Performing Arts Extended Diploma

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing

What will you be working towards?

Code GA009
Qualification Type National Extended Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This course is equivalent to 2 A levels


Units will include:

Investigating Practitioners’ Work 

Developing Skills and Techniques for Live Performance 

Group Performance Workshop 

Performing Arts in the Community 

Individual Performance Commission 

Final Live Performance to an Audience 

Employment Opportunities in the Performing Arts 

How will it be delivered?

42% External assessment 

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements:

5 x GCSE grades A*-C / 9-4

Skills and Attributes:

Teamwork, Leadership, Good Communication Skills, able to take and respond to direction

Personal Attributes:

Organised, willing to try out new ideas, take direction, independently rehearse and study.




Exploring theatre

Your next steps...

Careers in Theatre:

Actor, Dancer, Director, Choreographer, Stage Management, Technical Theatre, Costume

Other Careers:

Performing Arts Teacher, Teacher, Social Worker, Carer, Therapist, Barrister, Politician, Nurse, Cruise ship entertainer, Retail, Hospitality, Theme Park host

Transferable Skills:

Public Interaction

Public Speaking



Creative thinking

Time management


University, Professional School, Apprenticeships, Employment.