NCFE

NCFE Level 2 Technical Award in Music Technology

Ref:
601/6774/9
Sector:
Arts, Media and Publishing
Features:
Learning Resources Available, Performance Points, V Cert
Shortlist for approval
Shortlisted
Support Materials

Level
Level 2
Minimum entry age
Pre-16
GLH
144
TQT
215
This qualification is approved in the 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022 Key Stage 4 Performance Tables and is now available for registrations.

This qualification is aimed at 14-16 year olds with an interest in music production and recording, and is designed to sit alongside GCSEs in the Key Stage 4 curriculum. It is a vocational qualification equivalent to GCSE at grades A*-C.

Qualification Specification

This document contains everything you need to know about this qualification and should be used by everyone involved in its planning, delivery and assessment.

Purpose Statement

This document outlines the content of this qualification, who it’s designed for, and the opportunities it could lead to.

Summary of Changes

This document summarises the changes in the qualification specification since the previous issue.

Music Technology - What's changed

This document provides an overview of the feedback on the Music Technology suite.

Evidence and Grading Tracker

This Evidence and Grading Tracker can help learners to keep track of their work.

External Assessment Practice Paper (Practical)

This practice paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

External Assessment Practice Paper (Written)

This practice paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

External Assessment Practice Paper (Written Mark Scheme)

This is the mark scheme for the external assessment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for the new Music Technology suite of qualifications.

External Assessment Written Paper Audio Samples

This folder contains audio files from the external assessment.

Internal Assessment Sample Tasks

This document provides example tasks for internal assessment.

Delivery Guide

This document provides a guideline that defines the structure and content of the course.

Grading Calculator

Our grading calculator will support you in estimating your learners' overall result for this qualification. Enter your learners' current or predicted grades for the internal units and external assessments to estimate their overall result. Please note: this is for guidance only. The raw mark grade boundaries for the external assessments will be awarded by NCFE after each assessment window.

External Assessment Practical Paper Audio Samples

This folder contains audio files from the external assessment.

Practical External Assessment 12-16 March 2018

This folder contains the Chief Examiner Report, Mark Scheme and Question Paper for the March 2018 practical external assessment.

Practical External Assessment 12-16 March 2018 - Audio Files 1

This folder contains audio files from the 12-16 March 2018 practical external assessment.

Practical External Assessment 12-16 March 2018 - Audio Files 2

This folder contains audio files from the 12-16 March 2018 practical external assessment.

Written External Assessment - 12 - 16 March 2018

This folder contains the Chief Examiner Report, Mark Scheme and Question Paper for the March 2018 written external assessment.

External Assessment Audio Files

This folder contains audio files from the March 2018 external assessment.

Written External Assessment 18-22 June 2018

This folder contains the Chief Examiner Report, Mark Scheme, Question Paper and Audio Files for the June 2018 written external assessment.

Practical External Assessment 18-22 June 2018

This folder contains the Chief Examiner Report, Mark Scheme, Question Paper and Audio Files from the June 2018 practical external assessment.

External Assessment Windows

This document provides a breakdown of the assessment dates/windows for each of the qualifications within the V Cert suite as well as information about the assessments dates.

External Assessment Windows (mono)

This document provides a breakdown of the assessment dates/windows for each of the qualifications within the V Cert suite as well as information about the assessments dates.

Level 1/2 Music Technology Exam Results - 2017-18

This document shows the results of the external assessment components of the NCFE Music Technology Technical Awards

Mandatory units

  1. Using a Digital Audio Workstation (D/507/5002)
  2. Creating Music (T/507/5006)
  3. Studio Recording (J/507/5009)
  4. Sound Creation (L/507/5013)
  5. Technical Award Music Technology - External Assessment Practical (TAMT/EXTA/P)
  6. Technical Award Music Technology - External Assessment Written (TAMT/EXTA/W)

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