Music production & performance

LEVELS 2 & 3

LEVELS 2 & 3


16 - 18


Brighton & Bexhill


3 days per week


The Music Production & Performance course is for anybody wanting to build on their passion for music. Combining production and performance allows students to explore the essentials of recording, songwriting and performance, to develop their voice as an artist and plot a career path into the industry.
Our small cohorts create the perfect environment for collaboration on a variety of exciting industry- led projects throughout the course. Performers play gigs on a regular basis, developing their confidence and experience, whilst producers create a diverse portfolio of productions. Our expert tutors provide opportunities with studios, record companies, venues and professional musicians to help build the crucial industry knowledge and contacts to take your music to a new level.


  • Learn to apply Logic Pro skills to sequencing, drum programming, sampling, audio recording and remixing in a studio environment 
  • Record and collaborate with established artists
  • Develop your songwriting in a variety of styles and genres
  • Explore different careers in the music industry
  • Perform at venues across the South Coast 
  • Work on artist development and marketing 
  • Explore sounds design for video and games
  • Work with Brighton record labels
  • Build a professional portfolio of recordings
  • Release your music
  • Previous guests include DJ Skitz, MC Harry Shotta, Tru Thoughts and Rough Trade

at level 2 i will:

• Achieve RSL L2 Subsidiary Diploma in Music Performance & Production
• Gain a firm foundation in Logic Pro production and studio production 
• Develop your voice as an artist in production and performance
• Build an understanding of various roles within the music industry
• Progress to Level 3

• Relevant vocational experience and/or qualifications
• English or Maths at GCSE grade 3 or above

at level 3 i will:

• Achieve RSL L3 Subsidiary Diploma in Music Performance & Production (1st year)
• Achieve RSL L3 Extended Diploma in Music Performance & Production (2nd year)
• Create a portfolio of professional recordings
• Complete a Relevant work experience placement
• Perform at a variety of venues and events
• Progress to university level courses or seek a career in the music industry, including Engineering, Production, Performance and Management
• 4 GCSEs A* – C or relevant Level 2 in Media and portfolio 
• English and Maths at GCSE grade 4 or above

What our previous students say

Photography practise

I've really enjoyed being able to make each project fit around my particular interests in music. Building my production skills and collaborating with Media students has allowed me to develop a soundtrack portfolio I can take to potential employers


1 Brighton FM Radio Takeover 3

From being at Dv8 Sussex I’ve achieved great things such as performing at the De La Warr Pavilion to supporting Rodney P and DJ Skitz. I’ve also learnt producing, recording properly and being able to give it a pre-master and mix just so it sounds that little bit better