16-18 Year Olds


The qualification will provide a base of skills and knowledge within performing and production arts and/or music, will enhance self-confidence, and impart an understanding of the career demands and opportunities within music, performing and production arts.

Entry Requirements

2 GCSEs at grades E-G or equivalent, and English and Maths grades 1-3 or prior achievement at entry level 3


Unit 1 Introduction to music, performing and production Arts
Unit 2 Introduction to research for music, performing and production arts
Unit 3 Communicating with an audience for music and performing Arts
Unit 4 Production development for music and performing arts
Unit 5 Performance development for music and performing arts
Unit 6 Music, performing and production arts project
Unit 6 will be externally assessed and graded pass, merit or distinction.


Learners who successfully complete the qualification with a Merit grade or above can progress onto the Level 2 Diploma in Performing and Production Arts or the Level 2 Diploma in Music Performance and Production or a Level 2 course in a different curriculum area.

Further Information

For further information, advice and guidance call The Learner Experience Team on 01625 410002.

Duration and Times

Start date: 02/09/2020

End date: 26/06/2021

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm

Days of week: M Tu W F

Number of Weeks: 34

Weekly hours: 11.00

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