Production Arts

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Prepare for a career in production with BCE’s leading course in Production Arts

If you enjoy working backstage at largescale events and have a passion for production, Big Creative Education’s Level 3 in Production Arts will help you refine your craft and learn all you need to know about the industry. Work towards a final showcase, combining all your skills to produce debut productions in Waltham Forest Borough’s first theatre.

BCE Production Arts students will have the opportunity to develop their skills in every aspect of production

Level 3 students will gain a detailed understanding of the industry, getting the opportunity to develop their skills further to deliver successful productions

Our Production Arts courses will secure you the necessary UCAS points to progress to University and study at a number of prestigious institutions or help you prepare for a career in the industry

New course coming September 2023

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Level 3 Art & Animation

Level 3 Production Arts Duration: 2 Years | (New for September 2023)

Taking advantage of the Academy’s new 200 seat theatre, you will learn every aspect of production from audiovisual design, stage management, prop building and set-making, to the business of production, production arts planning and rigging.

  • Production Arts
  • Performing Arts business
  • Production Arts planning
  • Performance
  • Stage management
  • Stage lighting design
  • Stage model making / scenic painting

Progression Routes: BCE Production Arts students could progress to a degree relating to production, theatre or events management. They may also progress into the industry via the creative industries, festival / gig production and management, or audiovisual engineering / rigging. They can also undertake a BCE Events Assistant Apprenticeship.

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Entry Requirements: Level 3: 5 GCSEs at grade 4-9 or above including English (or equivalent)
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All of our courses are free for 16-18 year olds and 19-23 if the funding criteria is met. To discuss this further, email:

Why study with us?

Developing the best learning environments for students

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Learn from the best Professional tutors with extensive industry experience will teach you everything you need to know
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Develop your skills Equip yourself with the skills needed for in-demand jobs in the industry, working to real-world briefs
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State-of-the-Art The most up to date industry-standard equipment allows your ability to shine
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Proven success Many of our students progress into careers in London’s exciting creative economy or go on to study at top universities


Vocational success rate for Academy learners


of BCE Level 3 learners progress to University


of BCE apprentices progress into careers in London’s creative economy

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Ofsted Report

Big Creative Training Limited (BCT) is an independent training provider based in Walthamstow. BCT opened in 2000 and offers creative industries programmes for 16 to 19, apprenticeships, adult courses and alternative provision. BCT is rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in all areas.

Big Creative Academy (BCA) is a 16 to 19 academy based in Walthamstow. The academy opened in September 2014 and offers study programmes for students aged 16 to 19 in subjects to prepare them primarily for further study or employment in the creative industries. BCA is rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted

Teachers have very good subject knowledge and industrial experience, as well as strong commercial links with practitioners and employers; they use these effectively to help inspire students and provide a strongly vocational context to their development.

All staff work closely with students to help them overcome any barriers to learning, to assure their health and welfare, to maintain good behaviour and a positive work ethic; as a result, students feel safe and are able to achieve their potential.

To discuss course options with us,

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