Advanced PERFORMANCE certificate

Advanced Performance Certificate

1 Year / Full-time

Our full-time, one-year SQA Advanced Certificate Course is designed for any student we deem has enough potential to work at the highest level in the business, but doesn’t meet the age restrictions or academic criteria needed to join one of our Degree programmes.

You will complete your first year’s training with a recognised Level 4 qualification which will allow you to graduate onto one of the TBA Degree programmes for your remaining two years of your training.

This course is delivered in partenrship with The MGA Academy of Performing Arts.

Ella Lyons

What you will study on this course

The course is technique orientated, giving you a solid foundation in the three key disciplines of Acting, Singing and Dance that can then be built upon in future studies.Specialist classes and training workshops include:

Acting & Performance

Voice & Vocal Technique

Singing Including Repertoire & Technique

Jazz, Ballet & Tap

Text Analysis & Scene Study

Audition Technique

Musical Theatre History

Professional & Personal Development

What you'll learn


The course is designed to thoroughly prepare you for the following two years ahead in which you will continue your training on one of our degree courses. Expanding your skill set and enabling you to realise your full potential in your future training.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment tasks could take the form of:
• Public performances
• In-class performances of devised or published work
• Oral presentations
• Critical reflection
• Working as part of an ensemble
• Individual and group research projects.

How will I be taught?

You'll be taught through a range of activities including lectures, workshops, seminars, skills classes, rehearsals, tutorials, work placements, theatre visits, and theatre productions.

Lyra Treglown

Course Information

Tution fees

£9,250 (Per Year)

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to attend an audition.

Applicants should be aged 15 and over.

How to apply?

We have various scholarship opportunities in partnership with festivals.

Learn more!

Gracie Hancock

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