Performing Arts Level 1 Extended Certificate

Performing Arts Level 1 Extended Certificate

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The Level 1 Performing Arts course is designed to help you discover your talents, interests and strengths in a range of disciplines.

Whether you’re a complete beginner to the performing arts world or you feel like you need to build your confidence as a person or as a performer, this is the right start.

Take part in acting, singing and dancing workshops, create your own music and showcase two major productions during the year.

 
Duration 1 year
Study mode Full Time
Start date 09/09/2019
Campus Quarry Hill Campus
Course code 70301-01
Fee 16 - 18: no fee. 19+: £1,195 (19+ fee subject to change)

What you learn

Course themes:

• Preparing and presenting performing arts work

• Acting skills

• Dance skills

• Working in the creative arts industry

• Music production

Benefits / Skills you will develop

Students will work on exciting and creative projects, giving them the opportunity to develop the practical, personal and social skills necessary for the world of work in the creative arts sector. These include practical Performing Arts skills, knowledge and understanding of working in the Theatre Industry and Teamwork and confidence.

Students will work on exciting and creative projects, giving them the opportunity to develop the practical, personal and social skills necessary for the world of work in the creative arts sector.

These include:

  • Practical Performing Arts skills,
  • Being able to work as part of a team
  • Adapting to different personalities and ways of working
  • Knowledge and understanding of working in the Theatre Industry
  • Confidence in own ability
  • Career guidance on progression and next step

How you will be assessed

Students on our Level 1 programme are continually assessed throughout the academic year. We understand that everybody works differently, therefore we make sure that we use a variety of assessment methods such as: Practical, class based assessments and performances, Workbooks adapted to suit the individual learner, written logs and notes made during classes. We also use video and voice recording software for those who struggle with handwritten assignments.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

From September 2019 Creative Arts courses will be delivered at our new campus at Quarry Hill.

Entry requirements

2 E's at GCSE or equivalent or if you are currently studying the new GCSE specification we would require two 2's. Candidates will be expected to display a genuine interest in Performing Arts at interview either by participating in a practical workshop led by the tutor or by talking about a key area of interest. However if you are worried you may not meet the above requirements, we would still love to hear from you!

Applications should be supported by a reference showing students to be motivated in the area of Performing Arts.

What's next

On completion of your course you will have improved your performance skills and have gained some understanding of the Creative Arts industry. You will also have developed your self-confidence, presentation skills and team-working potential, preparing you for progression onto Level 2 in Performing Arts, or further study at Level 2 in another subject specialism.

Campus Locations

Quarry Hill Campus

Playhouse Square
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS2 7BS
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.9 MilesWebsite

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