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Performing Arts Level 2

Course code: RFAG204P

Subject area: Performing Arts

Study level: School Leaver

Course level: 2

Course details

Course time:

09:00 - 17:00

Days of week:

Monday to Friday

Course date:

9th Sept 2024 - 4th Jul 2025

Course location:

Abingdon Campus

Contact details


01235 555 585

This specialist course is ideal if you have a passion for working on stage! It will give you the required skills and knowledge to pursue further studies and later a career in performing arts.
This course is based in the purpose-built theatre and large dance studios at the Abingdon Campus. The course is very practical so that you can experience all aspects performance through researching, planning, developing and staging exciting musicals, showcases and events.

Whilst on the course you will learn to develop performing arts skills in the areas of acting, dance and singing. This will include working with staff and production students to stage several productions throughout the year.

The course has a strong emphasis on practical work which relies heavily on teamwork, with students being assessed through coursework. You have the opportunity to develop, create and produce a portfolio/audition pieces which can be help you to move on to further studies. All students undertake work experience and have the chance to participate in masterclasses and trips.

What next?
Successful completion of the Level 2 Diploma in Peformance & Production will prepare you for entry onto a Level 3 Diploma course on a entry level job or Apprenticehship. You can re-take maths or English GCSEs or Functional Skills alongside this qualification.
Entry criteria
4 GCSES at Grade 3 including English or Maths OR a Level 1 pass in a related subject plus English or Maths, and both English and Maths must be at least grade 2 / Level 1 Functional Skills.
Fee information
There is a course fee of £80 payable at enrolment which covers a kit and masterclasses. You may be eligible for a bursary to help towards this cost.

Day trips will be offered as part of the programme and these can be paid for separately on Wisepay.

There is also an optional residential trip costing approx. £350 (this cost is given for guidance only).

As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

16-18 Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

Qualifications received
UAL Level 2 Diploma in Performing & Production Arts