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Diploma of Sound Production

(Live Sound)

Overview

Course Overview

SAE offers you a totally unique, internationally accredited qualification, with hands-on training at the best live music venue in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne: The Hi-Fi. Advance your theoretical knowledge, develop your practical skills and kick start your audio career.

This course is a career pathway to higher education. Upon completion, you have the option to transfer into our Bachelor of Audio.


QUALIFICATION
CUS50209 Diploma of Sound Production

  • Brisbane
  • Sydney
  • Melbourne

Skills

Skills and Outcomes

The course is designed to provide you with the essential skills and knowledge in sound production including:

  • Analogue and digital console theory and practice
  • Multi-track recording
  • Microphone theory and techniques
  • Signal processing and effects
  • Mixing techniques
  • Signal flow
  • Sound system set up and tuning
  • Monitoring systems
  • Wireless systems
  • Workplace safety 

Careers

Career options

  • Mix engineer
  • Live sound engineer (music)
  • Live sound engineer (theatre)
  • Production assistant
  • OB engineer
  • Venue coordinator
  • Client liaison

Units

Diploma of Sound Production (Live Sound)
VIEW UNIT DESCRIPTIONS
 
Ensure a safe workplacePerform Advanced Sound EditingMix Recorded MusicDevelop And Implement Sound Plans
Record SoundOperate professional audio equipmentMix Live AudioCompose Music Using Electronic Media
Develop Specialist Expertise In The Music IndustryApply Music Knowledge And Artistic JudgmentDevelop Sound DesignsImplement sound design
Edit dialoguesProduce Sound RecordingsCreate A Final Sound BalanceManage projects

Units and delivery sequence may be subject to change.

 
Ensure a safe workplace
Perform Advanced Sound Editing
Mix Recorded Music
Develop And Implement Sound Plans
Record Sound
Operate professional audio equipment
Mix Live Audio
Compose Music Using Electronic Media
Develop Specialist Expertise In The Music Industry
Apply Music Knowledge And Artistic Judgment
Develop Sound Designs
Implement sound design
Edit dialogues
Produce Sound Recordings
Create A Final Sound Balance
Manage projects

Units and delivery sequence may be subject to change.

Key facts

  • DURATION(S):

    7 Months Full Time

  • INTAKES:

  • NEXT INTAKE:

    N/A

Entry requirements

Applicants for VET diploma courses must satisfy one of the following minimum entry criteria:

  1. Successful completion of at least Year 11 from an Australian secondary school or equivalent, OR
  2. Alternative entry for applicants who do not meet the requirements above. For alternative entry options, contact your campus directly for more information.

Fees & Payments

Fees: view our current Fee Schedule for information on SAE course fees.

Payment options: VET Fee-Help, or upfront trimester instalments.