Access to Music: Rock and Pop

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus


Our tailor made Access to Music: Rock and Pop performance course will provide students with the practical training and theoretical music knowledge they need to succeed in this demanding industry whilst offering the opportunity of using industry-standard hardware and software to develop the skills required for a career within the exhilarating world of Music. Instruments considered are, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Saxophone, Vocals and Piano/Keyboard.

This access course will introduce you to a wide range of skills in preparation for further study in the musical field. Focusing on practical musicianship, you will be introduced to music performance and songwriting skills whilst acquiring knowledge of making a career in the music industry.

Entry Requirements

Previous music experience is essential. Audition. The following instruments we audition are Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keyboard, Drum Kit, Saxophone and Voice.

Progression Routes

Opportunities include NC Music: Rock and Pop; NC Sound Production; NQ Music Business

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

18 weeks


Music and Music Business

SCQF Level


Career Area

Performing Arts

Career Sectors

Arts Administration

Community Arts

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