Music and Performing Arts

Audio Production Techniques (Mixing and Mastering) Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course will start in January 2022, it will run on a Thursday Evening from 6.00pm-8.00pm and will take 8 weeks to complete.

Entry requirements

A general interest in music and production is recommended.

You will achieve

Although no formal qualification will be achieved you will achieve invaluable experience and be awarded with a Barnsley College certificate.

Course overview

Mix, Master and Learn Industry relevant Tools and Techniques

This course sets out to give people a practical and fun experience working within a professional recording studio, learning industry standard mixing and mastering techniques.  It is suitable for anyone interested in music and audio production at any level and ability. You will work in small groups and individually to mix and master audio; supported by our knowledgeable, friendly staff.

Course content

The course will include an introduction to our industry standard, ProTools based, digital recording studios and related music equipment.
You will cover:

  • Session setup
  • Importing audio
  • Mix preparation
  • Editing
  • Routing
  • Balancing audio
  • EQ
  • Compression
  • Reverb
  • Delay
  • ‘Loudness’
  • Mix down and exporting

You will also be provided with a booklet to take away and work through with a mixing guide for future projects.

Although this course will not be formally assessed, observations will be used throughout to track progress and to offer additional support.

All equipment will be provided.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

After completion of this course, you could continue on to our 8 week Electronic Music Production course and receive a 20% discount.

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £160 Full Fee Payable.

Extra information

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Audio Production Techniques (Mixing and Mastering) Part-time

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