• HNC Sound Production

  • SCQF Level

    Level 7

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

Start Here

A minimum of one Higher, preferably Music Technology/Music Performance at Grade C or above, plus Core Skills at level 6  or a pass in a relevant NC/NPA course at SCQF Level 6 or equivalent. Applicants with appropriate experience or other training may be accepted without formal qualifications. A place on the course is subject to an interview process.

What's Involved

If you want to learn the secrets of good audio production and how to work as a freelance engineer/remixer/post production engineer, this course will provide you with the skills and u- to-date knowledge in these areas. Certified Pro Tools courses are integrated into the course and as one of the few Certified Training Locations for AVID in the UK, we have access to the the latest versions of software and plugins for music and audio production.

Subjects may include:

  • Sound Production Theory
  • Multi-track Recording
  • Multi-track Mixing
  • Creative Industries Infrastructure
  • Acoustics
  • Live Sound Reinforcement
  • Digital Audio Workstations

Go Anywhere

Progression on to a relevant HND course at SCQF Level 8 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