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D-208
Sound & Music Technology

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These courses enable learners to gain recognition for the achievement of considerable knowledge in a range of subject areas, as for example in the Leaving Certificate and one-year Post Leaving Certificate courses.

Courses may be academic or practical in focus, and awards that are recognised by the National Framework of Qualifications may lead to progression opportunities higher up in the framework.

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The majority of people with certificates at this level are well prepared for occupations that involve using their knowledge and skills to help others. Examples include office secretary, customer service representatives, special needs assistant, retail salespersons and childcare workers.

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This course has been designed to give students a fundamental knowledge of all aspects of music and sound technology, while providing the encouragement and scope for students to delve deeper into areas of interest.


 
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The field of music technology is constantly evolving and in order to provide the required skill sets for this adaptive industry, city and guilds have revised their previous course. Griffith College is one of the first institutions in Ireland to deliver this newly updated qualification.


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D-208 - Sound & Music Technology
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To view the Leaving Certificate minimum entry requirements for this course, Click Here [Source: Qualifax]

To view Mature Entry requirements, or alternative requirements, please visit Qualifax or the Colleges' website from the links available in the Course Details section above.

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This course does not appear to accept applicants with Further Education and Training (FET) awards. Please check with the college directly - sometimes this data is not published openly, or special arrangements may be available.

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Despite the highly competitive nature of the industry, recent trends have shown strong potential for recording professionals in music studios, post production houses, radio stations, internet publishing houses, computer games manufacturers, retail sales and hire-services, education, film production and performance.



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