The Beginners DJ Course is an 8 week (16 hour) programme designed for beginner level DJ’s and will cover every aspect of DJing, from setting up and maintaining your equipment to advanced mixing techniques and scratching. This hands on course covers a broad range of skills and combines traditional DJ techniques with new innovating ways of DJing using modern technologies such as MIDI controllers and digital effects. The course will run over 8 weeks and each of the 8 lessons will last 2 hours, During this time you will cover the following.
Cost – $875 (one to one) – $560 (group)
Duration – 2 months
Contact hours per week – 2
Tutors – Antony Elwell, Simon Batch
- Understanding Equipment and signal flow
Introduction to DJing
When to mix
Drop mixing techniques
EQ and Filters explained
Using EQ when mixing
Using Filters when mixing
- Set Structure
Library management to complement set structures
Using Hot cues and loops
Planning a DJ set
Planning a DJ set cont
Recording and mastering the DJ set
Introduction to Ableton
Using MIDI controllers
Creating track edits
Intro to turntablism
Understanding DVS systems
Managing your brand and getting your first gig
When does this course run?
For a one to one course, you may start any time you like (subject to availability). Please contact us for group course dates.
How many hours a week will I study?
We generally run one lesson a week at a set time but can also be flexible.
How do I book this course?
To book a course, please email or call us to enquire about availability.