Music - Level Three Extended Diploma Music Performance at Calderdale College
A two year course that explores music performance, theory & composition. The course is intended to develop potential learners music performance and creativity skills whilst offering a broad insight into potential employment opportunities within the music industry.
You can study an extra AS Level alongside this course, please click on the link below to find out more information: http://www.calderdale.ac.uk/courses/view/as-levels-with-our-partner-crossley-heath-school
Teaching mainly facilitates the practical workshops in the studio & rehearsal rooms but there are theoretical lectures to support this.
The BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Music is an advanced course and is suitable suitable for those with at least 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C or a relevant level 2 qualification such as BTEC First Diploma, GNVQ Intermediate, NVQ Level 2 or equivalent/relevant work experience. Candidates should be computer literate and play at least one musical instrument. Candidates are encouraged to consider taking up a secondary instrument/vocals whilst on the course in order to maximise development and enhance your learning experience. Instrument & vocal tutoring will be provided as part of the course programme.
Learners need to perform a piece of music on their chosen instrument at an audition.
Continuous practical & academic assessment to suit your needs.
In most cases students aged 18 and under who wish to enrol on a full time further education course will have their fees waived. Students who are aged 19 and over and who wish to enrol on a full time course should contact our Student Services Team on 01422-399367 for more information.
BTEC Level 3 Diplomas are valued by employers and Higher Education. Learners can go onto do a degree or a HND in subjects such as music, popular music, and music technology or music production. Employment opportunities include working in the music industry as a sound engineer (studio and live performance).
Please complete an application form and return it to us at the following freepost address:-
Calderdale College Central Admissions Unit, FREEPOST HX2 004, Francis Street, Halifax, HX1 3BR
or click on the link to apply online http://www.calderdale.ac.uk
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Calderdale College directly.