Creative Arts & Industries

Unit Number/s and Title Assignment Title: Website, Industry Profile and Developmental Action Plan.

349 Careers in Music

Functional Skills

English

Reading Writing iWeb, Word

Numeracy

In iWeb – adjusting sizes etc.

ICT

Briefing Date: 2nd October 2012 Review Dates: Weekly in class

Submission Date: Task 1 23rd Oct. Task 2 11th December

Final Assessment Date: Task 1 23rd Oct. Task 2 11th December Assessor/s: Dave Evans Learners Name IV : Alex Forryan

Learning Outcomes.
1. Analyse the employability skills required in a range of UK music industry job roles (as specified by your tutor) and plan for skill development in a chosen area of employment. This task covers MUSPRA Unit 349 – Careers in Music

Assignment You have reached a stage in your career where you are ready to start applying for jobs, both as a live performer and as an educator. However you will need a good promo package to present to any potential employers. To do this you will create yourself an artist website. The website will aim to cover all areas of potential employment, so be sure to give yourself a page for you the Live Performer, a page for you the Musical Educator (Teacher) and a page that includes your professional C.V. Use the website task to analyse and evaluate your employability and soft skills, identify which skills are essential and which are desirable and include a page that states how you will develop these skills further.

Creative Arts & Industries
Tasks / Evidence / Submission Date Grading Criteria
NYA WT Achieved

Task 1 : Fill out the questionnaire in detail, giving details of your employability and soft skills (interpersonal / people skills) with reference to two areas of the UK Music Industry (Musical Educator and Live Performer). Ensure that you correctly identify which skills/qualifications and soft skills (Interpersonal skills) are ESSENTIAL and which are DESIRABLE.

To achieve a DISTINCTION, learners should: D1. Evidence a comprehensive, perceptive understanding of a wide range of employability and soft skills deemed essential and desirable for potential employment in two areas of the UK music industry. To achieve a MERIT, learners should: M1. Evidence a good understanding of a wide range of employability and soft skills deemed essential and desirable for potential employment in two areas of the UK music industry To achieve a PASS, learners should: P1. Evidence an understanding of a wide range of of employability and soft skills deemed essential and desirable for potential employment in two areas of the UK music industry.

Evidence: Questionnaire. Submission Date: 23rd Oct 2012

Tasks / Evidence / Submission Date

Grading Criteria

NYA

WT

Achieved

Task 2 : Using iWeb, create a 4 page website for yourself which contains the following details :1. Information on you as a MUSICAL EDUCATOR 2. Information on you as a LIVE MUSICIAN / PERFORMER 3. An ACTION PLAN page for your goals for your own personal development, future training/experience opportunities (soft skills) and potential further qualifications.

D2. Evidence a comprehensive and perceptive understanding of own employability and soft skills. This will be evidenced through the presentation of a clearly defined, well structured and detailed skills portfolio, which explains clearly, perceptively and in detail their current skill base, how it aligns to the skills deemed essential and desirable in the identified employment areas and where further skills development is required. D3. Evidence a comprehensive understanding of their own essential and desirable training requirements through the presentation of clear, detailed and well thought out strategies for the development of the skills. These must include clear, detailed information relating to how the training may be sourced, in what format – reflecting a perceptive understanding of own learning styles, and well thought out, realistic timescales for undertaking and completing the training and skill development M2. Evidence a good understanding of own employability and soft skills. This will be evidenced through the presentation of a well structured skills portfolio, which explains clearly and in detail their current skill base, how it aligns to the skills deemed essential and desirable in the identified employment areas and where further skills development is required.

Evidence: iWeb Website (Portfolio) Submission Date: 11th December 2012

M3. Evidence a thorough understanding of their own essential and desirable training requirements through the presentation of detailed strategies for the development of

PLTS (Personal Learning & Thinking Skills) Key: IE – Independent Enquirers CT – Creative Thinkers Achieved: □ □

RL – Reflective Learners

TW – Team Workers

SM – Self-managers

EP – Effective Participators