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Qualification: DIPLOMA OF VOCATIONAL SECONDARY EDUCATION with professional qualification: Musician, Pianist, Accompanist

DIPLOMA OF VOCATIONAL SECONDARY EDUCATION with professional qualification: Musician, Pianist, Accompanist

Qualification Information

- Able to perform intellectual operations at the level of knowledge, understanding, use and simple analysis.
- Uses knowledge and theoretical understanding in wide-ranging complex activities.
- Able to obtain and evaluate information independently.
- Uses wide-ranging knowledge and skills for the solution of well-formulated, but unknown and unforeseeable problems.
- Has detailed, theoretical knowledge and understanding corresponding to the professional qualification.
- Has wide-ranging skills and proficiency essential for the profession corresponding to the professional qualification.
- Able to perform the work of executor independently, including the planning and supervision of the work to be performed.
- Knows and is able to apply appropriate technologies.
- Able to apply information acquisition and processing technologies in professional activity.
- Latvian language proficiency developed and foreign language(-s) proficiency improved.
- Knows and understands links between historical developments of their county, Latvia, Europe and world.
- Able to apply mathematical knowledge and skills in professional work.
- Able to apply knowledge about the facts and laws of natural sciences in professional activity.
- Able to evaluate the processes occurring in nature and society and comprehend them in their system and development.
- Understands the principle of coherence of ecological space and observes the environmental protection requirements in professional activity.
- Understands the basic principles of market economy.
- Able to find their place in the economic structures of society and able to operate therein.
- Understands the economic relationship between employer and employee and knows the relevant legislation.
- Has a conception of the political structure of the European Union, as well as of the principles of single economic area and the mobility of the labour force.
- Evaluates their abilities adequately.
- Plans activity in compliance with circumstances, possibilities and their abilities.
- Plans time in accordance with task.
- Able to make justified choice and make a decision independently in familiar and less familiar circumstances.
- Able to answer for the quantitative and qualitative result of their professional activities, assumes partial responsibility for the work performed by others.
- Is determined, systematic and rational when working.
- Is careful and accurate.
- Able to assume initiative.



Competences:

1. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of notion:
1.1. types and uses of information acquisition;
1.2. creation of a personal music notation library;
1.3. modern music life trends in Latvia and abroad;
1.4. current ventures in music innovations;
1.5. the latest interpretations and the brightest talent in playing a musical instrument;
1.6. uses of composition transcriptions, their types and possibilities;
1.7. the placement of musical personnel in a room, possible solutions;
1.8. acoustic features of a room;
1.9. basics of accounting;
1.10. document management;
1.11. basics of business.
2. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of understanding:
2.1. history of musical instrument performance and its development;
2.2. features, characteristics, and differences in music styles and genres;
2.3. creation of musical composition database;
2.4. knowledge of the basic repertoire of a musical instrument;
2.5. instrumental ensembles and their specifics;
2.6. instrumental ensemble repertoire;
2.7. basic training and playing a musical instrument;
2.8. uses and care of a musical instrument;
2.9. the principles of the structure of a musical instrument, its technological features, and technical maintenance;
2.10. musical technologies and tools;
2.11. personal and collective work organization;
2.12. health protection, occupational disease prevention and diversion;
2.13. professional terms in the official language and Italian language;
3. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of use:
3.1. literature and the history of world music;
3.2. culture history basics;
3.3. philosophy history basics;
3.4. music theory;
3.5. composition forms;
3.6. artistic expressions and their uses;
3.7. types and methods for development in the technique of playing a musical instrument;
3.8. basic methods of a musical instrument;
3.9. notation and its historical development;
3.10. music notation writing programs;
3.11. types and basic function of instrumental ensembles;
3.12. musical project performance;
3.13. music psychology basics;
3.14. the psychology of interaction;
3.15. aesthetics;
3.16. the principles of professional and general ethics;
3.17. official language;
3.18. one foreign language at the professional communication level;
3.19. labour protection (fire safety and electrical safety requirements, workplace ergonomics, first aid);
3.20. basic principles and requirements in environmental protection;
3.21. information technologies;
3.22. information systematization;
3.23. copyright and normative acts in the field of music;
3.24. legal labour relation standards.



Skills:

1. To organize, plan and perform your own work creatively.
2. To choose an appropriate repertoire for your musical instrument and at your own professional level.
3. To choose and compose a concert program.
4. To understand and comply with instructions given by authors and editors of compositions.
5. To evaluate a concert area and target audience.
6. To rehearse and perform in a concert program independently or with a musical group.
7. To comply with stage culture.
8. To evaluate the artistic quality of your own concert program performance.
9. To evaluate comparable interpretations in compositions.
10. To orientate in the historical development of your own instrument.
11. To provide the correct use and care of a musical instrument.
12. To master playing another musical instrument
13. To use music notation writing programs.
14. To perform projects in music, culture, and education.
15. To keep up to date with information about innovations in your chosen musical instrument.
16. To take responsibility for the quality of your own professional work.
17. To build creative cooperation with specialists in different types of art and genres.
18. To work in a team.
19. To comply with the principles of professional and general ethics.
20. To develop your own professional qualification.
21. To speak in the official language.
22. To speak in one foreign language at the professional communication level.
23. To use professional music terminology in the official language and Italian language.
24. To work in compliance with labour protection and fire safety normative requirements.
25. To perform first aid in the event of accident.
26. To comply with environmental protection normative requirements.
27. To use information technologies and office equipment to perform your professional activities.
28. To know copyright and comply with related normative acts.
29. To comply with legal labour relation standards.



Knowledge:

1. To organize, plan and perform your own work creatively.
2. To choose an appropriate repertoire for your musical instrument and at your own professional level.
3. To choose and compose a concert program.
4. To understand and comply with instructions given by authors and editors of compositions.
5. To evaluate a concert area and target audience.
6. To rehearse and perform in a concert program independently or with a musical group.
7. To comply with stage culture.
8. To evaluate the artistic quality of your own concert program performance.
9. To evaluate comparable interpretations in compositions.
10. To orientate in the historical development of your own instrument.
11. To provide the correct use and care of a musical instrument.
12. To master playing another musical instrument
13. To use music notation writing programs.
14. To perform projects in music, culture, and education.
15. To keep up to date with information about innovations in your chosen musical instrument.
16. To take responsibility for the quality of your own professional work.
17. To build creative cooperation with specialists in different types of art and genres.
18. To work in a team.
19. To comply with the principles of professional and general ethics.
20. To develop your own professional qualification.
21. To speak in the official language.
22. To speak in one foreign language at the professional communication level.
23. To use professional music terminology in the official language and Italian language.
24. To work in compliance with labour protection and fire safety normative requirements.
25. To perform first aid in the event of accident.
26. To comply with environmental protection normative requirements.
27. To use information technologies and office equipment to perform your professional activities.
28. To know copyright and comply with related normative acts.
29. To comply with legal labour relation standards.

Reference Data

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NQF Level: 
4
Awarding body: 

Profesionālās izglītības kompetences centrs "Ventspils Mūzikas vidusskola"

Awarding body contact info: 

OSTAS IELA 23, VENTSPILS, LV-3601
Tālr.: 63622220
Fakss: 63624771
E-pasts: ventspilsmv@inbox.lv

Source of information: 
National occupation classification: 

ISCO-08

Relationship type: 

Musician (2652 19)

Access requirements: 

Certificate of general secondary education

Ways to acquire: 

Formal (through education programmes)