The FdSc has a strong emphasis on work based learning and you will be required to undertake challenging projects for clients and potential employers as part of your studies.
There is an events programme for you to access during the course, featuring guest speakers, business seminars and product demonstrations. You will be given access to bespoke activities during Confetti’s ‘Industry Week’ event, where a host of key industry guests gather for talks, lectures and workshops with students. Previous industry guests include: BBC Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens, Aziz Ibrahim, guitarist with Ian Brown, the Stone Roses and Paul Weller, BBC Producer Andy Rogers, Ministry of Sound DJ/Remixer Billy ‘Daniel’ Bunter and former Director General of the BBC, Greg Dyke.
You will build a distinctive and varied portfolio of work by the end of your studies and will also gain valuable industry experience through work experience. Recent placements have included positions as: Sound Assistants at BBC Maida Vale Studios, Technical Crew at Nottingham’s ‘Splendour’ festival and Game City festival, orchestral recordings at the Nottingham Royal Concert Hall, sound design for theatre productions, live sound at Nottingham’s Rock City and commercial recording sessions for local record label Denizen.
NOTTS TV will begin broadcasting to residents of the city in 2014 and Confetti students will gain invaluable, hands-on experience in running a TV station/
As well as providing industry work experience, Confetti also generates opportunities for former students through Magnify – a graduate investment programme developed by Confetti and South Nottingham College. Magnify offers graduates support and investment for their fledgling business and/ or innovative business idea. Visitwww.magnify.uk.com for more information.