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2020 Sound Engineering Evening Short Course

Due to the Covid situation, the evening short course will start on 7 September 2020 for 12 weeks. If you are working full time, do the sound in your church or wish to start your own recording studio, or wish to expose yourself to the sound engineering field learning the latest technology, then this course is for you. It covers all aspects of studio recording and aspects of live sound with a lot of hands-on training in our studios. These short courses are very popular and we will be running two courses for 2019. Simply call us and ask us to ad your name to our April or August list.

Please note additional skills courses are on offer at CAE – please inquire should you be interested.


Digital Recording, live Sound, Digital Music Production and a whole lot more will be included on this course.

Are you working full time and want to be exposed yourself to the Sound Engineering Industry?

Then this short course is just for you. Empower yourself today to start your own recording studio!

General Course information

Duration: 3 Months
Commencement: 7 September 2020 – 24 November 2020
Days: Monday and Tuesday Evenings
Times: 18:30 – 21:00

Tuition Fee:
Registration Fee: R5 950.00
Course Fee: R6 550.00 (Alternatively 3 payments of R2 380.00 per month. See payment structure)
Total Fee: R12 500.00 (Cash Price – To qualify for the discounted course price, this amount must be paid in full on the first day of the course)

Method of course fee payment

Option A: Discount Cash Price
Option B: Term Payments
Registration Fee R5 950.00
Payable ASAP to register
Registration Fee R5950.00
R2 380 x 3 payments
Course Fee R6 550.00
Payable by 7 September 2020
1st Payment 7 September 2020
2nd Payment 30 September 2020
3rd Payment 31 October 2020

 Enroll Online

CAE - College of Audio Engineering

Contents of Course

• Overview of the Recording Studio
• The basics of sound & Acoustics
• Understanding how the mixer works
• The use of Patchbays
• Manipulating Sounds using EQ
• Understanding Studio Wiring
• Understanding how Mics work
• Professional Microphone Techniques
• Dynamic and Condenser
• The use of Effects and Processors
• Compressors and Limiters
• The recording session
• Recording Vocals & Instruments
• Mixing Techniques
• Learning Pro-Tools Ver 11
• Audio Editing techniques
• The use of Software Plug-Ins
• Computer hardware and software
• Mastering Techniques
• How to start your own studio
• Intro to Reason 7

*This course is subject to a minimum of 6 students