key stage 4
In the Key Stage 4 course you will begin to explore how the world of Production Arts works in Film and Theatre. You will develop some key skills in a number of areas of the Production Arts and develop your specialism.
BTEC 1/2 First Award in Performing Arts - Production
Students in Key Stage 4 Production Arts will learn new skills in Lighting, Sound & Set Design.
Unit 1: Individual Showcase - This is an Externally Assessed unit which focuses on your design and employability skills. You will be required to create a design for your specialist area in response to a give stimulus. You will also need to write a Letter of Application for a position within the Production Arts industry.
Unit 2: Preparation, Performance and Production - In the second year of the course, you will work in a team to create a micro-performance and manage all aspects of it. You will need to select your role and work as a designer, technician or manager. The unit is assessed through the work that you and your team produce and the quality of the final project.
Unit 7: Production Skills for Performance - In this unit you will explore how the industry works and the skills required from a number of roles. You will develop your capabilities in Light, Sound, Set and Props. This is the largest unit of the course and is 50% of the qualification.