Level 2 Extended Certificate in Music Practitioners (Performance) (59165)

What topics are covered by the course?

What you will study
During the year you will learn:

How to develop your musicianship skills and take part in a number of internal and external gigs.
How to communicate as a member of a band and how to develop music material.
How to make money from making music.
The historical aspects and musical characteristics of a variety of key musical genres.
How to compose your own music.
How to create a podcast using music technology.
How to operate studio equipment, record and mix a recording.
How to record live music and perform to a live recording.

Who should attend?

Entry Requirements
4 GCSEs at A*-D (or new grade 9-4) or equivalent qualifications
Interview and audition

What will I be able to do on completion?

Further study

The Level 2 is a good place to start when it comes to further education. After your course you could progress onto a Level 3 qualification in Music Performance or Music Technology with further progression to the HND Music Performance (Popular Music) and then onto a BA(Hons). All these courses are currently available at Wakefield College.
Career opportunities

The Level 2 course is structured to give you the basic skills required of the music industry and prepare you for further education and/or a career in the music industry. This course will also help you develop your networking skills with local musicians and organisations. Potential career paths after you complete the qualification include:

*Performer *Session musician *Producer *Studio Technician *Composer *Journalist *Manager*Promoter *Roadie *Community Arts Worker *Teacher *Entrepreneur.

How will I be assessed?

How you will be assessed

Through practical and theoretical projects that reflect realistic activities found within the music industry.

Venue Thornes Park Campus
Programme Level Level 2
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date September
Day/Evening Day
Awarding Body Rockschool
Course Code CEL2MUS1F000

Guide Price: Please contact us for details

Delivery: Classroom
Category: Vocational Training »
Duration: 1 year
Qualification: Extended Certificate

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