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BTEC National Award in Music Technology(Recording) at Queen Elizabeth School

Course description

The Music Industry provides a really exciting environment in which to work. There are many and varied jobs and increasingly the areas of performing and producing are becoming closer. You will be recording musicians in a range of settings and getting used to industry standard equipment in different studio settings. You will be creating your own music and a confidence with computers is essential. This course should be of interest to those who are serious about entering the music business and want a wide range of skills and knowledge. You are likely to take this course alongside another music qualification such as A Level Music or BTEC National Award in Music (Performing) although of you were only interested in this aspect you might consider this subject with a mix of others. An increasing variety of progression routes exist from successful completion of this course. At the moment this course runs in partnership with Kendal College. Whilst QES staff assess all aspects of the course students are fortunate to be able to have weekly access to studio equipment in addition to the high level of equipment already found at QES. You will complete 6 units and the qualification is equivalent to one A Level.

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for musicians who have a keen interest in developing their knowledge of sound recording techniques, aspects of production and the manipulation of sound using computers. You will have completed GCSEs or BTEC First Diploma/First Cer

Further information

Mr D Beale

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Queen Elizabeth School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years