Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Technology
Urban and Electronic Production
Rock and Live Production
If you have a strong interest in music technology and are considering higher-level study, such as a Foundation Degree, HND or Degree course, or you wish to gain specialist vocational skills to improve your employability, then the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Technology course is for you. The qualification is nationally recognised and is equivalent to 3 ‘A’ Levels.
What will I be doing?
Delivered in the first-rate facilities at Confetti, the Level 3 Extended Diploma is built around the use of current professional technology. The course reflects the changing and expanding demands made on the individual in the music and creative industries. You will be involved in a highly practical training programme that is designed to develop the skills and knowledge required of a professional sound engineer. Using the latest in recording, studio and production technology, and under the supervision of experienced engineers, this advanced course demands a high level of commitment and motivation. You will have the opportunity to work with musicians in recording sessions, producing mixes and remixes in a variety of musical styles. As the course progresses and your skills develop, you will be able to book time in several studios for completing mixes and other coursework.
How do I get onto the course?
You need to have 5 GCSEs at grade A-C (or equivalent), including English and maths, and some music technology experience. If you are interested, please contact us to arrange an interview.
How do I pass the course?
You are continuously assessed throughout the course, and are required to complete a series of practical and theoretical projects and assignments, including practical assessments to make sure you have the skills that the music and creative industries are looking for.
How long is the course?
Two academic years, starting in September and January
Where will it be held?
At the Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies, Nottingham.
How much does it cost?
Students aged 16-18 on entry to the course are not required to pay course fees. Means-tested funding may be available to adults on some benefits and can be based on previous qualifications. This is dealt with on a case-by-case basis. For finance enquiries, please contact the Education Support Team on 0115 993 2323.