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Music Practitioners (Music Production & Studio Recording) Rockschool Level 3 Extended Diploma at Kidderminster College

Course description

If you want to break into a career in music production and/or live studio recording, then you have come to the right place. This Level 3 qualification will prepare you for working with sound - practically, theoretically and creatively - using the latest technology currently available. The course is very much 'hands on' with an emphasis on engineering recording sessions and using computers and studios for creative production. 

Course content

With the aid of our industry expert staff, you will take part in classes and workshops that will provide you with practical and technical skills in areas such as studio production and audio engineering, music in context and live sound, computer technology for music and multimedia production.

To support you to realise your potential we have professional standard facilities and software to enable you to learn to use Cubase, Logic, Tascam 48 channel digital mixers and take advantage of our Apple iMac computer music suite and two custom designed, professional 24 track digital recording studios.

Entry requirements

4 GCSE passes at grade C or higher, of which one must be Mathematics.


Continuous assessment throughout the course.

Financial information

Visits and trips will incur additional costs. You will need headphones and digital memory sticks or hard drives to store your work.

Future opportunities

HND in Creative Music Technology, HND in Urban and Electronic Music Production, BA in Music Technology

-Live Sound Engineer

-Studio Engineer
-Multimedia Engineer

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kidderminster College directly.

Last updated date: 25 April 2016

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    • The college is based in a stunning, modern building, with teaching rooms and specialist facilities on four floors surrounding a beautiful, glass-covered central atrium. You will find well-equipped classrooms, studios, workshops and performance spaces as well as state-of-the-art IT. High quality catering is available in the magnificent Terrace café in the centre of the college