BTEC Musuic

Preparing learners for their future is what you do best. With a BTEC in Music, they'll gain valuable hands-on experience which can take them straight into a career in the industry. To help them on their journey, we'll ensure that you have all the support, guidance, and training you need.

Alongside BTEC courses in Music, we also offer Art and DesignPerforming Arts, and Creative Media.

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Why teach BTEC Music?

A BTEC in Music is a great choice for students looking for a practical and creative qualification. The course aims to provide students with the relevant skills and knowledge that employers value, as well as the confidence to progress into a fulfilling, exciting career in a creative industry.

A pathway with BTEC Music

If you're considering offering BTEC Music qualifications for your students, take a look at our handy table for a summary of the qualifications. It shows how you can provide your students with a progression pathway from Level 1 up to Level 5.

BTEC creative music overview table

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What qualifications are available?

For Level 2 learners

Give your learners the opportunity to acquire the technical skills they will need to progress to employment, an apprenticeship or further technical study.

BTEC Tech Award in Music Practice (for 14-16 learners)

BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Music Industry Skills (from 2017 for 16+ learners) - no external assessment

BTEC Level 2 Technicals in Music Production 

BTEC Level 2 Firsts in Music (for 14+ learners)

For Level 3 learners

Help your learners develop their own music portfolio and the technical skills they will need to support their entry to higher education or employment. 

BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Music (NEW for 2018)

BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Music Technology (2016)

BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Music (QCF)

Student Success with BTEC Music

Find out how Joel Harper-Jackson, former BTEC Music and Performing Arts student and star of UK tour of Kinky Boots, used his BTEC in his career.

Throughout your time teaching these qualifications, you'll have full support from:

Questions about our qualifications

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