Level 1 Diploma for Music Practitioners

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Level 1 Diploma for Music Practitioners
Code SUP60179946
Qualification Type National Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time

Overview

At SupaJam, we teach the Level 1 Diploma for Music Practitioners in a structured yet informal teaching environment, that successfully builds self-esteem, aspiration and a desire to learn in our young people.

This modular, full-time programme appeals to a wide variety of young people and provides a comprehensive understanding of the music industry and its constituent parts, translating seamlessly across a variety of other industries.

The Level 1 Diploma for Music Practitioners course is available at our Swanley and Canterbury locations and is a 1-year course with three days attendance per week. Students will be expected to attend all 3 days from 10am-5pm.

Details

A selection of modules covered include:

  • Studio Audio Mastering: Mixing and mastering given audio tracks for a finished product.  
  • Remixing and Production: Producing two contrasting remixes of a given piece of music.
  • Music Marketing and Promotion: How to get your key selling points across to customers.
  • Understanding Event Health and Safety: Understanding the importance of health and safety at live music events.
  • Organising a Music Event: Organising a live music event that makes a profit.
  • Live Sound Engineering: How to record and mix musicians in the recording studio.
  • Composing Lyrics: Writing your own original lyrics to a song.
  • Sound Recording: Plan and create a multi-track recording of an ensemble of at least four instruments or voices.
  • Setting Up a Music Business: Identifying common traits of characteristics of entrepreneurs and evaluate your own abilities, skills and traits. Following this, you will develop a business idea and an action plan. 

FUNCTIONAL SKILLS / GCSEs

Learners may be required to study towards English and/or Maths. For those learners that have previously sat GCSE's but achieved below a grade 3, they will be offered the most appropriate level Functional Skills qualification(s) below following a diagnotstic: 

  • Entry Level 1 Functional Skills in English (60350593)
  • Entry Level 1 Functional Skills in Maths (6035057X)
  • Entry Level 2 Functional Skills in English (60350568)
  • Entry Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths (60350532)
  • Entry Level 3 Functional Skills in English (60350520)
  • Entry Level 3 Functional Skills in Maths (60350611)
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English (60350581)
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in Maths (60350556)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English (60350544)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths (6035060X)

For those learners that achieved a grade 3 may be offered the opportunity to retake English and/or Maths GCSE:

  • GCSE in English Language (60148366)
  • GCSE in Mathematics (60147003)

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. However, learners may need to complete an English and/or Maths diagnostic to determine if they are more suitably placed at Level 2.