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City of Westminster College

Last Updated: Before 2011
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Paddington Basin Centre, North Wharf Road
London, W2 1NB
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)207 258 5568
Fax: +44 (0)207 258 2700
Internet: http://www.cwc.ac.uk/sound

Type 1 Courses - Course not normally in an accredited qualification or certificate or resulting in an in-house certificate/diploma (e.g. privately-run, non-accredited training courses; product courses)

Introduction to Music Technology

Qualification Awarded on Completion: College Certificate in Sound Engineering
Facilities: Cockpit theater as a performance venue; 3 studio/labs equipped for audio engineering, broadcast, recording, and music technology
Exact Duration: 6 weeks (part time)
Emphasis: Practical introduction to MIDI, sampling, sequencing, synthesis, multitrack recording
Internship/Work Placement: None
Contact Person: John Mizzi

Introduction to Sound Engineering

Qualification Awarded on Completion: College Certificate in Sound Engineering
Facilities: Cockpit theater as a performance venue; 3 studio/labs equipped for audio engineering, broadcast, recording, and music technology
Exact Duration: 6 weeks (part time)
Emphasis: Practical introduction to microphones, loudspeakers, tape recorders, mixing consoles, and their applications in both live sound and studio environments
Internship/Work Placement: None
Contact Person: John Mizzi

Type 2 Courses - Course resulting in an accredited vocational qualification or certificate

BTEC Higher National Certificate in Music Production

Qualification Awarded on Completion: BTEC Higher National Certificate in Music Production
Facilities: Cockpit theater as a performance venue; 3 studio/labs equipped for audio engineering, broadcast, recording, and music technology
Exact Duration: 9 months (full time); 21 months (part time)
Internship/Work Placement: None
Contact Person: Steve Hepworth

BTEC National Diploma in Music Technology

Qualification Awarded on Completion: BTEC National Diploma in Music Technology
Facilities: Cockpit theater as a performance venue; 3 studio/labs equipped for audio engineering, broadcast, recording, and music technology
Exact Duration: 21 months
Contact Person: John Mizzi

Sound Engineering

Qualification Awarded on Completion: C&G 1820 Part 1 Certificate in Sound Engineering
Facilities: Cockpit theater as a performance venue; 3 studio/labs equipped for audio engineering, broadcast, recording, and music technology
Exact Duration: 1 term (full time) ; 1 year (part time)
Emphasis: Acoustics, music technology, audio electronics, sound systems, sound practice
Internship/Work Placement: None
Contact Person: John Mizzi

Sound Engineering

Qualification Awarded on Completion: C&G 1820 Part 2 Certificate in Sound Engineering
Facilities: Cockpit theater as a performance venue; 3 studio/labs equipped for audio engineering, broadcast, recording, and music technology
Exact Duration: 1 year full time); 3 years (part time)
Emphasis: Acoustics, music technology, audio electronics, computer applications, sound practice, sound systems
Internship/Work Placement: 1 day/week during course (full time)
Contact Person: John Mizzi

Sound Engineering

Qualification Awarded on Completion: C&G 1820 Part 3 Certificate in Sound Engineering
Facilities: Cockpit theater as a performance venue; 3 studio/labs equipped for audio engineering, broadcast, recording, and music technology
Exact Duration: 9 months (part time)
Emphasis: Specialized areas: advanced recording techniques, digital audio, audio for video, music technology
Internship/Work Placement: None
Contact Person: John Mizzi

Type 3 Courses - Associate degree course (e.g. AS)

Foundation Degree in Music Technology

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Foundation Degree in Music Technology
Facilities: Professional recording live venue, IT rooms running industry standard software.
Exact Duration: 2 years full time
Emphasis: Foundation Degree in Music Technology
Fee: £3000 per year to EU Nationals
Validating Body: University of Westminster
Contact Person: Lyndon Sly

 
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