Extended Diploma for Music Practitioners (QCF)

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing

What will you be working towards?

Code NFC00150
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3


Awarded by Rock School Ltd, this specialist music qualification is worth three A Levels and is the key to an exciting career. Throughout the course, you'll develop your performance and production skills, providing you with the knowledge to rise up to the challenges of the modern music industry. The course is practical and throughout your course you'll have the opportunity to perform regularly at College events and external venues.


Units you may study include: Rehearsal skills Sound reinforcement Live music performance Recorded music performance Session musician skills Live sound recording Studio sound recording Employability skills

How will it be delivered?

100% Assessment - Coursework

Entry requirements

Ideally at least 5 GCSEs at grade 9-5 or A*-C including English and Maths or a Level 2 qualification, but this is subject to discussion at your interview. If you haven't already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in English or Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths alongside your other qualifications.

Your next steps...

After completing your course you could progress on to study music at a specialist university. Alternatively, you could progress straight into employment in a music-related field. In the future you could become a musician, sound producer, sound engineer or technician. You could even go on to work behind the scenes supporting performers or become the next big thing. Your opportunities are endless!