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Music Practitioners (Technology) (Level 2 Diploma)


Course Overview

This course explores core components of music production such as recording, music sequencing, promotion and DJing. Upon completion you should have acquired the experience and qualification required to be a suitable candidate for one of our level 3 courses in music technology/music performance. You will learn and develop technical and creative skills as well as insight into the workings of the modern music industry. Our facilities include sound proofed practice rooms, recording studios, apple mac suites, a 150 seat theatre and the latest DJ equipment. Assessment will be largely practical in nature with students taking part in various music production activities across the year.
  • Start Date
    29 Aug 2022
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: RSL Level 2 Diploma for Music Practitioners
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 29/08/2022

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • Music sequencing
  • DJ skills
  • Remixing & production
  • Understanding event health and safety
  • Music style in context
  • Composing music
  • Using a digital audio workstation with a keyboard
  • How the music industry works
  • Sound recording
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

4 GCSE’s, Grade D-G or above

ROI Requirements

4 OLC’s, Grade O6 or above

Work Placement


Fee Information

  • Additional Fees
  • Equipment - Headphones
  • Other - £10 pound computer usage fees

What's Next?

Further Study

Potential to progress onto one of our level 3 courses in music production or music performance courses.

Career Prospects

This course will provide you with an opportunity to gain a qualification and skills which can lead to working in the industry in a variety of careers. Past students are currently working as performers, studio producers, lecturers, live sound engineers, road managers, songwriters, composers, recording engineers, college technicians and session musicians.


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