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  1. Thinking of studying a BTEC in Music? Presentation Title runs here l 00/00/00
  2. 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. Performing in several different music genres – hip hop, acoustic, drum and bass and soul His second album, The Defamation of Strickland Banks went straight into the UK album chart at number 1 Awarded Best Hip Hop/Grime and Best Male at the MOBO Awards 2012
  3. Thinking of studying a BTEC in Music?In this presentation you’ll find Where can BTEC take you My story … Tom Gardner, BTECPerforming Arts Student of the Year Your career choices with BTEC Working in the music sector The skills and knowledge you need What you’ll learn studying a BTEC Why choose a BTEC? Recognised by universities and employers Your journey through education Succeed with BTEC A ‘real world’ approach to learning Who can help me? Ask your teacher and find out more 2
  4. Working in the Music Sector 1
  5. Working in the Music sector The Skills you need Alongside yourmusic skills, you’ll need: Digital skills For research and music production Understanding the needs of the audience Business skills Articulating ideas and presenting your work Communication skills
  6. BTEC MusicWhat you’ll learn Discover how different organisations contribute to the music industry and the importance of them communicating and working together effectively Learn about music equipment and how to source equipment from service organisations and agencies BTEC in Music teaches the knowledge and skills you need to work in the industry Work collaboratively as a group to plan the creation of a CD or online product 5
  7. Why choose BTEC? 2
  8. Why choose BTEC?5 reasons Recognised by schools, colleges, universities and employers Practical, real-world approach to learning 1 3 Progress to further education, training and employment Assessment happens throughout the course 2 4 Present your work in a variety of ways 5
  9. 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 After completing a BTEC First, learners can go on to study BTEC Nationals, A levels or a combination of the two. Level 3 (Key Stage 5) BTEC Nationals A Levels (GCE) Levels 1 & 2 (Key Stage 4) GCSE BTEC Firsts BTEC Entry 3/Level 1
  10. Succeed with BTEC Taking a level 2 BTEC alongside five GCSEs adds 5.9 % more to earning power than just taking GCSEs. Every year over 100,000 BTEC students successfully apply to university in the UK. BTEC can boost your lifetime earnings by up to £92,000. Source: Statistics taken from Returns to BTEC Vocational Qualifications, London Economics (October 2010)
  11. 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 Producing promotional leaflets and posters Creating a recording Writing and producing a website Giving alive performance to an audience
  12. Where can BTEC take you? 3
  13. 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 forTom? 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
  14. BTEC Music opens doors to careers as. . . Performer Composer Producer Sound Engineer
  15. Who can help me? 4
  16. Talk to your teacher to find out more about BTEC in Music