Level 2

Performing and Production Arts (Live Events and Theatre Production) Level 2 Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Thurrock Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Thurrock Campus

Overview

The course, which runs from our new Thurrock Campus in Grays, supports college performances, productions, events and external live briefs throughout the year. Students learn a wide range of production skills and are able to specialise in more specific skills for progression to level 3 Performing and Production Arts.

Entry Requirements

  • A Level 1 qualification or GCSEs x 2 at grade 3/D in MATHS or ENGLISH

  • A relevant performing arts qualification is desirable, but not essential

  • 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

  • Introduction to performance
  • Introduction to production
  • Communicating with an audience
  • Staging a performance
  • Contextual research for performance and production
  • Performance skills and practice
  • Production skills and practice
  • Personal project and presentation
  • Producing and performing to an audience

Assessment & Feedback

Level 2 Award & Diploma in Performing and Production Arts will be internally assessed and internally and externally moderated against the assessment criteria for the units.

Course Cost

School Leavers, full time: FREE

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

What Next...

Successful candidates can progress to Level 3 Performing and Production Arts.