This 1 year course is equivalent to 3xAS levels and leads onto the 1 year Extended Diploma (top-up)-students who successfully complete the 90 credit course will automatically be rolled over onto the Extended Diploma & do not need to apply online.
This course is designed to prepare you for a career within the sound/music industry giving you an up-to-date skill-set using the latest music technologies.
It focuses on a practical & creative approach to learning key industry related skills, e.g. studio recording & production, live sound engineering & music & sound composition for moving image.
Practical workshops delivered by specialist tutors creatively explore a range of new technologies: Pro Tools, Reason, Ableton, Sibelius, Avid S6, Focusrite RedNet, Avid S3L & Venue and Yamaha LS9.
Upon successful completion of the course you will be invited to study on our 1-year BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Technology, which is equivalent to 3 A Levels.
Subjects studied may include:
• Studio Recording & Music Production Techniques
• Audio Engineering Principles
• Live Sound Engineering
• MIDI Sequencing Techniques
• Music & Sounds for the Moving Image
• Music Business
• Music Theory & Harmony
• Music Piano Keyboard Skills
You will also work towards a Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve your employability.
You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy or ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C in English or Maths or Computing.