Africa Digital Media Institute's (ADMI) Sound Engineering course provides training in all areas of sound production, including live sound; music production and recording; sound mixing and mastering; digital audio editing; signal processing; field recording and sound design; and live concert recording.
The Sound Engineering course also covers audio for the film, video, animation, and gaming industries and incorporates real-life gigs. As a student you will develop your skills in state-of-the-art studios, providing you with the technical skills and experience you need to pursue careers as a studio engineer, live performer, tour manager or audio technician.
ADMI prides itself on having a modern, state of the art equipment that meets global standards. As a sound engineering student you will have the opportunity to use the following equipment:
- Acoustically treated sound studio
- Various types of audio mixers
- Various types of microphones
- Three computer labs with Macs and PCs
ADMI has also invested in industry-standard software including:
- Pro tools
- Ableton live
As a sound engineer in a recording studio, you would make a high-quality recording of music, speech and sound effects. If you enjoy working with electronics and are interested in music and sound, this could be the ideal job for you. In this job, you would need to have a good sense of hearing. You would also need to understand musical pitch, timing, and rhythm. With experience, you might also act as a Studio Manager. You may also be known as an audio engineer or recording engineer.
Other jobs that you could take up with the qualification may include:
- Studio sound engineer
- Mix engineer
- Live sound engineer (music and theatre)
- Studio assistant
- Production assistant
- Audio post-production engineer
- OB engineer
- Recording artist
- Electronic musician
- Music and dialogue editor
- Location recordist
Course duration: The course will run for 1 semester (4months)