Course Info

  • music

Useful Information

  • Mode of study:

    Full Time

  • Level:


  • Duration:

    1 Year

  • Awarding/validation body:



Course Overview

This course develops the fundamental knowledge and understanding of music principles by providing an opportunity to develop a broader understanding of the Music sector. In addition, it introduces a limited number of specialist areas and the opportunity to acquire some of the practical skills identified by employers as the fundamental building blocks for future competence in the music industry.

Topics include:

  • Music Composition
  • Live Sound
  • Music and Production Analysis
  • Music Performance
  • Producing a Music Recording

Course Highlights

The course offers a balance of practical skill development and knowledge requirements, some of which can be theoretical in nature

Teaching and guidance from Musicians and Producers.

We have well-resourced studios and workshops for all disciplines.

The course includes work experience, enrichment activities and showcases and collaborative projects.

Career Opportunities & Further Study

On completion you will be able to progress to Level 3 Diploma in Music production or Level 3 Diploma in Music Performance.


Assessment of the internal and external units for this course is designed to fit the purpose and objective of the course– giving learners the opportunity to demonstrate skills developed in applied scenarios. All units are graded to encourage skills development and performance. Units are assessed using a grading scale of Distinction, Merit, Pass and Unclassified. Grading has been introduced at this level as a result of feedback from users and practitioners of the qualification.


Entry Requirements

Level 1 qualification or two GCSE at Grade 4-9

If you are a performer you will need to audition 2 pieces on your chosen instrument or as a vocalist. You will need to bring the backing tracks in for the audition or have the YouTube links for the instrumental version of the song. You may also audition your own compositions where possible for the 2 tracks. If you are a producer you will need to bring in 2 projects you have worked on previously to play and discuss how you created the tracks.


How To Apply

Use the below link to apply for the above course.