York College

Industry Insights


Up to £37,000

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Actors, entertainers and presenters

Up to £39,000

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Planning, process and production technicians

Up to £60,000

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Entry requirements

Please see our Entry Requirements page for general entry requirement guidance.


One year course.

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What will I study?

Designed to go alongside Maths and English study programmes, this is a highly practical course. You will learn by completing a range of projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.

Units will include:

  • Introduction to Performance
  • Introduction to Production
  • Communicating with an Audience
  • Staging a Performance
  • Contextual Research for Performance and Production
  • Performance Skills and Practice
  • Production Skills and Practice
  • Personal Project and Presentation
  • Producing and Performing to an Audience

What could this lead to?

This course is a good stepping stone to the Level 3 Extended Diplomas in Performing Arts, Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance or Production Arts.

Need some help?

If you have any further questions about this course, or would like us to help you with your application, please contact the Schools Liaison team on 01904 770239 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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