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AL651
Music and Instrument Technology

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Certificates at this level are typically awarded for two years of full-time study after the leaving certificate or equivalent. Skills developed are mostly technical and vocationally specific, i.e. are focused on a specific career sector. National apprenticeships programmes are included in this level.

Awards at this level recognised by the National Framework of Qualifications may lead to 3rd level progression opportunities.

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During the course of your studies on this programme you will be involved in a wide range of practical work, encompassing instrument craft and design, sound engineering, general business and music business. This diversity aims to give graduates of the course a range of skills and flexibility to work within a highly competitive industry.

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This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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With the higher certificate you will be qualified to assume a junior position in the sound engineering or instrument technology or business sectors of the music and related industries.

The following positions should be typical: sound technician (live and studio), event organiser, festival administrator, venue administrator, instrument maintenance technician, instrument repair technician, equipment maintenance technician.



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