Training Opportunity

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Performance

Open your eyes and ears to what can be achieved with sound and develop your practical skills in recording and music production.

On this exciting, creative and hands-on course you will develop skills in sound recording and music production, digital music composition, sequencing, live sound, events management and much more. You will also develop essential listening skills and discover how to carve a career in the music industry.

You will explore your interests and career aspirations, creating individual and collaborative projects related to your specialisms, guided by our team of professional industry staff in our state-of-the-art facilities using hardware and software that can be found in specialised recording studios.

The Extended Diploma in Music Production, equivalent to three A Levels, is a practical route towards a career in music and sound production and is designed to equip you with the skills needed to progress in this ever-changing and dynamic industry.

Your study programme will incorporate a range of work related experience activities to ensure that you have the breadth of skills required to progress to further into either higher education, internship, an apprenticeship or employment.

If you have not already achieved a grade 4-9 in English and/or maths, you will get the chance to re-sit these vital GCSEs alongside your chosen study programme.

As a Music Production student, you will be taught in our purpose-built, state-of-the-art Performing Arts Centre, recording studios and computer music suites. We provide lots of opportunities for our students to engage with real world industry experience through performing at or event managing gigs, as well as creating and launching your own music.

Most of our assignments and resources are online so that you can access them from home as well as in College.

You will need a minimum of four or more high grades at GCSE in subjects relevant to the course you’d like to study, including maths and/or English Language at grade 4 or above. Alternatively, you’ll need a Level 2 Diploma with overall Merit in a relevant subject and maths and English at appropriate levels