Overview

The Beginners audio engineering course is a 2 month hands on programme aimed at beginner to intermediate level students. The course consists of 7 x 2 hour lessons and a 4 hour band recording session.

It is ideal for musicians and budding engineers looking to record their own demos or people looking to get a head start into the industry.
The course explores various recording techniques including recording drums, vocals, guitar, bass and synthesisers. You will also learn how to edit, produce, mix and master your recordings using high end studio software and hardware.

During the course you will get to record a demo for a band of your choice.

If you already have experience with recording we can tailor the course structure to accomodate your current skill set.


Cost – $990
Duration – 2 months
Contact hours per week – 2 (band recording will be a 4 to 5 hour session)
Tutor – Antony Elwell

Course Outline

  • Studio signal flow
    Understanding studio equipment
    Studio acoustics
    Speaker placement
    Microphone characteristics
    Choosing the correct mic
    Microphone placement
    Stereo mic techniques
    Introduction to a DAW
    All windows and menus explained
    Recording techniques in DAW
    Audio Editing
  • Setting up for band recording
    Recording a band
    Autotune
    Pre mixing preparation
    The concept of mixing
    Dynamic processing
    Understanding EQ
    Compression
    Saturation
    Reverb and Delay
    Creating a premaster
    Mastering
  • Connector.

    When does this course run?

    As this is a one to one course, you may start any time you like (subject to availability).

  • Connector.

    How many hours a week will I study?

    We generally run one lesson a week at a set time but can also be flexible.

  • Connector.

    How do I book this course?

    To book a course, please email or call us to enquire about availability.

Enroll now!