Level 3 90-credit Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance)
This course is suitable for students considering pathways into higher education in dance or employment in the industry. This is a 1 year course with an equivalency of 3 AS Levels and on successful completion will lead directly on to our Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance) which is equivalent to 3 A Levels.
Course Code: 72501
Duration: 34 Weeks
This course is suitable for students considering pathways into higher education in dance or employment in the industry. You will train in a broad range of dance practices and gain an insight into the world of dance. The course provides opportunities to develop skills in creativity and performance.
Throughout the year you will cover a number of modules, to develop both practical and theoretical skills.
Modules studied may include:
- Performance Workshop
- Dance Performance
- Performing to an Audience
- Historical Context
- Developing Classical Ballet Technique
- Developing Contemporary Dance Technique
- Jazz Dance
- Developing Choreographic Techniques
You will also work towards a Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve your employability.
You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy or ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C in English or Maths or Computing.
If you have just completed your GCSEs Further Education is most likely the option for you. FE covers qualifications from entry to higher level qualifications such as Awards, Certificates, Diplomas, NVQ, BTEC and Apprenticeships.Explore Further Education
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Level 3 90-credit Diploma in Performing Arts
This 1 year course is equivalent to 3x AS levels and leads onto the 1 year Extended Diploma (top-up)-students who successfully complete the 90 credit course will automatically be rolled over onto the Extended Diploma and do not need to apply online.