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2019 Sound Engineering Evening Short Course

The evening short course starts 8 April 2019 and 5 August 2019. 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.


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: 8 April 2019 – 25 June 2019 / 5 August 2019 – 29 October 2019
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 8 April 2019 / 5 August 2019
1st Payment 8 April 2019 / 5 August 2019
2nd Payment 30 April 2019 / 30 August 2019
3rd Payment 31 May 2019 / 30 September 2019

 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