13 units over the two years, of which 7 are mandatory and 4 are external.

Mandatory content (67%). External assessment (42%).

The course begins with four mandatory units:

1) Investigating Practitioners’ Work

2) Group Performance Workshop

3) Individual Performance Commission

4) Employment Opportunities in the Performing Arts

Students then have to complete 14 optional units from a choice of 42 units. Areas these options cover include:

* Skills * Techniques * Creativity * Methods and Practice * Performance and Process * Research and development

Entry requirements

5 A*-C at GCSE including English & Maths

Don’t worry if you have not studied one of the Arts at GCSE, we will be happy to take you onto the course if you show an enthusiasm and passion for performing, working creatively and are ready to work hard!

Future opportunities

Everybody will work creatively in their life, and the skills are transferable to profession. Whether you decide to study further, go on to work or an apprenticeship, or set up your own business – BTEC Extended National will be your passport to success in the next stage of your life. Typical jobs for Performing Arts graduates include: Actor, Dancer, Musician, Business Entrepreneur, Events management, Teacher, Production Assistant, setting up your own business.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Petchey Academy directly.

Last updated date: 04 April 2017
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