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Music Technology BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Big Creative Training LTD

Course description

On this course you will learn all aspects of music production. You will study a range of topics, such as Sequencing, Music Business, DJ skills and Studio Engineering, this course will equip you with the skills required to be a valuable member of the music industry. Whether you are a performer or a producer, or someone with a passion for music, this course is designed to help you progress onto university, an apprenticeship or directly into the music industry. 

Course content

Year One:

  • Planning and Delivering a Music Product
  • Sound & Music Industry
  • DJ Skills
  • Functional Keyboard Skills
  • Music Production Techniques
  • Music Based Programming
  • Sequencing Systems & Techniques
  • Sound Creation & Manipulation
  • Music for Computer Games


Year Two:

  • Listening Skills for Music Technologists
  • Studying Music From Around the World
  • Live Sound Techniques
  • Backline Technical Management
  • Music Project
  • Special Subject Investigation
  • Music Technology for Performance
  • Marketing and Promotion in the Music Industry

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C or above (including English) or equivalent 


All of our courses are vocational which means they are designed to compliment learners with a visual and kinaesthetic learning style. 

As a result, you will be assessed via a range of both practical and written assignments.

Future opportunities

If you are keen to move into employment but wish to continue training in the creative industries and have five GCSEs at grade C or above (including English and Maths), then you can progress onto one of our BCE Apprenticeship programmes 

Those of you who wish to continue your learning in an education environment, have the option to progress into Higher Education either at a University or studying for a HNC/HND programme. 

If you are not keen on continuing to study further, you can progress directly into employment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Big Creative Training LTD directly.

Last updated date: 21 November 2016

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