Creative and Performing Arts (Acting) Level 3 Diploma RSL

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

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Qualification Type Course Provider Certificate
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

By training with The Whitstable School you will develop a diverse and varied range of acting and performance skills. You will build confidence in your abilities as a 'thinking actor' as well as a deeper understanding of the actor's role within different performance contexts.

 The course is not only designed for students who enjoy Performing Arts, but also for students who wish to develop their communication and creative skills, and are interested in a range of creative careers as well as teaching. The diploma offers excellent opportunities for those considering a career in the performing arts, by working to industry briefs and experiencing employer engagement throughout the course. For students for whom an element of performing arts would be complementary, the qualification supports progression to higher education when taken as part of a programme of study that includes other vocational or general qualifications.

Details

You will study a total of 7 units during the two years of the course. The units are assessed via controlled assessments and coursework. This may include topics on the production of portfolios, shows, presentations, creative practical projects, and staff observations. None of the units require you to sit a formal examination, although some creative tasks are set by the exam board and some written work will be sent off.

Performance Preparation - Every performer needs to develop their skills to become an effective communicator—this unit focuses on developing key skills of the performer. Ready to be showcased to an audience.

Approaches to Acting - Looking practically at work of performance practitioners, all actors can be influenced and develop ideas from professionals.

Drama in the Community - Creating a practical performance through workshop rehearsals and exercises involving your local community.

Audition Techniques - Developing voice and movement skills ready for auditions.

Planning for a Career - Looking at job roles in the performing arts and how these are marketed.  Considering a role in the industry?  There is so much more than just performers.

Working with Masks or Puppetry -.Explore making masks and puppets through practical work and develop a performance using the discipline.

How will it be delivered?

You will study a total of 7/13 units during the two years of the course. The units are assessed via controlled assessments and coursework. This may include topics on the production of portfolios, shows, presentations, creative practical projects, and staff observations. None of the units require you to sit a formal examination, although some creative tasks are set by the exam board and some written work will be sent off.

Entry requirements

5 9-4 grades at GCSE, a Level 2 First Award in Performing Arts or equivalent at Merit level

Your next steps...

Students completing this certificate can progress to university or college to study BTEC Higher Qualifications
(Level 4/5). Due to the vocational nature of this qualification, students will also be able to build the skills
necessary to seek employment in a Performing Arts related industry.