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Level 2 Music

Course Description

The two-term L2 Certificate in Music Technology focuses on the development of music production skills. You will work on production technique for computer based electronic music as well as developing skills in recording live performers. This is an accredited course, meaning upon successful completion you will gain a L2 Certificate in Music Technology. The course runs on-site all-day Thursday. You will be expected to do independent learning between weekly sessions.

Location: Camden

Course Requirements

Entry onto the course is via an initial assessment and interview with portfolio or samples of your work, if you have them. You will have experience of working with music on computers and music performance. You will need to be able to express yourself with the written word and woprk with others effectively. All the above will help you to succeed but the most important requirement is enthusiasm and a willingness to learn. Typically, you will have completed our Music Level 1 course or have equivalent practical and academic experience.

Course Content

The course will focus upon music production that includes both computer based digital music and live recording techniques. You will also investigate composition and how digital and live music environments can work together. The course also involves developing your study skills and the research aspects of learning.

Teaching and Learning Methods

You will learn through, practical activities, group exercises and peer assessment, listening and analysis, demonstration and discussion, use of supporting online materials, individual practice, use of ILT and continuous assessment. You will also be expected to complete course work and reserach in your own time.

Independent Learning

To complete the course outcomes and assessments you should be prepared to do at least 3-5 hours of homework a week and work independently to complete worksheets, write up notes, complete research and practice the practical elements of the course.


You will be continually assessed through your practical activities and will receive feedback in a variety of ways such as peer assessment, verbal and written feedback from your teacher. You will also receive specific feedback relating to formal assignments that are both written and practical. On completion of this course, you will achieve a Level 2 Certificate in Music Technology.

Qualification you will achieve

On completion of this course you will achieve a Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Professions in the Creative and Digital Industries.

The awarding body is OCNLR (Open College Network, London Region).

Next Steps and Progression

Once you have completed the course, you may choose to enrol on a further term in this subject or another subject in the creative arts. Advice and Guidance for all further study is available from the Curriculum Manager by request.

Additional Information

For more information, please contact the Learner Services Team via Live Chat, phone on 020 7255 4700 or email

Additional Learning Support

Additional Learning Support (ALS) is available for this course and is subject to an assessment with a member of our support staff. ?ALS may include one or more of the following: support in classes, out of class in small groups, workshops or 1:1 with a specialist tutor.??Reasonable adjustments including assistive equipment and also access support can be made available through our Disability Officer. Please let us know as soon as possible about your learning needs and/or disabilities so we can arrange support at the earliest opportunity.? Teachers are supported to ensure their materials are inclusive to meet all learners needs. Digital Learning support is available in the Learning Centre at our Camden site. Careers and employability advice and guidance is also available to all learners.?

Additional Costs

WM College is able to provide financial support for some course fees. You may be eligible based on prior qualifications, if you are on a low income or benefits. For more information and to find out if you are eligible, view our Fees & Finance page on our website or contact the Learner Services team via Live Chat or on 020 7255 4700.
44 Crowndale Road
Tel: 020 7255 4700
7 Leighton Place
Tel: 020 7241 8572