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NCFE Level 2 certificate in Creative Studies : Performance Skills

Who is this qualification for?

The NCFE Level 1 and Level 2 Certificates in Creative Studies: Performance Skills are complementary Technical Awards and the vocational equivalent of GCSE qualifications. Both are aimed at 14-16 year olds studying their Key Stage 4 curriculum who are interested in any aspect of performance skills, including performance ideas and presentation.

What will the learner study as part of this qualification?

This qualification shows learners how to:

  • use a variety of techniques
  • experiment with ideas and practical skills
  • work safely and securely
  • rehearse effectively
  • demonstrate technical performance skills.

What knowledge and skills will the student develop as part of this qualification and how might these be of use and value in further studies?

Learners will know about:

  • planning requirements, rehearsal techniques and improving techniques.

They will develop skills:

  • in projection techniques
  • rehearsal schedules
  • in adapting their own ideas and responding to feedback
  • when working in a safe working environment
  • in literacy, numeracy and ICT
  • that are essential for the modern workplace, such as team working; presentation skills; independent working; working to deadlines; efficient use of resources.

Assessment

The course is based upon coursework and entails no written exam.

Which subjects will complement this course?

The following subject areas will complement this course:

  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Moving Image Production
  • Technical Theatre.