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Further Education and Training Certificate: Performing Arts

The aim of this qualification is to produce qualified, professional performing artists who will contribute to the South African Performing Arts Industries in creative and meaningful ways. It will equip qualifying learners with basic competencies in the performing arts in order to work successfully as actors, dancers, composers, choreographers, directors, writers, collaborators, administrators and technical staff.

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Curricula

SAQA ID No:

48808

NQF Level:

4

Credits:

150

Qualification – Further Education and Training Certificate: Performing Arts

Field: 02 – Culture and Arts  

Who should enrol on this Further Education and Training Certificate: Performing Arts course?

Qualifying learners should be innovative, multi-skilled and competitive in the competencies necessary to ensure employment in the performing arts and be able to manage their own careers in ways so as to generate employment and to reinvigorate the performing arts in South Africa. At level 4 it is important that learners are equipped with a range of competencies across possible roles or areas of activity, as in South Africa, performing artists are usually required to fulfill a range of functions in order to sustain their career.  This includes adult learners who want to enter the sector or develop their careers in one or more of the related sub-fields.

Duration of the Further Education and Training Certificate: Performing Arts course The Further Education and Training Certificate: Performing Arts course is delivered in the following manner:

  • The year is divided into two segments namely; Theoretical and Workplace
  • Attend full-time classes at our campus in Port Elizabeth over a period of 11 weeks
  • And 26 weeks workplace experience
  • You will have access to a computer lab for research purposes.

What are the pre-requisites for the Further Education and Training Certificate: Performing Arts course

In order for you to enrol on this qualification you should be in possession of:

  • A National Senior Certificate or equivalent.
  • ‘Equivalent’ refers to foreign qualifications (these are qualifications that you obtained in a foreign country, and which are evaluated by SAQA to be equivalent to the university entrance qualification of South Africa).
  • A good command of English.

What does the Further Education and Training Certificate: Performing Arts course entail?

You will complete the following modules in order to obtain this qualification:

Year 1

Module

CREDITS

Module 1: Oral and written communication

 

Module 1(a): First Language

20

Module 1(b): Second South African Language

20

Module 2: Financial aspects

16

Module 3: Performances, characters, roles or messages

18

Module 4: Communicate effectively in performance

20

Module 5: Performance texts

19

Module 6: Planning and rehearsal processes

8

Module 7: Conceptualisation of performance

5

Module 8: Performance resources, technologies and techniques

24

 

How is the Further Education and Training Certificate: Performing Arts programme assessed?

You will be required to undertake and complete the following per module: (Assignment, Tasks, Research Project and Assessments) as well as a Portfolio of Evidence

Theory

Workplace

·         Tasks

·         Assignments

·         Research Project

·         Assessments

·         Portfolio Of Evidence (POE)

·         Site Diary

·         Logbook

·         Portfolio Of Evidence (POE)

Further studies after Further Education and Training Certificate: Performing Arts

What is the articulation pathway for me once I have completed this full-time course? In other words, what is the possible next step when I have received this qualification? Once you have obtained this qualification in Performing Arts, you have the option of entering the world of work immediately, or other appropriate fields through articulation with other tertiary institutions. You can obtain a degree at any other tertiary institution (university or private university in South Africa).

What are my next steps to enquire or enrol for Further Education and Training Certificate: Performing Arts?

If you require more information before deciding if this is the course for you, or if you would like to find out what other options we have available, please contact our call centre on: • Landline: 041 450 2550, or Mobile: 063 236 0351 • E-mail: educol@iafrica.com If you have decided that this is the course for you, then please… • Complete the application form. • Pay the course fees in full or the deposit required. • Submit all your supporting documentation to prove that you meet the entrance criteria for this course as set out in the pre-requisites above. • Send all of the above documentation to: » educol@iafrica.com We look forward to welcoming you as a student at Ed-U Options Academy Campus.