Music and Performing Arts

Audio Production Techniques (Mixing and Mastering) Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course will run at various points throughout the year, it will run on an evening to be confirmed from 6.00pm-8.00pm and will take 8 weeks to complete.

Entry requirements

This course is aimed at beginners. A general interest in music and production is recommended.

You will achieve

This course is not formally assessed. On completion of the course you will be awarded a Barnsley College certificate.

Course overview

This course is a practical and fun introduction to mixing and mastering music. It is designed to follow on from our Audio Production Techniques (Recording) course, but is suitable for anyone with an interest in audio and music production, either as a performer, sound engineer or producer. You will work in small groups and individually to mix and master audio; supported by our knowledgeable, friendly staff.

Course content

You will be shown, over an 8-Week period, a variety of production techniques to mix and master audio.

This will include an introduction to our industry standard, ProTools based, digital recording studios and related music equipment.

You will cover:

  • Session setup
  • Importing
  • Editing
  • Channel strip
  • Routing
  • Balancing
  • Equalisation
  • Dynamic Processing
  • Effects
  • Master bus processing
  • Mix down/exporting

This course is not formally assessed.

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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