"I chose to move forward and learn my craft" – Tony O'Rourke

First Year - Courses

EXCEL is a Performing Arts school that offers a dynamic one year full-time performance course. Students graduate with an NZQA accredited Certificate of Performance, majoring in Dance, Drama or Music (choosing from Bass, Drums, Guitar, Keys and Vocals).

The course subjects fall into three categories:

  • Major subjects - compulsory for each particular course
  • Compulsory subjects - taken by all students regardless of course
  • Electives - chosen from a list of electives to make up required credits.

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