Level 2
Unit No:
Guided learning hours:
48 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence.

Unit Learning Outcomes


Know the features of music sequencing software.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Explain the screen layout and functions of a music sequencing software package.
  • 1.2
    Describe the process of recording and replaying music using the software sequencing package.
  • 1.3
    Explain the use of the features and functions of the music sequencing software package.


Be able to produce music using music software.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Use software to create music projects that show use of MIDI, audio and loops.
  • 2.2
    Demonstrate how musical structures are developed within music software.
  • 2.3
    Demonstrate mixing to match and manipulate levels within music software.
  • 2.4
    Demonstrate exporting the final stereo mix in an appropriate format.


Be able to respond to a brief for the production of sequenced music.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Use software to produce musical suggestions in response to an industry brief.
  • 3.2
    Demonstrate the development of composition by responding to an industry brief.
  • 3.3
    Present a finished response to an industry brief that shows a range of skills and techniques in sequenced music production.


Be able to apply a review process to a sequenced piece of music.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1
    Apply a process of review and development to a sequenced piece of music, explaining what went well and suggesting areas for improvement.
  • 4.2
    Explain the role feedback from peers and others has in the development of sequenced music production.