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Qualification courses

We run a wide range of qualification courses and programmes each of which offers a certificate from an awarding body such as EDI, City & Guilds and ourselves. Our course descriptions give details of qualifcations offered.

City & Guilds logoOur City & Guilds qualifications

Four separate City & Guilds qualifications were created by us ...

  1. City & Guilds Sound Engineering Foundation qualification 2337-01 level 2
  2. City & Guilds Sound Engineering Advanced qualification 2337-02 level 2
  3. City & Guilds Music Technology qualification 2337-03 level 2
  4. City & Guilds Multimedia qualification 2338 level 2

They are well respected, authoratative and challenging, and have been designed to teach current industry technologies and working practises.

All our qualifications focus on the operation and use of the equipment and technology. Courses start at regular 2 - 3 week intervals throughout the year.

These qualifications are only available through the Institute's own courses and programmes run at our headquarters, and those administered by us at our satellite centres.

What are City & Guilds qualifications?

City & Guilds qualification are well established industry recognised marks of merit and competence and must be worked for and passed before being awarded. They are not merely certificates of attendance as with some other courses. Success is dependent on motivation and commitment.

Experience has shown that successful completion of a qualification to be a key factor in helping graduates progress and find employment within the music and multimedia industries and related businesses.


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City & Guilds assessment procedures

These qualifications are based on continuous assessment and include observation of practical competence, oral question evaluation, and the creation of a portfolio of supporting evidence. There are no formal written exams.

Additionally, students must pass an external verification procedure by a verifier not connected with the ongoing delivery and assessment of the course.

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