Vocal Performance Diploma
Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma
The ACM Vocal Performance Diploma is a practical, industry-related course concentrating on the skills required to start a career in the music business.
During their time at ACM, students will be taught by professional vocalists and musicians – see our current Vocal Tutors - and have access to a range of professional guitar and performance facilities such as The Shure Vocal Studio.
The Vocal Diploma is split into twelve units, which includes practical performance lessons, in class discussions and group work. Students on the course are encouraged to form bands with students on other Performance Diploma courses in order to develop their individual repertoire and performance skills.
- Music Industry Studies
- Band Skills
- Music Culture
- Professional Showcase
- Stylistic Awareness
- Ear Training
- Performance Clinic
- Improvisation Workshop
- Repertoire Development
- Stage Presentation
- Music Theory
View the Full Module Breakdown
Course Costs Include
ACM Programme Portfolio
Written and designed by the world-class ACM team, this unique portfolio contains course notes, assessment details and reference material.
In addition ACM students also benefit from free Rehearsal Space, 1-2-1 Tutorials on any discipline, access to Recording Studios, Masterclasses, Pro Workshops, Year Round Events, Industry Link Support, Industry Opportunities, Live Events, Equipment Bag and much more..
All ACM Performance Diploma courses are run in association with our education partners at Guildford College.
5 x GCSE @ A-C grade including Maths and English, or equivalent qualifications (ie. International
Students may be able to access these courses without the above qualifications based on prior relevant experience, quality of application and quality of audition/interview. Exception is also
given in certain circumstances based on successful completion of a relevant intensive course.
Minimum age 16
Progression routes on completion
» Higher Diploma
» Higher Diploma & ‘Top-up’ Degree
UCAS Points Up to 280
Full time (1 year)
Vocal Diploma students will be required to carry out self-evaluation throughout the year acknowledging, analszing and evaluating their individual progress as a guitarist.
“Got a dream? Want to sing? ACM is the best place to learn about the voice and performing and make those dreams a reality! Come and find out!”
Sarah Geary Senior Lecturer
Successful completion of ACM’s Performance Diploma will allow students the opportunity to progress onto further academic study including the ACM Higher Diploma programmes.
All information is correct at the time of publication. ACM reserves the right to make changes or amendments without further notice.