BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts

Discover Your Career in Performing Arts

Qualification: Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Performing Arts
Entry Requirements: 4 GCSEs (A-C / 9-4) Or CACHE L2 Qualification
Duration: 2 Years

If you’re looking to break into the exciting and diverse performing arts industry then this course is the perfect opportunity for you. Throughout this 2 year course you will develop your talents and skills across a range of modules including; acting, dance, musical theatre and general performing arts. Learning includes highly practical modules combined with theory, which will help expand your performing ability and nurture your development.

In Partnership with

The course is delivered in close partnership with Italia Conti Associates Plymouth, who validate course tutors and are affiliated with the prestigious Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, based in London. By successfully completing this course you will be well placed to audition for one of their various Higher Education courses such as BA Acting and BA Musical Theatre. Additionally, there are plenty of extracurricular opportunities available through Italia Conti. These can be accessed through a wide range of performing arts sessions ran at YMCA Plymouth each week and during the school holidays.

What will I study?

• Performance Styles
• Performing for an Audience
• Producing a Collaborative Project
• Self-promotion and Networking
• Planning a Career in the Industry 
• Creating Performance Material

Career Pathways

Successfully completing this course can prepare you for further study at University as well as the main Italia Conti School in London. Equally, you can find work within the Performing Arts Sector in a range of entry-level roles.

• Actor
• Dancer
• Choreographer
• Stage Director
• Broadcasting Presenter
• Arts Administrator

Ready to start? Apply Now!

Complete our online application form below. If you have any questions or problems with your application, please contact us on 01752 761011.