Theatre Design and Production Level 2 Extended Certificate

Theatre Design and Production Level 2 Extended Certificate

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Theatre Design and Production Level 2 Extended Certificate

Do you want to work backstage? Our Level 2 Theatre Production course will enable you to explore a range of technical and creative skills, alongside real production experience of the roles that are essential for the staging of a successful performance.

You will develop a variety of production skills required to work backstage in theatre on live productions.

  • Technical Theatre
  • Set and Props
  • Stage Management
  • Costume
  • Makeup

We have strong links with theatres including Leeds Playhouse, Opera North and Howard Assembly Rooms.

Duration 1 year
Study mode Full Time
Start date 09/09/2019
Campus Quarry Hill Campus
Course code 73819-01
Fee 16 - 18: no fee*

What you learn

  • Skills Development for Performing Arts
  • Professional Development
  • Creative Interpretation
  • Portfolio Process
  • Preparing for a Performing Arts Production
  • Performing Arts Production
  • Responding to a Progression Opportunity

Benefits / Skills you will develop

You will develop transferable workplace skills, such as good communication and the ability to work in a team. At the core of this qualification is the concept of preparing young people for the working world. 

This course enables you to experience a wide range of backstage roles in the theatre and is designed for students wishing to make their career in the theatre or related industries. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills with real production experience of the backstage roles that are essential for the staging of a successful performance. You will gain insight into the different career paths available in this busy and exciting industry and you will build a portfolio of work to showcase your talents for future educational or employment opportunities

How you will be assessed

To achieve your level 2 qualification you will need to complete 7 mandatory units during your full-time 1 year programme of study. The course is accredited by BTEC and you will be assessed through a variety of different methods.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

Quarry Hill Campus: new state-of-the art backstage facilities including technical workshops, large tech box, production meeting room, theatre and studios.

Entry requirements

Students should have a minimum of four 3s at GCSE including English.

What's next

The course can lead on to our Level 3 Theatre Design & Production course, an apprenticeship or employment. 

It prepares learners for work or an apprenticeship by giving them the opportunity to develop sector specific knowledge, technical and practical skills, and to apply these skills in work-related environments.

Campus Locations

Quarry Hill Campus

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

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