PROFESSIONAL SOUND DIPLOMA (AUDIO SPECIALIST)

For those seeking the ultimate education in audio, we offer our two-year Professional Sound (Audio Specialist) program. With a curriculum encompassing all aspects of the audio world, from inside the recording studio to the live stage, this program is the professional sound engineer’s ultimate educational experience. 


Two Year Diploma
Classes Start: September

To arrange a tour of our campus or to contact our Admissions Department:
admissions@metalworksinstitute.com


 PROGRAM OVERVIEW
  • Graduates earn a Diploma in Professional Sound as an Audio Specialist.
  • Full-time, two year program strategically designed to get you thoroughly trained in all aspects of recorded sound and live sound.
  • Intensive practical experience in the theories and artistic styles used to setup and operate audio equipment for a variety of studio and live event applications.
  • Extensive study and practical hands-on experience in the areas of analog and digital recording technologies, acoustic principles, music production, MIDI and audio signal processing applications.
  • Extensive study and practical hands-on experience in the areas of analog and digital sound reinforcement technologies.
  • Prepare for a career as a recording engineer for music, film and television post-production, digital media and a wide variety of live sound applications such as a FOH engineer, monitor engineer or audio system tech.
  • Incredible opportunities to network and collaborate with students in other Metalworks Institute programs.
  • Our exclusive educational partnership with Metalworks Studios and Metalworks Production Group provides students with unprecedented learning environments and networking opportunities.
  • All of our full-time diploma programs are approved vocational programs under the Private Career Colleges Act 2005.
AREAS OF STUDY
  • Recording Engineering & Recording Studio Techniques
  • Live Audio Systems
  • Music Production
  • Live Recording & Mixing
  • Music Software & Digital Workstation Technologies
  • Audio Post-Production for Film and Television
  • Live Analog and Digital Consoles
  • MIDI and Synthesis
  • Acoustic Principles
  • Critical Listening
  • Music Theory & Applications
  • Musical Styles & Genres
  • Electricity and Electronics Principles
  • Entertainment Business & Contracts
  • Live Stage Monitoring Systems
  • Audio Signal Processing Techniques
  • Employment Strategies
  • Health & Safety in the Live Event Industry
  • Theoretical and Practical Electricity and Electronics
  • Show Systems Maintenance
  • Audio Signal Processing Techniques
  • Show System Installations
 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • Applicants must have an OSSD or equivalent
  • Mature applicants are welcome.
  • Acceptance to the program is limited and subject to an academic assessment and acceptance interview.
  • It is also expected that applicants demonstrate keen interest in the recording, studio and live sound industries, possess creative aptitude and computer literacy.
  • A guide to the application process can be found here.
COURSE DURATION
  • 2 Year Full-Time Program
  • 1620 Hours of Instruction
  • Typical class hours range between 20-24 hours per week
  • 12-15 additional study hours per week are highly recommended

To arrange a tour of our campus or to contact our Admissions Department:
admissions@metalworksinstitute.com


Courses: Professional Sound (Audio Specialist)

Metalworks Institute

Canada’s Premier Entertainment Arts School