OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma in Performing Arts Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Music, Drama and Dance



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

Crosskeys Campus

Start Date

Start Date
06 September 2021

*Enrolment open until
30 September 2021


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above to include either Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh first language; or an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification in the relevant vocational area to include either GCSE Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh 1st Language grade.

In a nutshell

This course will give you an introduction to the world of performance.

This course is for you if...

... You’re interested in performing and working in the performing arts industry.
... You want a practical-based course
... You want to develop skills across drama-based subjects

What will I be doing?

You'll take advantage of our state-of-the-art theatre and dedicated rehearsal spaces. Study options include:

  • The performing arts business
  • Devising, scripting and performing plays
  • Acting
  • Movement
  • Singing
  • Musical theatre

You’ll be continually assessed, mostly through practical assignments, with written work underpinning the skills being developed as an acting student. Your work will be externally moderated. On completion, you’ll achieve:

What is expected of me?

To qualify for the course, you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs, Grade D or above, to include either Maths/Maths Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language, or an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification in the relevant vocational area to include either GCSE Maths/Maths Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language.

Full commitment to attendance is required, as well as respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject, self-motivation, creative ability and a desire to succeed. You should have an interest in drama and some basic performance experience.

What comes next?

On successful completion at Merit Level of the Level 2 Diploma, you can apply for the Extended Diploma Performing Arts or other Level 3 study.

Additional information

As part of the entry requirements, you’ll be expected to attend a taster session, where you’ll take part in an audition

Crosskeys Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 06 September 2021

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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