Performing Arts BTEC Extended Certificate Level 1

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Discover your own presence with this performance programme. You will become a confident performer able to act, sing, and dance to professional standard. You’ll participate in specialist workshops, create your own music, and showcase your work in two major productions throughout the year.


Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Perform to professional standard at two major productions
  • Utilise practical performance skills to act, sing, or dance on stage
  • Work as part of a team to deliver a captivating performance.
  • Gain confidence in your ability as a performer.

Entry Requirements

Two GCSEs at grade 2, however, if you are unsure if you can meet these requirements we’d still love to hear from you.

Career Progression

Progression may include a level 2 qualification, an apprenticeship, or relevant employment.

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Course Details


1 year

Study Type

Full time

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Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Facts


English and maths will be built into your course if your grades are below 4.

Extra Curriculum

We provide full-time arts education to over 1,000 students every year, from level 1 through to BA Honours degrees. If you are successful in gaining a place on one of our specialist courses, we will work with you to develop your creative skills and prepare you for the next big step – either to university, drama school, art college or the world of work.

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