Music Level 2 BTEC First Extended Certificate

21689W0 | School for the Arts, Wigan
Start Date | 02/09/2019
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

Our courses are designed for students who are passionate about music and interested in developing the practical and technical skills needed to work in this exciting industry. You will learn in the very best facilities, in a dedicated centre that is vibrant and energetic. You will explore a wide range of music genres and work with a professional team of tutors who bring a wealth of industry experience. We will also provide you with a valuable insight into how the music industry works and relevant career opportunities.

What will I study?

You will work on a range of skills including rehearsal techniques for musicians and producing a musical recording. You will be involved in planning, creating and performing a musical performance. Most of the work is practical, but some assignments are written and you will need to reflect on your performance.

How long is the course?

Full time for one academic year

How will I be assessed?

Continual internal assessment of assignments, performances and a major project.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 A*-D / 9-3 GCSE subjects including maths or English. You will need to successfully pass an audition.

What can I progress onto?

On to the Level 3 Extended Diploma Music

Other Information

Students will work with a professional team of staff with a broad experience of the entertainment industry. If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
FREE £993.50 2

Exam Fee

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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