Theatre Production

BTEC Extended Certificate , Level 2
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What Our Students Say

“I think it’s the fact of being able to progress your creativity and be able to work on very new ideas – so whether if you’re going to do like a music video, a documentary, a short film, those sort of like projects where you just get something new, something you haven’t even done before, um it helps to expand your mind into something completely different and work into something that’s not the same thing as you’ve done before.”

Scott, Creative Media

“You get so much experience, like you’re not just doing one side of journalism you’re doing all different things – so one day you’ll be doing some magazines and then the next you’ll be filming in the TV studio so it’s just great to get to experience all kinds of journalism so then you get to decide which part you want to go into.”

Alannah, Creative Media

“The equipment is equipment that I’ve never actually used before coming to college and you know I had to learn about it, but when I did actually learn about it and get to grips with it a bit it really helped me be able to create new sounds on my instruments and stuff like that, and be able to kind of work with them a bit instead of just using old 2001 amps from my old school, so it was pretty nice to be able to use actually new modern equipment.”

Tom, Music Performance

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Course Information


Excel backstage with our this creative course. You will also gain technical skills in lighting and sound, understanding how the different disciplines of theatre production work in tandem to create a captivating audience experience. You’ll also acquire knowledge of production skills such as technical theatre, set and props, and stage management.

Contact: Paul Graham-Bell

Who is this course for?

If you are in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Course units/modules

  • Skills Development in the Performing Arts
  • Creative Interpretation
  • Audition and Portfolio Process
  • Preparing for a Performing Arts Production
  • Peforming Arts Production

Benefits and skills

  • Prepare for a performing arts production as part of a technical team.
  • Develop production skills in technical theatre.
  • Get to grips with stage management and how to run a successful production.
  • Focus on your professional development by creating a portfolio of work.
  • Entry requirements

    Four GCSEs at grade 3 including English.

    Available Apprenticeships and Progression options

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

    Course details

    Duration: 1 year
    Start Date: 09/09/2024
    Fees (16-18): No fee
    Study Type: Full time
    Course Code: 79212-01
    Fees (Adult): £2,111 plus exam fee of £114

    Please note that for all courses starting on 9th September, there will be an induction week, WC 2nd September.

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