Acting BTEC Extended Certificate Level 2

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Let your career take centre stage as you gain professional performance skills and experience. You’ll improve your knowledge of different movement skills alongside performing for multimedia platforms. You’ll devise performance work and will act in an individual showcase. You will execute major performance pieces throughout the year in a professional working environment.

Performing Arts



Who is this course for?

Those with an interest in acting who wish to build their skills and confidence in a professional environment with skilled practitioners. You will work alongside similarly motivated students to devise, rehearse and create work that can be shared with an audience. Most of the students who complete this course of study will move on to the Level 3 Acting programme.

Benefits / Skills

  • Explore and develop your acting skills
  • Build your confidence on and off stage 
  • Act in two major performance pieces in a professional environment. 
  • Devise performance work to suit different contexts.
  • Explore improvisation techniques and practice. 
  • Perform scripted plays in different genres 
  • Enhance your knowledge about working in the performing arts industry
  • Entry Requirements

    Four GCSEs at grade 3 or equivalent

    Career Progression

    Progression may include a level 3 qualification, an apprenticeship or relevant employment

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    Course Details


    1 year

    Study Type

    Full time

    Start Date


    Course Code


    Course Fee (16-18)

    No fee

    Course Fee (Adult)

    £2,111 plus exam fee of £114   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

    Course Facts


    English and maths will be built into your course if your grades are below 4.

    Extra Curriculum

    We provide full-time arts education to over 1,000 students every year, from level 1 through to BA Honours degrees. If you are successful in gaining a place on one of our specialist courses, we will work with you to develop your creative skills and prepare you for the next big step – either to university, drama school, art college or the world of work.

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    Leeds City College
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