The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts is a Full-time Further Education course designed for students who are interested in the performance arts industry and have aspirations to become a professional actor / actress. This is located in the Creative, Visual and Performing Arts (CVP) department.
The performing arts industry is highly competitive and demanding but can be extremely rewarding. To be a success in this field, you need talent and personality, as well as a huge amount of enthusiasm and determination. Here, at NPTC Group of Colleges, we are dedicated to providing the best teaching and learning for people who want to pursue a lasting career in Performing Arts. You will be given the opportunity to be involved in a wide range of performance activities as part of either the Impact Theatre Company (Neath College), making use of our professional studios and fully equipped Nidum Arts Centre.
5 GCSEs at A* - C including English. A relevant Level 2 qualification. Plus an interview. Previous performance experience is desirable.
Students who successfully complete the course may apply to study at specialist schools/universities. Career opportunities include performance, television, media, teaching, arts administration.
The course provides exciting and challenging opportunities through specialist training in dance, drama, singing and musical theatre to prepare you for a career in the industry.