Qualification / LEVEL 3

Duration / 2 YEARS

Course Type / FULL TIME

Locations / Sunderland / Hartlepool / Leeds / Milton Keynes

Qualification / LEVEL 3
Duration / 2 YEARS
Course Type /
FULL TIME
Locations / NATIONWIDE

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The BTEC level 3 Extended Diploma is equivalent to 3- A levels. It is a 2 year, full time education programme. It is also worth up to 168 UCAS points (DDD*).

All education will be delivered by highly trained professional artists and performing arts teachers within each learning facility. Learners will train and perform within professional, purpose-built dance and performing arts studios providing a unique and true vocational experience.

LEAD Education staff will be responsible for managing the quality assurance of the BTEC education programme and ensure learners maximise their true potential and achieve the highest grades possible; working closely with the performing arts specialists.

All learners will be entitled to the same privileges as any Further Education learner; for example, student bursaries (if eligible), UCAS guidance, pastoral care, education support, FE enrichment programmes and GCSE re-sit opportunities (if required).

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Learners will train and perform within professional, purpose-built dance and performing arts studios.

The LEAD staff will be responsible for managing the quality assurance of the BTEC education programme and ensure learners maximise their true potential, working closely with our industry led professionals. We’ll ensure all learners receive high level performing arts training (approx 20 hour per week on BTEC) and work towards achieving the highest BTEC grades possible.

Course content in year 1 can include subjects such as:

Classical Ballet Technique
Contemporary Dance
Performing to a live Audience
Musical Theatre
Investigating Practitioners Work
Group Performance Workshop
Performing Arts in The Community

Learners will be required to audition for this education programme and must achieve 5 GCSEs grade 4 and above (including maths and English). If successful at audition, learners will simply apply and enrol with us and at our education partner/s.    

As part of this BTEC level 3, learners will be assessed through practical performances, rehearsals, training sessions and assignments. This BTEC level 3 Extended Diploma in Dance will allow learners to progress onto university and/or apply to specialist performing arts schools.

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Course content will include subjects such as /

  • Dance Skills Development
  • The Performing Arts Industry
  • Personal Performing Arts Profile
  • Collaborative Performing Arts Project

Specific performing arts classes on learners timetable will include:

  • Classical Ballet
  • Contemporary
  • Jazz
  • Commercial
  • Musical Theatre
  • Singing/Acting
  • Tap
  • Performing to an Audience

This programme will progress learners onto / 

  • Auditions to specialist schools
  • University
  • Employment

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