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Music Short Courses

CIT music and sound production courses have a reputation for producing some of the finest contemporary musicians and sound engineers in the country. Study in our centrally located, well equipped CIT Music and Sound Production facilities including recording studios, rehearsal rooms and, Mac computer labs, access high-end industry standard software and equipment for music production, and benefit from the knowledge of our experienced and qualified teachers.

If you have always dreamt of dabbling in music and sound, our short course opportunities are the perfect way to get a taste of an exciting new career, enhance your existing professional career or skills, or even just try a new hobby.


Club DJ
(previously known as DJ Skills)

The complete art of DJ'ing, from the fundamentals of beatmatching and mixing to using effects and programming extended club sets. Whether you're a beginner wanting to learn fundamentals or a seasoned pro looking to take your talent to the next level, our curriculum is designed to accommodate all skill levels and styles of music. This comprehensive DJ program covers everything from basic mixing to advanced digital DJ'ing.

This short course provides credit towards the Certificate III in Music Industry (CUA30915).

NEXT COURSE

Dates: 10 March to 19 May 2020

Class Day/Time: Tuesdays 6-9pm (1 x 3hr class per week)

Duration: 9 sessions (no classes 13-24 April)

Location: CIT Reid

Indicative Cost: $699*

Application Type: Standard

Enrol: Register your interest here

This course runs 1-2 times per year, once you have registered your interest you will be provided with details of the next course and enrolment instructions.


Music Literacy

This short course introduces students to the underlying theories of how music is written and notated. Music Literacy teaches students basic skills in reading sheet music, popular notation software, and how to apply this knowledge to the musical instrument.

This short course provides credit towards Certificate III in Music Industry (CUA30915).

NEXT COURSE

No dates currently scheduled. Please Register your interest here to be informed when the class is next running.

Location: CIT Reid

Enrol: Register your interest here

This class runs 1-2 times per year, once you have registered your interest, you will be provided with details of the next starting date and enrolment instructions.


Introduction to Pro Tools

This class introduces students to the Pro Tools software for recording and mixing, performing basic sound editing, and using computer applications for music production and notation. Includes the official Avid™ Pro Tools 101 coursework.

Successful completion of this class gives credit towards the Certificate III in Music Industry (CUA30915).

NEXT COURSE

Dates: 7 May to 18 June 2020

Class Day/Time: Choose from Thursdays 9:30am-12:30pm OR Thursdays 1:30-4:30pm (1 x 3hr class per week)

Duration: 7 sessions

Location: CIT Reid

Indicative Cost: $328 including Pro Tools 101 text book*

Enrol: Register your interest here

This class runs 1-2 times per year, once you have registered your interest you will be provided with details of the next starting date and enrolment instructions.


Pro Tools 101

This is the internationally recognised, official Avid™ authorised Pro Tools 101 course. In this course you will learn how to use the latest versions of the Pro Tools software, covering everything you need to know to complete a project in Pro Tools. Learn to build sessions that include multitrack recordings of live instruments, MIDI sequences, and virtual instruments. Through hands-on tutorials, develop essential techniques for recording, editing, and mixing.

NEXT COURSE

No dates for Pro Tools 101 as a short evening course is currently scheduled. Please register your interest to be informed when the course is next running.

Location: CIT Reid

Enrol: Register your interest here

Due to the specialist nature of the skills taught, this course runs only when there is sufficient demand. Pro Tools 101 is also delivered as part of the 'Introduction to Pro Tools' class. Persons wishing to complete Pro Tools 101 may enrol into this class instead.

*Course fees correct at time of writing and may be subject to increase.


Register your interest

If you would like to register your interest, have any questions or experience difficulty enrolling or applying online, please complete and submit the form below, and a staff member will be in touch soon.