This qualification offers an engaging programme to support learners who want to pursue a career in performing arts with a focus on Acting. Emphasis is on core knowledge and performing arts transferable skills including communication, presentation, physical and creative skills.
The BTEC approaches learning through projects, self-directed assignments and group work to support the development of employability skills, such as self-management, team working, problem solving, communication and literacy.
This qualification provides learners with the opportunity to develop all-round performance skills and transferable skills such as self-confidence, self-presentation, personal discipline, time management and organisational skills which are highly regarded by higher education and employers.
Mandatory Units: Learners must complete
- Group performance workshop
- Developing skills and techniques for performance
- Investigating Practitioners' Work
- Set tasks - learners take the assessment during a defined window and demonstrate understanding through completion of a vocational task
- Performance - learners prepare for assessment over an extended window and demonstrate skills that generate some non-written evidence
Internal Assessments - Learners could be given opportunities to:
- Write up the findings of their own research
- Use case studies to explore complex or unfamiliar situations
- Carry out projects for which they have choice over the direction and outcomes
- Demonstrate practical and technical skills using appropriate techniques and processes
Learners will understand different audiences in different environments and will learn to adapt a performance to engage the target audience.
Minimum of five 9-4 grades in GCSE examinations including English and Maths.