Alternative Provision

Alternative Provision

DV8 AP is an alternative to school for year 11 students interested in creative and media, and dont feel their current schooling engages them in this area enough for them to succeed. It is a Full time 5 days a week course, led by qualified teachers who are also current industry professionals. At DV8 we use only high spec equipment, including the latest Apple mac computers and industry professional software leading to high quality results and outcomes. Opportunities to perform at RunDv8 a fortnightly show put on at DV8 where all students can perform and work on their stage presence, this is also a great chance to collaborate with other courses and network. Student on Ap also get the chance to use a proffesional studio time and get guidance and support from are industry experts.

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Music Production

Music Production & Business

This course is aimed at young people who are interested in developing their music production skills alongside building the essential knowledge of how the music industry works and develop the relevant skills to promote themselves as a producer. Gain a modern and recognised music production qualification that allows for progression onto further courses. Working with industry professionals, you will have the chance to work on real relevant industry based briefs.

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Recording Artist & Development

Recording Artist & Development

This course is aimed at young people who are interested in developing a career as a songwriter/performer/recording artist. It will give you the opportunity to develop your writing and performance skills with experienced industry professionals.

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Video Production & iMedia

Digital media plays an essential role in music, marketing and media. This course is for young people who are interested in becoming part of the media industry. You will gain the necessary practical knowledge that video makers, digital brand builders and journalist need in their working lives. Working with industry professionals, you will learn to shoot and edit high quality videos, create podcasts and dynamic media platforms to promote brands, engage clients and showcase events. You will have access to the latest industry standard equipment and software such as Final Cut Pro and Adobe Creative Suite 6. Working with experienced industry professional you will shoot and edit the IAMDV8 showcase.

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Dance – Urban & Contemporary

This course is aimed at young people who are interested in developing a career as a professional Dancer/Choreographer. It will give you the opportunity to develop your dance skills with experienced industry professionals. You will be building on your knowledge of dance techniques with a view of showcasing your skills at live performances and work towards setting targets and achieving goals.

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Fashion Dance & Garment Manu facture

The course is aimed at budding young designers who are interested in taking up the challenge of working within the industry. Fashion is big business in the UK from the high street brands to designer labels within the world of Music & Entertainment. You will be working on fashion designs and garment making as well as develop your skills in digital photography and Photoshop. Your created designs and customized clothes will be presented to an industry guest and be featured at the IAMDV8 Fashion show event. You will also organize and participate in a photo shoot which includes photography, make up, styling and modelling.

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Events Management

This course is aimed at young people who are interested in events management and have a passion for organising outstanding showcases, workshops and public events. Gain a complete insight into the event management and the workings of the music industry.Find out practical knowledge that event managers, promoters and emerging music industry creative’s need in their professional lives. Through the course you will experience all the responsibilities and pressures of organising a professional live show. As a member of the events team you will respond to a range of live briefs and put your knowledge and industry experience into the professional delivery of quality live events. You will also help to programme and curate IAMDV8, DV8 Training festival of creativity and music that fuses together the creative output of DV8 Training’s many courses. Meet high profile industry guests and attend a variety of live events to gain a deeper understanding of the music industry and its requirements. Past headliners have included Wiley, Wretch 32, Devlin, Shola Ama etc.

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SoundSkool – Music Production & Business

This course is for young people who are interested in music production, learning Logic Pro software, studio engineering, mixing techniques andmusic business. Students develop the skills essential to promoting themselves and their music.

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SoundSkool – Artist Development & Performance

This course is for young people who are interested in singing rapping and vocal performance. Students develop their skills in songwriting, stage presence and recording techniques, while gaining valuable knowledge about building a career in the music sector.

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