Full time Courses

2 Year Courses

BTEC National Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts Practice (Acting), or (Dance), or (Musical Theatre)

We believe all students should have the opportunity to pursue a career in performing arts and our full time extended diploma courses are the first step.

The curriculum develops a broad set of skills, knowledge and understanding making demands on the student’s body and brain. We mix this qualification with a focus on training for further education and auditions.

Students also have the opportunity to study BTDA Vocational Examinations.

Year 1
Year 2

3 Year Course

Trinity Level 6 Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre

With performing arts ever evolving our full time professional diploma course provides students with the necessary tools to prepare for a varied and sustainable career.

The curriculum is designed to develop artistic, creative, technical and professional skills to become a well-rounded performer. The course balances the foundations of the triple-threat performer with essential life skills.

Assessments take place twice a year. This is to ensure that the students are performing to their full potential in all areas and achieving the standard required.

Students also have the opportunity to study BTDA Vocational Examinations.

After graduating the Trinity Diploma can be converted to a BA (Hons) Degree through Middlesex University whilst still working in the profession.

Year 1
Year 2
Year 3

Fees & Funding

2 Year Courses

  • Fully government funded for 16 to 18 year olds

We also offer bursaries through our partnership with WQE which all students are given the opportunity to apply for.

3 Year Course

  • £9,500 per year

LCPA does not receive any government funding for this course. To enable students to train with us we provide our own funding on a case-by-case basis. This is means-tested and awarded by our funding review panel. Living costs within the local area is also more affordable than other areas.

Students that show outstanding promise at the audition may be awarded a full or part scholarship. BTDA supports the scholarship programme.

We also offer a monthly payment option brought to you by the School Fees Plan.

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