RSL Level 2 & 3 Extended Certificate in Creative & Performing Arts
This internationally recognised qualification, awarded by RSL (UK) and regulated by OFQUAL is widely recognised by industry and higher education. It has been designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and understanding to gain entry into the creative and performing arts industry or progression to further study at a higher level. It offers practical structured learning with the flexibility to specialise in different disciplines relevant to employment within the performing arts industry.
The Level 2 & 3 Extended Certificates are specifically designed to fully prepare students to transition into full-time study or higher level qualifications. They provide high quality training by fully qualified instructors, focusing on the core technical genres in either dance, musical theatre or acting. The well-structured courses aim to produce technically sound, well-rounded and fully prepared individuals.
By completing a Level 2 qualification will allow you to progress to Level 3 Extended Certificate or Diploma. Achieving a Level 3 Diploma will provide you with the skills to progress straight into a role within the performing arts industry. Alternatively, you can progress to degree level courses in Performing Arts, Musical Theatre, Dance, Theatre Studies, Theatre Production, Film Studies, Dance Teaching, Events Management and Stage Management.
Both qualifications contain one core unit (mandatory) and two optional units.
Selecting dance as your area of specialisation will allow you to select either jazz, theatre dance, classical ballet or contemporary.
This pathway will develop technical skills in theatre dance, acting and singing. It is most important to note that for those seeking a future in the musical theatre industry will require a high level of dance expertise to maintain a successful career.
If you are pursuing a career as an actor for musical theatre, the course explores a range of acting styles from modern drama and comedy to classical pieces. Actors will have the option to study acting for camera, text analysis, improvisation, voice work and physical theatre.
- 15+ Prior to course commencement
- Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
- Successful Audition
SEMESTER DATES FOR 2021
- Term 1, Semester 1: 15th Feb – 1st Apr
- Term 2, Semester 1: 19th Apr – 2nd Jul
- Term 3, Semester 2: 19th Jul – 24th Sep
Units studied include
- Live Performance
- Acting for camera
- Music theatre performance
- Performing text
- Physical theatre
- Solo performance – Acting
- Vocal Techniques – Acting
- Dance Technique & Performance 1
- Dance Technique & Performance 2
- Ensemble Dance Performance
- Repertory Dance Performance
- Vocal Techniques – Music