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RSL Level 1 Diploma: Music Practitioners at Loughborough College

Course description

This Rockschool course will equip you with a set of music industry skills at a basic level. You will choose from one of four pathways: performance, technology, business or composition. You will study modules tailored to your chosen pathway, preparing for further study or a career in the music industry. Assessments include performance, written work and presentations. Our high-quality facilities will allow you to carry out your studies in a professional setting, giving you experience in using recording equipment, rehearsal spaces and industry-standard hardware and software.

Course content

Core pathway units include:

  • Live Music Performance
  • Improving Instrumental Performance
  • Music Rehearsal Skills
  • Putting on an Event
  • Understanding the Music Industry
  • Listening to Music
  • Exploring Careers in Music
  • Next Steps - Auditioning

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this music course.

Future opportunities

Students who successfully complete this course can progress on to the RSL Level 2 Diploma in Music (Business).

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, come and visit us at one of ourOpen Days at Loughborough College or contact us at

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: 02 October 2018
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    • Loughborough College was established in 1909, we are proud of our long standing reputation for providing excellent levels of high quality teaching and training across Leicestershire.
      With a fantastic range of courses, first class facilities and a fresh approach to modern teaching and training, why go anywhere else?
      Of the 11,000 students currently enrolled at Loughborough College, most will agree that studying with us means far more than just gaining a qualification.
      We offer a different kind of learning environment where you'll be treated as an adult and our relaxed and welcoming campus means that you’ll fit straight in to the College way of life.
      We have lots of different courses from A Levels to vocational programmes, Apprenticeships and Degrees and you will have the opportunity to gain practical industry related skills while you study.