Course Details

  • For anyone that’s new to music technology and wants to know what it’s all about, this introduction to the industry will help you get a really good grounding in professional music production.

    Learning all about both the hardware and software systems involved in music production, you’ll use our recording studies that are equipped to the same standard as the industry, alongside Logic and Ableton software in our excellent computer suites.

    With a hands-on focus, we’ll help you explore all the basics of studio recording, including how to use microphones effectively, what multi-track mixing is, and the skills a DJ needs in order to be successful.

  • Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes

  • During this course, you’ll learn how to record an artist, mix a recorded multi-track and create a computer-based piece of music. Assessments will revolve around this, and be mostly practical based.

  • Once you’ve completed this course, the ideal next step would be to develop your skills further with a Level 2 Diploma in DJ Technology, and then onto a Level 3 Access to Higher Education course in Music Tech. You can do all of this right here at The Manchester College.

    These courses will give you all the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in the music industry, and from there, you’ll be able to jump straight into work as a recording or sound engineer, or even an artist manager or promoter. Take a look at the range of career opportunities in the music industry here.

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  • Depending on your current age, position and circumstances, there may be a fee for this course.

    There are a number of different finance and funding options available to help you fund your academic studies with The Manchester College. These range from bursaries and grants to special loans for tuition fees. You can find out more about them on our dedicated Fees, Funding and Finance page.

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  • Our course enquiries team is on-hand to answer any questions you might have about this qualification, the application process, enrolment, or anything else about life at The Manchester College.

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