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Pearlbay Certificate Courses

Pearlbay Institute offers a series of certificate courses covering each course’s fundamentals. Not only does the student gain valuable theoretical knowledge but also gets a chance to gain hands-on training with the latest equipment and advanced software tools in real-world scenarios, while being guided by industry professionals, which prepares every one of our students to enter the industry with expertise and confidence. Join us today and reinforce your professional foundation with Pearlbay Institute. 

Pearson BTEC Degree Pathway

Embark on your career in Audio Engineering and music production with internationally recognized qualifications that would lift you up to meet the global industry standards you need to establish yourself as a professional, with the Pearson BTEC pathway at Pearlbay Institute. While gaining carefully accumulated theoretical knowledge and practical training sessions with industry experts and technologically advanced gear and software tools, every student stands a remarkable chance at becoming an esteemed professional in the future.  

Pearson BTEC FLEX Programs

Our meticulously crafted short courses are your express lane to unlocking new talents or refining your existing expertise. These bite-sized bursts of brilliance are thoughtfully designed to be concise yet impactful, just to immerse you in a world of hands-on experience and specialized subjects. Whether you’re a dedicated professional looking to upskill, a student eager to broaden your horizons, or a lifelong learner hungry for fresh insights, our short courses are your gateway to boundless possibilities. Join us today and embark on a learning adventure like no other!

Pearson BTEC Degree Pathway

What is pearson BTEC

Pearson is one of the world’s leading learning companies, operating in over 200 countries and offering career-focused qualifications grounded in real-world industries. Pearson is the UK’s largest awarding body, with more than 3.4 million students worldwide. They provide a broad range of academic and vocational qualifications, including Pearson BTEC, Edexcel, LCCI, and EDI.

Pearson at Pearlbay

In our pursuit of excellence and finding the best qualification to give our students a passport to the world of music and the creative industries, we have partnered with Pearson. Through rigorous training of staff and the development of course material and facilities, we at Pearlbay Institute are equipped with the resources to give our students access to fine quality education with guidance, and support offering the most valuable qualifications of Pearson UK.

The Foundation Program provides a comprehensive understanding of the basics of music technology, including music production, audio engineering, and music theory. By completing this program, students will acquire the essential knowledge and skills needed to progress to the degree pathway.

Pearson BTEC HN FLEX Programs

Pearson’s HN Flex Programs allow you to easily adapt and deliver bite-sized skills units from Higher National qualifications at levels 4 and 5. Also, they are offered as short programs, while accessing wider markets by providing the ability to offer flexible, short-term solutions to students, allowing them a path for long-term skills stacking. The opportunity to study and achieve individual Higher National (HN) units is especially relevant for employed students who are seeking Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as well as employment progression opportunities.

Options for Students

HN Flex offers students the chance to study stackable units within a single RQF BTEC Higher National qualification from our full range of over 40 subjects, with the progression opportunity of a Higher National Certificate (HNC) or Higher National Diploma (HND), achieving a Certificate of Unit Credit (CoUC) upon completion;

     or • A combination of up to 4 units from different RQF BTEC Higher National subjects offered as standalone short programs. (The units cannot be combined to create a HNC/HND, students do have the opportunity to progress to a full HNC/HND, with a focus on a single subject discipline, having banked the units studied), 

     or • Individual units of CPD as and when required; 

     or • Completing only units required for professional body/vendor accreditation