Music SCQF Level 6 NC

What is special about this course?

Anyone with a love of music and performing should join this course which can be attended on a full-time basis for one academic year, or part-time over two years.

You have the choice of studying modern or traditional music and given the chance to produce a demo CD. There will be the opportunity to perform locally and further afield and tuition is with a team of experienced tutors / performers / composers / recording artists.

Your enhanced playing, performance and recording skills will provide many opportunities.

Entry requirements

  • Three National 4 qualifications or above (Three General Standard Grades) OR

  • Ability to play a musical instrument to a reasonable level (Grade 4).

  • A love of music and performing.

All students will be interviewed prior to entry onto this course. 

Instrument tuition is available in:-

Electric, Acoustic and Bass Guitar




Any other instrument can be considered, however, tuition will be arranged externally.  Accordion, Fiddle, Bagpipes and many more....

Students are introduced to simple melodies, time and key signatures.  As students develop skills, the focus shifts to cover style, technique and building repertoire. 

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

How long will my course last?

One academic year full time, longer if part time

Where can I study my course?

    • Alness

Start date

Intakes are in September and January for the full time course.


For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

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