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BTEC Level 3 Study Programme (Foundation Diploma in Music Production)

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Red Tape Central
Level 3

Course Description


This is a Full time Study Programme delivered over 2.5 days per week (approx 12.5hrs) between September 2022 and July 2023. The Study Programme includes the main aim: BTEC Level 3 National Foundation diploma in Music Production plus additional hours of enrichment and 'experience of work'.

This qualification is for learners who would like to develop their skills and pursue Higher Education or a career in Music Production or similar career path.

You will learn to work independently, improve your research skills, develop your presentation skills and become an active member in your group.

Under the Music Production Skills Development module you will cover the following: Studio recording, Creating musical material through production and Music technology and live events

Modern music technicians and producers need to meet a broad and varied range of requirements. They need to be adaptable with the professional skills and knowledge to carry out work in production, live events and creation contexts.

This module develops the ability to apply knowledge and skills related to key areas of the music industry. A series of short learning projects help learners refine their skills, so they can adapt them independently to vocationally varied situations. The projects help develop technical and musical knowledge in practical contexts and cover the development of individual recording skills as well as the development of key complementary skills for musicians, such as professional skills and critical reflection.

The Music Industry module will look at developing the skills needed to plan a career in the Music Industry.

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On successful completion of the Foundation Diploma. You will be given the opportunity to progress onto the Extended Diploma in Music Production in September 2023


5 x GCSE G4-9 including Maths and English.

A genuine interest in pursuing a career in the music industry or progressing onto Higher Education in Music.

FREE to 16-18 years old. Not available to 19yrs+ learners unless there is an EHCP in place.

Enrolment Process

Stage 1. Complete an application on Sheffield Progress or ask in the centre or via email for a RTC application form.

Stage 2. If your application is successful, you will be asked to attend an Interview either online or in person.

Stage 3. If you pass stage 1 and 2 you will be asked to Attend a Crash Course at RTC in August 2022. DateTBC.

Start date: Sept 2022

End date: July 2023

Enquire about this course: BTEC Level 3 Study Programme (Foundation Diploma in Music Production)

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