BTEC International Level 2 Award in Performing Arts

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BTEC International Level 2 in Performing arts offers learners aged 14 – 19 the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for a career or continue in further education.

The demand for workforce skills is increasing, and the need for global certification in technical and vocational areas is growing. BTEC qualifications are uniquely placed to respond to these skills gaps by providing practical skills assessment and up-to-date career-focused education in traditional and emerging sectors.

BTEC enables a learner-centred approach to education, with a flexible, unit-based structure and knowledge applied to project-based assessments. BTEC focus' on the holistic development of the practical, interpersonal and thinking skills required to be successful in employment and higher education.

Our BTEC International Level 2 in Performing arts addresses learning through internationally relevant content that aligns with the employer and further education needs. The student assessments and projects are chosen to help learners progress; this means that some assessments and projects are set by the SPAA tutors to meet local needs, while others are set by Pearson, ensuring a core of skills and understanding common to all learners. The courses offer the opportunity to explore performing arts industry-related disciplines, such as acting, dance, musical theatre, or production roles, through practical workshops and activities. These workshops and activities will allow you to experiment with different techniques for producing a performing arts event, either as a performer or as part of the production team. You will learn about the creative process and appreciate the value of learning from mistakes to progress and improve. You will be introduced to the professional disciplines, techniques, and attitudes needed to succeed in the industry.

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The Pearson BTEC International Level 2 qualifications in Performing Arts covers content from across a variety of areas of performing arts, namely focussed around putting on a production. Learners can take units to develop knowledge and skills in more specific areas, such as devising new material, multimedia performance and exploring the context in which a work was created. In addition to the sector-specific content available in these qualifications, the requirements mean that learners develop the transferable skills needed to progress to further education or employment


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