Level 3

Performing and Production Arts (Dance) Level 3 Extended Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus

Overview

This is ideal if you have an interest in dance, the performing arts industry and would like to pursue an education and eventually a career in this industry. The delivery is vocationally lead through a series of performance projects. You will specialise in various Dance projects and become a member of Dimensions Dance Company.

Entry Requirements

  • A Level 2 qualification or GCSEs x 4 at grade 4/C -  one to be grade 4/C in ENGLISH OR MATHS dependent on vocational subject to be studied
  • You will be asked to evidence your ability in the subject in the form of an audition
  • Successful attendance at interview event

Study Programme

Students who do not achieve a grade 4 or above in English and/or Maths will be required to complete an English and/or Maths qualification via the Century platform. Students will engage with at least 3 hours a week study via the online platform.

The Century platform is an online software system that uses artificial intelligence to create a personalised, adaptive and differentiated set of learning.  Students will work on a set of skills that are unique to them, the system will produce results and feedback tailored to meet individual learning needs alongside tasks that are mapped against the GCSE curriculum and encourage stronger learning outcomes.

Course Structure

  • Classical Ballet
  • Jazz
  • Tap
  • Contemporary
  • Commercial
  • Body Conditioning
  • Choreography
  • Rehearsal Technique and Etiquette
  • Performance Skills
  • Research
  • Practical and Creative Context
  • Progression onto higher education and vocational training
  • English and maths

Assessment & Feedback

  • Project/portfolio based learning 
  • Practical tasks 
  • Performance 
  • Self-evaluation of own practice
  • Reflective processes

Course Cost

School Leavers, full time: FREE

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment.

What Next...

You can progress to the Level 4 and 5 Higher National Diploma in Performance at South Essex College, vocational dance and musical theatre colleges or a full degree.