The Diploma in Sound Engineering aims to provide students with the knowledge and practical skills required to perform effectively in the sound engineering industry. The Diploma in Sound Engineering also aims to further improve and enhance students knowledge and practical skills required to perform effectively in the sound engineering industry. The purpose of the qualification is to provide students with the relevant academic exposure, practical skills and professional attitudes as is appropriate to this market area. On successful completion of the programme, graduates will be able to seek careers in music production and arrangement, live sound engineering, or audio post-production for video. The graduates will have the competencies to perform audio recording, editing and processing related to the industry at large, as well as specializing in foley recording and final mixing and editing, band recording and mixing, and digital music production.

Career fields

  • Recording engineer and technical crew for live events
  • Location sound or studio recording
  • Location recordist
  • Line editor
  • Boom operator
  • ADR recordist and editor
  • Recording technician
  • Equipment maintenance manager
  • Live sound technician
  • Technical/logistics manager
  • Digital music production
  • Remix producer

Certification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a Diploma in Sound Engineering.

Admission Requirements

  • A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Diploma endorsement
  • A National Certificate Vocational (NCV) at NQF Level 4 with Diploma endorsement
  • Amended Senior Certificate (ASC)
  • Diploma endorsement
  • A Senior Certificate (SC)
  • Foreign School leaving Certificate that complies with minimum admission requirements for Diploma study as gazetted by the Matriculation Board (Equivalency evaluation is completed with the Matriculation Board)
  • RPL /CAT ( as per admission policy)
  • Age Exemption (23 years or older as per admission policy)

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