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BTEC Tech Award in Performing Arts Level 1 and 2




The Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 Tech Award in Performing Arts is for learners who want to acquire technical knowledge and technical skills through vocational contexts by studying acting, dance or musical theatre as part of their Key Stage 4 learning. The qualification recognises the value of learning skills, knowledge and vocational attributes to complement GCSEs. The qualification will broaden the learners experience and understanding of the varied progression options available to them.

The Award gives learners the opportunity to develop sector-specific knowledge and skills in a practical learning environment. The main focus is on four areas of equal importance, which cover the:

Development of key skills that prove your aptitude in Performing Arts such as reproducing repertoire or responding to stimuli

Process that underpins effective ways of working in the Performing Arts, such as development of ideas, rehearsal and performance

Attitudes that are considered most important in the Performing Arts, including personal management and communication

Knowledge that underpins effective use of skills, process and attitudes in the sector such as roles, responsibilities, performance disciplines and styles.

This Award complements the learning in GCSE programmes such as GCSE Drama and GCSE Dance by broadening experience and skills participation in different type of performance activities with the opportunity to practically apply your knowledge e and skills, through project work such as developing ideas and performing for specific audiences.

Assessment is through 2 internally marked units and 1 external written unit.

Performance Arts Course Specification Download
Curriculum Plan Download

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Head Teacher Rebecca Smith

Ethos College

Knowles Hill Road
Dewsbury Moor
West Yorkshire
WF13 4QS

Telephone01924 469170


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