This is a course for anyone interested in sound engineering. You will learn how to record bands and musicians using Avid Pro Tools 12 software, in a professional studio environment. Pro Tools is the industry standard software used in studios around the world. It has a firm place in recording, production and post-production environments with its powerful editing and mixing tools.

Aims of the course

You will learn through weekly workshops and hands on practice in a studio environment. Some theory will be taught to support this process but the focus will be on practical tasks.

Unit Breakdown

Signal flow

Overview of the Pro Tools environment

Choosing the correct microphone

Microphone placement

Understanding compression

Recording techniques

Pro Tools editing techniques

Mixing techniques

Correct use of dynamics and EQ

Creative use of FX

Entry Requirements

The course is suitable for beginners and those with previous experience, wanting to gain further skills as an engineer, or to transfer previous knowledge from other DAW environments. Computer literacy is desirable but not essential

Process for Application

To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.



Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Evening
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 10 weeks
Start Date 23/02/2017
End Date 11/05/2017

Fees and Finance

16-18 £168 p/ year
19-24 £168 p/ year
24+ £168 p/ year
International £600 p/ year


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