When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes (course free to 16-18 year olds)
  • Tutor Multiple
  • Course Code K24MCAB08A
  • Suitable For This course is free for 16-18s

What you will learn

Are you an aspiring musician, vocalist, producer, performer, rapper, and/or DJ? Are you looking to develop your career and begin your next steps in a newly refurbished college? This programme has been developed to provide students with an understanding of music performance and production as a collaborative activity and prepare them for work in the music industry. The qualification has been designed for students who have a keen interest in music performance and/or music production, and who wish to explore and extend this interest via a full-time, immersive learning experience. The level 3 diploma draws upon established approaches to music teaching, learning and assessment that are successfully proven to appeal to and engage students seeking practical study over a more academic study route. Modules are centred on development of practical skills, industry awareness, and research methods. Applicants should have a keen interest and experience in either music, music production, or music performance. Willingness to learn, improve, and self-motivate will be crucial in ensuring successful completion. Upon successful completion, learners will achieve a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in either Music Performance or Production, depending on their specialism.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand a range of elements in the development and delivery of a music performance.
  • Discover roles and responsibilities in the production of a music performance.
  • Identify the different musical and sonic elements of musical performances and music productions.
  • Comprehend basic music composition structure and context, and use said basic music composition to communicate ideas.
  • Understand contextual research for music performance and production.
  • Use techniques, contextual awareness, and skills in music performance activities and musical performance styles.
  • Demonstrate techniques and skills in a group performance, and the production of.
  • Undertake and use research for a music performance to an audience.

On successful completion of the course, you will achieve the following qualification: BTEC Diploma in Music Industry Skills [EDEXCEL]

Class format and activities

Your Diploma will require 3 days of college attendance. It is expected that 16-18 learners will achieve this qualification alongside an appropriate study programme and other timetabled elements, such as work experience and enrichment.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 including English or maths.

What you need to know before you enrol

You must be aware of the attendance, concentration, self-study, and homework demands of the course.

What you need

Class materials will be provided, as will access to the music technology suites and rehearsal rooms.

What you can do next

Progress onto the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Performance or Music Production, which is also offered at Morley College North Kensington.