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Music BTEC Level 3 National Certificate at Strode's College

Course description

During the course, you will work towards various performances which you will rehearse during lessons. You will study a variety of styles, including classical and contemporary/pop/rock music. You will also explore both practical and theoretical principles of music as a musician and as a producer while working towards public performances - live music and recorded. Working with tutors, you will develop the skills you need to progress onto the career you want to pursue.

Course content

Performance skills, live production, singing, guitar, drums, theory of music, recording techniques, sound production, recording studio work, mixing, ICT.

Entry requirements

General entry requirements for a Level 3 Pathway. Including a C in Maths or English GCSE plus C in Music GCSE if taken or proven music experience.


Assessment is both practical and theoretical with a large emphasis on performing music as a soloist or ensemble. Regular performances take place to enhance your skills.

Financial information

Strode’s College Big Band, Rock Band, Musical Theatre, College Play

Future opportunities

After completing your course, you could be going on to University or other music training or in to the professional industry.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Strode's College directly.

Last updated date: 25 August 2016
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