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Overview

The BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Music will give you the opportunity to develop your skills either as a performer or as a music technologist. This course is suitable for those who would like to work in the music industry or develop skills. You will study and practice in well-equipped music technology suites, rehearsal rooms and recording studios, and have the option to develop your skills in the areas you have the most interest in.

Course description

Read about why you should consider a career in music: https://www.sccb.ac.uk/latest-news/item/740-thought-about-a-career-in-music

As part of this course, you will develop a music product of your choice, either a performance (musician/vocalist) or a sound recording (music technologist). This is the course for you, if you are interested in the performance aspect of music or the more technical and production element. You will gain the specialist knowledge and understanding of creating and developing music of your choice.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and with health and safety of our students as a priority, we have redesigned this course to include a mixture of classroom-based and online learning.

What areas will I study?

You will learn about working in the music industry, which will give you a broad knowledge of the employment opportunities, and the types of jobs there are. You will also gain an understanding of your professional development within the industry, whether you are interested in a career as a studio engineer or a musician or composer, you will find out what the music industry has to offer you and how you can get there.

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 1 March 2021, Duration: 21 Weeks - 21 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 1 March 2021, Duration: 21 Weeks £362.00 Exam Fee:£118 21 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ 1 March 2021, Duration: 21 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 21 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.