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L3 Technical Theatre - UAL Diploma in Performing & Production Arts

Full-time L3 Technical Theatre - UAL Diploma in Performing & Production Arts Level 3 | Diploma in Performing and Production Arts

The Technical Theatre courses cover a wide range of disciplines and skills required for employment within the performing arts and live events industries. Production arts provides the ideal opportunity for students interested in all aspects of technical theatre to apply their skills in a professiona...

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AvailabilityAll Full-time Further Education courses commence in September each year. If you can't find what you're looking for or require further assistance, please contact our Admission team 01453 761165 or email admissions@sgscol.ac.uk

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Tuition Fees

16-18

Between the ages of 16-18 you do not need to pay tuition or exam fees for your course.

19-23

If you are between the ages of 19 and 23 and have not achieved a full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification before, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (English or Maths Course etc.)

If you are 19 or over and taking an English or Maths course up to an including Level 2, and have not previously achieved a GCSE Grade A* to C or grade 4 or higher, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 2 Course or Below etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying a level 2 course or below, you may be entitled to a Low Income/Benefit Waiver. If awarded, this Waiver will cover your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 3 Course or Above etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying on a level 3 course or above, and the Level 3 Legal Entitlement does not apply, you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You may however be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the tuition fees.

Please make arrangements to pay your course fee costs at the time of enrolment. Payment is due prior to the start of your course. The option to pay via an instalment plan is available if required. Please contact the College directly for the most up to date course fees – these may be subject to change.

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Summary

The Technical Theatre courses cover a wide range of disciplines and skills required for employment within the performing arts and live events industries. Production arts provides the ideal opportunity for students interested in all aspects of technical theatre to apply their skills in a professional setting, with over 35 productions each year. The College has amazing resources, including Studio 22, an 80-seat studio theatre equipped with an ETC Nomad digital lighting desk, a 16-channel analogue sound desk and projection mapping facilities. Our main theatre, the Olympus, is a 250-seat theatre with a state-of-the-art ETC Ion digital lighting desk, which controls our in-house stock of generic lighting and our Martin and Robe automated lights. We have a 32-channel analogue Allen and Heath sound desk, as well as a 32-channel Yamaha LS9 digital sound desk; these control our audio features, which include radio microphones and a fully equipped band area. Students will study: • Lighting design and operations • Sound design and operations • Scenic construction and design for stage • AV design and operation • Stage management

What do I need to join?

4 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including English, or a Merit at Level 2. Exceptional entry may be possible if a high level of skill in drama can be demonstrated. People over 19 without formal qualifications will be considered.

You will be required to attend a practical audition workshop and take part in an interview for the course.

How will I know how I am doing?

Your tutors will closely monitor and guide you through the course to ensure you reach your potential. You will have personal, one-to-one tutorials to review progress regularly.

Maths & English

A key requirement for obtaining many jobs is to achieve a good standard of English and maths. Therefore, learners that do not yet have a GCSE grade 4 (C) will be enrolled on either GCSE or functional skills programmes alongside their main course.

Employability

The performing arts and leisure industry is one of the few areas in the jobs market that has sustained levels of employment and has even shown areas of growth in the present economic climate.

Work Experience

There is a work experience requirement linked to your programme and all students will complete industry-related placements.

What can I do next?

You will be prepared for higher education courses at drama conservatoires, universities or our HND Production Arts taught course at the Bristol Institute of Performing Arts, WISE Campus.

What are my career options?

Employment within the performing arts industry, teaching, freelance work or arts administration.

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Course information last updated: Tuesday 12th November 2019 @ 10.50am (5 days ago)

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