National N Diploma in Popular Music Performance

Full-time | Course Type:  N4-N6 

“Music is love in search of a word.” Sidney Lanier

Get ahead with a National N Diploma in Popular Music Performance 

Do you have a flair for performance and music? Are you the type of person who wants to collaborate and create something beautiful with other musicians? 

Did you know that you can improve hone your music interpretation and music theory skills and get some practical experience of working in a performance art setting, whether as a solo artist or part of an ensemble cast? In this field of study, expect to become immersed in the trends, theories and influences that are changing the landscape of the musical performance industry as we know it. 

Prepare for a sound career in this field, with a National N Diploma in Popular Music Performance.

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the National N Diploma in Popular Music Performance is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you. 

Senior Certificate, NSC or relevant NATED Qualification.

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible. 

Our HET and FET courses range between 1 – 3 years.
Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis. 
Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis. 

Programme duration is two (2) years full-time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full time basis. Minimum two (2) years and 18 months in-service training

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success. 

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you. 

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a National N Diploma in Popular Music Performance, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers: 

  • Session Musician 
  • Vocal/ Instrumental Soloist 
  • Theatre Musician 
  • Music Product Demonstrator 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a National Certificate at each level N4, N5 and N6 and then a National N Diploma on completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training.

Take your career to the next level

Please enquire at the nearest MLA Campus for the prospectus containing information on further studies.

How much will it cost you?

Full Price (Year 1)
Deposit 1
Deposit 2
3 Months Installments
6 Months Installments
10 Months Installments
Full Price (Year 1)
Deposit 1
Deposit 2
3 Months Installments
6 Months Installments
10 Months Installments

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