The course is suitable for those interested in developing a career within the vast performing arts industry as a; technician, stage manager, production manager, set designer, costume designer, prop maker, scenic artist, lighting designer/operator, sound designer/operator.
This course starts in September
Level 3 Extended Diploma Production Arts
Overview & Modules
The course aims to give you a comprehensive introduction to the skills required to embark on a career or progression to higher education / specialist training in theatre and live performance, dance, music, events, festivals, television or film.
It will allow you to develop creative and practical techniques using studios, specialist workshops and purpose-built facilities. You will reflect the day-to-day reality of the industry through project-based briefs and public performances.
Throughout the course, you will undertake:
Technical skills such as sound and lighting operations, scenic painting, set construction, stage management, prop and costume making
Creative studies including designing for set, costume, lighting, sound, props and special effects
Contextual studies covering contemporary and historical issues in performance and business studies
Please note, studio / materials costs may apply to this course.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed in a variety of ways, which could include assignments, external examinations, case studies and continual class assessment.
5 GCSEs at grade C or above, preferably including English and Maths (equivalent qualifications are accepted including a Merit at Level 2)
Continue your studies
On successful completion of Year 1, you will achieve the Level 3 Diploma. On successful completion of Year 2, you will achieve the Level 3 Extended Diploma.
Progression from the Level 3 Extended Diploma can include Higher Education, specialist training or working within the industry.
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