Dance

BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Performing Arts

Course Overview

The RSL Level 3 Diploma in Creative & Performing Arts extends and deepens the specialist work-related focus of the Performing Arts industry. There is potential for the qualification to prepare learners for appropriate direct employment in the vocational sector and it is suitable for those who have decided that they clearly wish to enter a particular specialist area of work.

The Diploma allows students to broaden creative and independent skills through in-depth practical and theoretical studies of dance genres, interpretative and performance skills.

You will complete the course over 2 years studying a combination of units

graded at Pass, Merit or Distinction. Within these units you will develop a range of both practical and theoretical skills.

Some of these units will be externally moderated by the exam board, RSL.

These units are:

  • Unit 304: Performance Preparation (External Exam)
  • Unit 306: Planning for a Career in the Creative & Performing Arts
  • Unit 322: Applying Safe Dance Practice
  • Unit 324: Choreography
  • Unit 329: Dance Technique and Performance
  • Unit 331: Ensemble Dance Performance
  • Unit 335: Repertory Dance Performance

Qualification Details

  • Qualification: RSL Level 3 Diploma in Creative & Performing Arts – Dance
  • Exam Board: RSL

 

Course Teacher Profile

Mrs R. McAviney

Mrs R. McAviney

CTL

Mrs. McAviney is the Curriculum Team Lead for Dance in the Amethyst Sixth Form

Course Requirements

To enrol for the RSL Level 3 Diploma in Creative & Performing Arts – Dance

course you must have the following…

  • Dance level 2 qualification or dance audition

Year 1 Summary

  • Students in year one will cover 4 units in total one of those being an external examination.

Assessment will depend on the unit covered. Externally marked units will be set tasks and covered in a certain timeframe. Other units will be assessed at the end of the unit through practical and theoretical elements. Some units will require the students to perform final performances in front of a live audience. Theoretical elements will depend on the unit studied but can include evaluations or presentations.

Year 2 Summary

  • Students in year two will also cover 4 units in total two of those being an external examination

Assessment will depend on the unit covered. Externally marked units will be set tasks and covered in a certain timeframe. Other units will be assessed at the end of the unit through practical and theoretical elements. Some units will require the students to perform final performances in front of a live audience. Theoretical elements will depend on the unit studied but can include evaluations or presentations.

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