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Music Performing BTEC Extended Certifcate at St Edmunds Catholic Academy

Course description

BTEC Level 3 Certificate (1year) and Subsidiary Diploma (2 years) in Music (Performing) is designed for learners who wish to pursue a vocationally relevant qualification in the music sector. Learners are given the opportunity to gain understanding and practical skills in a variety of areas including performance technique, solo and group performance, planning and delivering an event, the development of pop music styles and marketing and promotion. There are opportunities to work with professional musicians and music technology.

Course content

Key Points:
􀁸 A Nationally recognised Level 3 vocationally-specific qualification

􀁸 There is the option to complete 3 units in one year for the Certificate or 6 units over two years for the Subsidiary Diploma.

􀁸 There are no exams, assessment is through coursework submission

􀁸 Awards are made at:
Distinction = A grade at AS/A2 and equivalent UCAS points
Merit = C grade at AS/A2 and equivalent UCAS points
Pass = E grade at AS/A2 and equivalent UCAS points

Future opportunities

This Level 3 National Award gives learners a vocational qualification with which to enter employment in the Music or Performing Arts sector or to progress to a Higher Education qualification such as Level 5 BTEC Nationals in Music Performance or a BA Music or Performing Arts Degree.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Edmunds Catholic Academy directly.

Last updated date: 05 December 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years