What will I learn?
The course develops 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 be taught how to work as a lighting operator as well as using control equipment in a stage performance.
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
- Concert production and staging
- Backline technical management
- Audio engineering principles
- Stage lighting operations
- Marketing and 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.
What grades will I need?
5 GCSEs at A*-C/9-4
How will I be assessed?
Coursework and final assessment.
Where will it lead me?
Higher education courses in Music Technology such as a Foundation Degree
BA/BSc (Hons) HNC in Music Technology – Andover College
- Film and television
- Studio and live sound engineering
- Music production
- The Music Industry including artist or stage management, publishing or promotion
This course works well in conjunction with other Level 3 courses such as:
- Music Technology (Production)
- Production Arts (Stage Management)
- Music (Performing)