What are the aims of this course?
The course aims to give an introduction of professional music production standard hardware and software systems. On completion of the course the learner will have gained knowledge within the recording studio environment and music sequencing systems.
What are the areas covered by this course?
- Studio recording
- Using microphones
- Multi-track mixing
- Computer music production
- Sound Effects in music production
What qualifications do I need to do this course?
There are no formal qualifications needed for entry on this course, though a keen interest in music and its production is essential. One GCSE at grade D is desirable.
How is the course assessed?
The assessments are largely practical on this level; and involve learning to record an artist, mixing a recorded multi-track or creating a computer-based piece of music.
Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the course?
On successful completion of this course you will be awarded a NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Music Technology
What will I be able to go on to do after I've completed this course?
We offer Level 2 Music Technology and Performance, accessible by completing the Level 1 award.
What are the career opportunities?
Career opportunities vary within the music industry, including work as a studio recording engineer, live sound engineer, performer, artist manager, promoter, event?s organiser, publisher, administrator and much more.