Music and Performing Arts

Audio Production Techniques (Recording) Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course will start on 9 September 2021, it will run on a Thursday Evening from 6pm-8.00pm for 8 weeks.

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

Explore Audio & Learn Industry Level Techniques and Tools…

This course sets out to give people a practical and fun experience working within a professional recording studio. It is suitable for anyone interested in music and recording at any level and ability. The course will cover industry standard recording techniques looking at best practice within the recording studio.

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
  • Connections
  • Signal levels
  • Microphones (Types and microphone positions)
  • Multitrack recording
  • Overdubbing
  • Editing
  • Processing
  • Start of the Mix down

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 Audio Production Techniques (Mixing & Mastering) 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 (Recording) Part-time

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