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Level 3 Diploma in Performing and Production Arts – Acting

Within this qualification, you will cover a variety of acting styles and techniques to become a well rounded performer. In this full time course, you will be taking part in internal and external performances throughout the year.

Key Information

  • Course Level

  • Duration

    1 Year

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Each acting skill is studied extensively including Improvisation,
Devising, Script Work, Classical Text, Monologues and Audition Techniques.

An annual trip to London, gives us the chance to see professional shows
and our masterclasses throughout the year gives the chance for students to work
with industry professionals. Each student has the opportunity to audition for
our casting agency, Duckegg Agency, allowing them to access professional work.
The students are able to receive one to one sessions alongside their group

You will complete 7 formative units and a final summative unit where you
will be graded wither a Pass, Merit or Distinction.

Units include;

  • Performance skills

  • Performance and Production skills

  • Introduction to Professional practice

  • Preparing for Progression

  • Specialist Study and Collaborative Performance Projects

  • These units will be completed throughout the year using varied assessment
    styles to suit your needs. Units can be submitted verbally, electronically or

    A minimum of 4 GCSE’s including Maths and English, alternatively a Level 2 Diploma in Performing Arts. It is essential that applicants must demonstrate a passion and determination for the subject.

    Students typically progress onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performance and Production Arts (Acting).

    Popular careers include;

  • Stage Actor (West End, Regional and Touring Theatres)

  • Screen Acting (Television, Film)

  • Director

  • Producer

  • Teacher/Lecturer

  • Acting within the community

    Financial Support

    Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

    Course Fees


    We do not currently have fee information available for this course. Please contact us for further information.


    Apply or enquire about this course

    Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.

    Apply online Make an enquiry Call 01724 281 111

    Information for EU Students

    From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

    Visit our International pages for more information and contact details