Music Technology BTEC Level 3 Block B

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code M5
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


The NCFE Level 3 Applied General Certificate in Music Technology enables learners to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding of working in the music technology sector. It is suitable for learners who are motivated by applied learning and learning through hands-on creative experiences related to the work of a performing musician and music technologist.  


This Applied General qualification is equivalent in size to an A-level. This qualification shows learners how to operate and effectively use a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW), understand and experiment with musical elements in different musical styles, undertake recordings and successfully mix and master their audio, create sound for a range of multi-media purposes , manage sound for a live performance , explore revenue and marketing within the digital music business, and reflect and build on their subject knowledge. 

How will it be delivered?

This is a largely practical qualification with a written examination at the end of the second year. You will produce portfolios of evidence for each unit completing tasks within a given assignment brief.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE grades at 9 to 4 or equivalent.

Your next steps...

This qualification fulfills entry requirements for a range of higher education courses. Degree courses could include: Music Technology; Live Sound Production; Music Production; Creative Music Production; Creative Music Technology; Music Technology and Audio Systems; Music Technology and Popular Music.