Performing Arts (Music) - BTEC Introductory DiplomaCourse ID:
BTEC Introductory Diplomas are practical `hands-on` programmes which give you the chance to explore particular subjects, and to acquire appropriate vocational skills. This Foundation (Level 1) course is designed for people with an interest in all aspects of the music and theatrical industry. All classes will take place in specialist facilities at our multi-million pound Park Campus, which is a Centre of Excellence for creative arts.Study Mode & Location:
This one year full time course will be held at Preston College, Park Campus, Moor Park Avenue, Preston, PR1 6AS.Course Content:
This course will help you develop practical skills in drama together with aspects of other art forms.
Students learn about the theatrical industry as a whole and the job opportunities available.
Students will also take the NCFE Foundation in Technical Theatre as an addition to the course.Assessment:
Written and practical coursework will be assessed alongside a performance. Two core units in the qualification are externally assessed.Careers & Progression Opportunities:
Successful completion of this course and a successful progression interview allows progression to the BTEC First Diploma in Performing Arts (Music).How To Apply
You will need to complete a Further Education Application Form. These will be available from mid-May.
Many courses have limited places so please return your application form as soon as possible. Following acceptance of your application, the earliest you may enrol is mid-June.Part-Time+ Course Benefits
Part-Time+ courses are ideal if you are looking to return to education, change career or progress to higher level studies. Courses last between 11 and 18 hours per week, for a full year and fit in with school hours and holidays. They offer:
Help, Advice & Further Information
- support with accessing a variety of funds including an Adult Learning Grant of up to £30 per week.
- a bursary meaning there are reduced tuition fees.
- childcare support.
- transport to and from College.
- an individual development plan to guide you to your next step.
- personal tutor support throughout your course.
If you know of someone who would like to study a course at Preston College but their first language is not English, please contact the Advice Centre on their behalf to discuss the options available.Opening Hours:
Mon-Thur 9am-7.30pm (9am-5pm during College holidays)
The information contained in this leaflet was correct at the time of production. Preston College however, reserves the right to alter or amend the details contained in this leaflet. This course will run subject to sufficient student numbers.