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Music at Andover College

Music Technology Events Support – BTEC Level 3 National Certificate/ National Subsidiary Diploma


Level 3



Type of study

School Leavers




1 - 2 Years

The Music Technology Events Support courses will help you to develop the skills and knowledge needed to manage music events. You will become familiar with tasks, strategies and factors that influence the success of an event, then will put the theory into practice by planning and managing a music event. You will learn how to set up staging and technical equipment for live events. You will also be taught how to capture sound and record a full song using a music software. 

Five GCSEs at grade 9–4


Students will learn how to organise a local event. They will reflect upon marketing strategies as well as learning how to set up a PA and stage monitors. They will also have the opportunity to use both an analogue and digital mixing desk. 

 After Year One you will gain a BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Music Technology (Events Support). 

After Year Two you will gain a BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Music Technology (Events Support). 


Music events management 

Music Production Techniques 

The Music Freelance World 

Live Sound Techniques 

Backline technical management 

Marketing and promotion 




BA/BSc (Hons), Roles in studio and live sound engineering, music production and the Music Industry including artist or stage management, publishing or promotion. 

To help with your studies we have a multimedia suite featuring a variety of music/media-related software packages and a professional theatre for drama and music productions. There are also opportunities to collaborate with local music venues when planning and organising events.