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Music (Performance) or Music Technology (Block D ) at Northfleet Technology College

Course description

RSL LEVEL 3 Subsidiary Diploma for Music Practitioners

These courses allows students to choose a pathway in Music (Music Performance or Music Technology) and focuses on recognition of achievement through practical musical skills, and production skills.  Learners apply a range of skills, knowledge and understanding and work independently in preparation for employment/further study.

Each course runs side-by-side each other, allowing collaborative work between students.

Course content



349 Planning for a Career in Music (INTERNALLY Assessed Mandatory Unit)

349 Planning for a Career in Music (INTERNALLY Assessed Mandatory Unit)

387 Rehearsal Skills & Live Music (EXTERNALLY Assessed Mandatory Unit)

388 Live Sound Recording and Sound Reinforcement (EXTERNALLY Assessed Mandatory Unit)

353 Music Event Management

353 Music Event Management

385 Improving Instrumental Performance

325 Development of Music Recording Technology

365 Auditioning for Music

372 Studio Audio Mastering


320 Music Dissertation







Entry requirements

BTEC Performing Arts/Music, GCSE Music or demonstration of performance ability on a chosen instrument (including voice) or experience with use of Music Technology.


Mandatory Content 50%, External Assessment 33%

Future opportunities

Songwriter/Recording Artist/Performer, Session Musician; Promotion/Management/Artist Support Service; Producer & Engineer; Live Music Production, Promotion & Organisation

Higher Education courses such as university, Higher Level apprenticeships

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September