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Creative Arts Level 2

Programme Description



If you are interested in Performing Arts, or Art and Design, then this Level 2 Creative Arts Course is for you! Our Level 2 OCR Cambridge Technicals in Performing Arts and Art and Design Course provides you with the practical experience to help develop the skills and knowledge that will equip you to continue onto a Level 3 Course and then on to employment within this broad and competitive creative sector.


Programme Features



This course focuses on providing you with the skills and knowledge needed to progress on to a Level 3 Course. Our Level 2 Creative Arts Course will guide you in the technical skills to make your work stand out and give you the knowledge, inspiration and above all confidence to explore your own performance and creative artistic ideas. We have a versatile approach, with a focus on making your ideas and creative work, unique and industry focused. 

You will look at a range of disciplines in Performing Arts such as acting, singing and dancing with a strong emphasis towards creating your own performance skills and techniques. 

The Art and Design Course covers a broad range of art skills using different media to develop confidence and creative expression, with practical projects, visits to art galleries and the chance to build a portfolio to progress to further study.  


Progression & Employment



Achieving these qualifications will allow progression to the study of vocational qualifications at Level 3, such as the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts, and the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art and Design.

These courses specifically prepare learners to enter employment or apprenticeships, or to move to higher education within universities or drama and art schools.


Programme Content



The Level 2 OCR Cambridge Technical Creative Arts Course consists of four Units in Performing Arts:

  • Developing Acting skills and Techniques
  • Dance Showcase
  • The Performing Arts Industry
  • Performance Project

Three Units in Art and Design:

  • Exploring the Work of Artists and Designers
  • Developing Ideas in Response to a Brief
  • Exploring Self-Image

All learners will follow a Skills Pathway in which they will develop their literacy and numeracy skills for employment. Students who do not yet have the necessary GCSE grades at C or above will have additional teaching and support to study for either GCSE or Essential Skills Qualifications depending on prior GCSE grades.


Programme Assessment



Units are assessed internally.


Programme Entry Requirements



All applicants will need to attend a workshop and interview and demonstrate ability level. Suitability for this course will be assessed at interview. 

4 GCSEs grades A* - D with 2 Cs, one being either English/Welsh (1st language) or Maths. Or successful completion of L1 vocational qualification in a relevant subject at Merit or above.


Additional Costs



All learners are required to pay an administration fee of £45.00 prior to enrolment.

You will need to provide your own stationary, and may also incur costs if the department arranges educational visits