Introduction to Music Technology

Entry requirements

No formal entry qualifications required, commitment to the course is vital

Course length

2 days per week for 6 weeks delivered in our iMac suite in the The Secret Warehouse


Level 1 Certificate in Skills for Music and Music Technology 

Course content

This course is a 6 week taster course covering working in the music industry, how equipment for sound and audio is used, using key sound and audio equipment and creating a simple sound or audio product.

This course is an introductory course for those who have an interest in music technology, taught by industry professionals. The course is individually tailored to focus on the skills and style of music that you are interested. Examples of skills taught include:

  • Produce beats, sound and structure musical compositions
  • Electronic music production and DJ-ing
  • Studio operations and recording technology
  • Set up and operation of equipment and software
  • Music editing and microphone use

Costs and funding

This course is fully funded through Adult Education Budget for those over 19 years unemployed or earning less than the national living wage. 


Learners can progress onto a Level 2 Extended Certificate in Skills for Music and Music Technology.

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