Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.
This course covers a range of theatre arts disciplines, both performance-based and behind-the-scenes in production.
You can opt to focus on either performance subjects (acting, dance, singing)or production subjects (lighting, sound, set design).
If you are still deciding whether you prefer performance or production, you can opt to mix and match the course units and gain a general qualification.This will allow you to specialise further down the line in your studies.
The College offers facilities unrivalled in the region, including a 160-seat professional theatre, high specification rehearsal and dance studios, and extensive production workshops.
- Very inclusive and flexible course
- Explore both performance and production arts
- Professional rehearsal and theatre facilities on campus with industry standard technology
- Expert tutors with professional experience
- Learn in a creative environment at a dedicated arts campus
This Level 2 course is for students who at least 3 GCSEs at grade 3 (D/E) orabove, preferably including English or maths.If you do not have these grades start on the Level 1 course.
After Level 2, you can progress to a Level 3 Diploma in Theatre Technology, Dance, Acting or Design for Theatre.
If you have been exploring both performance and production elements of this exciting industry, you may want to specialise in a particular area. This could affect your choices in terms of which Level 3 course you want to progress to or what jobs are available to you if you wish to go straight into employment.
Our department staff and careers advisers are always on hand to offer expert advice and make sure you make the right choice for you as you pursue your dream job.
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You will be assessed throughout your course via practical activity observations, academic coursework and industry placements. Assessments are based around ‘real-life’ projects and industry or workplace scenarios including work experience. Your final grade will be awarded as pass, merit or distinction.
*FREE* Online short courses
The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.
How to apply
Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.
HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS
Set Up Your Account
You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.
Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.
Application Review Meeting
Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.
Accept Your Place
Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.
Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.