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1 Presentation Title runs here l 00/00/000 Thinking of studying a BTEC in Music?

2 Could you be the next…Plan B? Music 1 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 Awarded Best Hip Hop/Grime and Best Male at the MOBO Awards 2012 His second album, The Defamation of Strickland Banks went straight into the UK album chart at number 1

3 Thinking of studying a BTEC in Music? In this presentation you’ll find 2 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 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

4 Working in the Music Sector 1

5 Working in the Music sector The Skills you need 4 Alongside your music skills, you’ll need: For research and music production Understanding the needs of the audience Articulating ideas and presenting your work Digital skills Business skills Communication skills

6 BTEC Music What you’ll learn 5 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 Work collaboratively as a group to plan the creation of a CD or online product Learn about music equipment and how to source equipment from service organisations and agencies

7 Why choose BTEC? 2

8 Why choose BTEC? 5 reasons 7 Recognised by schools, colleges, universities and employers Progress to further education, training and employment Practical, real-world approach to learning Assessment happens throughout the course 1 2 3 4 Present your work in a variety of ways 5

9 Your journey through education and training 8 Qualification Map BTEC Entry 3/Level 1 BTEC FirstsGCSE Levels 1 & 2 (Key Stage 4) BTEC NationalsA Levels (GCE) Level 3 (Key Stage 5) Further Education Higher Education BTEC Apprenticeships Employment BTEC Firsts can be studied as part of a broad and balanced curriculum, either alongside GCSE or as part of a Study Programme. After completing a BTEC First, learners can go on to study BTEC Nationals, A levels or a combination of the two.

10 Succeed with BTEC 9 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 10 BTECs let you present your work in a way that suits your style and makes the best of what you produce Writing and producing a website Producing promotional leaflets and posters Giving a live performance to an audience Creating a recording With BTEC, you'll be assessed throughout the course, on a range of assignments, rather than in one final exam

12 Where can BTEC take you? 3

13 Outstanding BTEC Performing Arts Student - Tom Gardner 12 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 Studying BTEC Working independently and as part of a team Involvement with a local community group Inspiration for future career Tom Gardner

14 Performer Composer Sound Engineer Producer BTEC Music opens doors to careers as... 13

15 Who can help me? 4

16 Talk to your teacher to find out more about BTEC in Music 15

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