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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

The complete art of being a DJ, 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 course covers everything from basic mixing to advanced digital DJ'ing.


Location: CIT Reid, Building L
Course Start Date: Tuesday 17 October
Course Duration: 9 weeks
Class Day/Time: Tuesdays, 6pm - 9pm
Indicative Cost: $995
Application Type: Full Fee
Course Code: OCA-BD01
Enrol: Enrol online now - Download Club DJ Fundamentals Enrolment Instructions (PDF 274Kb)
Course information: Club DJ Fundamentals Information Flyer (PDF105Kb)


Location: CIT Reid, Building L
Course Start Date: TBA
Class Day/Time: TBA
Indicative Cost: $995
Application Type: Full Fee
Course Code: OCA-BD02
Prerequisite: Club DJ Fundamentals or equivalent skills
Enrol: Register your interest here
Course information: Club DJ Advanced Information Flyer (PDF115Kb)

Due to the specialist nature of the skills taught, this course runs only when there is sufficient demand. Prerequisites apply to this course - if you do not fulfil the prerequisites please consider the Club DJ Fundamentals course instead.

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 further music study.


Date: TBA
Location: L Block, 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.

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.


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
Indicative Cost: 1,195
Course information: Non-Accredited Training Pro Tools 101
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.