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These qualifications provide the knowledge, understanding and skills needed for learners to contribute to performing arts activities.

About this subject area

The qualifications give learners flexibility to sample different creative areas, rather than specialise too early.

They also provide a platform for progression and enable the development of generic transferable skills.

The qualifications are designed to enable learners to progress to a higher level in the same broad subject area. 

There is no minimum age for access to these qualifications.


Follow the links below for more information about each qualification.

Qualification Approval

In order to deliver this qualification, centres must meet the requirements to deliver the qualification (which can be found in the Qualification Specification) and complete the Qualification Approval Application Form (QAF).

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