Important Entry Requirement & Application Update

College is still accepting online applications for courses starting in September 2020.

Interviews

Interviews are cancelled to help to limit social contact during this time.

Instead, you will be invited to a college welcome event to meet the tutors before the start of the course. If you do not meet the entry criteria you will have the opportunity to discuss an alternative programme during this event.

Is this course right for me?

Do you have an active interest in performing? Would you like to develop your skills and build your confidence?

This course is designed to encourage a range of performance skills, including acting, movement, performing in a musical context, and working on your own innovative ideas. You will gain a valuable insight into the performing arts, and be able to work in a professional manner with people who have the same interests.

The course is suitable if you are progressing from GCSE studies, or from a relevant Level 1 course. It will allow you to gain confidence over time, performing with your classmates and preparing to perform before an audience.

Places on the programme are subject to interview and audition.

Entry requirements:

In order to qualify for this course, you will need at least one of the following:

  • 3 GCSEs at grade D or above, and 1 GCSE at grade E, including English or Welsh 1st Language and Maths, or Entry 3 / Level 1 ESQ in Numeracy and Communication
  • A relevant Level 1 qualification at Pass
  • Relevant industry experience

As part of the application process, you will be asked to attend an interview to give you the opportunity to discuss the course.

Delivery:

The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Group work
  • Classroom and theatrebased learning
  • Tutorial support
  • Educational visits
  • MOODLE (virtual learning environment)
  • Google Classroom

Assessment:

The programme will be assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Practical and written assessments/assignments
  • Presentations and demonstrations
  • Portfolios and logbooks of activities
  • Performance and observation

Progression:

The qualifications and skills you will have gained will help you to progress in education.

They will also give you the fundamental skills to start or progress your career in the creative and performing industries.

Depending on your attainment at Level 2, you may be able to progress onto a number of advanced Level 3 courses at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai including:

  • Performing Arts Level 3

You could also progress into other subject areas.