Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.
This highly practical course is an excellent introduction to a career in music. Based within the exciting and vibrant creative industries department, this course will allow you to study a range of music-related skills. You will study aspects of creating music, recording music and video making, creating a simple website to showcase your work. The range of exciting projects will also allow you to develop life and learning skills to prepare you for further education or employment.
- Learn in state-of-the-art, dedicated creative arts facilities
- Tutors with professional industry experience
- Access to industry-grade recording studios and equipment
- Excellent links to the music industry
You should ideally have two GCSEs at grade 2 (F) or above (preferably in English and maths).
You will also be able to demonstrate at interview that you have the right ability for this course.
On successful completion, you can progress to a Level 2 course in Music Performance & Production.
- Music producer or composer
- Live sound technician
- Sound engineer
- Music teacher
- Soundtrack producer for media, web or games
You will be assessed throughout your course via practical activity observations, academic coursework and industry placements. Assessments are based around ‘real-life’ projects and industry or workplace scenarios including work experience. Your final grade will be awarded as pass, merit or distinction.
*FREE* Online short courses
The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.
How to apply
Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.
HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS
Set Up Your Account
You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.
Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.
Application Review Meeting
Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.
Accept Your Place
Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.
Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.