Performing Arts BTEC level 2
About the course
Level 2 BTEC First Diploma in Performing Arts (Acting, Performance or Dance)
The Performing Arts Diploma covers aspects of knowledge, understanding and competency
necessary for employment within the Performing Arts sector. The Diploma is a focused
qualification, which follows a vocational programme of study that is directly related to work
experience within the performing Arts.
Method of assessment
The course consists of two core units plus four specialist units that provide for a combined
total of 360 guided learning hours for the complete qualification
The core units are:
Acting, Devising plays, Understanding Drama, Performing scripted plays, working as a
musical ensemble, Producing a musical recording, Solo musical performance, Performing
Dance, Costume Construction, Make up for Stage performers.
5 grade A*-E at GCSE with performance experience.