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Level 2 Award and Diploma in Performing & Production Arts

Students at Westminster Kingsway College

The Level 2 Diploma in Performing & Production Arts provides a full-time introduction to performance, production and design for the Performing Arts that give students a broad diagnostic experience that develops an understanding of Performing Arts as a collaborative activity.

The qualification aims to enable students to reengage with education and acquire the requisite skills, knowledge and understanding to progress to further education and employment.

Please read the UAL Awarding Body statements of purpose for these qualifications:

Statement of purpose - Level 2 Performing and Production Arts (PDF 1MB)

Qualifications at a glance

Award

  • Level - 2
  • Units - 2
  • TQT (hours) - 90
  • GLH - 60
  • Typical course duration - 6-8 weeks
  • UCAS points (Pass/Merit/Distinction) - N/A
  • QAN - 601/1819/2
  • Typical progression - Acting, musical theatre, set design, dance

Diploma

  • Level - 2
  • Units - 10
  • TQT (hours) - 885
  • GLH - 510
  • Typical course duration - 1 year
  • UCAS points (Pass/Merit/Distinction) - N/A
  • QAN - 601/1824/6
  • Typical progression - Acting, musical theatre, set design, dance

Specification and documents

Level 2 Award and Diploma in Performing & Production Arts specification V6.0 (PDF 589KB)

Level 2 Grade Criteria Exemplification Matrix V1.0 (PDF 184KB)

Stakeholder support

This qualification has been developed in collaboration with subject practitioners and further education colleges to ensure that it provides learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to prepare learners for employment and/or support a role in the workplace.

The following organisations have provided letters of support for this qualification:

Birmingham Metropolitan College - letter of support (PDF 79KB)

City College Southampton - letter of support (PDF 1MB)

Croydon School of Art - letter of support (PDF 65KB)

Lincoln College - letter of Support (PDF 47KB)

South Essex College - letter of support (PDF 394KB)

South Gloucestershire and Shroud College - letter of Support (PDF 401KB)

Stratford-upon-Avon College - letter of support (PDF 117KB)

The Oldham College - letter of support (PDF 328KB)

The Sheffield College - letter of support (PDF 199KB)

Working with us

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