Music and Production - Diploma - Level 2

Further Details
Course Code
LP00211
Location
Yale
Duration
Full Time, This is a 1 year full time course.
Department
Music & Performing Arts
Start Date
07 Sep 2022
End Date
23 Jun 2023

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Course Overview
This course is made up of a variety of units and you will develop skills to enable you to achieve, through a range of activities such as;

- Performing popular music styles in a band/ensemble
- Solo Performance and Practice Techniques
- Music Composition Techniques
- Basic/Intermediate Music Theory
- Live Sound Engineering
- Recording and Production Techniques using Digital Audio Workstations
- Collaborating with other learners on creative projects
- Research Skills
- Preparation for Employment in the Music Industry

There will be opportunities to take part in live events and performances and participate in activities and educational visits to support your studies.

Your learning programme will be made up of a number of qualifications including Essential and Wider Skills.

The aim of this course is to develop your skills in a wide range of industry relevant music performance and technological practices.

Completion of this course will prepare you for studying on both the Level 3 Music Performance and Level 3 Sound Engineering course pathways
The method of assessment on this course is coursework/portfolio based and you will not be required to sit formal exams. Summative units are graded pass, merit or distinction and are internally and externally assessed.
You will be required to achieve a minimum of a pass grade in each of the formative units to qualify for an overall qualification grade
4 GCSEs at grade D/3 or above including English Language/Welsh (1st Language), or for progression students the successful completion at Level 1 qualification in Music, Level 1 qualification Music, Performing and Production Arts at a merit and recommendation from course tutors.

A basic proficiency in playing at least one musical instrument (vocals/singing are also considered to be a musical instrument).

Following application for this course, prospective Level 2 learners will also be required to engage in a short, ‘taster’ entrance project in which learners will have the opportunity to showcase their practical instrument or production skills as well as their written work. This ‘taster’ entrance project is designed to gauge the learner’s suitability for the course and to help learners decide whether the course is the right choice for you.

At Coleg Cambria we would encourage you to do the very best that you can in your exams. The better your grades the more options you will have, and may result in you gaining entry onto a higher level course.
Level 2 Diplomas are valued by employers and the course prepares you for employment in the Music and Performing Arts Industries.

If you want to continue and progress with your studies you can take a Level 3 qualification in a similar subject such as Music Performance, Sound Engineering, Live Events, Performing Arts or Technical Theatre.
Some courses may require equipment and/or uniforms to be purchased. Please see attached equipment list for further information.
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