BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Performing Arts - Dance

What will I learn on this course?

The BTEC level 2 Diploma is an intensive and exciting 2 year course, delivered by highly qualified teaching staff who cover different aspects of the Performing Arts Dance programme. The Dance pathway is a practical course enabling students to develop and extend their dance technique, choreographic and performance skills, and understanding of the performing arts world. This specialist programme is aimed at students that are passionate about developing their dance skills, knowledge and understanding. Students should have a good level of fitness, creativity, commitment and motivation.

How is the course structured?

The BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Dance consists of 12 specific skill units that students study over 2 years.

Units include:

  • Dance Skills
  • Contemporary Dance Technique
  • Jazz Technique
  • Movement Skills
  • The Performing Arts Industry
  • Individual Showcase
  • Preparation, Performance & Production
  • Choreographing Dance
  • Performing Arts Enterprise
  • Use of ICT in the Performing Arts
  • Community Arts
  • Performance in Context

How will I study?

Students will take part in technique classes, choreographic workshops, performance projects, performances, and theoretical sessions led by dance staff and professional dance companies. There will also be opportunities to collaborate with other pathways and visit the theatre regularly.

How will I be assessed?

Each BTEC unit is individually assessed with Pass, Merit or Distinction grades.

Further Learning & Career Options

Students' experience at BOA will enable progression to the Post-16 courses at BOA, or A-Level study at other institutions.

Download the course outline

Dance BTEC course outline

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