Production Arts and Live Events Extended Diploma Level 3 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is suitable if you have a keen interest in the technology and processes that underlie modern production and live events. You should have a willingness to learn new skills as well as a determination to develop specialist areas of interest.

This advanced course in events production allows you to study a wide range of subjects within the production industry. In year two of the study programme, you are encouraged to specialise in areas of production that interest you, in both internal and external projects, through work placement and specialist lessons. You will have regular access to the McMillan Theatre and be taught by tutors who currently work in the industry.

Units may include:

  • Events management
  • Performing arts business
  • Live sound for the stage
  • Stage lighting design
  • Scenic construction
  • Stage management

Assessment Methods

Assessment is through coursework based on assignments set in each unit. Assignments involve technology projects, individual research, group work, project work and performance support. You will study units which, on successful completion, will give you a qualification equivalent to three A Levels.

Progression Options

On successful completion of this course, you will be equipped with the skills required to apply for work as part of a theatre or live event production team, or to gain access to university in a wide range of subjects.

Course Summary

Course Title Production Arts and Live Events Extended Diploma Level 3
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 4 range, or a relevant Level 2 qualification. Entry is also subject to a successful interview.

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I’ve gained so much confidence and I know this is what I want to do in the future. It’s an outstanding course and I’d recommend it to anyone who wants to go into the performing arts industry, it prepares you and makes you feel ready for the next step.

Harriet Cameron - Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts

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