Schools Training

Spin Your Career Around With DJ Training Courses

11 DEC 2012
Career Path : DJ Training

You need to look no further than Montreal and Toronto to find audio schools ready to take you under their wing and give you the tools you need for a successful career in sound design. If you have ever dreamed of working in the area of DJ production, today is the best time to begin looking into making that career move.

DJ training programs cover aspects such as creating and transforming sounds, mixing, sampling and much more in the area of sound design. These programs are specifically tailored to meet the interests of those ready to take on the challenge of creating recorded sounds, music and special effects. In just 45 weeks of full time training, students can graduate to become successful sound designers ready to step into all kinds of exciting career opportunities. DJ training courses are offered throughout the year, in each of the fall, winter and spring semesters.

By the end of a sound design diploma program, graduates are able to design creative sound tracks, analyze, organize and mix sounds using a variety of professional audio and music technology production software and hardware. These graduates of DJ programs are then able to use their talent in organizations such as: multimedia and video game design companies; TV stations; radio stations; film and video production studios; postproduction studio houses; sound recording studios(including Foley effects) and advertising agencies, just to name a few.

A typical three term program will involve learning a spectrum of information in the sector of sound design. The first term courses usually involve an overview of the music industry; music theory (including rhythm, melody, harmony); MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) Protocol and techniques of professional audio music recording.

The second terms of courses in a DJ training program. include digital audio recording; sound editing; audio/video synchronization and postproduction for film and television.

The third and final term of a sound design program will cover in-depth training in a digital recording studio and an internship where students will have the opportunity to put into practice all of the skills and techniques learned throughout the three terms of study.

To enter into a DJ training program, a high school diploma or the equivalent is usually required for admission into the program. In addition, finding a school with teachers who are professionals in the field can also make a world of difference. Some schools even offer a continuous placement service for their students. If you have a passion for music, then there is no reason to hesitate, enroll in a sound design program today!

Contact the Trebas Institute for more information on their DJ training program.