BTEC Nationals Performing Arts (2016)

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Introducing your new BTEC Nationals in Performing Arts

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Certificate 

  • Intended as a basic introduction to the performing arts sector alongside other fields of study.
  • Supports progression to a wide range of higher education courses depending on other qualifications taken.

Specification

Specification - Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate in Performing Arts
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Extended Certificate 

  • Broad introduction studied as part of a programme of study including other courses, e.g. BTEC Nationals or A levels.
  • Emphasis on core knowledge and skills transferable across other sectors supporting progression to a range of higher education courses.

Specification

Specification - Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Performing Arts
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Guide

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Foundation Diploma 

  • Designed as a one-year full-time course or a full two-year programme when studied alongside further Level 3 qualifications.
  • Supports further progression to higher education and employment, possibly in the performing arts sector.

 

Specification

Specification - Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Performing Arts
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Guide

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Diploma 

  • Designed to be studied over two years alongside an additional Level 3 qualification.
  • Progression: higher education and employment, possibly in the performing arts sector.

Specification

Specification - Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Performing Arts
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Guide

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Extended Diploma

  • Designed to be studied over two years as the substantial qualification in a study programme.
  • Supports progression to a range of sector-related degrees that can lead to employment potentially in the performing arts sector.

Specification

Specification - Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Performing Arts
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Paul WebsterDrama, Theatre Studies and Performing Arts
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