What is a BTEC first Certificate? • A BTEC First Certificate is a practical, work - related course • You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations and activities
What do I get at the end of this course? • A BTEC Fist Certificate is the equivalent to: Two GCSEs grades A*- C. • It will be achieved over two years in 3 lessons a week.
How will the course be structured? • The course is made up of three units – one core unit and two specialist units. • The Specialist units are: • Devising plays • Body workshop • Performing plays • Musical theatre • The Performing Arts Business
How is this course Assessed? • This course is a 100% coursework and performance based pieces. There are no external written exams for this course.
What can I do at the end of the course? • Go on to study either A Levels or BTEC National/ Higher in Performing Arts • Further train in the performing Arts Industry • Go on to work in the Performing Arts business
Further information? • If you need further information please talk to any teachers in the Drama Department • Ask Head of Year and form tutors for advice • Look on school website or EDEXCEL website for more information