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A Level

A-Level - Music (Performance)

  • Academic Year: 24/25
  • College 16+
  • Crewe Campus

How to apply

The Course

This certificate is a 30-credit qualification. Learners will work with the College record label and the in-house local radio station to develop their skills for professional employment in the music industry.

Tutors on the course offer their professional expertise to deliver a largely practical performance focus including: rehearsal, live performance and technical development, whilst providing essential grounding in theoretical elements.

There are no formal examinations on this course but you will be expected to complete some formative testing.  Learners will be expected to complete a portfolio of work that demonstrates their skills as a performer.

The Level 3 National Foundation Diploma will provide you with skills in:

  • Solo music performance
  • Working and developing as an ensemble
  • Developing music performance techniques

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Typically you will need 5 GCSEs at grade 4/C (or above), including a 4/3 (C/D) (or above) combination for maths and English.
Progression onto a Subsidiary Diploma (equivalent to one A Level) in your second year of study will extend your specialist knowledge and develop practical skills required in the creative music industry. Alternatively, the qualification offers UCAS points like any other A Level for progression onto Higher Education.

Adults can enrol for FREE

You may see a fee attached to the course you’re interested in, but if you’re aged 19+ you’ll more than likely be eligible to enrol onto an adult course for FREE.
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Crewe Campus
Starts : September 4th, 2024
2 Years

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