Music BTEC level 3 Certificate

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing

What will you be working towards?

Code 5174/010-01
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This BTEC level 3 course will offer students the key knowledge and practical skills required for their potential chosen career as a freelance musician. They will have 3 lessons per week (4 hours tuition) and will study 3 subject areas: Live Music workshop, Contemporary Songwriting Techniques and Aural Perception. Together these 3 areas should give you the skills to understand music, write your own songs and perform them for recording.

How will it be delivered?

The work is all coursework related with no final exam and will require students to give formal oral and live music presentations and submit portfolio(s) detailing all research undertaken in the completion of each unit.

Entry requirements

You must achieve at least five GCSEs grade A*/9 - C/4 in four different subjects, including English Language and/or maths, or an equivalent Level 2 vocational qualification. You will also need to demonstrate your ability to play an instrument or sing and understand music technology.

Your next steps...

Most students will continue onto the Year 2 course, Music BTEC level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at ESAM at Sussex Downs College.