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Music Technology (Production) Technical Extended Certificate Level 3 at Bexhill College

Course description

This course will introduce the terminology and practical techniques needed to understand and carry out multitrack recording sessions, MIDI sequencing skills and various aspects of audio production. You will learn how to set up equipment including audio workstations and microphones, as well as learn about microphone placement and the principles of creating a stereo mixdown. This is an ideal course for anyone wishing to pursue a career in music production, recording or DJ production or wishing to study this subject at a higher level at university.                                    


Course content

Units Include:

  • Sequencing techniques
  • Multi track recording
  • Mixing skills
  • Special investigation

Entry requirements

At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4 or A*-C including English and Maths at grade C/4 or above. The ability to play an instrument or sing would be an advantage, as would basic note reading skills.


Assessment is through a mixture of practical work, written work and presentations. You will be given feedback and an opportunity to improve your grade throughout the course.

Financial information

The College does have various instruments and equipment, but it will likely be beneficial for you to bring in your own laptop if possible. There is no other particular need for other resources although you may benefit from purchasing books on technique specific to your needs. Opportunities to attend workshops and seminars will be available during the course, costs will vary.

Future opportunities

After this course there are many technology based courses at higher education establishments that you may wish to explore. Many of our students have gone on to BIMM in Brighton to specialise in the production discipline of their choice.

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: 24 October 2018
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