Rubber Soul Studios offers a range of practical courses covering numerous subjects within the Music and Media industry. The courses have been designed to integrate with each other, allowing young people to take one module or link several together.
All our courses are run in a professional recording studio allowing young people to learn in a working environment, being taught by experienced industry professionals still involved in the industry on a day-to-day basis. Rubber Soul Studios is a new facility based in the site of the old Moolah Rouge studios in Stockport’s Hallam Mill. When coming into the studio you really get a sense of the history, many of the biggest bands from the area have recorded here in the past including: The happy Mondays, the Cribs, Ting Tings, badly Drawn Boy, The verve, Doves.
The Future looks bright for Rubber Soul Studios as we are constantly upgrading the equipment to attract famous bands. Learners will have the opportunity to learn new skills in a place where their favorite artists have recorded in. This will help to capture young people’s imagination whilst still allowing them to learn in a professional environment.
These qualifications provides a range of introductory skills, as well as core knowledge, relevant to the music industry, alongside generic employability skills which are needed both in the music industry and across other sectors.
Depending upon the level, units taught consist of:
- Music Performance
- Music recording
- Instrument tuition (guitar, drums, piano etc)
- DJ Skills
- Music Technology
Students will study towards the following qualifications based on their ability:
- Gateway Level 1 Award in Skills for Music and Music Technology
- Gateway Level 1 Certificate in Skills for Music and Music Technology
- Gateway Level 1 Diploma in Skills for Music and Music Technology
- Gateway Level 2 Award in Skills for Music and Music Technology
- Gateway Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Music and Music Technology