BTEC Performing Arts/Dance Extended Certificate or Level 3 Diploma – taught at The Clarendon Academy

PERFORMING ARTS – BTEC LEVEL 3 – Extended Certificate- Single- 360 Guided Learning Hours

Entry Requirements

Music or Dance or Drama at Level 2 Pass or above

 

MODULE LEVEL MODULE TITLE MODE OF ASSESSMENT BRIEF OUTLINE OF MODULE
Unit 1 BTEC

 

 

Investigating Practitioners Work

Exam  – Compulsory Unit

AO1 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of contextual factors that influence work of performing arts practitioners

AO2 Apply knowledge and understanding of how contextual factors influence the creative intentions and themes of performing arts practitioners

AO3 Apply critical analysis skills to develop and demonstrate understanding of performance, production and repertoire

AO4 Be able to apply an effective investigation process to inform the understanding of the work of performing arts practitioners, communicating independent judgements

Unit 2 BTEC

 

 

Developing skills for live performance

Internal – Compulsory Unit

A Understand the role and skills of a performer

B Develop performance skills and techniques for live performance

C Apply performance skills and techniques in selected styles

D Review and reflect on development of skills and techniques for live performance

Unit 3 BTEC

 

 

 

Group performance skills

Internal – Compulsory Unit

AO1 Understand how to interpret and respond to stimulus for a group performance

AO2 Develop and realise creative ideas for a group performance in response to stimulus

AO3 Apply personal management and collaborative skills to a group performance workshop process

AO4 Apply performance skills to communicate creative intentions during performance workshop

AO5 Review and reflect on the effectiveness of the working process and the workshop performance

Unit 21 BTEC

 

Improvisation

This unit may change dependent on the skills and interests of the participants

Internal

A Understand the key features of improvisation for performance

B Develop skills and techniques in improvisation for performance

C Apply skills and techniques in improvisation to a performance

D Review personal development and own performance.

NB – all may be subject to change depending on the experience and performing skills of the group; but students following this course should be aware that they may be required to work in a number of Performing Arts disciplines.

 Performing Arts BTEC is an excellent grounding for the following careers:

  • Performing Arts including Drama, Acting and Dance courses
  • Performance Design and Management
  • Media Performance
  • Teaching

PERFORMING ARTS – BTEC LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA

Double- 720 Guided Learning Hours

All of the Units for the Extended Certificate PLUS

MODULE LEVEL MODULE TITLE MODE OF ASSESSMENT BRIEF OUTLINE OF MODULE
Unit 4 BTEC

 

 

Performing Arts in the Community

Internal – Compulsory Unit

A Understand community performance and practice

B Develop ideas for a community performance

C Apply skills to a community performance

D Review own development and final community performance.

Unit 5 BTEC

 

 

Individual performance commission

External  – Compulsory Unit

120 GLH

AO1 Formulate ideas that demonstrate understanding of a commission brief

AO2 Apply an understanding of developing performance content in response to a commission brief

A03 Apply performance skills to communicate creative intentions in relation to a commission brief

AO4 Evaluate the effectiveness of own performance

Unit 12 BTEC

 

 

Contemporary Dance Technique

This unit may change dependant on the skills and interests of the participants

Internal – Compulsory Unit

A Understand the development of contemporary dance

B Develop skills and techniques of contemporary dance

C Apply skills and techniques of contemporary dance to a performance

D Review personal development and own performance.

Unit 19 BTEC

 

Acting styles

This unit may change dependant on the skills and interests of the participants

Internal

A Understand the key features of improvisation for performance

B Develop skills and techniques in improvisation for performance

C Apply skills and techniques in improvisation to a performance

D Review personal development and own performance.

 NB – all may be subject to change depending on the experience and performing skills of the group.

 Career Pathways

Performing Arts BTEC is an excellent grounding for the following careers:

  • Performing Arts including Drama, Acting and Dance courses
  • Performance Design and Management
  • Media Performance
  • Teaching