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BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Music at Ormiston Forge Academy

Course description

The majority of the work completed is practical and pupils will prepare various performances throughout the course. Pupils will need to create practice logs and diaries to show progress. Pupils must adhere to deadlines and ensure work is of a high standard.

At the end of year 1, pupils will have achieved the Certificate and will complete additional units in the second year to achieve the Subsidiary Diploma. The units are as follows:

  • Music Performance Techniques
  • Musical Theatre Performance
  • Music in the Community
  • Solo Musical Performance
  • Singing Techniques and Performance
  • Working and Developing as a Musical Ensemble

Candidates who achieve this qualification may go on to study Music Theatre or Performing Arts at University. It may also prove useful to pupils considering a career in the Live Music Industry as a teacher or in Music Therapy

Entry requirements

Pupils should have studied either GCSE or BTEC Music or Performing Arts achieving a Pass or C grade. Pupils should have either singing or instrumental grades or should be able to show a good skill level. Pupils may need to audition to be accepted onto the course depending on prior experience and qualifications.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ormiston Forge Academy directly.

Last updated date: 12 March 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years