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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 production or 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
    1 Sep 2023
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: Rockschool Ltd (RSL) Level 2 Diploma for Music Practitioners (Technology)
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • Music sequencing
  • DJ skills
  • Remixing & production
  • Music style in context
  • Using a digital audio workstation with a keyboard
  • Sound recording
  • Careers in music
  • Composing for media
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

4 GCSE’s, Grade D-G or above-plus satisfactory standard achieved at mandatory audition/ interview.

ROI Requirements

4 OLC’s, Grade O6 or above-plus satisfactory standard achieved at mandatory audition/ interview.

Work Placement


Fee Information

  • Additional Fees
  • Equipment - Headphones

What's Next?

Further Study

Potential to progress onto one of our level 3 courses in music production or music performance (subject to interview/ audition).

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.


  • Image of Carrie Bonner
    NWRC has opened so many doors for me and has given me the experience I need for a career in the creative media industry.
    Carrie Bonner
  • Image of Leroy Grant (Barbering)
    There’s such a friendly and social atmosphere at the college. My lecturers were extremely supportive and the facilities are first class.
    Leroy Grant (Barbering)
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