NCFE Level 2 First Certifcate in Music Technology is aimed at students who perform and/or produce music and are looking to further their musical experiences in a variety of ways. It offers the opportunity to gain experience in music production including Studio Recording and Music Sequencing. Alongside the course you will be able to retake those all-important English and Maths GCSEs. Preview tracks from the BigHead Musik Release are on our soundcloud.
You will perform and/or produce music and further your musical studies and experiences in a variety of ways. The course offers the opportunity to gain a wide range of musical skills including Performance, Music Theory, Music Production (Recording and Sequencing) and the Music Business. if required your programme will include GCSE English and Mathematics.
Entry RequirementsFour GCSEs at grades D-E/3-2 or equivalent including English or Mathematics. Successful interview and satisfactory reference. Performance students must supply their own instrument for an informal audition. Music Technology students must supply a CD of recent work.
Duration and Delivery
ProgressionStudents who successfully complete the course to Merit standard can gain entry to one of the Level 3 qualifications offered at the College (subject to satisfactory reference and interview). However, some students progress directly onto a career in the music industry. This course provides a wealth of opportunities for developing transferable skills and students will find employment in a wide range of career areas where musical competence and technical knowledge, combined with an understanding of the industry, are seen as vital employee characteristics.
Additional InformationStudents have the opportunity to work in our BigHead Studio complex as part of their study.
CampusThis course is delivered at the Creative Industries Centre.