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Production Arts with Acting Diploma Level 3

This is a full-time practical diploma which is a great way to prepare you for the performing arts industries . You will be asked to be totally focused, dedicated and committed to all projects, working as a member of a team and independently.

Production Arts introduces students to the numerous disciplines involved in backstage Theatre. This includes;
– set design and construction
– scenic painting
– lighting design
– rigging and operation
– sound design
– digital media
– prop design and production
– stage management including the running of live performances.

Students studying Production Arts will be involved in the creative process for numerous shows right from the initial production meetings through to the striking of the set at the end of performances. During their two years of study, students will develop a broad range of basic skills in stagecraft through a series of practical workshops. These skills will then be carried forward into production work for performances that will be seen by live audiences.

Course Info

Level 3 - Advanced
Subject Area
Media, Music & Performance
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Sutton Coldfield College
Next Start Date
Course Length
35 weeks

Entry Requirements

You will need 4 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English or Maths.

Delivery and Assessment

Assessment is based on assignments and projects. These will involve individual research, performance projects and group.


You can progress to University or Drama School or seek employment in the performing arts industry.