Sound Production programs at NMIT are highly practical and have a focus on Studio Recording, Live Sound Reinforcement and Post Production. Throughout the various programs, students work on a variety of practical projects, which are supported by theoretical knowledge.
The course makes use of a variety of recording experiences ranging from High Definition digital studio recording to analogue mixing and recording of live bands. A wide selection of microphones and audio mixers are used, students gain considerable experience editing using Pro Tools.
Studying sound production at NMIT provides you with the networking advantages of one of Australia’s largest providers of contemporary music education. Your studies will allow you to create work contacts within a vast student body as well as foster direct links with music industry personnel.
The Performing Arts department includes students doing courses in the areas of:
Interaction between these student groups is encouraged via projects and timetabled events throughout the various programs.
Some of the career options and/or employment fields available are:
- Live-Sound mixer
- Sound Assistant
- Sound Technician
- Studio Engineer
- Post Production Engineer
Available Courses (4)
The Certificate IV in Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Operations) provides training for applicants to work in the theatre industry as specialists in the live entertainment fields, in a wide range of theatre disciplines. These disciplines include theatre lighting, stage/event management, visions systems and theatre sound.
Get on the pathway to a career in sound production. If you want to work in the recording and sound production industry, NMIT’s Certificate IV in Sound Production will give you the knowledge and skills to start your sound career. NMIT’s staff to student, and technology to student ratio is second to none and a significant proportion of your study will be working together in practical ‘hands-on’ sound production situations.
The Diploma of Sound Production is for students who wish to work in the field of sound production with a specialisation in producing electronic music and sound design for commercial release, live performance, theatre, film and television. Students will be involved in the creation, recording, arrangement, mixing and management of music and sound design projects. This course is for DJs, composers, sound designers and/or sound producers with an interest in electronic or non-traditional instruments using specialist music production software and music technology, and caters for artists working in smaller high quality studios, utilising specialised music technology.
Study with high access to teachers and technology. NMIT’s Advanced Diploma of Sound Production staff to student and technology to student ratio is second to none. A significant proportion of your industry training will be in practical hands-on recording studio, live sound reinforcement, and post-production activities.