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Digital Audio Certificate of Achievement - Summer Fast-Track


Credential: Certificate (non-credit)
Available: Continuing Education Classroom

Program Description

If you're interested in working in the media, entertainment, music or other industries that use sound specialists, this certificate program will give you the training you need.

Study sound theory and learn to operate today's digital audio hardware and software. You'll discover techniques to prepare the recording environment, select and position microphones, interconnect equipment and record music and sounds.

Instruction includes the processing and modification of recordings using the latest digital technologies. You'll learn how to record, edit, apply digital signal processing, mix and master a variety of digital audio projects. You will also learn sound synthesis, preparing your work for live performance and how to operate a live sound P.A. system. 

Courses are taught in a full-time, daytime delivery over eight weeks.

Some of the areas covered in this eight-course certificate will include:

  • Introduction to digital sound
  • Live sound engineering
  • Working on location with live sound
  • Using Logic studio
  • Booth recording
  • Mixing and mastering

Program dates

  • June 18 - Aug. 10 ,2018
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9 am - 4 pm
    Most Fridays are lab days from 9 am - 1 pm


$3,250 (including textbooks)

This program includes field trips to the National Music Centre.

To register, please phone the Office of the Registrar at 403.284.SAIT(7248). Refer to the block code: DGAJUNE to register. Registration deadline is May 15 , 2018.

You must register for the entire eight week certificate.  These courses are not available on an individual basis in this format.

Punctuality, attendance and additional work outside of class will ensure success in this program.


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