• Introduction to Sound Production

  • SCQF Level

    Level 5

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

Start Here

Three National 4s or three relevant Standard Grades at General Level or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 4 or equivalent. A place on the course is subject to an interview process. Students without any formal qualifications, but with life experience and a demonstrable interest in the subject area will also be considered for entry.

What's Involved

As a creative person, you will find this introductory course in sound production engaging and exciting. By working through assessments which are all based on real-life scenarios in post and music production in a variety of genre, you will learn the basic skills that will provide a platform for further study. Almost all students as part of their bursary funding, receive a production bundle of equipment including microphones, digital recorders and high end headphones when they join and succeed in this course.   

Subjects may include:

  • Sound Design
  • Remixing
  • Ableton
  • Pro Tools
  • Sound Engineering and Production
  • MIDI Sequencing
  • Introduction to the Creative Industries

Go Anywhere

Progression on to a relevant NC Sound Production course at SCQF Level 6  or onto a University course or employment.

Possible careers you could explore:

  • Live Sound Engineer
  • Studio Engineer
  • Mix Engineer
  • Mastering Engineer
  • Broadcast Sound Recordist
  • Producer
  • Event Organiser
  • Music Remixer
  • DJ
  • Freelance Music Producer
  • Sound Designer
  • Dubbing Mixer
  • Sound Editor
  • ADR and Foley Artist
  • Electronic Music Producer
  • Guitar Technician
  • Drum Technician
  • Tour Manager
  • Performer
  • Songwriter
  • Arranger

Start Date

28 Aug 2017

Campus

Ayr

Full

Start Date

28 Aug 2017

Campus

Kilwinning

Full