BTEC Level 3 triple
A combination course or performance and production, with additional units focused on student’s career pathway choices.
Pathways can include:
- Studio recording
- Event management
- Formal graded examinations
This course is designed for students who desire a career in the music industry and/or have ambitions to study at university.
The department has professional links with
- Music festivals
- Recording studios
- Radio stations
- Music promoters
Throughout the course you will be provided with opportunities to perform at the highest level.
Music Skills Development – Performing as an ensemble, creating musical material & using musical styles.
Planning a career in the music industry
Personal Music Profile – Using development plans to refine skills, producing a personal project, using material for self-promotion and networking.
Collaborative Music Project – Undertaking a defined technical project role, using creative collaboration to develop a project, Producing a collaborative project.
One year – Foundation Diploma
Two years – Extended Diploma
- Creative composition and arrangement
- Research into music technology
- Understanding of the recording process
- Multi-track studio work
- Understanding of music software
- Sequencing, sampling and synthesisers
This is a full-time course.
- College Choir
- Individual instrumental lessons
- Radio Station visits
- Rock Workshop
- Other music groups/workshops
- Visits to Quay West Studio
- Higher Education courses in Music, Music Technology, Performing Arts or combined subjects
- Music college
- Other degree courses
- Jobs in the music industry
- Five GCSEs at Grades 4 – 9
- An ability to read music at a basic level would be an advantage.
Coursework and practical assessments.