This qualification offers learners the opportunity to develop their technical skills through a process of self-evaluation, practice and review. In addition to the Music sector-specific content, the requirements of the study programme mean that learners develop the transferable skills that are needed to progress in further education and ultimately higher education and employment, for example communication, planning and managing projects and creative problem solving. The qualification also supports learners in becoming more confident in taking ownership of and responsibility for heir own direction, work and choices.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

Progression within The College to the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music or the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Production course,s or to full or part time employment within the sector.

What jobs can I get? 

Musician, songwriter, composer, engineer, producer.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will require a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A*-D including English and maths grades 9-3 (formerly A*-D). Alternatively successful completion of a relevant Level 1 qualification and have achieved a Level 2 Functional Skill in English and maths.

What about work experience? 

All students will particpate in a minimum of 30 hours of course related work placement, virtual work experience and work related learning.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
MUN2F2001F 05/09/2022 £0.00 N/A N/A

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Course content

Course Content 

Learners taking this qualification will study three mandatory units:

• Exploring Music
• Professional Development
• Music Project

They will also choose one optional unit from:

• Creating Music
• Sound Engineering



 

More info

Start Day/Time 

Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2

Awarding Body 

Various

Curriculum Area 

Creative Industries - Music

More about the course 

SPECIALIST RESOURCES
The College has a wide range of facilities on offer at the North Road Music Centre:

Live Performance Room, 7 fully equipped Rehearsal Rooms, 5 Recording Studios (Pro Tools/Cubase and ancillary equipment, including TL Audio M4, Audient Zen, Soundcraft Ghost, M-Audio), Lecture Room, Lecture Theatre, Technology Suite (iMacs - Pro Tools/Cubase) and 6 Practice /Editing Rooms.

 

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2

Awarding Body 

Various