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Performing Arts

Performing Arts Level 1

  • Course Type: Diploma/Certificate

What can this course lead to?

This introductory course will give you a great idea of what is involved in performing arts and music. You can use it to move up to courses such as Level 2 Diploma in Skills for Performing Arts or L2 Diploma in Skills for Music & Music Technology, or other level 2 qualifications providing you pass the Level 1 Performing Arts course.

Who is it for?

If you have the passion to succeed in the music or performing arts industries, then this course could be the perfect starting point.

If you’re willing to work hard, this course will provide you with the opportunities to develop essential performing arts and music skills and help forge a career in the creative industries.

What is covered?

Throughout this one year course you will study a variety of music and performing arts skills as well as an introduction to music technology units.

These include:

  • Working in the performing arts
  • Performance skills
  • Acting
  • Dance and music skills
  • Performance workshops
  • Employability skills.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

2 GCSEs at grade 2/E or above including English or maths and the ability to demonstrate an interest in the subject. You will need to attend an interview and audition before starting this course.

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code
1 Year

Full-time courses are fully funded for 16 to 18-year-olds. For age 19+, various funding options are available.

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Studying Level 3 BTEC Dance at Peterborough College allowed me to secure a spot at Urdang University of London for a Musical Theatre and Professional Dance degree!

Claudio Keita
Level 3 BTEC Dance

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