RSL Level 1 Diploma inMusic Practitioners

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This Rockschool course will equip you with a set of music industry skills at a basic level. You will choose from one of four pathways: performance, technology, business or composition. You will study modules tailored to your chosen pathway, preparing for further study or a career in the music industry. Assessments include performance, written work and presentations. Our high-quality facilities will allow you to carry out your studies in a professional setting, giving you experience in using recording equipment, rehearsal spaces and industry-standard hardware and software.

Course Content

Core pathway units include:

  • Live Music Performance
  • Improving Instrumental Performance
  • Music Rehearsal Skills
  • Putting on an Event
  • Understanding the Music Industry
  • Listening to Music
  • Exploring Careers in Music
  • Next Steps - Auditioning


As a music student at Looughborough College you will have access to 1st class facilities including state-of-the-art recording studios, production equipment and dedicated performance areas.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this music course.

Progression Opportunities

Students who successfully complete this course can progress on to the RSL Level 2 Diploma in Music (Business).


Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

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Key Facts



Course Duration:

1 Year

College Course Code:

  • 20/21RFF1021
This start date has passed. Please contact us for more information.

Awarding Body:

Rock School Ltd

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