The Music Practitioners qualification is pathway based, meaning mandatory content can be undertaken in four key areas:
Once mandatory content has been selected, leaners are then able to pick from a range of 150 units.
The Music Practitioners qualification is split into three qualifications:
These qualifications provide vocationally relevant courses in popular music, which allow for progression into a higher level of study and/or the industry. They focus upon the recognition of achievement through the acquisition of knowledge and practical musical skills, as well as offering flexibility of unit selection.
The aim of these qualifications is to provide learners with the knowledge and range of skills needed to progress them towards being able to operate successfully as performing musicians and producers.
Music Practitioners Qualifications feature in seven different categories on the DfE’s Performance Tables for first teaching in September 2016. Learn more.
Music Practitioners have been created with flexibility in mind so you can adapt and mould our qualifications to fit around your teaching styles, methods and resources.
Whether your learners are composers, producers, music business or performance minded, they’ll find over 150 different units to choose from depending on their musical tastes and career paths.
We ensure our qualifications and units are regularly updated in conjunction with industry specialists to mirror developments in the industry, meaning your learners get the right skills for their future careers.
Music Practitioners' courses are the No.1 choice in over 250 schools and colleges across the globe - from London to LA. View our delivery centres
Equivalent to GCSE, A Level and BTEC, Music Practitioners are fully accredited by OfQual and DfES with up to 168 UCAS points at Level 3.
Develop key individual, band
and live performance skills
Write a song, compose a
Set up a label, release a track
or promote a club night
Sequence, produce and record