Thinking of studying a
BTEC in Music?
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Music
Could you be the next…Plan B?
Benjamin Paul
Ballance-Drew is
an English rapper,
singer-songwriter,
actor and film
director &
producer, known
as Plan B.
Awarded Best Hip
Hop/Grime and
Best Male at the
MOBO Awards
2012
Performing in
several different
music genres –
hip hop, acoustic,
drum and bass
and soul
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His second album,
The Defamation of
Strickland Banks
went straight into
the UK album
chart at number 1
Thinking of studying a BTEC in Music?
In this presentation you’ll find
Working in the
music sector
The skills and
knowledge you need
What you’ll learn
studying a BTEC
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Why choose a BTEC?
Recognised by
universities and
employers
Your journey through
education
Succeed with BTEC
A ‘real world’ approach
to learning
Where can BTEC
take you
My story … Tom
Gardner, BTEC
Performing Arts
Student of the Year
Your career choices
with BTEC
Who can help me?
Ask your teacher and
find out more
Working in the
Music Sector
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Working in the Music sector
The Skills you need
Alongside your music skills, you’ll need:
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Digital skills
For research and music
production
Business skills
Understanding the needs of the
audience
Communication
skills
Articulating ideas and presenting
your work
BTEC Music
What you’ll learn
Work
collaboratively
as a group to
plan the creation
of a CD or online
product
BTEC in Music
teaches the
knowledge and
skills you need to
work in the
industry
Discover how
different organisations
contribute to the music
industry and the
importance of them
communicating and
working together
effectively
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Learn about
music equipment
and how to source
equipment from
service
organisations and
agencies
Why choose BTEC?
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Why choose BTEC?
5 reasons
Recognised by schools, colleges,
universities and employers
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Progress to further education, training
and employment
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Present your work in
a variety of ways
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Practical, real-world approach
to learning
Assessment happens
throughout the course
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Your journey through education and training
BTEC Firsts can be studied as part of a
broad and balanced curriculum, either
alongside GCSE or as part of a Study
Programme.
Qualification Map
Further Education
Higher Education
BTEC Apprenticeships
Employment
Level 3
(Key Stage 5)
BTEC Nationals
A Levels (GCE)
Levels 1 & 2
(Key Stage 4)
BTEC Firsts
GCSE
BTEC Entry 3/Level 1
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After completing a BTEC First, learners
can go on to study BTEC Nationals,
A levels or a combination of the two.
Succeed with BTEC
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A ‘real world’ approach to learning
With BTEC, you'll be assessed throughout the
course, on a range of assignments, rather than in
one final exam
BTECs let you present your work in a way that
suits your style and makes the best of what you
produce
Creating a
recording
Writing and
producing a
website
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Producing
promotional
leaflets and
posters
Giving a live
performance
to an audience
Where can BTEC take you?
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Outstanding BTEC Performing Arts Student Tom Gardner
Studying BTEC
• Working independently and as part of a team
• Involvement with a local community group
• Inspiration for future career
Where next for Tom?
• Has a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Performing Arts and is studying for his BTEC Level 3 qualification
• Will go on to the University of York to study drama
Tom Gardner
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BTEC Music opens doors to careers as. . .
Performer
Composer
Producer
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Sound Engineer
Who can help me?
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Talk to your teacher to find out more about
BTEC in Music
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