Events Production Extended Diploma Level 3 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

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The course is suitable if you have a keen interest in the technology and processes that underlie modern concert production and performing arts 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 production arts allows you to study a wide range of subjects within the production industry. In year two of the course, 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.

You will study at least 18 units which, on successful completion, will give you a qualification equivalent to three A Levels.

Units may include:

  • Performing arts business
  • Live sound for the stage
  • Stage lighting design
  • Performing arts events management
  • Arts in the community
  • Scenic construction

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.

Progression Options

On completion of the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Events Production 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 Events Production 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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My greatest achievement since joining the College has been gaining a place at my dream drama school, East 15. For me, this opportunity was just a fantasy before I came to College and I never thought it would happen, especially the first year auditioning.

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