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National Certificate: Music Industry Practice

The qualification is intended for learners who aspire to either gain a further insight, or those who wish to use this Qualification as a sound foundation towards climbing the NQF ladder in the music field. Some of the competencies are also transportable towards achieving related qualifications.

Learners who have completed this qualification will have the necessary competencies to enter the Music Industry at the basic level on some occupational routes. They will acquire basic knowledge, skills and competence in performance, theory and music industry in general.

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Curricula

SAQA ID No:

58144

NQF Level:

2

Credits:

121

Qualification – National Certificate: Music Industry Practice 

Field: Culture and Arts   

Who should enrol on this National Certificate: Music Industry Practice course?

Learners who have completed this qualification will have the necessary competencies to enter the Music Industry at the basic level on some occupational routes. They will acquire basic knowledge, skills and competence in performance, theory and music industry in general. This includes adult learners who want to enter the sector or develop their careers in one or more of the related sub-fields.

Duration of the The National Certificate: Music Industry Practice course is delivered in the following manner:

The National Certificate: Music Industry Practice course is delivered in the following manner:

  • The year is divided into two segments namely; Theoretical and Workplace
  • Attend full-time classes at our campus in Port Elizabeth over a period of 9 weeks
  • And 22 weeks workplace experience
  • You will have access to a computer lab for research purposes.

What are the pre-requisites for the National Certificate: Music Industry Practice course

In order for you to enrol on this qualification you should be in possession of:

  • A National Senior Certificate or equivalent.
  • ‘Equivalent’ refers to foreign qualifications (these are qualifications that you obtained in a foreign country, and which are evaluated by SAQA to be equivalent to the university entrance qualification of South Africa).
  • A good command of English.

What does the National Certificate: Music Industry Practice course entail?

You will complete the following modules in order to obtain this qualification:

 

Year 1

Module

CREDITS

Module 1: Communicate in a variety of ways

20

Module 2: Use mathematical thinking to solve problems

16

Module 3: Apply basic knowledge and technology

15

Module 4: Basic knowledge of music industry

23

Module 5: Perform on a chosen music instrument

30

Module 6: Apply life and work skills in the music workplace

23

     

How is the National Certificate: Music Industry Practice programme assessed?

You will be required to undertake and complete the following per module: (Assignment, Tasks, Research Project and Assessments) as well as a Portfolio of Evidence

 

Theory

Workplace

·         Tasks

·         Assignments

·         Research Project

·         Assessments

·         Portfolio Of Evidence (POE)

·         Site Diary

·         Logbook

·         Portfolio Of Evidence (POE)

 

Further studies after National Certificate: Music Industry Practice

What is the articulation pathway for me once I have completed this full-time course? In other words, what is the possible next step when I have received this qualification? Once you have obtained this qualification in Music Industry Practice , you have the option of entering the world of work immediately, or other appropriate fields through articulation with other tertiary institutions. You can obtain a degree at any other tertiary institution (university or private university in South Africa).

What are my next steps to enrol for National Certificate: Music Industry Practice ?

If you require more information before deciding if this is the course for you, or if you would like to find out what other options we have available, please contact our call centre on: • Landline: 041 450 2550, or Mobile: 063 236 0351 • E-mail: educol@iafrica.com If you have decided that this is the course for you, then please… • Complete the application form. • Pay the course fees in full or the deposit required. • Submit all your supporting documentation to prove that you meet the entrance criteria for this course as set out in the pre-requisites above. • Send all of the above documentation to: » educol@iafrica.com We look forward to welcoming you as a student at Ed-U Options Academy Campus.