Level 2 Acting and Drama

Course Description

This Level 2 certificated course is a two term programme where you will learn about different aspects of performing arts through a grounding in acting & drama. The programme will prepare you for further study, employment or volunteering in a range of areas in the industry. You will work through a range of practical, vocational and theory projects covering: contemporary and classical script, character development, monologue, group scene, singing and instruments, and vocal and physical skills.

Location: Online/Camden

Course Content

Over the duration of this Level 2 certificated two term course, you will learn how to develop creative ideas into performing arts pieces. You will learn about developing your vocal and physical skills in acting in both group and solo pieces.

You will work with play texts, both monologues and a group piece, music and song, and use critical skills to take decisions over creative material selection. You will be expected to contribute to your learning and take part in professional style team working to develop industry standard skills.

By the end of the course you will have a clearer sense of audience, voice, physicality, sound and space. You will have learnt how to identify and manage your own abilities as a performer. You will be able to present your creative choices to an audience, giving you the confidence to pursue further training, education or work across a range of sectors.

Teaching and Learning Methods

You will learn through Practical activities, Peer assessment, Listening and analysis, Demonstration and discussion, Use of supporting online materials (Google Classroom / OneDrive), Individual practice, Use of ILT (computers), Continuous assessment

Independent Learning

To complete the course outcomes and assessments you should be prepared to do at least 3-5 hours of homework a week and work independently to complete worksheets, write up notes, complete research and practice the practical elements of the course.

Assessment

You will be continually assessed through your practical activities and will receive feedback in a variety of ways e.g. peer assessment, verbal and written feedback from your teacher.

You will also receive specific feedback relating to formal assignments that are both written and practical.

Qualification you will achieve

On completion of this course you will achieve a Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Professions in the Creative and Digital Industries.


The awarding body is OCNLR (Open College Network, London Region).

Next Steps and Progression

For more information please contact the Learner Services Team on: 020 7255 4700 or email: LearnerServices@wmcollege.ac.uk

Additional Information

For more information please contact the Learner Services Team on: 020 7255 4700 or email: LearnerServices@wmcollege.ac.uk

Additional Learning Support

Additional Learning Support (ALS) is available for this course. ALS is subject to an assessment with a trained member of staff and support may include one or more of the following: support in the classroom, out of class workshops such as literacy, ICT and maths and specialist support for dyslexia. Provision of assistive equipment is also available and access support can be provided through reasonable adjustments with our Disability Officer. Teachers are supported to ensure their materials are inclusive to meet all learners needs. Digital Learning support is available in the Learning Centre at our Camden site. Careers advice and guidance is also available to all learners.

Additional Costs

WM College provides all the basic materials and equipment you will need to complete the course. Your tutor will advise you where you can buy materials or equipment to extend your study, should you wish.

The College also provides additional financial support through the Discretionary Learner Support Fund (DLSF); however there are eligibility criteria that applies. Please refer to the DLSF policy which can be found at the main reception.
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