This course for 16-18 year olds, is an introduction to the practical and theoretical elements of music and music technology. You will make music with computers, record, compose and perform both individually and in groups. You will learn about the business, composing and sound recording, sequencing, microphone techniques and do a production project. The course is equivalent to 4 GCSEs at A*-C and provides a good basis to go on to further qualifications.
Qualification: Level 2 Diploma
Level: Level 2
Start Date: 06 September 2017
Working both individually and as a member of a group, you will take part in a variety of practical work, making music with computers, recording, composing and performing.
You will study:
You will also improve your English and maths and gain employability skills as part of the course.
At some points in the year when productions are scheduled, you will need to be in college for extra sessions to rehearse.
Please see our Fees and Concessions page or call 020 8326 2015 for further details.
"I would definitely recommend this course if you're someone who likes the practical aspects of filming and making productions. When I started the course I was anxious and thought, can I do this? but once I started, I began learning and acquiring new skills and knowledge."
Jim Jenkins specialises in production at West Thames College, after working many years in the media industry. Jim worked on hundreds of live shows and corporate films, contributing his varied skills in video, staging, lighting, sound and projection.